Rear-End Collisions – Who’s at Fault?

car accident lawyer New JerseyThe holiday season is upon us, and forecasters are predicting the upcoming holiday weekend to be among the busiest weekends in history. AAA expects a total of 112.5 million people to travel this holiday season, up 4.4 percent from last year. Due to lower gas prices, it is predicted that nearly 102 million of those people will be traveling via car. Unfortunately, with more cars on the road, more accidents are likely. Continue reading “Rear-End Collisions – Who’s at Fault?”

Federal Bill Would Aim to Keep Health Care and Social Service Workers Safe While on the Job

employment liability lawyer New JerseyIn response to the growing number of acts of violence against health care and social service workers, U.S. Representative Joe Courtney of Connecticut recently introduced a bill that would require the Labor Department to implement a workplace violence prevention program with the workers’ safety in mind. Continue reading “Federal Bill Would Aim to Keep Health Care and Social Service Workers Safe While on the Job”

Getting More Than You Bargained For: Injuries, Violence Mar “Black Friday” Sales

Black Friday accident lawyer New JerseyThe day after Thanksgiving, known as “Black Friday,” is the day when the holiday shopping season starts. People rush out to the malls and big-box stores in hopes of finding the perfect gifts and the best deals. But “Black Friday” has also become more synonymous with acts of violence. Continue reading “Getting More Than You Bargained For: Injuries, Violence Mar “Black Friday” Sales”

When Is an Employer Liable for the Actions of Their Employees?

employment liability lawyer New JerseyOften times, the negligent actions of an employee may cause injuries to another individual. Under the doctrine of respondeat superior (or “let the master answer”), an injured party may pursue compensation from an employer for the injuries they sustained. Continue reading “When Is an Employer Liable for the Actions of Their Employees?”