Monthly Archives: November 2022
An Overview Of New Jersey’s Dog Bite Laws
Dogs have the potential to be very dangerous. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) estimates that 4.5 million people across the country are bitten by dogs each year—with young children and elderly people being at the highest risk of suffering severe injuries. A dog owner must be held responsible for its failure to protect… Read More »
Can You Be Fired For Becoming Pregnant?
Unfortunately, pregnant workers sometimes face unfair treatment from employers. This raises an important question: Can you be fired because of a pregnancy? The general answer is “no”—there are federal and state laws that protect workers against pregnancy discrimination. In this article, our New Jersey pregnancy discrimination attorneys explain the most important things that you… Read More »
Court Orders New Jersey Employer To Pay $65,000 In Wage And Hour Retaliation Case
On November 3rd, 2022, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced that the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey has ordered Advantix—a staffing agency based in Bergen County—to pay $65,000 to a former employee as a part of a wage and hour workplace retaliation claim. Here, our New Jersey retaliation attorney… Read More »
The Pedestrian’s Guide To Crosswalk Accidents In New Jersey
Pedestrian safety remains a serious concern. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that more than 7,000 pedestrians were killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2020 alone. Tens of thousands more pedestrians sustained serious injuries. A significant share of pedestrian accidents happen when the pedestrian is crossing within the bounds of a… Read More »
How Often Do Motorcycle Crashes Result In Injuries?
Motorcycles are popular in New Jersey. According to data obtained from Statista, there are more than 120,000 licensed motorcyclists in the state. With so many motorcyclists on the road, crashes become a near inevitability. Unfortunately, motorcyclists are at an especially high safety risk. In this article, our New Jersey motorcycle accident attorney discusses the… Read More »
Your Guide To Hit And Run Accident Claims In New Jersey
Accidents happen. When a multi-vehicle collision occurs, all parties have a duty to stop their vehicle and exchange information with other parties. Sadly, not all drivers abide by this most basic responsibility. According to data from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, there are more than 700,000 hit and run crashes reported nationwide each… Read More »
Fatigued Truck Drivers Pose A Serious Safety Risk
When it is fully loaded, a commercial tractor trailer can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. Driving a large truck safely takes care, skill, and focus/attention on the road. A fatigued trucker cannot operate a vehicle safely. It is a problem. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) estimates that 13 percent of commercial… Read More »