If you are in a car accident while pregnant, the health of your unborn child is your most important focus. A pregnancy without incident already requires frequent doctor visits and monitoring to ensure the healthiest outcome for your baby. A car accident while pregnant can increase your medical needs substantially as you try to care…

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…

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,…

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 problem in New Jersey. The culture of the American workplace tolerated quid pro quo sexual harassment, among…

If you have lost a loved one due to medical malpractice, pursuing a legal claim may not be at the forefront of your mind. The emotional pain you experience can be devastating.If you relied on the victim for financial support, you may also be facing financial hardships already—with more to come in the future. Filing…

Nursing homes have a duty to treat residents with dignity and keep them safe. If a nursing home’s wrongful conduct or lack of care has injured a loved one, you may be considering filing a nursing home lawsuit. An experienced nursing home neglect attorney can help you get started and answer any questions you may…

Having a child who suffers an injury during birth is understandably overwhelming and traumatizing. As time goes on, the ramifications of the injury can become more pronounced. These may include health issues for the child, substantial ongoing medical costs, and anxiety over unknown challenges that may come.  The law may be able to ease some…

O’Connor, Parsons, Lane, & Noble LLC are proud to announce that the firm and its partners have named by the Essex County Bar Association as the 2020 recipients of the Civil Practice Award. Partners, Scott A. Parsons, Paul O’Connor III, Gregory B. Noble, and William R. Lane accepted the award at the Annual Awards Reception on…

As our loved ones age, we rely on nursing homes and assisted living facilities to help take care of them when they can no longer do so for themselves.  These types of facilities are entrusted with a great deal of responsibility to ensure the health, safety, and general welfare of our loved ones. And while…