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21October

Why does the mother always get custody?

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. As part of my Divorce practice, clients ask me all sorts of questions right at the beginning of the case. And one of the most popular questions fathers ask me is, “Why does the mother always get custody?” It’s a very good question. In my experience, it is far
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21October

Can you be required to give police your cell phone password?

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. Clients come to me for many different kinds of Criminal Defense matters, and of course they ask lots of different questions. In the Age of Information, there are all sorts of new issues that arise during a criminal investigation and prosecution in New Jersey. One of those issues is
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21October

COVID-19 update – What can employers do when faced with an employee who calls out sick?

If you are an employer, you are probably aware that certain state and federal laws prevent you from inquiring into an employee’s private, medical condition. The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) affords employees a certain amount of confidentiality regarding their medical issues. However, with COVID-19 being designated a global pandemic that can spread from exposure,
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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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15July

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?

UPDATED: JULY 15, 2020 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
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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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02June

Five Myths of Medical Malpractice

UPDATED: JUNE 2, 2020 Below is an excellent article that we recently read, by Tatum Bronte on the Trial Lawyer Center website. It is reprinted, with permission, on our website and we encourage our friends and colleagues and keep his points in mind when thinking about a medical malpractice case. Five Myths of Medical Malpractice
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