WHAT IS SPINAL STENOSIS, A/K/A, WHAT’S GOING ON WITH DAVID WRIGHT?

It started with a pulled hamstring while sliding into second base on April 14th.  Now Mets fans are faced with the very real possibility that David Wright may miss significant time from the playing field and, worst case scenario, may never play...

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INSURANCE BENEFITS FOR PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS INVOLVING UBER AND LYFT ACCIDENTS IN NEW JERSEY

W. John Weir, Managing Partner at Weir Attorneys New Jersey accidents involving ride sharing companies, such as Lyft and Uber, trigger insurance issues favorable to those who are injured as a result of the motor vehicle accident.  Unlike taxi...

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AGGRESSIVELY ADDRESSING AGGRAVATION CASES

​Spinal stenosis.  Disc osteophytes complexes.  Disc desiccation.  Osteoarthritis.  Bone spurring.  Endplate changes.  Foraminal narrowing.  Hypertrophy.  Facet joint disease.   It is no secret that as...

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JURY VERDICT AGAINST THE RIDGE AT BACK BROOK

The trial attorneys at Weir & Associates obtained a jury verdict on July 21, 2017 on behalf of their client against The Ridge at Back Brook, LLC.  Plaintiff claimed Defendant, The Ridge at Back Brook, LLC, an upscale country club in...

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EXPUNGING CRIMINAL RECORDS IN NEW JERSEY

Some of the most popular legal questions New Jersey residents have often involve the consequences of an arrest during their youth: Is that time I got arrested when I was younger still on my record? Will that arrest for underage drinking show up on...

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UNDERSTANDING THE IMPORTANCE OF A CIVIL RESERVATION IN MUNICIPAL COURT

Many New Jersey drivers that have been in an accident “know the deal.”  If you head down to the local municipal court and plead guilty, the prosecutor may recommend a charge that carries no points and reduces your potential exposure...

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IT'S SNOW JOKE- LIABILITY POST BLIZZARD

With over 20 inches of snow falling in many towns in Mercer County this past weekend, the increased potential for liability in a civil lawsuit resulting from a storm-related accident surely does not top many people’s list of concerns. ...

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NEW JERSEY SUPREME COURT EXTENDS SIDEWALK LIABILITY TO PRIVATE SIDEWALK OWNED BY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION

The New Jersey Supreme Court recently ruled that condominiums and “55 and over” homeowner associations, who fail to properly maintain sidewalks under their ownership, can be held liable for slip and fall injuries.  Prior to this...

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DEALING WITH DEFAMATORY FACEBOOK POSTS

An unfortunate side effect of the influx of social media has been a marked increase in harassing and defamatory statements posted on internet websites.  It is all too familiar, the case where a competitor seeks to destroy a small business’s...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY JURY RULES IN FAVOR OF DEFENDANT

In a matter tried before The Honorable Michael O'Neil on May 19, 20 and 21, 2015, Mercer County trial attorney John Weir obtained a defense verdict after less than forty-five minutes of jury deliberations.  The matter of Ghafoor v. Dworak...

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