It appears that the New Jersey legislature will propose a marijuana legalization bill before the end of the year.  According to various media reports, New Jersey lawmakers are said to be ready to unveil the bills this fall.  Senate President Stephen Sweeny states that a vote on the legalization of marijuana could come within the […]

The family of an individual from Keansburg who was killed three years ago by the collapsing roof of the Beachwood Shopping Plaza settled their wrongful death lawsuit for 2.5 million dollars recently.  The man who was killed was called to perform work on the site.  He was told that the site was safe to enter […]

A New Jersey Appellate Court has recently ruled that a manufacturer of an asbestos product has a duty to warn about the risk of exposure to asbestos from asbestos containing replacement parts even if the manufacturer did not distribute those replacement parts.   This ruling recently came in the matter of Whelan v. Armstrong International.  […]

The trial of former President Donald Trump associate Paul Manafort began today on July 31, 2018.  Jurors were selected from a panel in the Virginia area.  The empaneled jury consists of 12 individuals and 3 alternates.  The jury is composed of six men and six women. The alternates are three women and one man.  Jury […]

The simple answer is yes.  New Jersey Statute 39:4-50 states:   39:4-50. (a) Except as provided in subsection (g) of this section, a person who operates a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor, narcotic, hallucinogenic or habit-producing drug, or operates a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% or more […]

A pedestrian in Hazlet, New Jersey was struck and killed by a vehicle while she was crossing Route 36 according to reporting by the Asbury Park Press.  The victim’s initials were C.V.  She was 34 years old at the time of her death.  According the Asbury Park Press, who cited to Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher […]

Ryan J. Clark recently achieved a terrific result for his client. The client was charged with a second offense DWI and Ryan was able to have the DWI charge dismissed.  A second offense DWI carries a loss of license of two years, significant fines, community service and a potential jail sentence. Michael S. Noonan was […]