What Happens to my Work Permit, SSN, Now That DACA is rescinded?

What Happens to my Work Permit, SSN, Now That DACA is rescinded?

By JW Law On Tuesday Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that Trump administration will terminate the five-year-old Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, an Obama –era program that had protected nearly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children from deportation. The administration will wind down the program, which gave undocumented young […]

Javerbaum Wurgaft Charitable Foundation Helps 500 Students Prepare for School

Javerbaum Wurgaft Charitable Foundation Helps 500 Students Prepare for School

By JW Law Five-hundred students from the Boys and Girls Club of Newark will start the school year off on the right foot. On Friday, August 25th, Javerbaum Wurgaft (JW) Charitable Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the law firm of Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins P.C., distributed backpacks filled with essential school supplies […]

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New Jersey Enacts New Law to Better Protect Nursing Home Residents

By JW Law A new state law will soon make it mandatory for nursing home employees to report cases of abuse or suspected abuse of institutionalized elderly to the local law enforcement officials. Last week, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a bipartisan bill into law that will provide additional protection to seniors residing in […]

Who is to Blame When you are Injured by a Driverless Car?

Hit by a Driverless Vehicle? Who’s to Blame?

By JW Law It’s the year 2025. You just bought a shiny new driverless car and decided to take a ride. You enter your destination using voice control and head out of the city. As your car cruises down the highway, you catch up on your emails, sip a cup of coffee and listen to […]

Dangerous Nursing Homes Continue Getting Paid Despite Strict Scrutiny

BY JW Law A recent article in the New York Times (NYT) reported that roughly 52% of nursing homes that have been deemed high risk continue to receive Medicaid and Medicare funding. Despite the tight scrutiny by the federal and state governments, these nursing homes continue to provide substandard services and operate in treacherous conditions. For […]

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Wrongfully Discharged from a Nursing Home? Read This

By JW Law Moving a loved one or even broaching the conversation about moving to a nursing home or assisted living is an emotionally challenging process. But when nursing homes abuse or improperly evict residents, it is devastating both for residents and their families. A recent story from National Public Radio (NPR) sheds light on […]