Category: Cases on Appeal

27February

Transporting Firearms in New Jersey – getting searched, and getting caught

Updated Feb. 27 2019 Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. Gun crimes and issues regarding carrying firearms and possessing weapons have been heavily covered by news sources lately. And our clients in New Jersey may have lots of questions about transporting guns in their cars and whether police may search a car for guns. Recently,
  • criminal law, firearms, police, vehicle search, warrant
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12February

Commercial property owner has duty to remove snow/ice from sidewalk at vacant building

Updated Feb. 12, 2019 As New Jersey attorneys who represent people seriously injured in falls on ice and snow, we are constantly working to make sure that our clients are able to make claims against all available insurance policies. Sometimes we must unfortunately advise our clients that they are not able to make a claim
  • fall down accidents, personal injury
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05February

Injuries caused by employees of charities

Updated Feb. 5, 2019 As New Jersey personal injury lawyers, we are sometimes consulted by people who have been injured by employees of charitable organizations. Normally, a business has a non-delegable duty to do certain things that prevent their employees from intentionally harming people. For example, a company should not ignore signs that an employee
  • Posted by admin  Posted on 05 Feb  0 Comments
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16December

Can police use a drug sniffing dog without probable cause?

What happens if police show up to your New Jersey home with a drug sniffing dog? Are they permitted to use the dog around your home to search for drugs without probable cause? Or do they need permission or a warrant? The United States Supreme Court recently addressed this question, and the outcome will likely
  • criminal law, police, possession, warrant
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12November

Can I go to jail for careless driving in New Jersey? (Updated)

  Updated Nov. 12 2018 As New Jersey traffic attorneys, we are sometimes asked, “can I go to jail for careless driving?” There is no clear cut answer, and you should consult with a New Jersey traffic defense attorney right away if you receive a ticket for careless driving. As we explain below, there are
  • careless driving, jail, reckless driving
  • Posted by admin  Posted on 12 Nov  0 Comments
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13August

If you text someone while they are driving, it could expose you to a lawsuit

Updated August 13, 2018 Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. Texting while driving is a big problem in New Jersey and around the entire country. In New Jersey, the state is passing new laws making stiffer penalties for texting while driving. Certainly, if a driver is distracted while texting and causes a car accident, the
  • car accident, cellphone, personal injury
  • Posted by admin  Posted on 13 Aug  0 Comments
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03August

Can Police Track My Cellphone Without a Warrant?

Related: Criminal Law, No Warrant Required for Facebook Postings, Understanding the Fee for a NJ Criminal Defense Attorney. UPDATED AUGUST 3, 2018 As New Jersey criminal defense attorneys, we are sometimes asked, “can police track my cellphone without a warrant?” Police do all sorts of things in their investigations, but if they are supposed to
  • cellphone, criminal law, warrant
  • Posted by admin  Posted on 03 Aug  0 Comments
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30July

Store responsible for surrounding areas that they do not own

Related: Fall-Down Accidents, Personal Injury Practice, Slipping on Snow/Ice. UPDATED JULY 30, 2018 As New Jersey attorneys who represent those injured in fall-down accidents, we are frequently asked who is responsible for fall-down and trip-and-fall accidents outside of a store. Is the store responsible? Is the landlord who owns the shopping center responsible? The basics
  • fall down accidents, personal injury, premises liability
  • Posted by admin  Posted on 30 Jul  0 Comments
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17February

If you drive while suspended for DWI, you will go to jail

As we have previously discussed, drunk driving convictions (whether by plea or trial conviction) are very serious in New Jersey and carry with them several mandatory penalties. The prosecutors take these cases seriously and they will not agree to drop the charges or plead them down to a lesser offense. One of the mandatory penalties
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19December

Testifying against a spouse in a New Jersey criminal trial

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. When a person is charged in a criminal case, they may be concerned that their husband or wife will testify against them. In fact, people want to know if, under New Jersey law, conversations that they have with their spouse are confidential and protected by law. As discussed below,
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