30September

THE LIABILITY OF AN UNDERAGE ADULT HOSTING A PARTY WITH ALCOHOL

So, it’s a Saturday night and you’re going out for the evening. Your college-aged kid is home for the weekend and wants to have a party with alcohol. You want to be a cool mom or dad, so you allow it or turn a blind eye. You already know where this is going. It’s not
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21July

Is the owner responsible if someone uses their car and causes an accident?

Updated July 21, 2020 During many accidents in New Jersey, the person who is driving the car is not the owner of the car. Many times people who were injured in accidents or suffered property damage have asked us whether the owner of the vehicle is responsible when someone else uses the car and causes
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24June

If I Don’t Drive My Car, Do I Still Have to Have Insurance on It?

UPDATED: JUNE 24, 2020 The short answer is yes, you do. Like most things involving the law, however, there are exceptions. In New Jersey, “[a]ll owners of motor vehicles registered or principally garaged in [the State] are required to maintain minimum amounts of standard, basic, or special liability insurance coverage for bodily injury, death, and
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16June

I GOT INJURED WHILE WORKING AT HOME DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. AM I ELIGIBLE FOR WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BENEFITS?

Depending on the specific facts – yes. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, stay-at-home orders and remote working have become the new reality. Workers’ Compensation benefits typically kick in when you are injured in the course and scope of employment. Although remote working has become more common in recent months, the law is pretty well settled
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11June

WHO PAYS FOR MEDICAL BILLS IN A MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT?

UPDATED: JUNE 11, 2020 If you or someone you know had the unfortunate experience of being injured in a motorcycle crash / accident, this question regarding medical bill is sure to arise. In New Jersey, motorcycle riders are required to have insurance. Motorcycle insurance, however, differs from automobile insurance. In a typical automobile / car
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19May

IF I CONTRACT CORONAVIRUS ON THE JOB, AM I ENTITLED TO WORKER’S COMPENSATION BENEFITS?

If you contracted the Coronavirus (officially Covid-19) at work in New Jersey, you may be eligible for Workers’ Compensation benefits. The crucial question is whether you, the employee, contracted Covid-19 directly from the workplace. For obvious reason, it might be difficult to establish that Covid-19 was contracted during the course of your employment as opposed
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14April

MEDICAL TREATMENT FOR PERSONAL INJURY CLIENTS DURING COVID-19

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, it has become increasingly difficult for our clients to receive the proper medical treatment for their injuries. If you presently have a case with us, we recommend that you contact your medical / health care provider to see what options they offer. While some offices are closed, many are offering
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13April

Evaluating Wrongful Death Cases

UPDATED: APRIL 13, 2020 New Jersey law can be brutally harsh toward families who have lost a loved one due to the fault or negligence of someone else. People are often surprised to learn that the law treats the death of a family member strictly as a matter of economics. The law prohibits a recovery
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06April

Does child support automatically terminate in New Jersey?

UPDATED: APRIL 6, 2020 Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. As part of my Family Law practice, I am often asked by clients about child support issues. Previously, I wrote about the question of whether or not a lawyer is needed for a child support motion and about the basic question of how a person
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24March

RAFF & RAFF LAW FIRM COVID-19 CONTINUITY UPDATE

Dear Clients, Friends, and Colleagues of Raff & Raff: Like everyone, we continue to monitor the COVID-19 coronavirus and its enormous impact on all aspects of life. Our thoughts continue to remain with those currently affected by the coronavirus and the healthcare workers caring for them. Raff & Raff remains open and available to provide
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