It may be easy for you to dismiss those claiming self-defense as justification for allegedly criminal actions in Paterson until you are placed in a position where defending yourself or others may be necessary. Where you might believe that taking action against another is justified, others may view your conduct as being excessive. What really matters is how the law applies the term, which is exactly the question that many bring to us here at Sciro & Marotta, P.C.
Winter weather has arrived in New Jersey. While snow may provide a picturesque backdrop for the holiday season, it also signals the time of year when slip and fall accidents on slippery outdoor walkways, parking lots and sidewalks are most common.
At any time of the year, drunk driving can cause great harm. Just how significant of a traffic safety issue drunk driving is here in New Jersey can be seen in state statistics. Over the past five years, New Jersey has seen around 38,000 alcohol-related crashes. These accidents led to over 700 fatalities.
Cold weather has arrived in New Jersey, and that means snow and ice on sidewalks and roads. It also means hazards for pedestrians.