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NJ Litigation Regarding Hormone Replacement Therapy May Come to a Close

February 16, 2015
NJ Litigation Regarding Hormone Replacement Therapy May Come to a Close

Reports indicate that a potential mass tort litigation involving product liability in New Jersey may conclude without a single case tried to verdict and no disclosed resolutions wherein the plaintiffs recovered monetary compensation. Specifically, the issue at hand encompasses a multi-billion dollar nationwide series of cases involving women who were prescribed hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to […]

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NJ Turns its Attention to Potential Changes in DWI Law

February 13, 2015
NJ Turns its Attention to Potential Changes in DWI Law

Following the New Jersey State Senate’s passage of a new piece of legislation that may drastically effect sentencing for individuals convicted of certain DWI offenses, Governor Chris Christie will review and potentially sign the bill into law in the coming days. Currently, those convicted of a DWI for the first time in New Jersey are […]

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NJ Appellate Ruling: Driving While Suspended After DWI Equals Jail

February 13, 2015
NJ Appellate Ruling: Driving While Suspended After DWI Equals Jail

After the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office appealed the sentences of six separate defendants who were convicted of driving with a suspended license following multiple DWI’s, a New Jersey Appellate Court issued a decision that will now require all defendants in these cases to serve mandatory jail time instead of alternative sentences such as in-home detention […]

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Freehold Borough Double-Homicide Case Concludes with Guilty Verdict

February 6, 2015
Freehold Borough Double-Homicide Case Concludes with Guilty Verdict

In an extremely serious case involving two men charged with the armed robbery and murders of two Freehold Borough residents, one of the defendants pleaded guilty in January of 2014, subsequently testifying against his co-defendant, who was recently convicted of the charges. Monmouth County prosecutors accused Zeng Liang Chen and Dong Biao Lin of collaborating […]

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Asbury Park Man Charged with DUI after Collision with Police Car

February 2, 2015
Asbury Park Man Charged with DUI after Collision with Police Car

An Asbury Park man was recently charged with driving under the influence (DUI), among other violations, after he allegedly crashed into a marked police car occupied by a patrolling officer. According to Asbury Park Police Officer Michael Casey, 51-year-old Kenneth Johnson was driving a 2003 Ford F150 when he collided with a marked patrol car […]

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Ocean Twp. Detectives Arrest Man on Drug and Weapons Charges

January 29, 2015
Ocean Twp. Detectives Arrest Man on Drug and Weapons Charges

Detectives from the Ocean Township Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Bureau recently arrested a Manalapan man for a number of alleged drug and weapons offenses after stopping the driver of the vehicle he was traveling in for a traffic violation. Authorities charged 28-year-old Manalapan resident Brian Joseph with possession of heroin, possession of heroin with intent […]

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Ocean Twp. Man Sentenced for Child Pornography Offenses

January 26, 2015
Ocean Twp. Man Sentenced for Child Pornography Offenses

A man from Ocean Township was recently sentenced to over 7 years of imprisonment, as well as a 5-year period of community supervision, after he was convicted of multiple charges related to child pornography. Authorities filed child pornography possession and distribution charges against 41-year-old Nathan Brochstein, who hails from the Wayside section of Ocean Township, after an […]

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2 Juveniles Taken Into Custody After Holmdel Police Identify Stolen Vehicle

January 22, 2015
2 Juveniles Taken Into Custody After Holmdel Police Identify Stolen Vehicle

Officers from the Holmdel Police Department recently took two juveniles into custody after identifying that the vehicle in which the two were traveling was previously stolen in New York. According to Lieutenant Michael Pigott, a spokesperson for the Holmdel Police, Officer David D’Arcy was patrolling in the vicinity of Route 520 at approximately 11:58 a.m. […]

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Alleged Shoplifting Incident in Freehold Results in Arrests of 2 Wanted Women

January 19, 2015
Colts Neck NJ Shoplifting Defense Attorneys

Two women were recently arrested in Freehold Township after allegedly shoplifting thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from a local Walmart. Subsequent background checks conducted by the police revealed that both women had outstanding warrants for their arrests. According to a report issued by the Freehold Township Police Department, officers arrested 31-year-old Naishauna Smith-Wilson and […]

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Manasquan Ice Hockey Coach, Former NJ Devil, Accused of Assault

January 15, 2015
Keansburg NJ DWI and DUI Defense Attorneys

In a shocking new case involving the current coach of the Manasquan High School boy’s ice hockey team and former player for the New Jersey Devils, officials have suspended the coach pending the investigation of an alleged assault on a juvenile. Charles Webster, a spokesman for the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, announced the investigation, which was […]

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