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  • The Crucial Importance of Updating Documents After Divorce

    November 20, 2023

    Divorce can be a challenging and emotionally draining experience, leaving individuals with numerous legal and personal matters to resolve. Amidst all the turmoil, it is vital for people to understand the significance of updating beneficiaries on various accounts and financial instruments. Failing to update beneficiaries after a divorce is over can have serious consequences, as ...

  • The Short Time Period to Contest a Will

    November 16, 2023

    In most civil litigation in the state of New Jersey, the time to file a cause of action ranges from approximately one year to six years, with some exceptions. Regarding filing a Will Contest, however, that time frame is dramatically shorter. It is crucial that if you are considering contesting a Will, or if you ...

  • Shifting the Burden of Proof During a Will Contest

    November 10, 2023

    In virtually all litigation, the party that commences the lawsuit, typically referred to as the plaintiff, bears the burden of proof to establish his/her claims for which they seek relief from the Court. A defendant’s role is essentially to defend against a plaintiff’s allegations without an affirmative obligation to prove the merits of their defense. ...

  • E-Scooter and E-Bike Injuries Soar

    October 27, 2023

    Injuries caused by e-scooters and e-bikes increased steeply from 2021 to 2022, highlighting the serious risks associated with these transportation devices (officially known as “micromobility products”). According to a new report from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), titled “Micromobility Products-Related Deaths, Injuries, and Hazard Patterns,” these kinds of injuries increased by almost 21 percent ...

  • Guardianship vs. Power of Attorney: What Do I Need?

    October 20, 2023

    At some point in our lives there may come a time when we need to rely upon another individual to assist us with managing our finances, managing our healthcare, or simply helping us with daily tasks. One question that typically arises concerns what is the best arrangement to enter into that will allow someone to ...

  • Jack Daniels v. Bad Spaniels: Parody and First Amendment Protections Do Not Shield Users of Expressive Commercial Source-Identifying Marks From Trademark Infringement Liability

    October 18, 2023

    Seeing an opportunity to capitalize on comedic freedom of speech and parodistic liberties (think Weird Al Yankovic and Aqua’s Barbie Girl hit song), a pet toy maker decided to create a chewable, squeaky dog toy shaped like the famous bottle of Jack Daniel’s whiskey called “Bad Spaniels.” Instead of the recognizable slogan “Old No. 7 ...

  • Rite Aid Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Filing: Just What the Doctor Ordered

    October 16, 2023

    Rite Aid Corporation, one of the largest pharmacy chains in America, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the District of New Jersey bankruptcy Court, docket #23-18993 (MBK) on October 15, 2023. According to The New York Times, heavy debt, declining sales, and more than a thousand federal, state, and local lawsuits claiming it filled ...

  • Navigating Negligence Claims in Amusement Park Injuries: Responsibilities and Rights

    October 3, 2023

    One common cause of action for amusement park injuries, and tort law more broadly, is negligence. An amusement park operator has a duty to protect its patrons from any reasonably foreseeable risks created by its rides and other attractions. This is because patrons at a park are considered “business invitees” and, as invitees, the business ...

  • Impending Rite Aid Chapter 11 Bankruptcy – 4 Things Trade Creditors and Landlords Should Know

    September 28, 2023

    As reported by both NBC News and The Wall Street Journal, Rite Aid is preparing for a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. Rite Aid is the third-largest U.S. drugstore chain. If they pull the trigger, it is expected that 400 to 500 stores of their 2,100 stores will close, and the remaining will be sold or ...

  • Amusement Park Injuries: Navigating Reporting Requirements in New Jersey

    September 21, 2023

    A day at the amusement park can be a stress-relieving, fun way to pass the time. However, despite the joys they provide, many patrons are caused to suffer from personal injuries every year at amusement parks due to dangerous conditions or defective rides. If you or a loved one were injured and plan on filing ...

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