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Congratulations to Stark & Stark attorneys Martin P. Schrama and David M. Schmid for receiving certifications by the New Jersey Supreme Court Civil Certification Committee as Certified Civil Trial Attorneys.

The Supreme Court of New Jersey recognizes five areas of specialty for Attorney Certification, which are:

  • Civil Trial Law
  • Criminal Trial Law
  • Workers’ Compensation Law

Stark & Stark Shareholder Bruce H. Stern, member of the Accident & Personal Injury Group, authored the Railroads: Accountability Equals Safety, which was published on on December 17, 2015.

The article details the recent Amtrak accident in Philadelphia, in which a train derailed and killed 8 people and injured over 200. Unfortunately

The New Jersey Compensation Rating and Inspection Bureau recently announced that the maximum weekly rate that will be paid to workers who get injured in the year 2016 will increase. The weekly rate paid under the workers’ compensation statute is 70% of wages, up to a maximum that changes each year.

The maximum a workers

I learned recently that bicycling has increased by 60% over the past 15 years. Once considered an activity associated mainly with exercise or with leisurely rides on summer vacations, biking has become a commonplace mode of primary transportation for many people in cities and suburbs across the country. With this increase in usage, there has also been a marked increase in the number of serious collisions that have occurred involving bikes and motor vehicles as well as collisions that have occurred with bikes and pedestrians.

In this blog, I will focus on a recent case where a cyclist collided with a truck that was parked on a roadway.

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Shareholders Vicki W. Beyer and Marci H. Jordan, both members of the Workers’ Compensation Group, co-authored the article Veterans Disability Benefits: Navigating the VA’s Complex System, which was published on on October 9, 2015.

The article explains the appeals process for denied VA benefits. Veterans who have served our country and