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Could My Social Media Accounts Affect My Personal Injury Case?

Most people have made social media mistakes at some point or another in their lives. Perhaps they posted an embarrassing photo or unintentionally shared something private. These are the types of mistakes that might cost you friends or hurt your professional reputation. You could also make social media mistakes if you have filed a personal injury case. What you share or what others share about you could affect your ability to recover compensation. Attorneys working for the defense and insurance adjusters have every reason to discredit your injury claim. They could use your social media posts in an attempt to hurt the validity of your case. If you want to avoid making mistakes on social media during your case, then you should consider utilizing the following tips. Consider leaving social media: You should consider dropping off social media while your personal injury case is being handled by your attorney. Whatever…
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Could a New Law Help New Jersey Survivors of Child Abuse Sue Their Abusers?

Survivors of child abuse in New Jersey now have more time to file claims against their abusers. This year, S477 will go into effect. This law extends the statute of limitations in civil actions for sexual abuse claims. This law came after a shocking report exposed more than 100 New Jersey priests who were accused of sex abuse in the state. New Jersey is the 11th state to pass this type of statute of limitations bill. How will this new law protect child abuse survivors? How long do abuse survivors now have to file a lawsuit? How can you file a child sex abuse lawsuit in New Jersey? What Is a Statute of Limitations? A statute of limitations is the amount of time a person has to file a lawsuit against a negligent or abusive party. In civil claims, the amount of time an abuse survivor has to file a…
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How Can I Protect My Children from Deadly Sports Injuries?

As school starts up again, parents are starting to enroll their children in school sports and other activities. As parents in New Jersey, it’s crucial that you understand the dangers that your child might face while he or she is practicing or playing a game. What Public Information Has Been Given on Deadly Sports Injuries? Ever since the famous studies involving chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, in deceased professional football players went public, additional safety reforms have been put into place. In 2010, the state of New Jersey required all school districts to have policies on how they would address concussions or possible concussions in student athletes. Within a few years, New Jersey’s high school doctors, trainers and coaches were receiving extensive concussion training to better responses to head injuries. More than 25,000 New Jersey children from ages 6 to 14 play football. A study earlier this year showed that…
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