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Blog Category: Personal Injury

Liability for In-Home Underage Drinking Extends to Adults Over 18

Oct 5, 2020 | Written by: Tracy B. Bussel, Esq. |

Are you between the ages of 18 and 21?  If so, you may be liable for underage drinking in your home, regardless of whether or not you own the home.

Civil Litigation – Should I Settle or Proceed to Trial?

Sep 13, 2018 | Written by: Benedict F. Valliere, Esq. |

One of the toughest decisions a client can make during the litigation process is, after receiving a settlement offer, whether to take the offer or continue to trial. 

“Potentially Dangerous” or “Vicious” Dogs: Do You Know the Difference, and Are You Properly Licensed & Insured?

Jun 21, 2018 | Written by: Robert C. Ward, Esq. |

New Jersey has laws that address “potentially dangerous” dogs and “vicious” dogs. The two types are different, and the status of each type of dog must be declared by a municipal court. 

Dog Owners: Are You Aware of Your Liability for Dog Bites?

Jun 14, 2018 | Written by: Robert C. Ward, Esq. |

Many residents are not aware that in New Jersey there is a law that places liability on a dog owner.  Specifically, if your dog bites a person on or in a public place, or if the bite occurs while the...

What Duties Do Commercial Landowners Have for Snow and Ice Removal?

Jan 31, 2018 | Written by: Tracy B. Bussel, Esq. |

New Jersey has been unseasonably cold this winter season, and winter is far from over.  Along with frigid temperatures comes the increasing presence of snow and ice. So, what duties do commercial...

Do You Have an Umbrella Insurance Policy?

Jun 4, 2015 | Written by: Robert C. Ward, Esq. |

If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident in which another party has been injured, an umbrella policy could prove beneficial in lowering the expenses and any potential judgments associated...