Yes, Mental Health Expungement in New Jersey is Possible

Yes, Mental Health Expungement in New Jersey is Possible

Have you been turned down from an employer because of prior mental history?  Denied a Firearm’s ID permit or a handgun permit because of a psychiatric visit?  Background Checks drawing a red flag? Is your mental health record negatively affecting your life?  Relax! There’s hope because there’s a little known remedy to this problem here in New Jersey – it’s called mental health expungement. Who is eligible for expungement? According to N.J.S. 30:4-80.8. Petition to have commitment expunged from records: Any person who has been, or shall be, committed to any institution or facility providing mental health services, or has...

Types of Burn Injuries in the Work Place – New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Attorney on Your Side

Types of Burn Injuries in the Work Place – New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Attorney on Your Side

According to OSHA, The Occupational Safety Health Administration, over 5000 persons every year are admitted to the hospital with work-related burn injuries. Workplace burns can range from the minor, burning your hand on a hot plate in a restaurant, to partial electrocuting oneself. No matter the degree or severity or your work-related burn injury, The Morano Law Firm LLC is there to help you. Burns at work often lead to cases decided in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Court Although there are hundreds of ways one can experience a burn injury at work, most fall into one of the three common...

Construction Site Accidents and New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Law

Construction Site Accidents and New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Law

Finding  a top New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Lawyer for Construction Site Accidents is important for the success of your case. Some work places are more dangerous than others and the precautions that one has to take into consideration to be safe are as different as night and day. Although they can sometimes be the cause of serious, debilitating injuries, office workers have little more than stress, headaches and repetitive motion injuries like carpel tunnel syndrome to worry about. A construction worker, factory worker, farmer or other laborer on the other hand literally put their lives on the line every day...

Repetitive Stress Injuries in the Workplace – Understanding New Jersey Occupational Claims for Workers’ Compensation

Repetitive Stress Injuries in the Workplace – Understanding New Jersey Occupational Claims for Workers’ Compensation

Repetitive Stress injuries are becoming increasingly common in the workplace and are a major source of New Jersey Workers’ Compensation claims. We are experienced workers’ compensation lawyers and are knowledgeable in all types of repetitive stress injuries. Computer use, bar code scanners checkout clerks, and fixed position work activities are three of the most common causes of repetitive stress injuries in the work place. These types of claims are also commonly referred to as occupational claims. Computer Operators Office clerks employed as data processing technicians read data from physical sources like paper and input that data into a computer program...

39:6B-2 No Insurance Ticket – One Year Suspended License Can Now Be Avoided

39:6B-2 No Insurance Ticket – One Year Suspended License Can Now Be Avoided

N.J.S.A.39:6B-2 has always been a difficult ticket to defend. In my career, when clients and potential clients would ask me about this ticket, I would instantly cringe. Quite simply in the past, the harsh no insurance ticket would mean an immediate suspension of your license for a full year. Other tickets which call for a potential loss of license (DUI, drug charges, driving on suspension, etc.) at least had ways to fight and/or negotiate On January 17, 2014, Governor Christie signed A-1844 into law as P.L. 2013, c.237. The new law took effect on January 17, 2014. A copy of...

Lower Back Injuries in the Workplace

Lower Back Injuries in the Workplace

Lower back injuries can be the be the result of any number of work-related activities. Bending over to pick up a heavy object, shoveling or sweeping materials, or hopping in and out of a work vehicle from an elevated cab to name just a few. Of all the work-related injuries that result in workers’ compensation claims, lower back injuries are the most common. If you are suffering from lower back pain as a result of an accident or event at work, or as a result of a repetitive motion that your job requires you to do, give our firm a...

Cleaning Up that Pesky Criminal Record – Are You Eligible for a New Jersey Expungement?

Cleaning Up that Pesky Criminal Record – Are You Eligible for a New Jersey Expungement?

Many of you probably heard the news in early December that actor/past Calvin Klein model, Mark Wahlberg, asked the state of Massachusetts for a pardon for his 1988 assault conviction. The more technical term for the pardon he was asking is called is an “expungement” of criminal records. When he was 16, Wahlberg tried to steal alcohol from a man outside a convenience store near his family’s home. He hit a man at the store with a stick and punched another man as he ran from the police. When he was caught, the police found a small amount of marijuana...

Traffic Tickets? Hurt in a Car Accident? Lindsay Lohan’s Super Commercial Bowl Reminds You That You Need a NJ Attorney that Can Handle Both!

Traffic Tickets? Hurt in a Car Accident? Lindsay Lohan’s Super Commercial Bowl Reminds You That You Need a NJ Attorney that Can Handle Both!

One of the best Super Bowl Commercials of 2015 was by Esurance, in which“Sorta Mom” Lindsay Lohan commits several traffic violations and is involved in a car accident. She may not have our contact information – but if you are reading this you do! Car accidents and traffic tickets often go hand in hand and that is why you need a lawyer that handles both. When it rains, it pours so, if you have been involved in a car accident and/or have received tickets please give The Morano Law Firm a call at 201-598-5019 today for the firm that handles...

Personal Injury Cases: Car Accidents during the Winter

As January begins and a colder stage of winter is at our doorstep, let us make sure that we take the proper precautions in ensuring safety on the roads. Easier said than done, I know. People, road conditions and the weather can prove to be unpredictable (icy pavement, snow, bad brakes, bad tires, driving too fast, making a rushed turn ect), but we want you to know that you are not alone in the case that an accident does occur. Personal Injury law allows us to aid in the protection of you and your property if injury or damage is...

Experienced New Jersey Workers Compensation Attorneys Can Help – Short Answers to Big Questions on Your Case!

Experienced New Jersey Workers Compensation Attorneys Can Help – Short Answers to Big Questions on Your Case!

You need an New Jersey Workers Comp lawyer because the insurance company involved is interested in resolving your claim as cheaply as possible and is not concerned about your best interests. Without an aggressive attorney you are likely to not get benefits or get less than you actually deserve. Don’t be afraid to call us at 201-598-5019 and ask questions right now. Here are a few things to be concerned about: How can I get an advance from the Workers Comp Insurance Company? How can my weekly checks be increased? – The maximum weekly benefits are guided by statute, but, its...