You can help children in need by donating art supplies!

Sadaka Associates Firm News

The Bergen Family Center is a non-profit organization that helps families and individuals who are struggling with homelessness, poverty or other hardships. Their mission is to provide resources for people to become self-sufficient and independent. They do this by providing food, clothing, housing assistance and education programs. One of their most important services is the arts program which provides free …

court room with gavel and united states

Zostavax Motion to Dismiss Claim Has Been Denied

Sadaka Associates Defective Drug, Firm News, Mark Sadaka, Vaccine Injury

A federal judge has denied a motion by Merck & Co. Inc. to dismiss a design defect claim against its Zostavax vaccine, finding that the claim was not preempted by federal law under Wyeth v. Levine, 555 U.S. 555 (2009), or its predecessors. Plaintiffs claims that the safer design of Zostavax should not have included a live-attenuated virus and Merck argues …


What to Do if You Are Involved in a Car Accident at Night?

Sadaka Associates Serious Personal Injury

Did you know that approximately six million collisions happen in the United States each year? Damage to the vehicle is common, but one in three accidents also involve personal injuries, and two out of ten car accidents lead to fatalities. However, many people have no idea where to begin after a collision, especially after hours. If you find yourself in …

overtime text in a book mark with calculator at the bottom

How to Find An Unpaid Wages Attorney

Sadaka Associates Worker's Compensation

Has your employer terminated your job or previous position? If your financial security is at stake, there are a few aspects you might want to look for in your chosen counsel before committing to their services. In the sea of attorneys available, choices like The Law Offices of Sadaka Associates present an excellent resource and support structure in dealing with …

woman picking vegetables in a market

Phthalates in Consumer Products Can Cause Premature Death, Study Finds

Sadaka Associates Defective Products

Exposure to phthalates, a class of synthetic chemicals found in numerous consumer products, may lead to premature death, according to a new study by NYU Grossman School of Medicine scientists. Earlier studies have linked phthalate exposure to obesity, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. What are Phthalates? Phthalates are a class of chemical compounds mainly used to soften and enhance the flexibility …

staircase of worn down apartment

Can a Tenant Sue a Landlord For a Personal Injury?

Sadaka Associates Serious Personal Injury

All landlords have a legal duty to keep their properties safe for their tenants. If you get injured at a property that you rent and your injury results from some type of negligence by your landlord, you could potentially sue your landlord for personal injury. In order to sue them, you must understand what your landlord is legally supposed to …

woman computing taxes

Injury Taxes: Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable?

Sadaka Associates Serious Personal Injury

When you are involved in a personal injury settlement, taxes are probably the last thing on your mind. However, it is vitally important that you understand the tax implications of receiving any type of personal injury settlement. You do not want to spend so much of your money that you can no longer pay the taxes on it. Determining which …

man having back pain after car accident

What are Common Back Injuries From Car Accident?

Sadaka Associates Serious Personal Injury

Many people walk through the doors of The Law Offices of Sadaka Associates with the same question: is it possible to seek reparations for injuries after a road accident? Though we often take it for granted, vehicular accidents are a leading cause of death and injury in New York, New Jersey, and the surrounding areas. Approximately 137,000 people visit a …

a motorcycle accident with the helmet on the road

What Is the Average Settlement for Motorcycle Accidents in New Jersey?

Sadaka Associates Serious Personal Injury

Accidents involving motorcycles can cause severe injuries. As a result, people who are injured in motorcycle accidents may receive a large settlement. Several factors affect the potential recovery you can get from a motorcycle accident. Since each accident has different circumstances leading to the event and different injuries, the settlements are also unique. Below, we will go over the average …

judge giving verdict about ta personal injury case

How Long Does a Personal Injury Lawsuit Take?

Sadaka Associates Serious Personal Injury

Lawsuits can take weeks or even months to complete. It is one of the reasons that most personal injury lawsuits are resolved before the case goes to court. If you or someone you know has been injured in a workplace accident, car accident, or medical malpractice in New York or New Jersey, you may be wondering when you will settle …