How Did My Employer Know I was Lying about Where I Drove?

Longstreet v. County of Mercer, (App.Div. June 20, 2017) (8pp.) Submitted by New Jersey Workers Compensation Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Modern technology has vastly improved safety technology in vehicles.  This includes the use of GPS.  Employers can now track a company vehicle’s movements, when it stops, how long it rests, and […] Read more »

Are Your Indictments Specific Enough to be Distinguished?

14-2-3514 State v. D.C., N.J. Super. App. Div. (per curiam) (14 pp.) Submitted by New Jersey Sex Crime Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Indictments and subsequent verdict sheets have to be specific enough to differentiate the defendant’s conduct as to each separate count.  If the jury cannot differentiate the defendant’s conduct as […] Read more »

Why Did My Expert’s Opinion Cause My Case to Be Dismissed?

31-2-3476 DiGiovanni v. Saker Shop Rites, Inc., N.J. Super. App. Div. (per curiam) (21 pp.) Submitted by New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Experts are used quite often in both civil and criminal cases.  When scientific, technical, or other specialized knowledge falls outside the common knowledge of an average […] Read more »

Why Can’t I Sue My Employer If I am Injured at Work?

31-2-3477 Innarella v. Wedgewood Condominium Association, Inc. , N.J. Super. App. Div. (per curiam) (11 pp.) Submitted by New Jersey Workers Comp Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Most workplace accidents are covered by Worker’s Compensation.  This statutory scheme forbids injured employees from suing their employers and in return, they are guaranteed certain […] Read more »

Did Your Megan’s Law Officer Prevent You From Accessing Social Media?

15-1194 Packingham v. North Carolina, U.S. (June 19, 2017) (24pp.) Submitted by New Jersey Sex Crime Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. The Supreme Court has just struck down a North Carolina law preventing sex offenders from accessing social media sites.  The North Carolina law made it a felony for a registered sex […] Read more »

AVVO Lawyer Referral Program

Submitted by New Jersey Attorney, Jeffrey Hark. AVVO lawyer referral program found to violate New Jersey Rules of Professional Conduct because AVVO is not a registered Legal Services Group. AVVO advertising is legal and acceptable however AVVO cannot hold ‘marketing’ part of legal fee once the attorney has been hired! […] Read more »