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This year, widely circulated myths about medical malpractice (and the civil suits that follow) are being challenged. Dr. David A. Hyman, MD, JD, and Charles Silver, JD, point to 5 main claims that are actually myths. 1. “Malpractice crises are caused by spikes in medical malpractice litigation (in other words, sudden rises in payouts and

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For better or worse, social networks give us a platform to share literally everything on the Internet. Have you ever marveled at an offensive Tweet, a questionable Facebook picture or an unprofessional comment on LinkedIn from someone you know? Those same people may discover that what they share on social media can cost them a

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Jersey City Councilwoman Candice Osborne is proposing a number of measures she hopes will improve pedestrian safety in her Downtown Ward. One of them involves de-synchronizing the traffic lights on Grand Street. She says the synchronized lights encourage motorists to speed along the roadway, some at speeds of up to 60 mph in a 25-mile-per-hour

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The city of Bayonne has been ordered to pay attorney fees after a state agency ruled that the city unlawfully denied a series of Open Public Records Act requests. “Bayonne has been difficult,” said John Paff, 56, chairman of the New Jersey Libertarian Parties open government advocacy project, whose OPRA requests had been initially denied. “They seem

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Members of Kool The Gang got together last week at various locations in Jersey City — where their 50 years of making music began — for a promotional photo shoot to help commemorate the upcoming anniversary. “I feel at home,” alto saxophonist Dennis “DeeTee” Thomas, who grew up in the Lafayette section of the city