• Life expectancy in the US is declining

    October 13, 2016

    Life expectancy in the US goes down for the first time in 100 years Shocking. We think of Third World countries and Russia as having shortening lifespans. But the US of A? Sadly, yes this is almost entirely attributed to overdoses on opioids, many of which are legal drugs badly use after being purchased on…Read More >>

  • After a Car Accident the First Steps

    September 21, 2016

    So your car’s been in an accident… Thankfully you weren’t injured. But your car, what a mess. That nice $30,000 car you just bought, $10,000 worth of damage. The other guys insurance company paid for it, totally repaired, and you’re back to having a $30,000 car, right? Wrong. No one will pay you the full…Read More >>

  • Asbestos Still Kills

    September 13, 2016

    It seems that we don’t hear much about Asbestos anymore. In the late 70s and early 80s, was quite the topic. It was killing people, hardening their lungs, destroying their breathing ability, causing a horrible cancer leading to extremely painful death. In the last 10 years or so, it seems we never hear about it.…Read More >>

  • Rental Property Defects–Tenant Rights in New Jersey

    September 7, 2016

    Every rental property in New Jersey comes with an implied warranty of habitability. This warranty cannot be waived and exists even if there is no written lease. At least that much is clear. What is more difficult to establish in the turbulent “he said, she said” dialogue of landlord-tenant disputes is what conditions render a…Read More >>

  • Great Ride, Dangerous Ride, especially for us old folks

    July 8, 2016

    Way back in the late 70s, I owned Yamaha 750. What a tremendous amount of fun, what a wonderful sense of freedom. Of course, I was in my 20s; turns out, I was lucky: never involved in an accident. There is no such thing as a small motorcycle accident. Car accidents are bad, motorcycle accidents…Read More >>