SOME NJ GRANDPARENT VISITATION CASES REQUIRE DISCOVERY

Grandparents love seeing their grandchildren and watching them grow. Unfortunately, when a couple is either in an argument or going through a divorce, this may have an impact on the amount of time that grandparents are able to see their grandchildren. At the present time, grandparent visitation is extremely limited, after going through almost two decades of being liberally granted.…
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$60,000 for NJ Realtor’s Slip and Fall

A realtor was injured while showing her clients around a Manalapan home. While leaving the home, the realtor slipped on icy exterior step and landed on her right elbow. That day the realtor went to the emergency room and was treated and released. Subsequently the realtor was diagnosed with a displaced fracture of the radius of her right arm resulting…
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$950,000 GALE & LAUGHLIN SETTLEMENT IS THE #1 UNDERINSURED MOTORIST (UIM) SETTLEMENT FOR 2015

Congratulations to Craig Laughlin on achieving the highest Underinsured Motorist and twenty-fourth (24th) highest settlement in the State of New Jersey for 2015! Our client, who suffered lower back injuries in a rear-end accident, agreed to a $950,000 settlement of his suit in Monmouth County, N.J., Superior Court. The client was stopped in traffic while driving south on the Garden…
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$4.2 Million Medical Malpractice Award to a Woman Who Lost Her Leg After Knee Surgery

Any form of surgery requires you to put your body and life in the hands of a doctor. That doctor is entrusted to ensure the medical procedure proceeds accordingly and you will successfully recover. Unfortunately, not at all medical procedures proceed as planned and can result in catastrophic damage that may be irreversible. A Philadelphia jury has awarded $4.2 Million…
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FORCED REAL ESTATE SALE IN NJ POST-DIVORCE ACTION

Unfortunately in many divorce matters the parties are forced to sell the marital residence for a multitude of reasons. In most cases it is because neither party can afford the overhead expense of solely owning the marital residence. There are some scenarios where the parties’ Property Settlement Agreement (an agreement which distributes all assets/liabilities accrued during the marriage) may state…
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NJ PLAINTIFF WHO INCITED VIOLENCE, DENIED RESTRAINING ORDER

Due to several recent NFL player incidents, the topic of Domestic Violence has been in the public’s eye. Allegations of Domestic Violence are serious and should not be made frivolously. Issues may arise when the alleged act was in fact in retaliation to the act of another. An Ocean County Judge stated that a defendant who is facing a restraining…
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COURT TOSSES CONSUMER FRAUD COUNT AGAINST AVALONBAY

The Avalon Edgewater fire, that engulfed and destroyed the luxury unit apartment complex in Edgewater, New Jersey, was subject of one of this firm’s prior posts. The fire displaced over 1,000 tenants and affected all nearby residents.  The fire was reported to be so large that it could be seen across the Hudson River on the west side of Manhattan. The fire…
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