Could NJ Outlaw Flavored E-Cigarettes?

June 21, 2017 · by admin · in

Lawmakers advanced a bill that would ban flavored electronic smoking products in New Jersey. The state Assembly’s health committee voted 7-2 on Monday, February 27 to approve bill A3704, which would ban the sale of vaping devices and products in all flavors other than clove, menthol, and tobacco. Businesses that continue to sell outlawed products […]

4 Things That Could Get You Arrested at the Beach

June 14, 2017 · by admin · in

Now that the weather is warming up, New Jersey’s beaches are finally open for the season. While we are all entitled to have a little fun in the sun, there are laws to keep in mind. Here are four things that, while fun, could get you arrested at the beach. Drinking too much. Most beaches […]

Exceptions Abound to NY ‘Raise the Age’ Law

June 7, 2017 · by admin · in

Advocates and some lawmakers have been fighting for years to raise the age at which teenagers are automatically tried as adults. In April, they scored a victory when the governor signed a bill increasing that age from 16 to 18. The bill requires that children aged 16 or 17 who are accused of a misdemeanor […]

Up in the Air: NJ Advances Bill to Regulate Airbnb

May 29, 2017 · by admin · in

New Jersey may soon allow its cities to regulate or even ban the use of Airbnb. Airbnb allows users to rent out their homes or apartments for as little as one night. There are currently no state regulations for such agreements. However, there are two bills in progress that would authorize restrictions on rental agreements […]

New Jersey’s Worst Roads, Ranked

May 11, 2017 · by admin · in

New Jersey drivers have a bit of a reputation for aggressiveness and poor judgment, but Jerseyans aren’t nearly as frightening as some of the roads they are forced to drive on. NJ.com recently compiled a list of some of the worst roads in the state. The list is not based on the number of accidents, […]

NJ Aims to Limit Opioid Addiction with New Legislation

April 6, 2017 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

New Jersey has taken a big step toward curbing opioid addiction in the state. On February 15, Governor Chris Christie signed legislation limiting initial opioid prescriptions to a five-day supply. The bill was signed just minutes after the Assembly approved the measure. Limiting the number of doses available with a first-time prescription serves several purposes. […]

When a Fender Bender Becomes Insurance Fraud

March 30, 2017 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Minor accidents happen. When the damage is minimal or superficial, people sometimes try to settle the matter without getting the police or insurance companies involved. Other times, people go the opposite route — they file the claim, collect the money,  and then choose not to fix the car. After all, if it’s just a messed-up […]