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19May

I was hurt on the job but was working “off the books” can I get Workers’ Compensation?

Unfortunately, there are many people in New Jersey who work “off the books.” And if they get hurt on the job, they may assume that they cannot collect through worker’s compensation coverage. But is that true? Can someone working off the books collect worker’s compensation coverage? Actually, the answer is yes! Working without reporting it
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19May

If a passenger is found with drugs, will the driver of the car also get arrested?

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. When I meet with a client about a criminal case, many times the client is accused of possessing drugs (more officially known as a controlled dangerous substance) in their vehicle. And in many of those cases, the alleged drugs that were found are not necessarily in the possession of
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18May

FDA WARNS OF INACCURATE LEAD TESTING

The effects of lead poisoning are well known and can be devastating. Infants and young children are especially vulnerable to lead poisoning, which can seriously affect mental and physical development. On May 17, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued warnings about the validity
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20April

What happens when divorced parents can’t agree on college?

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. As part of my divorce practice, clients routinely ask me about college for the children. They want to know how to manage the college savings after they are divorced, how to choose colleges when they are co-parenting, and what will happen if the parents disagree. In fact, this isn’t
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20April

CRASHES / ACCIDENTS INVOLVING UBER / LYFT VEHICLES

Earlier this year New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie, signed into a law a bill designed to regulate ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft (Transportation Network Companies). The statute, known as the “Transportation Network Company Safety and Regulatory Act,” establishes statewide standards for these types of companies. Those interested can read the statute in full
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19April

Can I re-open my worker’s compensation case?

On many occassions, a Worker’s Compensation case settles, but some time later the pain returns. In such a case, clients may ask if they can re-open their Worker’s Compensation case. The short answer is yes, in most cases, but not all. If your Compensation case resolved with a successful trial or on an Order Approving
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21March

Do I have to answer a police officer’s questions?

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. On a pretty regular basis, clients come into my office for a criminal matter and I find out later that they likely would never have been criminally charged if they simply declined to talk to the police. And it happens more often than one would think. This is because
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21March

I was hurt on the job about one (1) year ago and the company is now out of business can I still make a Workers’ Compensation claim?

Yes, the fact that the company is out of business is not important as you are covered for your work injuries by the Workers’ Compensation insurance policy in place at the time of your injury, so as long as your former employer had insurance, you are covered. Secondly, you have two (2) years from the
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17March

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

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 property damage caused by
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09March

How to avoid court for divorce and custody cases

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. Whenever I work on Family Law cases involving divorce and/or custody issues, clients are always concerned about how long the process will take, and how much it will cost. In fact, I recently wrote two articles on those exact topics: How much does it cost to get divorced in
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