Nursing home negligence is not limited to abuse and neglect of the elderly. Last fall, 11 children died and many others fell ill from an outbreak of adenovirus at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell.
Two recent news stories centered on sexual assault jumped out at us this week. The stories are connected in that they both concern sexual assaults on women, in one case by a world-famous celebrity chef and in the second case by one of the U.S.’s most revered military education institutions.
Imagine that you are enjoying a run in the park, when all of a sudden a strange and snarling dog comes toward you. If you have been attacked and bitten by a dog, would you know what to do afterward?
Earlier this month, Governor Phil Murphy announced new state policies that establish procedures for managing sexual misconduct allegations against state employees.
Making good on a 2018 commitment, the Roman Catholic order of priests known as the Society of Jesus, or the Jesuits, has released a list of 50 men from their Northeast province who have been identified in child sexual abuse allegations.
The next phase of anti-bullying law in New Jersey is on its way with the approval of an anti-bullying task force. The legislation, sponsored by Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak, creates the task force in order to evaluate current law and was recently approved by the Assembly Education Committee.
Although the number of rape reports on New Jersey college campuses climbed again in 2017, advocates attribute much of the increase to the fact that it has become easier for victims to report these crimes.