De Blasio Announces Plans to Reform NYC Cash-Bail System

October 29, 2015 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced an initiative to replace the cash-based bail system currently in place in New York City. The purpose for setting bail is to ensure that the accused will come back to court when scheduled.  However, according to de Blasio, there is no research to support the idea that bail is […]

Nurses License Suspended for Reusing Syringes on 60+ Patients

October 15, 2015 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

A nurse has been accused of reusing syringes while administering flu shots to 67 patients at the Otsuka pharmaceutical company in West Windsor, NJ. The nurse, identified as Mary Roback, has voluntarily surrendered her license and it is temporarily suspended pending a further investigation and ruling from the NJ Board of Nursing. The board was […]

NJ Court Holds Medical Marijuana Act Doesn’t Preclude Police Searches

September 17, 2015 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Since 2010, New Jersey has run a medical marijuana program, but the drug has not been legalized for everyone in the state.  A New Jersey appellate court recently ruled that even though medical marijuana has been legalized, police may still search people or their property without a warrant when they detect the smell of marijuana. […]

Leaving Child Alone in Car Not Always Abuse, NJ Supreme Court Rules

September 11, 2015 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

A woman found to have neglected her 19-month-old daughter by leaving the child in a car while she went shopping  will get another chance to argue her case. Last week, the NJ Supreme Court reversed an appeals court ruling that found the woman guilty of child endangerment, saying simply leaving a child alone in a […]

New NJ Car Seat Law Now in Effect: What You Need to Know

September 9, 2015 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

In March 2015, Governor Chris Christie signed legislation imposing more stringent regulations on car seat use in New Jersey. The revisions, which took effect on September 1st, will adhere to recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics on car seat safety. “In New Jersey we have not updated our child seat safety laws in more […]

NJ Insurance Bill Adds Criminal Penalties for Auto Premium Evaders

August 31, 2015 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

There is a growing problem in New Jersey with drivers who lie about where they garage or who drive their vehicles in other states to save on auto premiums. In May 2015, Governor Chris Christie signed a bill making it a crime for drivers to falsely register vehicles in other states. With the passage of […]

The Real Reason NJ Should Allow Self-Serve Gas: Not What You Think

August 25, 2015 · by admin · in

There’s been much ado about possibly repealing New Jersey’s long-standing ban on self-service gas stations. Some legislators claim that allowing NJ drivers to pump their own gas could save up to 10 cents per gallon, which could help offset the 23-cents-per-gallon increase lawmakers are considering to fund road repair projects. It sounds like a decent […]