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08August

Vote on New Jersey Constitutional Amendment for Bail Reform

On election day this November, 2014, there will be vote as to whether the New Jersey Constitution should be amended to allow judges to deny bail to certain high risk criminal defendants. This is part of a larger scheme to reform New Jersey bail procedures. As part of our Criminal Defense practice, it is very
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20June

Contribution towards college expenses for a child who refuses to speak with you

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. Back in March, many news organizations reported that New Jersey Judge Peter Bogaard of Morris County Superior Court’s Family Division said “no” to Rachel Canning’s request that her parents contribute towards her education expenses. Ms. Canning’s allegation was that her parents forced her to leave the house and that
  • child support, college expenses, divorce, family law
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12May

Kellogg Agrees to Change Food Labels After Class-Action Settlement

Ingredients with the names pyridoxine hydrochloride, calcium pantothenate, and hexane-processed soy ingredients don’t sound very natural, but they are apparently used in Kashi products. A class-action lawsuit was filed alleging Kashi mislead consumers by using the phrases “all-natural” and “nothing artificial” on its packages. Kellogg Co., the parent company of Kashi, agreed to pay $5
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11April

TRUCK ACCIDENTS AND COLLISIONS: "UNDERRIDES"

The National Transportation Safety Board recently recommended new safety standards in an effort to reduce injuries and deaths caused by vehicles sliding underneath tractor-trailer trucks. As any driver knows, these trucks have large blind spots on their sides and rear. Smaller vehicles, motorcycles, and bicyclists that collide with these trucks have a high risk of
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17February

Children and Car Seats

On a positive note regarding a sad topic, motor vehicle deaths among children, age 12 and under, decreased by 43% in the past decade. The information comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which published a positive report in February 2014. There is still a lot of work to do, because more
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10February

Health Insurance Primary

As many of you already know, there are many options when choosing an automobile insurance policy. One such option is “Health Insurance Primary.” We recommend NOT to elect Health Insurance Primary or Health Care Primary. Your health insurance plan may not provide coverage for automobile collisions and may not cover all family members. Many health
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19November

Failed Oversight Causes 25 Deaths in Recent Bus/Truck Accidents

Related: Auto Negligence, Personal injury practice. The National Transportation and Safety Board has opened a string of investigations after a series of trucking accidents, including 4 recent crashes that resulted in the deaths of 25 people and at least 86 additional people injured. Apparently, investigators had not noticed certain safety deficiencies until after the crashes,
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14October

Deaths of children in car seats decline, but about 3 of 4 seats installed improperly

Related: Auto Negligence, Personal injury practice. Car accidents remain the leading cause of death for children under the age of 13, and a large number of these cases involve children strapped into car seats. Thankfully, deaths of children in car seats has declined significantly over the years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,
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12August

Texting while driving causes over 100,000 accidents per year

Werner Herzog, a Hollywood director who has to his credit movies like “Grizzly Man,” and had a bit part in “Jack Reacher”, produced a new documentary that we recommend everyone view. The documentary, called “From One Second to the Next,” explores the consequences of texting while driving, which the film says leads to 100,000 or
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