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May 20, 2020
Distracted driving has become incredibly commonplace. With technology at our fingertips, we have access to various navigational tools, streaming services, and the ability to communicate with anyone, anywhere. While this is a great tool to have, it’s also resulted in immense tragedy for those involved in distracted driving accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) stated that distracted driving… Read More Do I Have an Employment Discrimination Case?
May 10, 2020
You go to work to collect a paycheck, not to be harassed or discriminated against. Despite the laws put in place to protect against employment discrimination, they, unfortunately still happen all the time. What are the signs of employment discrimination? Will you be fired for trying to do something about it? What exactly ARE your rights? We answer these commonly… Read More What Injuries Can You Sustain From a Slip and Fall Accident?
May 2, 2020
Did you know that slip and falls account for 21.3% of all emergency room visits? This startling statistic from the National Floor Safety Institute isn’t surprising when you learn just how catastrophic the injuries resulting from a slip and fall accident can be. At the Epstein Law Firm, P.A., we’ve represented clients who have been injured in these common types… Read More Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Businesses and COVID-19
April 22, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic that has engulfed the world has now taken over the United States and New Jersey is one of the hotspots. The state has the second-most cases in the country behind New York. Governor Phil Murphy has issued multiple Executive Orders regarding social distancing, essential travel, and essential businesses. What does it all mean for your business? What… Read More Coronavirus Legislation Requirements for Paid Sick and FMLA Leave
April 16, 2020
As part of Congress’ recent legislation to address the coronavirus pandemic, passed by both houses and signed into law by the President, certain employers must grant employees paid sick leave or paid FMLA leave used for a COVID-19 related reason. The legislation went into effect starting April 1, 2020. Who the Legislation Covers The legislation applies to all private employers… Read More What Nursing Home Workers Should Be Doing to Prevent Covid-19 Spread
April 16, 2020
Do you have a loved one that’s currently a resident in a nursing home facility? If so, then it’s important to get as informed as possible about the new coronavirus outbreak. According to experts, elderly individuals, especially those in nursing homes, are particularly vulnerable to this new virus. As a result, your loved one’s nursing home should be taking an… Read More Can I sue if I slip and fall on an icy or snowy sidewalk?
February 11, 2020
The groundhog may have predicted an early spring, but the fact of the matter is that it is still winter in Northern New Jersey, meaning there is always the possibility that we will see more ice and snow fall in the coming weeks. When snow and ice cover the streets and sidewalks, it is possible that a person could slip… Read More Epstein Law Firm PA Named One Of The Top 20 Car Accident Lawyers
January 24, 2020
The Epstein Law Firm, P.A., is happy to announce we have been named as one of the best car accident firms serving Paterson, New Jersey in 2019. Best Car Accident Lawyers in Paterson Expertise.com evaluated and selected firms based on five main criteria: Reputation Credibility Experience Availability Professionalism Thank you for your continued trust and support. If you are injured… Read More Top three causes of large truck crashes
January 3, 2020
You may find yourself driving around large trucks here in North Jersey, and it would be natural to feel a little apprehensive. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, in its landmark Large Truck Crash Causation Study (2007), found that in 44% of crashes involving one truck and one passenger vehicle, it was the trucker who was to blame. In all,… Read More What to do in cases of nursing home abuse
January 3, 2020
If you have an elderly loved one in a nursing home in North Jersey, know that there are laws and regulations in place to protect him or her. Both state and federal law require nursing homes to treat patients with respect and never expose them to the threat of abuse, whether verbal, physical or sexual; corporal punishment; or involuntary seclusion.… Read More