Middlesex County and New Jersey Trial Lawyers BLOG

David R. Spevack Joins Panel on Conditional Dismissals

Posted on September 19, 2014 by Spevack Law Firm

David Spevack, Esq. will be a keynote speaker at a seminar on the finer points of New Jersey’s new Conditional Dismissal Program. What Is a Conditional Dismissal? A “conditional dismissal” allows first-time offenders to avoid jail time and choose diversionary treatment instead. Defendants in these cases plead guilty to the charges to receive sentences of therapy, probation or community service. New Jersey already has similar diversionary programs for low-grade felony crimes and minor drug offenses. However, before the Conditional Dismissal Program, first time offenders charged with petty crimes like lewdness, simple assault or shoplifting had to plead guilty or not guilty. Certain violations, like domestic violence or drunk driving, are not eligible for the program. If offenders have used any version of diversionary treatment in the past, they are also not eligible for a conditional dismissal. Do I Qualify for a Conditional Dismissal? There are many small details in the…
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Meet the Workers’ Comp Attorneys at Spevack Law Firm

Posted on September 12, 2014 by Spevack Law Firm

Workers’ comp benefits are an important safety net to protect employees after a workplace injury. In New Jersey, every employer must have some form of workers’ comp insurance in case an employee is injured. These benefits can help workers cope with lost wages, medical bills and rehabilitation costs while they recover, but not every claim is accepted. If injured workers wait too long to file or fail to go through the proper channels, they risk losing thousands of dollars in benefits. Do You Need a Workers’ Comp Attorney in New Jersey? Spevack Law Firm has been defending injured workers since 1928. The family firm was founded by I. Oscar Spevack and is currently managed by his son and grandson. Senior Partner and trial expert Ronald Spevack is a trial lawyer specializing in personal injury and employment law. Born and raised in New Jersey, the courtroom veteran has tried more than…
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In Remembrance of 9/11

Posted on September 11, 2014 by Spevack Law Firm

Spevack Law Firm would like to take a moment and honor all the brave men and women who lost their lives on 9/11. More than 3,000 Americans died that day, despite the heroic efforts of police, firemen, and other first responders. We encourage all of our clients and readers to remember that fateful day. Let it help us remember to stand together as a nation in pursuit of justice for all.