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Herbert Tan’s Legal Guides

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  • What to Expect at an Employment Deposition Part 8

    Trick Question #1: How much money are you seeking to recover in the case? This is always a loaded question. The following are good replies. “We hired an expert to answer that question. I’d have

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  • Car Accident Advice II

    Don't talk too much Avoid any extensive discussions at the scene about who is responsible for damage. If the other person admits responsibility, offers a money settlement and you accept, any future c

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  • Car Accident Advice

    Move your vehicle Stop and identify yourself to the other driver. (Some state or local statutes may require the vehicle be left as is.) If it can’t be moved, turn on the hazard lights. Seek medical h

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  • New Jersey Family Leave Act Part 2

    How does the NJFLA relate to the federal Family and Medical Leave Act? Like the NJFLA, federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) also provides time off from work in connection with the birth or ado

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  • New Jersey Family Leave Act

    What is it? New Jersey Family Leave Act (NJFLA) requires covered employers to grant eligible employees time off from work in connection with the birth or adoption of a child or the serious illness of

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  • Severance Packages, Part 2

    21 days to review and 7 days to revoke Congress decided that individuals who are 40 years of age and older need extra protections when their employers offer severance agreements. The Older Workers Be

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  • Severance packages Part 1

    What is a severance package? A severance agreement is a contract between the employer and the executive. The employer promises to give the executive certain benefits. These may include money (in fo

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  • Mediation in New Jersey Employment Cases

    What happens in mediation? There are certain ground rules the mediator will ask participants to follow in mediation. The first, and most important, is that with a few exceptions covered in Court Rule

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  • What to Do at an Unemployment Hearing

    Be prepared Bring your evidence and come properly dressed in business clothes. In some states you can review the entire contents of your file before the hearing; don't forget to ask for this if appr

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  • Preparing for an Unemployment Hearing

    Get a lawyer, get a lawyer, get a lawyer. . . Many people do not know how to act at unemployment hearings. Claimants are often told by unemployment personnel that a lawyer or other representative is

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