A person has “reason to know” when he or she “has information from which a person of reasonable intelligence or of the superior intelligence of the actor would infer that the fact in question exists, or that such person would govern

The key to this case is the excellent development of the circumstantial and attendant facts surrounding the access to the worksite, and its proximity to public access, together with the deposition of numerous construction employees and the safety literature/materials of the company contracted to perform the work.  It is an […] Read more »

Injured in an auto accident? Fail to maintain medical expense benefits coverage and you may have no cause of action for recovery of economic recovery.

Any person who, at the time of an automobile accident resulting in injuries to that person, is required but fails to maintain medical expense benefits coverage mandated by [N.J.S.A. 39:6A-3.1, -3.3, or -4] shall have no cause of action for recovery of economic recovery. Hurtado v. Wilkins , N.J. Super. […] Read more »

Must a Criminal Defendant Turn Over Cellphone Passwords? NJ Supreme Court Will Decide

Must a Criminal Defendant Turn Over Cellphone Passwords? NJ Supreme Court Will Decide In an increasingly technological age, the case is one lawyers are paying close attention to with the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey listed as an amicus. Submitted by New Jersey Criminal Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. […] Read more »

Marijuana legalization bills likely ‘dead’ as Sweeney rejects meeting with Murphy

By SAM SUTTON 05/09/2019 07:31 PM EDT Submitted by New Jersey Drug Crime Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark TRENTON — Legislation that would legalize marijuana for recreational use in New Jersey appears to be dead — at least for now. The Democrat-controlled Legislature no longer expects to vote this month on a package […] Read more »

Defense Counsel’s disqualification by the court causes conviction to be overturned.

State v. Jackson,  N.J. Super. App. Div. May 9, 2019 (Not Appoved for Publication) Submitted by New Jersey Drug Crime Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark Defendant appealed from his conviction on drug and weapons charges. Police had attempted to conduct a traffic stop of a vehicle operated by defendant for failure to wear […] Read more »

What is a reasonable amount of time for a commercial landowner to remove a hazardous condition during a weather event?

Abdalla v. Threegees, N.J. Super. App. Div. (Not Approed for Publication)  Plaintiff appealed the dismissal of his slip-and-fall complaint. The court agreed with the motion judge because it was still raining when plaintiff fell and defendant’s reasonable period to treat the sidewalk began at the conclusion of the precipitation. What […] Read more »