Nursing home cases involve violations of New Jersey statutes and regulations which result in the loss of dignity and enjoyment of life, pain and suffering and possible permanent physical injury or death to nursing home residents. Typical nursing home lawsuits contain multiple causes of action, where a claim against individual nurses, aides, management personnel and…

There’s no easy way to lose your job. When the worst happens, it can help to have someone fighting to help you make the best of a difficult situation. An experienced Employment Lawyer can work with you to help you receive the possible severance package. What do we look at? A severance agreement should explain…

Were You Injured Because a Careless Driver Ran a Red Light? Being injured in a car accident is scary enough without having to worry about paying for your medical and insurance bills. But if you were injured because someone ran a red light, you may be struggling with several of these problems at once. Red…

The very purpose of the NHRRA is to do away with the typical attitude in which these cases were addressed prior to its passing; that is, to eliminate the evaluation of these cases as not worth significant value because the person is elderly, had multiple co-morbidities and a short period of time to live. When…

On April 18, 2018, OPLN attorney Ali Loprete was selected to speak on the Brian Lehrer show during a discussion regarding representation in sexual assault and harassment cases. Specifically, Ms. Loprete answered questions concerning the attorney-client privilege and how it is often challenged and must be protected in adversarial proceedings. Ms. Loprete also discussed her knowledge regarding…

New Jersey police officer Sergeant Marshawn Love was just trying to do the right thing when he reported a fellow officer’s sexual harassment claims against a superior. Most workplaces would be proud to have an employee who sticks up for their coworkers’ right to be treated equally. However, according to Sgt. Love, the response from…

While everyone deserves equal treatment in the workplace, discrimination is still a reality for many American workers. Our client, Dan Wreiden, was one such worker. As a city employee, he did the important job of reviewing applications from people who want to build or renovate properties in historic districts. He was even promoted to supervisor….

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University recently found that medical errors kill 250,000 Americans per year. That makes medical error the third-highest cause of death in the United States – behind only cancer and heart disease. Every year, mistakes made by doctors or medical staff result in thousands of deaths nationwide. This statistic should be shocking…

We are looking forward to celebrating this July 4th with our families and friends with barbecues and fireworks. The long holiday weekend will allow many of us to travel to enjoy Independence Day with distant friends and relatives. With the lower gasoline prices, AAA anticipates that the roads will be heavily traveled and congested, with…