Criminal Defense in Trenton

If you need a lawyer who practices criminal defense in Trenton to represent you, Kardos, Rickles, Hand & Bidlingmaier is a law firm that can offer you exceptional service. Our attorneys have more than 100 years of combined experience and believe that every client is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. We are not afraid to stand up in court to get our clients the justice they deserve. Entire blog →

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Trucking Accidents

The very nature of being a long-haul truck driver involves spending many hours driving. Naturally, spending many hours sitting behind the wheel may induce fatigue in the driver. This fatigue increases the risk of danger for both the truck driver and anyone else who may be on the road.

It comes as no surprise then that long-haul truck drivers may cause serious and devastating injuries due to excessive work demands that have them working incredibly long hours. In 2015 alone, nearly 4,000 people died in accidents involving large trucks. Nearly seventy percent of those deaths were occupants of cars and passenger vehicles. Another fifteen percent were pedestrians, bicyclists or motorcyclists. Large Trucks, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety- Highway Loss Data Institute, http://www.iihs.org/iihs/topics/t/large-trucks/fatalityfacts/large-trucks#cite-text-0-0 (last visited June 30, 2017). Entire blog →

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Dram Shop Liability and the New Jersey Licensed Alcoholic Beverage Server Fair Liability Act

Dram shop liability holds licensed bars, restaurants, and other establishments responsible for negligent service of alcoholic beverages. Such liability started out within the common law, but has since been codified in New Jersey with the passage of the Licensed Alcoholic Beverage Server Fair Liability Act. N.J.S.A. 2A:22A-5; Steele v. Kerrigan, 148 N.J. 1, 15 (1997). 

The statute intended “to protect the rights of persons who suffer loss as a result of the negligent service of alcoholic beverages by a licensed alcoholic beverage server….” N.J.S.A. 2A:22A-2; Steele, 148 N.J. at 15. Accordingly, under the statute, one who sustains personal injury or property damage as a result of the negligent serving of alcoholic beverages may sue the server if three conditions are met. Entire blog →

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Implied Warranties in Contracts of Sale

A contract is “a legally enforceable agreement to do or not to do something.” See, Model Charge No. 4.10C, “Bilateral Contracts- Existence of a Legally Enforceable Contract”. We enter into contracts every day, probably without even realizing it. Anytime we purchase or sell something, we enter into a contract. For instance, simply by purchasing a pack of gum at a convenience store, a contract forms. We agree to pay the price of the gum, and the store agrees to give us the gum. Entire blog →

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Pennsylvania DUI Penalties Charts

Pennsylvania DUI Penalties

Below is our Pennsylvania DUI Penalties Charts. Contact Kardos, Rickles, Hand & Bidlingmaier if you have any questions.

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