Category: Cases on Appeal

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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10December

Lawsuits for children injured during youth sports

As part of our extensive New Jersey Personal Injury practice, we are occasionally asked by parents whether they can bring a lawsuit for injuries suffered by their child during a youth sporting event. Lately, there has been a lot more public education about the dangers of youth contact sports. The public is starting to better
  • personal injury, sports injuries
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04July

Police cannot search a cell phone without a warrant

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. Related: Police cannot track cellphones without a warrant, Can police detain me if they have a search warrant?, What to do if you are pulled over.   In my criminal defense practice, I hear clients complain that police officers stopped them and demanded that they inspect and search through
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14March

Dan Levy wins appeal after NJ CURE refuses to honor insurance obligations

We are happy to report that Dan Levy just won an appeal against NJ CURE, an insurance carrier that refused to honor their legal obligations. The case, Khalid Sanders v. NJ CURE, A-3878-12T1 (Unpublished App. Div., March 13, 2014), involved a car crash. At the time, our client Mr. Sanders was a passenger in his
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10October

Law about Uninsured Motorist coverage argued on appeal

We are happy to report that Daniel A. Levy, Esq. appeared on October 9, 2013 before the Appellate Division for oral arguments on an important issue of Uninsured Motorist (“UM”) coverage. The case is captioned Sanders v. CURE, Appellate Division Docket No. A – 003878-12. Mr. Levy also filed the briefs with the appellate court.
  • appeal, car accident, insurance, um/uim
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10September

Alcotest for DUI Challenged at New Jersey Supreme Court

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. In New Jersey, if a driver is pulled over and suspected of drunk driving or driving while intoxicated/under the influence (“DUI”), the officer may ask the driver to submit to a breath test. In years past, officers used the famous Breathalyzer test, which became obsolete. After lengthy hearings and
  • drunk driving, dui, dwi
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29August

Sending texts to drivers could expose you to a lawsuit

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 driver will be liable.
  • car accident, cellphone, personal injury
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20August

Can police force you to take a breath, urine, or blood test?

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. In New Jersey, if a driver is pulled over and suspected of drunk driving or driving while intoxicated/under the influence (“DUI”), the officer may ask the driver to submit to a breath, urine, or blood test. Clients have asked us whether they must take the test or if they
  • criminal law, drug crimes, drunk driving, dui, dwi, municipal court, police, reckless driving, ticket, traffic, warrant
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05August

Can the landlord or roommate let police in to search my apartment?

Related: Criminal Law, Can police detain me if they have a search warrant, Drug Crimes, Understanding the Fee for a NJ Criminal Defense Attorney.   Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. As a New Jersey criminal defense attorney, I am sometimes asked if the landlord or a roommate can let police in to an apartment
  • criminal law, drug crimes, gun crimes, warrant
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