How to Avoid Tickets While Vacationing in Florida

October 30, 2014 · by admin · in

Orlando and its surrounding metropolitan area are constantly bustling with local industry, government and, above all, tourism. As such, traffic violations abound and traffic patrols are always vigilant for erratic and reckless drivers. As tourists it isn’t unlikely that undue attention falls on you and there are certain things you should know about Florida driving [...]

NJ Supreme Court Makes it a Crime to Not Wear Seatbelt

October 24, 2014 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

The New Jersey Supreme Court affirmed two lower court rulings making it a crime that endangers public safety if you fail to wear a seat belt. The ruling arose out of the death of a 16-year-old passenger who was killed in a car crash caused by an 18-year-old who had been “huffing” an aerosol spray [...]

Supreme Court: Anonymous 9-1-1 Tip Enough to Support a Traffic Stop

May 27, 2014 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Thanks to the Supreme Court’s most recent Fourth Amendment decision in Navarette v California, decided last month, police can rely entirely on an anonymous tip about a single instance of bad driving—for example, a single swerve— to justify a DWI traffic stop. In this case the driver and his passenger happened to be transporting 30 [...]

NJ Court Says: Send a Text Message to a Driver & YOU Could Be Liable

September 3, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

New Jersey courts are taking the consequences of texting and driving – or, more specifically, texting someone who is driving – to a whole new level. It is common knowledge that it is against the law to text and drive. Last Tuesday, a state appeals court found in Kubert vs. Best that if a driver [...]

Crimes That Lead To Deportation in New Jersey

February 13, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

If you are not a citizen of the United States, any criminal charge might result in removal proceedings or deportation from the States.  Undocumented residents or aliens residing in the United States can be removed on a single criminal conviction and can result in being denied the possibility of legal reentry back into the country.  [...]

Doctors And The Law – How Can A Criminal Conviction Affect The Practice Of Medicine?

January 10, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Obviously, a criminal conviction affects anyone in multiple ways, loss of freedom, money, and civic status.  For health care providers, a criminal conviction, including some misdemeanors, can also significantly impact the ability to practice medicine. In most states, New York included, a criminal conviction constitutes “professional misconduct” and can result in suspension, restriction or revocation [...]

New Cellphone Laws Coming to NJ | December 2012

December 19, 2012 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Did you know that the number of deaths due to distracted driving have now surpassed deaths due to speeding?  In 2011 almost half of all traffic fatalities in New Jersey were linked to some type of driver distraction.  See New Jersey’s Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash Report here.  So it should come as no surprise that [...]