Judge Orders NJ Powerball Winner to Pay $30,000 in Back Child Support

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A man in New Jersey is now a multi-millionaire, thanks to the $338 million Powerball jackpot he won on March 23. Pedro Quezada, 44, is getting a lot of press coverage after receiving the fourth-largest amount in the history of Powerball winnings. However, some of this media attention on Quezada has focused on how a part of his lump claim …

Plane Makes Crash Landing at La Guardia Airport Due to Gear Failure

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Several passengers and flight attendants are reporting injuries after the landing gear of their plane failed during arrival at La Guardia Airport on July 22. According to WNYW-TV, the Southwest Airlines plane attempted to land after a flight from Nashville International Airport around 5:40 p.m. when the nose gear collapsed during touch down. “The aircraft skidded down the runway on …

Maywood Hit-and-Run Accident Leaves Man With Serious Injuries

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According to NJ.com, a vehicle near the corner of East Pleasant Avenue and Elm Street struck a 51-year-old man during heavy rain on June 13 in Maywood. Witnesses told police that they observed a red sedan leaving the scene of the crash. “The witnesses said they saw the vehicle actually backing up and driving around the victim before leaving the …

Iconic Wrestler Rick Flair Arrested for Failing to Pay Spousal Support

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According to the Charlotte Observer, a North Carolina judge ordered the arrest last week of former professional wrestling champion Ric Flair, who was held in contempt for not paying his estranged wife more than $32,000 in spousal support. The Observer reported that Flair, whose birth name is Richard Fliehr, was ordered to pay $4,000 a month to Jacqueline Beems, after …

Let Our Rockland County Injury Lawyers Represent You

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Rockland County is located about 15 miles northwest of Manhattan and the New York City Metropolitan Area. The county sits west of the Hudson River and had a population of 311,687, according to the 2010 United States Census. Rockland County is comprised of five towns and nineteen incorporated villages, with 16 unincorporated villages and hamlets. Rockland County has the largest …

Rupert Murdoch Files for Divorce

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According to the New York Times, after 14 years of marriage Rupert Murdoch has filed for divorce from his third wife Wendi. Murdoch owns more than 38 percent of the $73 billion media conglomerate News Corporation, which owns assets like Fox Broadcasting, Fox News and 21st Century Fox. The Times reported that Murdoch filed for divorce in the New York …

Let Our Bergen County Injury Lawyers Represent You

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Bergen County is the most populated county in New Jersey, with a population of more than 905,116, according to the 2010 United States Census. The county is part of the New York City Metropolitan Area, with the 20th highest per capita income in the country. Bergen County is located in the northeastern corner of New Jersey and is bordered by …

DOMA Ruling Could Impact Same-Sex Divorce

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According to the New York Times, the Supreme Court’s ruling last month striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) may have implications on same-sex couples looking to divorce. The Times reported that state bans on same-sex marriages have made divorce cases harder. However, according to the newspaper, the overturning of DOMA will “provide a basis for challenges to …

Former NFL Star Chad Johnson Reportedly Struggling With Child Support Payments

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Former NFL receiver Chad Johnson, who was jailed last month for contempt of court after slapping his attorney on the back during a hearing, is reportedly spending more than $16,000 on child support payments. According to NESN, Johnson, who has not played a down in the NFL since a divorce from realty television star Evelyn Lozada, is spending $46,000 more …

Officials Look To Crack Down on Drunk Driving During Fourth of July

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New Jersey law enforcement authorities will be out in force Thursday for the Fourth of July holiday, extending patrol through the weekend. New Jersey State Police said that patrols would increase, as law enforcement agencies look to squash drunk driving. During the Fourth of July weekend in 2009, 40 percent of drivers involved in fatal motor vehicle crashes nationally had …