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New Jersey Heroin Charges and Penalties

Heroin in syringe

Heroin. It’s a dangerous street drug that is highly addictive and can ruin the lives of those it touches. In New Jersey, a conviction for possession of heroin or possession of heroin with intent to distribute can result in harsh penalties, including jail time, hefty fines, suspension or revocation of your driver’s license, and mandatory Read More

Who Pays Medical Bills After a Car Accident?

Medical Bills and Insurance Claim Form

If you or someone you love was hurt in a car or motorcycle accident, you were probably taken to the emergency room, and may have been admitted to the hospital. If you haven’t already, you’ll soon start to receive medical bills from the EMS company, as well as the doctors and hospitals that treated you. Read More

Is New Jersey Drug Court Right for Me?

New Jersey Drug Court If you've been charged with certain drug offenses or are a repeat drug offender, you may be eligible for New Jersey's drug court program. Drug courts address non-violent drug-related cases, and focus on the treatment and rehabilitation of drug offenders. The goal of New Jersey's drug court program is to keep people out of prison, and give them a second chance to beat the disease of addiction.Read More

Corporate Negligence in New Jersey Trucking Accidents

New Jersey Trucking Accidents Car accidents can be devastating. But when a driver is involved in a crash with large commercial vehicle, like an 18-wheeler, semi-truck, garbage truck, bus, dump truck, delivery vehicle, or a fuel tanker, the results are almost always catastrophic.Read More

Drunk Driving vs. Distracted Driving – Which Is Worse?

Drunk Driving vs. Distracted Driving

With the holiday season in full swing, people are busy with holiday parties and catching up with old friends who are back in town. Many times these social activities take place at bars, restaurants, or people’s homes where alcohol is being served. No one wants to put a damper on all this holiday cheer by Read More

Theft Crimes & Penalties in New Jersey

NJ Theft Crimes Theft crimes are those that involve the taking of something that does not belong to you, without the consent of the owner. To be convicted, a jury must find, beyond a reasonable doubt, that you intended to permanently deprive the owner of his or her property. Theft crimes are serious. A conviction can result in a lengthy jail sentence, hefty fines and, when you are released from prison, difficulty finding a job. If you have been charged with a theft crime in New Jersey, it is critical that you hire a competent, experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney.Read More

Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Insurance in New Jersey

New Jersey Uninsured / Underinsured Auto Insurance

When you took driver’s ed, your driving instructor may have told you about uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage. When you purchased your insurance policy, you probably paid for uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage. And if you look at the Declarations Page of your insurance policy, you may see that you paid for “Coverage U.” But Read More

New Jersey Trucking Accident Injury Cases – They’re More Complicated Than You Think

New Jersey Truck Accident When people are hurt in an accident with a truck, their injuries are almost always catastrophic. Large commercial vehicles like 18-wheelers, dump trucks, or fuel tankers cause significant damage when they collide with cars, motorcycles, or bicyclists. Injuries often include broken bones, burns, brain damage, paralysis, or even death.Read More

Facing Assault Charges in New Jersey?

NJ Assault Crime Defense Assault charges in New Jersey can carry penalties ranging from 30 days in jail and a $500 fine for a petty disorderly persons offense, up to 10 years in prison and a $150,000 fine for a second degree indictable offense. Assault charges vary based on several factors including how severely the victim was injured, whether the defendant used a weapon, and, in some cases, whether the victim was in a protected group, such as law enforcement officers and other first responders, judges, operators of rail passenger services or motorbuses, corrections officials, and utility workers.Read More

How to File a Slip and Fall or Trip and Fall Case in New Jersey

NJ Personal Injury Lawsuit

None of us is immune from a fall. Falls can be embarrassing, but usually the biggest bruise is to our ego. Sometimes, however, falls cause serious injuries, like head injuries, broken bones, or torn ligaments. If you’ve come to this webpage, you may have been seriously injured as a result of a fall. Maybe you slipped on Read More