Blog Posts in 2018

  • No Texting for Truck Drivers Nationwide

    Posted By Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law

    13 Sep. 2018

    Have you ever seen a truck driver texting while behind the wheel of a semi-truck? If so, your immediate reaction may have been, “Now that can’t be safe!” After all, drivers of passenger vehicles can’t legally text so why would it be legal for a truck driver to do it? According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the federal agency that governs the ...
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  • What is Negligent Security in New Jersey?

    Posted By Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law

    30 Aug. 2018

    You’ve probably heard horror stories of liquor store robberies that take a turn for the worse, sexual assaults late in the night at donut shops, violent robberies in dark parking lots, and of course, shootings at concerts. Often, crimes of violence lead to what are called negligent security claims, which are a breed of premises liability lawsuit. You see, property owners and possessors have ...
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  • Your Legal Options in a Pedestrian Accident

    Posted By Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law

    1 Aug. 2018

    For most adults, they go back and forth between being a driver and a pedestrian every day. The problem is that when you’re a pedestrian, you’re no longer protected by thousands of pounds of steel. Instead, you’re vulnerable and if you’re hit by a motor vehicle, you know that the car or truck is going to win. If you are hit by a car while you’re a pedestrian, your ...
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  • Don't Make These Mistakes When Filing a Car Accident Claim!

    Posted By Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law

    18 Jul. 2018

    Car accidents happen every day, and for most drivers it’s not a matter of “if” they’ll be in a car crash, it’s a matter of “when.” Since your chances of being in a car accident at least once in your lifetime are fairly high, it’s important that you know what to do when tragedy strikes. If you don’t know what you’re doing, it could ...
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  • New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act Signed into Law

    Posted By Marc W. Garbar

    9 Jul. 2018

    On May 2, 2018, Governor Phil Murphy signed the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act, becoming the tenth State to enact a mandatory sick leave law. The Act preempts all local paid sick leave laws which were previously enacted in thirteen municipalities throughout the State. Moreover, the Act prohibits any New Jersey county or municipality from adopting “any ordinance, resolution, law, rule, or ...
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