What federal rules address trucker fatigue?
If you have ever wondered how a commercial truck driver manages to drive many long and lonely hours without getting tired, you are not alone. Driving any vehicle while tired may increase a person’s risk of having an accident either due to slowed reaction times, poor judgement ...read more
Does my landlord have to provide smoke detectors?
If you rent, you have limited ability to secure your home and make sure it is safe. You often have to rely on the landlord to make repairs or additions to the home that will help to keep you safe. Typically, unless a landlord must do so ...read more
Single-car accident in Fairview kills man
Many in East Orange may not look at a single-car crash as being capable of producing a liability claim (considering the issue of fault seems to be a moot point). Yet that line of thinking discounts the responsibility that drivers have for the safety of the passengers ...read more
Can I be sued if my dog bites an intruder?
Animals have few rights in New Jersey, but they do have some. If your dog has bitten someone, you may fear for the safety of your companion or the thickness of your wallet. The two of you may be not be legally at fault in certain circumstances. ...read more
What is negligently maintained property?
If you are a renter, it is important to be aware of your rights where property maintenance is concerned. It is very possible for you or your family to suffer injury or illness due to poorly-maintained property. Getting sick or being hurt in certain common areas of ...read more