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Blog Posts in June, 2015

  • Cell Phone Use Can Lead to Legal Liability

    Most of the public knows that using a cell phone while driving can be a violation of various laws and that you may receive tickets. In addition to breaking the law, using a cell phone while you are driving may make you responsible for any car accidents that happen while you are using your phone. When someone brings a lawsuit because they were involved in a car accident, that person (the Plaintiff) ...
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  • Understanding Products Liability Law

    Products Liability is an area of personal injury law concerning the obligation of a product’s manufacturer and its retailers to assure their product is safe for its intended purpose and does not cause injuries to its users. The maker of the product and those retailing it generally have a legal duty to not place unsafe products into circulation. They may be liable for harms caused by an unsafe ...
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  • Understanding Social Security Disability Benefits

    Most of the American workforce is potentially eligible for Social Security Disability benefits if they are determined to be unable to work due to an injury. However, understanding the types of benefits available and obtaining them often requires the assistance of a qualified attorney. First, there are two types of benefits commonly thought of as “Social Security Disability.” One is Supplemental ...
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  • Using Electronic Data Recorders to Prove Your Case

    Over the past decade or so every major automobile manufacturer in the United States has been incorporating Event Data Records (‘EDR’) into their vehicles. Commonly referred to as ‘black boxes’, these devices record various technical vehicle and occupant information in the seconds preceding an automobile accident. The data recorder can capture information such as the vehicle speed, seat belt usage, ...
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  • Understanding Dog Bite Victims' Rights

    If you were bitten or attacked by a dog, you may have the right to compensation. New Jersey law makes a dog owner liable for all of the injuries caused by the dog, even if the dog has no previous attack history. In short, if you were in a public place or lawfully in a private place at the time of the attack, you may have a dog bite claim. Specifically, New Jersey Statute, Section 4:19-16 states ...
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  • Avoiding Termination When Injured on the Job

    New Jersey is an “at will” employment state. This means that unless you are subject to an employment contract, you may be terminated for any reason. However, it is important to understand that if you are injured while in the course of your employment, you may be entitled to file a Workers’ Compensation claim to ensure that you receive proper medical treatment and compensation for your work-related ...
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  • Using Surveillance Video to Prove Your Case

    Increasingly we find ourselves in stores, public buildings, highways, intersections and other frequently visited places where we are being recorded by video surveillance cameras. Whether for safety or loss prevention purposes, these cameras often run 24/7/365. However, just because the camera is pointing in the right direction does not mean it actually captures an accident or injury. Just like ...
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  • Understanding Re-Opener Rights in Workers' Compensation

    It is important to understand that if you are injured in a compensable work related accident, you have the right to receive medical treatment paid for by your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier. This is referred to as authorized medical treatment. If you settle your case by way of an Order Approving Settlement, then you have two years from the date that you last receive a payment ...
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  • Six Steps to Take if Injured at Work to Help Protect Against Retaliatory Discharge.

    In today’s economy, a common concern among employees is job security. There are significant concerns over losing a job, finding a job, and replacing employment based medical benefits following a job loss. So many of us, regardless of industry, share the same concerns because in general it is difficult to find a job in today’s market place. Workers that are injured on the job may be reluctant to ...
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  • Brian McElroy Talk on Proper Insurance Coverage

    Brian McElroy, Esq., an associate from our Hillsborough office, spoke at the Somerset Run adult community on June 1, 2015. Brian spoke with residents about the proper auto insurance coverage and the importance of homeowners insurance. Brian was invited to speak at the community by one of his prior clients who was happy with his representation in her case. The hour-long talk concluded with a ...
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