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  • Shovels keep Bergen County property owners out of court

    February 19, 2014

    Many Bergen County residents are weary of shoveling snow. According to the National Weather Service and New Jersey State Climatologist, Bergen County had over a foot of snow just during the Valentine’s Day storm. That represents a lot of physical labor, just to clear a sidewalk path or free a car from a parking spot. […]

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  • New Jersey Turnpike crash kills Harvard student, injures 3

    February 16, 2014

    The investigation of a motor vehicle accident can be complicated. Bergen County authorities may have to race to collect and preserve evidence at night, during inclement weather or under pressure to reopen a roadway to traffic. Proof of wrongdoing or negligence may be buried in wreckage or destroyed. Police or independent accident reconstruction teams record […]

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  • New Jersey teen driver survives crash that killed friend

    February 14, 2014

    Age and maturity don’t always coincide. Bergen County teens may be old enough to have driving privileges, but that’s no guarantee they’re fully prepared for the responsibilities that go with a license. Negligent drivers are the first to say they never meant to cause an accident, an injury or death. One Ocean County teen is […]

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  • Angelie’s Law named for North Bergen baby killed in jitney crash

    February 07, 2014

    Laws sometimes don’t change until there’s enough outrage over a senseless incident to push New Jersey lawmakers to act. A car accident victim may have to suffer extraordinary injuries or die before a new regulation is passed. The victim or family’s loss is a legal propellant to protect future innocent lives. The first name of […]

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  • New Jersey passenger dies after motorcycle crash into bus door

    February 05, 2014

    Even momentary carelessness in traffic can lead to a crash. Defendants in accident liability cases often claim they never meant to hurt anyone, but harmful intent and negligence are not the same. Negligence is as much what a Bergen County driver does as what he or she doesn’t do. In both cases, an injury or […]

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  • New Jersey minivan driver killed in fiery out-of-state crash

    January 31, 2014

    You often hear the word “senseless” used to describe accidents that didn’t have to happen. It’s difficult for Bergen County car accident victims to accept and recover from a serious injury or the loss of a loved one due to driver carelessness or recklessness. A New Jersey woman was killed in a fiery turnpike crash […]

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  • Viral New Jersey university video may play into termination suit

    January 29, 2014

    Bergen County employees have the right to quit a job whenever they’d like. At the same time, New Jersey employers have the right to conduct terminations at will for any reason other than employment discrimination. Insubordination, a refusal to comply with an employer’s orders, not only diminishes future job prospects, but it can cost a […]

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  • Taxpayer awarded $862,000 after IRS slip and fall accident

    January 25, 2014

    Many accident victims assume that damages for a New Jersey slip, trip and fall claim only cover medical bills. However, compensation is available for other financial losses and, in some cases, non-economic damages, like the diminished enjoyment of life due to an injury. A judge recently awarded a man $862,000 for a claim against the […]

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  • Barlyn employment case fans New Jersey political fire

    January 23, 2014

    A Bergen County employer can fire an employee for just about any reason, unless the termination is based on discrimination. You can be terminated for such vague reasons as “You aren’t a good fit” or “The company is moving in a new direction,” but you can’t be fired for religious beliefs, age, race, sexual orientation, […]

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  • Truck smashes into New Jersey driver at tollbooth

    January 17, 2014

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reported more than 5.3 million commercial motor vehicle accidents in the U.S. during 2011. Eighty-eight thousand people were injured in 273,000 large truck collisions, and more than 3,700 people died. Serious injuries and fatalities are common in semi-truck accidents in Bergen County and throughout the country. Victims in smaller […]

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