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21June

Does the mother always get residential custody of a baby in New Jersey?

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. Many of my custody and visitation clients come to me with questions about babies and small children. Almost always, the mother assumes that she should have primary residential custody. Fathers often ask me what rights they have and whether they can get custody. All custody and visitation cases are
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21June

I work for a temporary employment agency and was hurt at the site where they assigned me – can I bring a worker’s compensation claim?

Clients sometimes ask us, if I work for a temporary employment agency and was assigned out to a factory by the agency. I was injured while working in the factory and need medical treatment. Both the agency and the factory refuse to help me. Can I file for Workers Compensation? Who do I file against?
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20June

The Dreaded Health Insurance Primary Option

Please, please, please, do NOT select “Healthcare Primary” or “Health Insurance Primary” as an option on your New Jersey automobile policy. I repeat this mantra daily to my clients (and anyone else in earshot). I’m hoping it sinks in eventually. Any savings in selecting this option over the automobile No-Fault or PIP (Personal Injury Protection)
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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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