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22 Dec: Top 5 Reasons Why Santa Needs A Lawyer

Some of you may have caught our worker’s compensation blog post about the most dangerous jobs in the US.  While jobs on that list certainly qualified as dangerous, there was one that clearly got overlooked. That oversight is Santa Claus and the many workplace hazards he faces in his profession. Let’s consider the full scope of the big guy’s work and point out just a few examples of why he needs to have a lawyer on retainer ASAP. To clear up any concerns regarding a conflict of interest, our law firm does not cover the North Pole region (we are New Jersey Personal Injury and…

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28 Jul: New Jersey Heat Wave: What Every Worker Needs to Know

New Jersey Heat Wave Extreme heat in Arizona and Texas? Okay, that makes sense. Extreme heat in New Jersey? “Fuhgeddaboudit!” Here we are in the midst of the first true heat wave of the year! Cities like Trenton, Newark, Jersey City and Elizabeth are all looking at record-high temperatures this week. For the men and women having to work outside in this extreme heat, please be safe! As is the case with other job hazards and work-related injuries and accidents, workers have rights when it comes to the heat. Attention New Jersey workers: Beware of the deadly risks of occupational heat exposure! Excessive heat…

20 Jun: New Jersey Auto Accidents – What To Expect This Summer

As the summer of 2023 begins, the projected outlook for New Jersey’s auto accidents is concerning according to recently released data projections. It is true that advancements in vehicle safety features have helped to reduce some of the risks associated with driving. Unfortunately, however, traffic fatalities, crashes, and accident-related serious injuries are still a significant concern. In this blog post, we will explore the projected figures for auto accidents, including truck accidents, personal injuries, and fatalities, for the upcoming 2023 summer season in New Jersey. We will also discuss available options for those who have been involved in accidents, including the importance of hiring…

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17 May: Unpaid Wages? – Major Changes to “Wage Theft” Law

Do you think you are owed unpaid wages or didn’t get paid for working overtime? If you think you might be the victim of wage theft, it’s important to contact an attorney right away so they can help you understand your legal options. Call or text are wage theft attorney team at 908-352-2323. New Jersey already had some of the most comprehensive wage theft laws in the country. These laws are designed to protect employees from unscrupulous employers. Recent significant changes to these laws have increased protections for employees and made the penalties even harsher for employers. What is Wage Theft? Employers must pay…

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24 Apr: iPhone Crash Detection Helps Save Man Submerged in Car

We recently wrote about the new iPhone crash detection feature. That full breakdown can be found on our blog by clicking here.  In short, when a severe crash—such as front-impact, side-impact, rear-end collisions and vehicle rollovers— is detected, your iPhone or Apple Watch will sound an alarm and display an alert on the screen. Users will have 20 seconds to dismiss the alert. If they’re unable to respond in time, emergency services will be called, and the device will share your location with a dispatcher. At the time we discussed how positive this innovation seemed on the surface, but we wanted to wait for…

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24 Mar: New Law ALERT – New Jersey “Temporary Workers Bill of Rights”

Our temporary workers, regardless of their race or status, are key contributors to the workforce in our state, Signing the Temporary Workers’ Bill of Rights establishes necessary guidelines for temporary help service firms and third-party clients to ensure that these workers are afforded basic protections and treated with the dignity they deserve. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy after he signed into law  A1474/S511, commonly referred to as the “Temporary Workers’ Bill of Rights.” This new legislation should be considered a major victory for New Jersey’s workforce, specifically its temporary workers. The law will take effect on August 5, 2023; however, certain provisions affecting newly hired employees and…

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07 Nov: New iPhones can detect car accidents

We are an experienced personal injury law firm in New Jersey representing the seriously injured victims of motor vehicle accidents. Our accident injury lawyers work in one of the most densely populated areas in the country , so it is not a surprise that we have become the go-to attorneys for those injured in major car and truck accidents. We don’t often get too concerned with technology news when it comes to our blog, but a recent announcement from Apple caught our attention. With people lining up for blocks every time they release a new iPhone, we’re pretty sure Apple doesn’t need us to…