About six percent of all adults in the US suffer from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS), according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. This percentage may look small but in real numbers, it means about 19 million Americans suffer from the condition. CTS is a painful injury that affects the hands and the wrists. The…

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Workers in the maritime industry such as deckhands, crew members, stevedores, longshoremen, and others can sue a shipping company if they suffer an injury while working on a ship. Laws are in place that specify that maritime workers should receive adequate compensation for financial, physical, or emotional hardships that they undergo while performing duties on…

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On January 4, 2017, the Township of Old Bridge Ethical Standards Board voted unanimously to reappoint Jordan B. Rickards as their official Board attorney. The Ethics Board consists of six members, appointed by the Township Council, tasked with investigating and ruling on allegations of violations of the Township Ethics Code (established under chapter 145 of…

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The large automobile injury settlement occurred after three years of litigation.  The Law Office of Jordan B. Rickards has secured a $165,000 settlement, stemming from an automobile accident which occurred in December, 2013. The defendant driver had been drinking heavily in the twenty hours leading up to the accident, and had not slept during that…

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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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Auto accidents happen every day and most are caused by driver error. For one reason or another, people take their eyes of the road or stop paying close attention. In those few seconds, two cars can collide leading to injuries or the death of the drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. If you were in a car…

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Attorney Jordan B. Rickards has earned a perfect 10.0 “superb” rating from Avvo.com.  The leading attorney website, which provides ratings for 97 percent of all attorneys in the United States, uses a mathematical model to calculate rating based on, among other factors, public data (state bar associations, regulatory agencies, and court records), published sources on the…

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