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INSURANCE FRAUD – NEW JERSEY SUPREME COURT UPDATES CARRIER RESPONSIBILITY

INSURANCE FRAUD – NEW JERSEY SUPREME COURT UPDATES CARRIER RESPONSIBILITY TO INNOCENT THIRD PARTIES WHEN AN APPLICANT FOR A “BASIC” POLICY COMMITS APPLICATION FRAUD New Jersey’s courts have a history of protecting innocent third parties injured in accidents with drivers who have obtained their automobile insurance through fraud in their application.  In the context of […]

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CIVIL INSURANCE FRAUD DEFENDANTS NOW ENTITLED TO TRIAL BY JURY

In Allstate New Jersey Insurance Co. v. Gregorio Lajara (A-70-13) (073511) (Decided July 16, 2015) the New Jersey Supreme Court  ruled yesterday that actions by insurance carriers under New Jersey’s Insurance Fraud Prevention Act, N.J.S.A. 17:33A-1 to 30 have now joined the ranks of disputes to be resolved by a jury. Trial by Jury is a constitutional […]

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RENTING AN OFF-CAMPUS APARTMENT – ISSUES TO CONSIDER

NEW JERSEY LANDLORD-TENANT CIVIL TORTS ATTORNEYS Living in off-campus housing is somewhat of a “right of passage” for many college students. However, with increased freedom also comes responsibility and a number of risks students and parents should take into consideration. First, not all landlords are reliable or particularly honest. Second, apartments and rented homes often […]

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FERPA AND PARENTAL ACCESS TO A COLLEGE STUDENT’S GRADES

NEW JERSEY FERPA ATTORNEYS Under the terms of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), the release of academic records is restricted. Passed in 1974 and sometimes referred to as the “Buckley Amendment,” FERPA was passed in order to protect the privacy and rights of students. As a result, once a student turns eighteen or pursues […]

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DON’T BECOME A SCAM VICTIM.

It has come to our attention that local residents, including a Medford Lakes, New Jersey grandmother, have been victimized by swindles that demand that they make a payment through Green Dot MoneyPak or other reloadable debit cards. These scams have included callers claiming that the homeowner’s Atlantic Electric utility bill is overdue and their power […]

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WHAT HAVE I WAIVED – OR NOT WAIVED – WHEN I SIGN A WAIVER FOR MY HEALTH CLUB?

In a published decision on August 18, 2014, the New Jersey Appellate Division added a new perspective on the scope of a waiver contained in a health club membership contract.  In Walters v. YMCA, A-1062-12T3 the Appellate Division reversed a decision granting summary judgment to the YMCA and allowed a member injured in a slip and fall […]

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NEW CAR DEALERS DEFENDING AGAINST LEMON LAW CLAIMS HAVE AN ADDITIONAL ELEMENT OF DAMAGES TO ADDRESS

We represent new and used car dealers accused of violations of the New Jersey Lemon Law or the Consumer Fraud Act and keep our clients and their insurance carriers aware of changes in the law that impact their bottom line. We also offer practical advice for managing the risks and reducing the potential damages from […]

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TRAINS AND CARS DON’T MIX

We represent people injured in accidents, including car accidents involving freight and passenger trains.  Last month a couple from Hamilton was killed after a River Line train struck their car, which was on the tracks at the time. According to NJ Transit, the driver ignored warnings of an oncoming train. There was heavy snow at […]

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MOUNT LAUREL, NEW JERSEY – MEDICAL EXPERTS AND RECORDS SEMINAR

MEDICAL EXPERTS AND RECORDS SEMINAR On June 18, 2014 I will be part of a distinguished panel of experienced litigators addressing Medical Experts and Records for the National Business Institute. This is a full day program offering 7.2 NJ CLE credits including 1.2 ethics/professionalism credits.  I will be handling the Ethics and Experts aspect of the program. You often hear […]

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CIVIL LITIGATION ATTORNEYS

CIVIL LITIGATION LAWYERS Whether it’s guarding the rights of individuals or businesses involved in motor vehicle accident claims, boat owners or marinas insured under marine insurance policies, amusement park owners, or public entities (including towns, cities and other municipalities), our firm offers extensive skill, knowledge, experience and resources to protect your interests. Our attorneys protect the rights […]

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