All Available New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Work-Related Injury

All Available New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Work-Related Injury

What are Workers’ Compensation Benefits? A New Jersey employee or their dependents can receive workers’ compensation benefits for an injury or death arising out of and in the scope of employment. The employer or their insurance carrier must pay for necessary and reasonable medical treatment, a percentage of loss of wages during the period of rehabilitation and when documented, benefits for permanent disability. So, the benefits that are possible fall into 5 categories. The 5 types of New Jersey Workers’ Comp benefits include 1) Medical Benefits, 2) Temporary Total Disability Benefits, 3) Permanent Partial Benefits, 4) Permanent Total Benefits and...

Invitees, Licensees, and Trespassers – Liability In New Jersey Slip and Fall Cases

Invitees, Licensees, and Trespassers – Liability In New Jersey Slip and Fall Cases

If you are injured in a Bergen County slip and fall it is important to know if the property owner is liable. When you ask yourself “do I have a slip and fall case?” first you must know if you are an invitee, licensee, or a trespasser. Invitees are visitors who are on the property conducting business. For example, an electrician who comes to the home and conducts business on the premises may qualify as an invitee. Licensees are those who have been given permission or an invitation to enter a property. Licensees are typically friends or family members who...

Making a Legal Will in New Jersey During Social Distancing

Making a Legal Will in New Jersey During Social Distancing

How Do I Make a Legal Will in New Jersey? In New Jersey, COVID-19 may have made people think about their estate plans. Despite the many challenges of the coronavirus, the legality of signing a will and testament remain the same. Legal Requirements for New Jersey Will: For a person to make a valid will in New Jersey, the following requirements must be met: A person executing a will must be at least 18 years old. He or she must be “of sound mind.” (not declared incompetent in court proceeding) A will must be in writing. A will must be...

New Jersey’s New DUI and DWI Law

New Jersey’s New DUI and DWI Law

New Jersey drunk driving laws have changed recently. It important you understand DWI laws and the new penalties. We are experienced New Jersey DUI attorneys with experience in dealing with the news laws in municipal Court. In New Jersey, a person is guilty of drunk driving if he/ she operates a motor vehicle with a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of 0.08 percent or greater. BAC refers to the amount of alcohol in your blood. Under the new laws the length of suspension has been lowered slightly, but, the expenses and interlock device requirement have changed. The penalties for a DWI...

Serious Injuries From Slip-and-Fall Accidents in Northern New Jersey

Serious Injuries From Slip-and-Fall Accidents in Northern New Jersey

Have you or a loved one suffered a serious injury on another person’s property? If the accident was due to the property owner’s negligence, you may have a premises liability lawsuit. With well over a decade of experience, I am in the prime of my career. I am not a rookie, but I am not resting on successes that happened a generation ago. At The Morano Law Firm, LLC, we can help you get the money you need for the medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and other expenses. We always offer a free initial consultation and do all...

What is an Arraignment? Understanding What to Expect at Your New Jersey Court Arraignment

What is an Arraignment? Understanding What to Expect at Your New Jersey Court Arraignment

What’s an arraignment? An arraignment is the first court-based process that takes place after the arrest, booking, and initial bail phase of the criminal process. During an arraignment, a criminal court judge will: read the criminal charges and ask the defendant if he or she has an attorney. maintain how the defendant “pleads to” the criminal charges: “guilty”, “not guilty”, or “no contest”. decide whether to alter the bail amount or release the defendant on his or her own recognizance (ROR). Future case proceedings, including the preliminary hearing, pre-trial motions, and trial will also be announced at your arraignment. An...