Shapiro & Sternlieb Blog

Personal Injury Lawyers serving Englishtown, Newark, Jersey City, Monmouth & Middlesex Counties, and nearby areas of New Jersey

May 04, 2021
As of May 1st, 2021, undocumented individuals living in the state of New Jersey can obtain a state driver’s license. Under this new law, undocumented individuals may be issued a standard driver’s license regardless of legal status, providing a new opportunity for people who have, until now, been... Read More
April 22, 2021
Are you a good driver? Are you sure? April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, giving you a great opportunity to reflect on your driving habits and start making changes that will help keep you and everyone else on the road safe. We all think we’re good drivers. But how good are we really? This... Read More
Category: Auto Accidents
March 17, 2021
Workers’ compensation is a type of “no-fault” insurance. This means that, under nearly all circumstances, you are entitled to compensation when you are injured on the job. Entitled to compensation is not the same as receiving it, however. A Surprising number of workers’ comp claims are denied... Read More
Category: Workplace Injuries
February 12, 2021
A study published in the December issue of the Journal of Transport & Health has found that a shockingly high number of driver’s license suspensions in New Jersey have absolutely nothing to do with driving. In fact, according to the study, “> 90% of suspensions were for non-driving-related... Read More
December 28, 2020
Have you been injured by a doctor, nurse, or any other healthcare provider? You may be entitled to seek compensation through legal action - but acting quickly is important. Very few medical malpractice claims are won by victims. One of the surest ways to protect your rights is with the help of an... Read More
November 11, 2020
Workers’ compensation is a no-fault insurance program designed to provide workers who have been injured or become ill on the job with the financial support necessary to recover. As no-fault insurance, who causes an accident is immaterial so long as intentional negligence was not at play. With... Read More
Category: Workplace Injuries
October 23, 2020
Brain and head injuries are some of the most severe a person can suffer, often leading to long-term consequences that can have a devastating impact on the person affected as well as their friends and family. The brain is a delicate and complex organ, and damage to it can result in: Personality... Read More
Category: Brain Injury
September 21, 2020
The Fifth Amendment protects United States citizens from incriminating themselves. For several years, courts have maintained that this right extended to phones and other devices that can be kept locked via passcode. Now, the highest court in New Jersey has reversed course on this long-held... Read More
Category: Criminal Defense
September 09, 2020
The truth is, anything that distracts you from the task of driving is dangerous. Driving distractions put you and your passengers at risk of severe injury and death, as well as the other motorists sharing the road with you. The good news is that every driver in America can take steps to reduce the... Read More
Category: Auto Accidents
August 10, 2020
COVID-19 has ravaged nursing homes throughout the country, killing thousands of at-risk elderly residents. In New Jersey, the novel coronavirus has claimed the lives of nearly 6,000 nursing home residents with countless more currently struggling to stay alive. According to the Centers for Medicare... Read More
Category: Nursing Home Abuse