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  • Fighting sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination

    August 04, 2015

    New Jersey law protects employees from discrimination based on numerous factors. Among the most well-known are gender, race, age and disability. However, under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, it is also illegal for employers to discriminate against people based on “affectional or sexual orientation.” Further, it is illegal to discriminate against someone in the […]

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  • Head injuries don’t lead to death as often as you’d think

    July 30, 2015

    Wearing a helmet while riding a motorcycle is very important, as head injuries can be devastating, often lasting for a lifetime. These are very serious and helmets can drastically reduce the amount that are suffered. For instance, one study found that, out of 562 people who did wear a helmet, only 24 suffered head injuries. […]

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  • Why slip and fall injuries can be costly

    July 27, 2015

    Many people consider “slip and fall” injuries minor and not something that should warrant legal action — until it happens to them. In fact, falls can result in serious neck and back injuries, broken bones and other problems that require medical treatment and sometimes, physical therapy and rehabilitation. Indoor injuries can occur when property owners […]

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  • Minimum wage for standard workers and tipped workers

    July 23, 2015

    Minimum wage is a hot topic recently, from New Jersey to California, and it’s important for people to know that these wages can be set at both the state and the federal level. The federal government can set a baseline, and then the states can set their own regulations, which must at least be as […]

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  • Young family killed in tragic New Jersey crash

    July 20, 2015

    A tragic chain reaction car accident killed a young family this month on Route 80 in New Jersey. The couple, who were just 21 and 24, were traveling with their daughter, who was just a year-and-a-half old. The couple was expecting another child in December. According to New Jersey State Police, the crash occurred near […]

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  • Where are wet floors most common?

    July 16, 2015

    Slip and fall accidents are a big deal in New Jersey. Nationwide, they cause 540,000 people to be sent to the hospital every year, and that doesn’t even count all of the accidents that don’t result in hospital stays. One of the biggest reasons for a slip and fall accident is a wet floor. Where […]

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  • Can you make an anonymous wage claim?

    July 13, 2015

    Workers who think they aren’t being paid fairly can use a wage claim to inform the Division of Wage and Hour Compliance of this issue, potentially getting the money they are due. For example, a worker who was not paid more for overtime hours may make a claim, or a worker who was simply not […]

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  • When a landlord is responsible for injuries

    July 08, 2015

    When injuries happen in a rented space in New Jersey, it’s very important to know if the tenant or the landlord is responsible for those injuries. Each case is different, but there are a few key points that can indicate that the fault lies with the landlord, such as: – If proper maintenance was not […]

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  • Turnpike accident kills teen from Jersey City

    July 06, 2015

    A teenager from New Jersey has passed away following an accident on the Turnpike. The crash happened on Wednesday, June 24. Video from the scene shows a small black car flipped up on its hood, near a number of other damaged vehicles, with wreckage lying all around. The video also shows the moment of impact, […]

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  • How must schools address hostile work environments?

    July 03, 2015

    A hostile work environment can make it impossible for almost any employee to feel safe and work effectively. This is true in any industry, and it’s also true in the New Jersey school system. Under the current laws and regulations, schools have to do the following things to combat harassment and get rid of hostile […]

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