When you entered the United States with hopes and goals of building a new life in New Jersey, you may have been both excited and worried. The immigration and naturalization processes can be quite stressful, especially if you have a significant language barrier or have encountered challenges regarding your legal status. Applying for a green card is often a step toward permanent residency or becoming a U.S. citizen.
If you are the victim of a crime or some other violation of your rights, you may take comfort in the fact that you can fight for justice through the court system in New Jersey. However, if your immigration status is in question, you may be fearful of taking that step.
Medical treatment is expensive. Going to a hospital for even a minor issue can result in weeks or months of medical bills. In a more serious situation, especially if you suffer personal injury in a car accident or other unexpected incident, you might be completely unprepared to cover the costs of health care. New Jersey law allows recovering accident victims to seek monetary judgments if their injuries were caused by someone's negligence.
Driving in New Jersey can be quite dangerous. One never knows if there's a distracted or reckless driver nearby. Sudden, erratic maneuvers can cause serious collisions that result in personal injury and, in worst cases, death.
People all over New Jersey take great pride in their jobs. While most businesses appreciate the work that their employees do, there are those who do not honor employer obligations mandated by law. This includes fair wages for work, appropriate meal and rest breaks and the assurance that protected classes will not experience workplace discrimination. Several Amazon employees say that they were fired for being pregnant, which is, by law, a protected status. These workers are now pursing civil litigation in the hopes of holding their former employer accountable.
Every day, your business activities include making difficult decisions. This may involve your ordering process, dealing with employees or keeping your customers happy. One decision you may not expect to make is whether you should file a lawsuit against someone.