When Sexual Assault Isn’t an Act of Domestic Violence: What You Need to Know

Posted August 27th, 2019 by .

Categories: Legal Topics.

The mere insinuation that sexual assault isn’t an act of domestic violence could easily outrage you. After all, any unwanted sexual contact cries of invasiveness.  So, why wouldn’t sexual assault count as an act of domestic violence? Just about everyone has their definition as to what constitutes domestic violence. The New Jersey legislature instituted a […]

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Injured Officers Entitled to Full Pay When Assaulted at Work

Posted February 8th, 2018 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

A new law gives a fresh meaning to the concept of “assault pay.” According to Senate Bill No. 596, injured officers will be entitled to full pay when assaulted at work. Other civilian employees hurt in specified conditions may also receive supplemental workers’ compensation benefits. New Jersey workers who are hurt in the course of […]

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When It Looks Like You Could Go to Jail on Assault Charges

Posted December 12th, 2017 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

You feel entirely justified. After all, you only punched the guy in the nose after he said something derogatory about your sister. Meanwhile, even a few moments in cuffs has you concerned. Now that you’re facing assault charges, you are downright worried. Could you wind up in jail? First, you should be aware that under […]

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The Truth about Intentional Assault and Personal Injury Claims

Posted February 14th, 2017 by .

Categories: Personal Injury.

You already filed assault charges in criminal court. However, that does nothing in the way of compensation. There’s no question that the sucker punch that broke your nose was an intentional assault. Can you still file a personal injury claim? Let’s face it. An assault of any type is generally intentional. Someone can throw you […]

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Statistics of Sexual Assault on College Campuses are Troubling

Posted June 8th, 2016 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

Sending our children to college brings up many concerns for parents. Will they succeed in their studies? Will they buckle down and do their work, or revel in their independence and party all the time? And of course, will my child be safe? That’s something all parents worry about, and for good reason. It’s no […]

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Involved in a Bar Fight? What You Need to Know!

Posted May 17th, 2016 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

Bar fights are seldom pretty.  Invariably, somebody can wind up with slash marks from a broken bottle.  In some occasions, faces are marred by fractured noses or blackened eyes.  Others break hands or are even knocked out. Unfortunately, alcohol plays a big factor in loose lips.  Yes, it’s often escalated conversations that lead to physical […]

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You’ll Want to Know This About Simple Assault Charges

Posted March 22nd, 2016 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

If you follow local sports, you most likely remember when Rutgers football player Leonte Carroo was charged with simple assault.  According to news articles, a former love interest accused Carroo of throwing her to the ground.  A complaint was filed by University Police.  However, the alleged victim stated that she did not wish to pursue […]

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Tis the season for alcohol and fighting

Posted December 23rd, 2013 by .

Categories: Premises Liability.

Who doesn’t love a good drink to celebrate the holiday season? You decided on Christmas Eve that you want to spend it at your favorite bar. You had a few drinks and you’re feeling pretty merry. However, the guy across the bar is feeling just the opposite. And he really doesn’t appreciate the music you’ve […]

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