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New Jersey Appellate Court reminds rehabs they can be on the hook for a former patient’s unlawful conduct after an AMA discharge

Posted on: March 17, 2022
Patients in Addiction Recovery Rehabilitation

New Jersey Appellate Court reminds rehabs they can be on the hook for a former patient’s unlawful conduct after an AMA discharge The New Jersey Appellate Division recently acknowledged that an addiction recovery center could be held liable for the misconduct of a former patient after a discharge conducted against the advice of the center’s […]

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John Rue & Associates, LLC Files Class Action Lawsuit Over 45-Day Rule

Posted on: February 18, 2022
New Jersey Department of EducationClass Action Lawsuit

John Rue & Associates, LLC has filed a class action lawsuit against the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) on behalf of parents over the state’s 45-day rule. The suit is scheduled to go to trial in the coming weeks. Since the Complaint was initially filed in 2019, seven more law firms have joined, and […]

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Notice to the Bar

Posted on: January 7, 2022

Click on the image below to review the Notice to the Bar Requesting Comments on Recommendations Relating to Retainer Fee Agreements in Statutory Fee-Shifting Cases

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What Is the Purpose of an IEP?

Posted on: December 2, 2021
IEP

The IDEA explains that those students who qualify for special education are eligible to receive an Individualized Education Program (IEP). The IEP provides the basic framework for the student’s education and describes the instruction, support, and services that the district will provide to ensure that the student receives a free appropriate public education (called a […]

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What Should I Do if I Disagree With My Child’s IEP?

Posted on: September 22, 2021
IEP Meeting

When your child receives special education services, making sure that they receive an appropriate education can be difficult. Unfortunately, it can be particularly frustrating when the local school district saddles your child with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) that fails to address their unique needs. The good news is that you are not “stuck” with […]

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Open Letter to Ringwood Parents about Waivers

Posted on: May 5, 2020
Letter to Ridgewood

Dear Ringwood Parents: An email communication sent to you by Ringwood Board of Education dated May 4, 2020, grossly mischaracterizes a recent Memorandum from the Department of Education, “Parental Waivers for the Delivery of Remote or Virtual Special Education and Related Services.” Notwithstanding the DOE Memo’s actual title, Ringwood suggests that the DOE Memo was […]

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Follow-up to N.J. School Districts Weaponize COVID-19 Against Parents

Posted on: April 29, 2020

A number of parents have asked us follow-up questions about our blog post about waivers.  Here are responses to the most common questions: What’s wrong with asking for a waiver? I think the district just wants to protect itself from parents suing them claiming that the services being provided are not good enough. The problem […]

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N.J. School Districts Weaponize COVID-19 Against Parents

Posted on: April 27, 2020

Some New Jersey school districts are taking advantage of the vulnerability of parents of children with disabilities during the pandemic, by demanding a broad waiver of all legal liability in exchange for nothing more than providing the services required by the child’s IEP. Huffington Post has the full story, here. Would you sign a breathtakingly […]

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