Sexual Harassment – Inappropriate Touching If your coworkers or supervisors have touched you inappropriately, you may be a victim of sexual harassment. Inappropriate touching in the workplace makes the workplace uncomfortable, distracting, and frightening. Your colleagues never possess the right to touch you without your consent. Inappropriate touching at work takes many forms, including groping,…

Experienced New Jersey Employment Lawyers Explain Your Right to Be Free from Sexual Harassment in the Workplace The American workplace should be the ultimate meritocracy. Therefore, performance should be the basis for job security, placement, and advancement. Sadly, that is not always the case. Quid pro quo sexual harassment in the workplace remains a pervasive…

Following a major accident, injured victims need to know the steps to take to protect their legal rights. The New Jersey statute of limitations for personal injury claims requires you to take legal action within an established period of time. If you fail to file suit within the prescribed period, you could lose your rights…

Shockingly, surgical items and other foreign objects are left inside of thousands of American patients each year. This is something that should never happen. According to the Center for Medicaid and State Operations, leaving behind an object after a surgical operation is a “never event.” Doing so can cause severe harm, even death. There is…

When you hear the term “medical malpractice,” it may conjure up images of a sponge left inside a patient after surgery or performance of a medical procedure on the wrong limb – or the wrong person. While these horrific incidents do occur, there are other medical errors that can be just as devastating for the…

Being involved in a motor vehicle crash is a harrowing experience, especially when the incident occurred through no fault of your own. You may need medical treatment, and the property damage to your vehicle may be considerable. These issues will cause a financial hit, but you’ll experience physical and emotional losses as well. As you’re…

Medical errors are a leading cause of death in this country, claiming roughly 250,000 lives each year, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins University. Hundreds of thousands of people survive their doctor’s negligence but struggle with pain and high medical bills as they try to recover. But how do you know if you have a…

Many Americans are already aware of important anti-discrimination protections in the workplace. For example, in the United States, it is illegal to discriminate against or harass someone in the workplace because of their sex or gender. In New York and New Jersey, it is also illegal to harass someone because of their sexual orientation. What…

Emotional and Social Neglect in Nursing Homes You put your loved one in a nursing home because you believed it would be the best way for them to maintain a high quality of life while receiving the healthcare treatment they need. Many nursing homes are great, safe places for elderly people. At their best, they…