Steven woke one night to find a robber in his home. In the tussle that followed, Steven suffered a broken rib, but luckily the intruder was caught by the police. Due to the injury, Steven decided to file a criminal injury claim to get compensation for the injuries. It should have been easy for him…

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If you or someone you know has been wrongly detained, you should consider filing a habeas corpus petition in court. Habeas corpus (translation: produce the body) is an important legal concept that safeguards individuals’ freedom against lawless actions of the state. It ensures that miscarriages within the justice system are identified and corrected. The petition…

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Taking part in sports is a great way to remain in top shape, both mentally and physically. Almost every sport carries the risk of injuries such as a bruise, bump, or muscle strain. However, if a sports injury is serious and inflicted recklessly or intentionally, you can receive compensation for the losses. If you or…

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Whether you have sustained an injury in an auto accident, a workplace, someone else’s home, or due to medical malpractice, the result is usually great emotional and financial hardship. The cost of treatment, lost days at work, and physical pain all add up, causing great suffering for the victim. Justice demands that you receive compensation for…

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The Law Office of Jordan B. Rickards recently represented a client charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and refusal to submit to an alchotest (sometimes erroneously called a “breathalyzer”) in Middletown, New Jersey.  The client was allegedly found passed out in her car in the parking lot of a convenience store, the car’s engine…

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