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White Collar Crime News

White Collar Crime News

Covers white collar crime news. By Jef Henninger.

http://whitecollarcrimenews.com
  • May 23

    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer

    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer
    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer A theft charge in Seaside Heights can apply to any number of possible events. The possible scenarios seem endless. Of course, the classic offense is simply picking up something that doesn’t belong to you.…
  • May 23

    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer

    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer
    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer A theft charge in Seaside Heights can apply to any number of possible events. The possible scenarios seem endless. Of course, the classic offense is simply picking up something that doesn’t belong to you.…
  • May 1

    Will Chris Christie be arrested in Bridgegate scandal?

    Will Chris Christie be arrested in Bridgegate scandal?
    Today in New Jersey, David Wildstein entered a guilty plea and indictments against Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni were unsealed.  This left most people wondering, well what about Chris Christie?  At least some were expecting that he…
Rank this Week: 161

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

Covers CEPA/whistleblower, ERISA, non-compete agreements, sexual harassment, Title VII, USERRA and workers compensation. By Steinberg Law Offices.

http://employment.lawfirmnewjersey.com/
  • Dec 28

    Some Year-End Employment Law Thoughts for NJ

    Some Year-End Employment Law Thoughts for NJ
    There are two business days left until we hit 2017, so this is a good time for a handful of parting thoughts on the employment law landscape, plus some suggestions on how to hit the ground running in the New Year. 2016 saw significant…
  • Dec 4

    Requiem For A Friend: James Ventantonio, Esq.

    Requiem For A Friend: James Ventantonio, Esq.
    A few days ago a leading light of Somerset County was extinguished unexpectedly.  Jim Ventantonio was taken from us far too soon, at a still youthful 76 years of age.  Jim embodied personal decency, professional accomplishment, and…
  • Dec 2

    Unemployment Theft Punished by 7 Year

    Unemployment Theft Punished by 7 Year
    The question: how did she get away with it for so long?  The woman in question used 24 false identities to collect $345,000 in fraudulent unemployment benefits.  Story here. It seems like crime paid in this case, at least for a…
Rank this Week: 234

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Jan 13

    What to Do after a Hit and Run Accident: 5 Steps All Drivers Need to Know

    What to Do after a Hit and Run Accident: 5 Steps All Drivers Need to Know
    It is more difficult to get the compensation you need for injuries or property damage after a Pennsylvania or New Jersey hit and run. While your medical benefits coverage will pay for some of your treatment, it is not unusual for the cost of…
  • Jan 12

    New Jersey Sees Traffic Fatalities Rise in 2016

    New Jersey Sees Traffic Fatalities Rise in 2016
    A new report from New Jersey State Police shows that the number of fatal car crashes in the state increased in 2016, for the third year in a row. According to these preliminary statistics, 607 people lost their lives in car accidents in the…
  • Jan 12

    Top Causes of Construction Injuries & Liability for Them

    Top Causes of Construction Injuries & Liability for Them
    Workers in the construction industry have an increased risk of injury over workers in many other occupations. The hazards on a construction site are numerous. While the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has regulations in…
Rank this Week: 291

New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

Covers divorce, mediation, arbitration and litigation. By Charles C. Abut.

http://njdivorceblog.typepad.com/new_jersey_divorce_law_me/
Rank this Week: 362

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Covers current events that affect New Jersey criminal defense.

http://www.nj-defense-lawyer.com/lawblog/
Rank this Week: 582

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Did Improper Maintenance Lead to Boy’s Injury in Escalator Accident?

    Did Improper Maintenance Lead to Boy’s Injury in Escalator Accident?
    A New Jersey family recently filed suit against the Oxford Valley Mall and the Schindler Corporation, which operates the escalators at the mall, claiming the two entities were responsible for a 2014 incident in which the family’s young…
  • Jan 2

    Cuisinart Food Processors Involved in One of the Largest Appliance Recalls in History

    Cuisinart Food Processors Involved in One of the Largest Appliance Recalls in History
    Conair Corp. last month recalled about eight million Cuisinart brand food processors just as home cooks were putting the machines to work chopping, grating and mixing food in preparation for the Christmas and Hanukkah holidays. The recall,…
  • Dec 19

    Too Little Sleep Increases Drivers’ Risks for Accident

    Too Little Sleep Increases Drivers’ Risks for Accident
    This time of year it is not uncommon for people to push through to accomplish everything on their to-do lists, even when that means sacrificing some sleep. But depriving yourself of the recommended amount of sleep can have serious…
Rank this Week: 684

New Jersey Senate Republicans

New Jersey Senate Republicans

Provides legislative support to teh Republican senators in the Legislature of the State of New Jersey.

http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=Rr9IF0xl3RGXd835_w6H4A
  • Jan 13

    Now Law: Beck Bill Furthering Protections for Sexual Assault Survivor

    Now Law: Beck Bill Furthering Protections for Sexual Assault Survivor
    Governor Christie has signed legislation sponsored by Senator Jennifer Beck (R-Monmouth) to protect a greater number of victims by making certain modifications to a law she pioneered, known as the “Sexual Assault Survivor Protection Act…
  • Jan 13

    Oroho to Serve on Special Committee on School Funding

    Oroho to Serve on Special Committee on School Funding
    Sen. Steven Oroho will serve on a select Senate committee to examine the state's broken school funding system that is a major component of New Jersey's property tax crisis.
  • Jan 13

    Varsity Letter Bill Co-Sponsored by Oroho Passed by Senate Committee

    Varsity Letter Bill Co-Sponsored by Oroho Passed by Senate Committee
    Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Steve Oroho to expand opportunities for students to earn varsity letters was passed by a senate committee.
Rank this Week: 524

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • Jan 9

    What Happens to Child Support if My Child Is Taken From Me?

    What Happens to Child Support if My Child Is Taken From Me?
    Every child has the right to financial support from both parents, regardless of who has custody. The responsibility to financially support your child doesn’t necessarily go away if you lose custody or if your child is taken from you.
  • Jan 6

    Your Responsibilities as a Parent During School Break

    Your Responsibilities as a Parent During School Break
    You have certain responsibilities as a parent during school breaks, regardless of who has custody. Your main responsibility is making sure your child has adequate supervision when not in school and that you speak with the custodial parent…
  • Jan 5

    How Are Foster Parents Screened?

    How Are Foster Parents Screened?
    Because children in foster care often have unique needs, foster parents are carefully screened and given training on how to care for a foster child.
Rank this Week: 779

New York & New Jersey Business…

New York & New Jersey Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business startup law. By Samuel C Berger, PC.

http://www.newjerseybusinesslawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 5

    Proposed New York State Regulations Address Cyberattack Risk

    Proposed New York State Regulations Address Cyberattack Risk
    Cybersecurity is a critically important concern for businesses of all sizes and in all sectors of the economy. The growth of various electronic data systems, not to mention the internet, has brought almost countless new risks from hackers and…
  • Dec 15

    FTC Issues Guidance for Businesses that Handle Private Medical Information

    FTC Issues Guidance for Businesses that Handle Private Medical Information
    Digital technology enables businesses to store information electronically, without the need for expansive file cabinets and storage facilities, and to transmit data quickly and efficiently. It also exposes businesses to the risk of data…
  • Dec 1

    New York Statute Could Make Certain Shareholders Individually Liable for Unpaid Wage

    New York Statute Could Make Certain Shareholders Individually Liable for Unpaid Wage
    The owners of a corporation, typically known as shareholders or stockholders, are shielded from individual liability for corporate debts. This is one of the main purposes of organizing a business venture as a corporation. Protection from…
Rank this Week: 909

Essex County NJ Criminal Attorney

Essex County NJ Criminal Attorney

Covers criminal and traffic offenses in New Jersey. By Todd Palumbo.

http://essexcountynjcriminalattorneys.wordpress.com
  • Jun 3

    Charged with Refusal? The Ticket may be Incorrect

    Charged with Refusal? The Ticket may be Incorrect
    I’ve represented many clients charged with Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Breath Test. This ticket is usually accompanied by a DWI charge as well. Refusal charges are typically difficult to beat. I feel that I have better success than…
  • May 16

    Improper Turn Law New Jersey

    Improper Turn Law New Jersey
    Under New Jersey law, the following may constitute a “turn:” A turn at an intersection An entry into a driveway or private roadway A move to the right or left upon a roadway A deviation from a direct course A … Continue…
  • Mar 29

    Using a Confidential Informant to Arrest a Suspect

    Using a Confidential Informant to Arrest a Suspect
    Many of the drug cases that I handle involve the Police using a confidential informant (or CI) as part of the investigation. A confidential informant is typically an individual who has been arrested for a separate crime and in exchange…
Rank this Week: 917

New Jersey Business Dissolution…

New Jersey Business Dissolution Journal

Covers business disputes and dissolutions, shareholder rights, and conflicts of interest. By The McDaniel Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.newjerseybusinessdissolutionjournal.com/
  • Nov 5

    Supreme Court Will Decide LLC Expulsion Dispute

    Supreme Court Will Decide LLC Expulsion Dispute
    The New Jersey Supreme Court will consider the standards for expulsion of a member from a limitedliability company.  The Court granted certification   in  IE Test, LLC v. Carroll, Docket NO. A-6159-12T4 (N.J. Super. App.…
  • Nov 5

    Supreme Court Will Decide LLC Expulsion Dispute

    Supreme Court Will Decide LLC Expulsion Dispute
    The New Jersey Supreme Court will consider the standards for expulsion of a member from a limitedliability company.  The Court granted certification   in  IE Test, LLC v. Carroll, Docket NO. A-6159-12T4 (N.J. Super. App.…
  • Sep 30

    Majority Rule in Closely Held Business May Create Fiduciary Dutie

    Majority Rule in Closely Held Business May Create Fiduciary Dutie
    The three majority members of a five-member limited liability company decide that they want to take a major action, such as selling the assets of the business or buying another business. They present the decision to the minority and proceed…
Rank this Week: 656

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 806

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

Covers DUI charges and legal defenses. By Matthew W. Reisig.

http://www.newjersey-dui-attorney.com/blog/
  • Jan 16

    Scotch Plains NJ Former Top Cop Charged in DWI Crash

    Scotch Plains NJ Former Top Cop Charged in DWI Crash
    The former police chief of Scotch Plains, New Jersey, who retired in March, has been charged with driving under the influence after he crashed his vehicle into a utility pole in South Plainfield in September. Brian T. Mahoney, 51, spent…
  • Jan 16

    Proposed Legislation in NJ Could Mean Jailtime For DWI With Fatalitie

    Proposed Legislation in NJ Could Mean Jailtime For DWI With Fatalitie
    Legislation being considered in New Jersey’s state senate would create a new felony charge that prosecutors could levy against drunk drivers involved in fatal crashes. Under a proposal by State Senator Dave Oroho, R-24, a third degree…
  • Jan 16

    Falsified Calibration Data Could Upend 20,000 DWI Convictions in NJ

    Falsified Calibration Data Could Upend 20,000 DWI Convictions in NJ
    A New Jersey State Police sergeant whose job was to calibrate Alcotest devices in several counties has been accused of records tampering in a case that may compromise more than 20,000 DWI convictions over a seven year period. Sgt. Marc…
Rank this Week: 3587

New Jersey Criminal Defense…

New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James S. Friedman, LLC.

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1870

Jerry Tanenbaum's Blog

Jerry Tanenbaum's Blog

Covers school law, special education, bullying, school discipline and school-related First Amendment rights.

http://jerrytanenbaum.com/sample-page/
  • Jan 16

    Charter Schools and Children with Disabilitie

    Charter Schools and Children with Disabilitie
    The U.S. Department of Education recently released a “Dear Colleague” Letter to clarify that all students who qualify, or would qualify, in their neighborhood school District for either an IEP under the I.D.E.A., or a Section 504…
  • Jul 1

    Teenager with Disabilities Injured and Arrested by TSA Workers in Airport

    Teenager with Disabilities Injured and Arrested by TSA Workers in Airport
    Another sad reminder in the news, that caregivers of people with disabilities cannot presume that authority personnel will listen to or understand the caregiver’s guidance on how best to deal with a person’s disabilities. This sad…
  • Jun 2

    What Level of Educational Benefit Must Schools Provide to Children with Special Needs?

    What Level of Educational Benefit Must Schools Provide to Children with Special Needs?
    An important case is currently before the U.S. Supreme Court that could cause significant harm to children across the nation who need special education services, or it could raise the bar for children with disabilities in areas that currently…
Rank this Week: 1868

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By the Law Office of Peter Van Aulen.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • Jan 16

    Paying Additional Child Support in NJ for a Gifted Child

    Paying Additional Child Support in NJ for a Gifted Child
    When a judge calculates the amount of child support that a parent must pay for a child, many different expenses are factored into that calculation. Certainly things like food, clothing and shelter are included, but additional items such as…
  • Dec 26

    Custody Neutral Assessments Found to Be Not Admissible in a NJ Child Custody Case

    Custody Neutral Assessments Found to Be Not Admissible in a NJ Child Custody Case
    Child custody cases can often be contentious, expensive, and lengthy. Because of this, New Jersey courts have developed programs like mediation to assist parents in settling their differences outside of the courtroom. The Custody Neutral…
  • Dec 12

    NAVIGATING THE HOLIDAYS AFTER A DIVORCE IN NJ

    NAVIGATING THE HOLIDAYS AFTER A DIVORCE IN NJ
    For many people, the holidays are a time of family gatherings and happy memories.  However, for recently divorced couples with children, the holidays present a myriad of issues.  Who will have the kids on Christmas morning? How will…
Rank this Week: 1998

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

Covers New Jersey business, labor and employment, estate planning and consumer law. By McLaughlin & Nardi, LLC.

http://www.newjerseylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3633

The Consumer Financial Services…

The Consumer Financial Services Blog

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Fair Credit Billing Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. By Maurice & Needleman, P.C.

http://consumerfsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3816

NJ Personal Injury Blog

NJ Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law and cases in New Jersey. By the Law Offices of Francis M. Smith.

http://www.franksmithlaw.com/nj-personal-injury-blog/
  • Jan 16

    Mediation in Personal Injury Case

    Mediation in Personal Injury Case
    By Francis M. SmithMost personal injury claims are resolved with the two sides agreeing to a settlement rather than going to court (some say over 97%). Reaching a settlement has distinct benefits for both the injured plaintiff and the…
  • Jan 13

    NHTSA National Crackdown - Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

    NHTSA National Crackdown - Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
    By Francis M. SmithThe winter holidays are a time for celebration, hope, and renewal in defiance of the cold and long nights. During this season, many people travel long distances for a special dinner with relatives or a party with friends.…
  • Jan 11

    Arbitration in Personal Injury Case

    Arbitration in Personal Injury Case
    By Francis M. SmithWhen you are making a personal injury claim, most lawyers will rightly tell you that the process begins with investigation of the accident by your attorney and the insurance company. After both sides have had the…
Rank this Week: 2692

Hauptman and Hauptman, P.C. Blog

Hauptman and Hauptman, P.C. Blog

Covers guardianship, Medicaid, probate and estate administration.

http://www.hauptmanlaw.com/blog
  • Jan 15

    The Importance of Having a Medicare Supplement (Part 1)

    The Importance of Having a Medicare Supplement (Part 1)
                    Since a large majority of our clients are over the age of 65 or disabled and receiving Social Security, those clients also receive Medicare…
  • Jan 8

    What to Do When You Have No One to Help (Part 2)

    What to Do When You Have No One to Help (Part 2)
                    Last week I presented to you the hypothetical, but very common case, of Jane who is in the hospital and has acute and chronic health issues.  She…
  • Jan 2

    What to Do When You Have No One to Help

    What to Do When You Have No One to Help
                    I have written often about the need for everyone to have a support system in place in the event of a crisis.  Think about whom you would turn to…
Rank this Week: 2547

Ruminations

Ruminations

Covers concepts and misconceptions in the practice of retail real estate law. By Meislik & Meislik.

http://www.retailrealestatelaw.com/
  • Jan 15

    You Snooze; You Lose; Maybe; Probably

    You Snooze; You Lose; Maybe; Probably
    PrintWhat is in the water that many, too many, landlords drink? What can they be thinking? The same can be said (though not as often) about tenants, and we will do so. What is in the water that many, too many, tenants drink? What can they be…
  • Jan 8

    For Want Of A Parenthesis A King’s Ransom Could Have Been Lost

    For Want Of A Parenthesis A King’s Ransom Could Have Been Lost
    PrintWhat is every document writer’s nightmare (or at least one of their nightmares)? How about a mere “typo”? “Typo,” short for “typographical error,” is (as all readers already know), “an…
  • Jan 1

    Let There Be No More Blog Postings Similar In Concept To Ruminations; We Have An Exclusive

    Let There Be No More Blog Postings Similar In Concept To Ruminations; We Have An Exclusive
    PrintMany businesspeople reach agreement as to a principle expecting that someone else will express it in words that can be understood, in a common way, by others. So, when it is agreed that a landlord will not allow any “diner similar…
Rank this Week: 2791

Legal Insurance Blog

Legal Insurance Blog

Covers the benefits of pre-paid legal services. By Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc.

http://www.legal-insurance-blog.com/
  • Jan 13

    College Debt Can Be Paid Off

    College Debt Can Be Paid Off
    It Doesn’t Have to be a Life Long Burden College is not always a happy experience. There are many long hours late at night and lots of stress over grades. It would be nice if that anxiety ends on graduation day but it does not. Most…
  • Jan 10

    Relieving Single Parent Stre

    Relieving Single Parent Stre
     These Employees Need Help Being a single parent is never easy. This person does the work of two individuals in raising a family. It often happens that a single parent must deal with public agencies. This maybe for matters such as…
  • Dec 30

    Financial Wellness as a New Year’s Resolution

    Financial Wellness as a New Year’s Resolution
    It Will Lower Stress Levels A popular New Year’s resolution for many folks is to get their financial wellness in order. It’s very sensible, and people start out with the very best of intentions. The problem is that these good…
Rank this Week: 3234

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 13

    SEC News - Fraudulent EB-5 Offerings, Hackers, and FCPA Charge

    SEC News - Fraudulent EB-5 Offerings, Hackers, and FCPA Charge
    Businessman Settles Charges of Fraudulent EB-5 OfferingA Florida-based businessman has agreed to settle charges that he misused investor funds intended to create U.S. jobs through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program.SEC Charges Lawyer With…
  • Jan 4

    Jay Clayton said to be top contender for Trump’s SEC chief - MarketWatch

    Jay Clayton said to be top contender for Trump’s SEC chief - MarketWatch
    Jay Clayton said to be top contender for Trump’s SEC chief - MarketWatch:"Wall Street lawyer Jay Clayton has emerged as the leading candidate to be chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission and could be announced as the nominee…
  • Jan 3

    Fired $1M adviser wins $417K case against Southwest Securities for wrongful termination

    Fired $1M adviser wins $417K case against Southwest Securities for wrongful termination
    A broker who generated $1 million in annual revenue won a $417,000 case against her former employer, Southwest Securities, for wrongful termination from a FINRA arbitration panel.According to the OWS article, the broker was contacted for an…
Rank this Week: 2201

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

Covers labor and employment law of PA, NJ and DE businesses. By Eric B. Meyer.

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
  • Jan 13

    Can you require an employee to take an HIV test?

    Can you require an employee to take an HIV test?
    The answer to this question, because I’m a lawyer, is “it depends.” Naturally, of course. Well, what does it depend on? Ok. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, an employer cannot require a medical…
  • Jan 12

    So, why hasn’t that bill banning salary-history questions been signed into law yet?

    So, why hasn’t that bill banning salary-history questions been signed into law yet?
    Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? (Mute your computer at 1:12 and 1:36) Last month, I wrote here about how about how Philly employers asking salary-history questions to job candidates was poised to go the way of the dodo bird.…
  • Jan 11

    3d Cir: Even where old folks are treated fairly, OLDER folks can bring age-bias claim

    3d Cir: Even where old folks are treated fairly, OLDER folks can bring age-bias claim
    You’ll have to pardon the headline. I’m not nearly as articulate as the Third Circuit was in yesterday’s opinion in Karlo v. Pittsburgh Glass Works, LLC, using words like “cognizable” and “disproportionate…
Rank this Week: 3062

New Jersey Divorce and Family…

New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and divorce law. By The Law Office of James P. Yudes, P.C.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2476

New Jersey Estate Planning Center…

New Jersey Estate Planning Center Blog

Covers New Jersey estate planning. By Media Law Group.

http://www.jerseyestateplanning.com/blog/
  • Jan 12

    Minimize Conflict with the Right Estate Plan

    Minimize Conflict with the Right Estate Plan
    Whether you’ve watched the story unfold in the national media after a celebrity passes away with an unclear estate plan or no plan at all or whether you’ve witnessed a friend or family member go through the same process,…
  • Jan 5

    Why You Need to Consider Life Insurance as Part of Your Estate Planning Policy

    Why You Need to Consider Life Insurance as Part of Your Estate Planning Policy
    Do you have enough life insurance or a policy at all? Life insurance is an important part of the estate planning process. You may even want to make use of an irrevocable life insurance trust to give you more protection. In these situations,…
  • Dec 29

    Putting Pen to Paper – Four Things to Keep in Mind as You Put Together a Will

    Putting Pen to Paper – Four Things to Keep in Mind as You Put Together a Will
    A will is the most basic of estate planning documents, but it also plays a crucial role in assisting with passing on your property after you pass away and to ensure that those assets will be transferred according to your wishes.   There…
Rank this Week: 4648

Employment Case of the Week

Employment Case of the Week

Examines one of the most interesting cases of the week and provides analysis and commentary. By Alan H. Schorr & Associates, P.C.

http://www.schorrlaw.com/case-of-the-week/
  • Jan 12

    Week Ending 1/4/17: Clem v. Case Pork Roll Co.

    Week Ending 1/4/17: Clem v. Case Pork Roll Co.
    Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending January 4, 2017 Clem v. Case Pork Roll Co., 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 554 (D.N.J. January 4, 2017) While 2016 started and ended with a bang, 2017 is starting with a toot. This…
  • Jan 3

    Week Ending 12/30/16: Zieger v. PSEG

    Week Ending 12/30/16: Zieger v. PSEG
    Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending December 30, 2016 Zieger v. Public Service Enterprise Group, Inc., 2016 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2739 App. Div.  (Unpublished) (December 28, 2016) The year 2016 ended the…
  • Jan 3

    Unemployment Year End Statistics and Analysis 2016

    Unemployment Year End Statistics and Analysis 2016
    UNEMPLOYMENT HEARING  STATISTICS - YEAR END 2016 For the past few years we have been requesting statistics, via OPRA, from the Department of Labor in order to compare results from our firm with the overall averages of unemployment…
Rank this Week: 1898

Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg Blog

Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg Blog

Covers disability and social security, elder law, and VA benefits.

http://blog.finkrosnerershow-levenberg.com/
  • Jan 12

    Act Fast to appeal termination of Medicare skilled care benefit

    Act Fast to appeal termination of Medicare skilled care benefit
    When a senior or disabled patient who is on Medicare transfers to a skilled nursing facility for “rehab” after a hospitalization (of 3 days or more), a treatment plan is developed based on the physician’s orders, which…
  • Jan 10

    Medicaid annuity planning is alive and well in NJ

    Medicaid annuity planning is alive and well in NJ
    When a person applies for Medicaid under the NJ MLTSS program after having made gift transfers during the most recent 5 years, there will likely be a penalty period in which Medicaid will not pay for the care that this … Continue…
  • Jan 8

    Statewide Transition Plan for Disabled Finally Threading the Needle?

    Statewide Transition Plan for Disabled Finally Threading the Needle?
    Stakeholders in New Jersey made their feelings known in a big way to State DDD officials on a new transition plan that New Jersey had to give to the federal government showing the State’s increased efforts to develop residential…
Rank this Week: 2280

Tax, Trust and Estate News

Tax, Trust and Estate News

Covers federal and state income taxes, and business taxes. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

http://taxtrustestatenews.com/
  • Jan 12

    A Closer Look at the House GOP Tax Reform Blueprint

    A Closer Look at the House GOP Tax Reform Blueprint
    While President-elect Donald Trump has his own tax plan, the House GOP formulated an approach of its own. The House GOP Tax Reform Blueprint positions itself as a growth-friendly plan, one that encourages business investment and simplifies…
  • Jan 10

    Estate Planning Regulation Impacts Small Business And Estate Tax Planning Strategie

    Estate Planning Regulation Impacts Small Business And Estate Tax Planning Strategie
    The government lost estate and gift tax cases that attracted headlines. In response, the Department of Treasury (“Treasury”) proposed new regulations in early 2016 that would amend definitions in the 1992 regulations that were…
  • Jan 4

    Will Tax Credit Partnerships Continue in 2017 And Beyond?

    Will Tax Credit Partnerships Continue in 2017 And Beyond?
    Tax reform is a current topic in the news and on talk shows. All agree that the Internal Revenue Code is complicated and there are two cases in the historical tax credit area that illustrate this point and the risk one faces in entering into…
Rank this Week: 2947

New Jersey Family Law Blog

New Jersey Family Law Blog

Covers alimony, child support, child custody, divorce and more. By the Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyfamilylawblog.com/
  • Jan 9

    Deciphering the Complicated Process of Property Distribution

    Deciphering the Complicated Process of Property Distribution
    The distribution of property in connection with a divorce is a complex legal issue. Even answers to seemingly simple questions like who should get a marital home that was purchased before the wedding may surprise you. Courts consider a number…
  • Dec 26

    Keep Your Child Safe – and Warm – in the Car

    Keep Your Child Safe – and Warm – in the Car
    Now that winter has arrived and the temperatures are dropping, most parents want to make sure their children are bundled up against the cold. Be aware, however, that the same coats that keep children warm when outdoors in the winter months…
  • Dec 12

    Do You Need a Forensic Accountant?

    Do You Need a Forensic Accountant?
    A crucial part of the divorce process is dividing up the couple’s assets and debts in as equitable a manner as possible. Sometimes this distribution of assets is simple, while other times it is much more complicated,…
Rank this Week: 1484

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Jan 9

    The Three Most Common Construction Accidents – and How to Avoid Them

    The Three Most Common Construction Accidents – and How to Avoid Them
    It should come as no surprise that construction work is one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States. Even in states such as New Jersey, which compares favorably with other states when it comes to overall safety, construction…
  • Jan 4

    Can I Claim Workers’ Compensation for a WEAR and TEAR™ Injury from a Past Job?

    Can I Claim Workers’ Compensation for a WEAR and TEAR™ Injury from a Past Job?
    Of the questions that many New Jersey workers have concerning WEAR and TEAR™ injuries – those injuries that do not appear suddenly, but which develop over a significant time period – is whether a claim can be filed against a…
  • Dec 21

    As Winter Months Approach, NJ Highways Are Already Treacherou

    As Winter Months Approach, NJ Highways Are Already Treacherou
    As motorists in South Jersey get ready for various sorts of inclement weather this winter, we are reminded of just how treacherous our roads can be, even under decent conditions. As has been reported, a Willingboro, New Jersey man sustained…
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New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

Features case law, legislative enactments and news about New Jersey divorce and matrimonial developments. By Charles C. Abut.

http://www.njdivorceblog.typepad.com/
Rank this Week: 3474

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

By Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C.

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Jan 9

    Assemblyman Hopes to Improve New Jersey Paid Family Leave

    Assemblyman Hopes to Improve New Jersey Paid Family Leave
    According to a recent report in the New Jersey Law Journal, New Jersey State Assemblyman Reed Gusciora is planning to propose legislation to improve paid family leave benefits. The New Jersey Paid Family Leave Act, which was passed in 2009,…
  • Jan 4

    New Jersey and New York Raise Minimum Wage

    New Jersey and New York Raise Minimum Wage
    Starting on January 1, 2017, the minimum wage has increased in New York State, New York City and New Jersey.  Specifically: New Jersey The minimum wage has increased from $8.38 to $8.44 per hour as a cost of living increase.  Under…
  • Dec 29

    Employee’s Disability Harassment Claim Can Proceed to Trial

    Employee’s Disability Harassment Claim Can Proceed to Trial
    Earlier this month, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey permitted an employee to continue with his claim that his employer harassed him because he is disabled, but dismissed his other disability discrimination…
Rank this Week: 1157

Hayes Firm Legal Blog

Hayes Firm Legal Blog

Covers personal injury topics.

http://www.dreamlegalteam.com/law_blog.html
  • Jan 9

    3 Common Misconceptions About Medical Malpractice Case

    3 Common Misconceptions About Medical Malpractice Case
    The law surrounding medical malpractice is complicated, and you will need the assistance of an experienced medical malpractice attorney to help you navigate the law and achieve a successful outcome. That being said, here are 3 common…
  • Jan 3

    Blood Thinner Xarelto Linked to Serious Bleeding Complication

    Blood Thinner Xarelto Linked to Serious Bleeding Complication
    As you may already be aware, the drug Xarelto has been linked to serious bleeding complications and lawsuits are being filed nationwide. If you or a loved one has experienced serious complications from the use of the popular blood thinner…
  • Dec 27

    Diabetes Drug Invokana Linked to Cardiovascular Risks and Diabetic Ketoacidosi

    Diabetes Drug Invokana Linked to Cardiovascular Risks and Diabetic Ketoacidosi
    Invokana (canagliflozin) was approved by the FDA in March 2013 to treat patients who suffer from Type 2 diabetes. It is prescribed to improve glycemic control and to lower blood sugar in adults with Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Diabetes causes…
Rank this Week: 3429

Ahead of the Class

Ahead of the Class

Focuses on class action defense, addressing current cases and decisions, trends, and strategies associated with class action lawsuits. By Montgomery McCracken.

http://classactionblog.mmwr.com
  • Jan 6

    Ninth Circuit Rejects “Administratively Feasible” Requirement in Ascertainability Dispute

    Ninth Circuit Rejects “Administratively Feasible” Requirement in Ascertainability Dispute
    As expected, the Ninth Circuit has joined the Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Circuits in rejecting the Third Circuit’s “administratively feasible” prong of the ascertainability requirement for class certification.  Briseno…
  • Dec 15

    Seventh Circuit Tosses “No Injury” FACTA Claim After Spokeo

    Seventh Circuit Tosses “No Injury” FACTA Claim After Spokeo
    The Seventh Circuit has issued the first opinion of a federal court of appeals addressing, under Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, 136 S. Ct. 1540 (2016), whether a plaintiff has standing to sue under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, 15…
  • Sep 7

    TCPA Update: The Year in Review and Trends for 2016 Webinar

    TCPA Update: The Year in Review and Trends for 2016 Webinar
    Montgomery McCracken’s Class Action Defense practice invites you to attend “Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) Update: The Year in Review and Trends for 2016.” The webinar will take place on Thursday, October 13 from…
Rank this Week: 1759

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm…

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm Blog

Covers employment discrimination and harassment laws. By Resnick Law Group, P.C.

http://www.thenjemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Jan 6

    EEOC Settles Genetic Discrimination Lawsuit for $125,000

    EEOC Settles Genetic Discrimination Lawsuit for $125,000
    Federal law protects employees against discrimination based on a wide and expanding range of factors. Congress enacted the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (GINA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000ff et seq., in 2008 to protect employee privacy…
  • Jan 6

    EEOC Settles Genetic Discrimination Lawsuit for $125,000

    EEOC Settles Genetic Discrimination Lawsuit for $125,000
    Federal law protects employees against discrimination based on a wide and expanding range of factors. Congress enacted the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (GINA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000ff et seq., in 2008 to protect employee privacy…
  • Dec 23

    White House Calls on States to Limit the Scope of Non-Compete Agreement

    White House Calls on States to Limit the Scope of Non-Compete Agreement
    The American economy is largely based on the principle that competition is beneficial to everyone. No system of laws is ever perfect, of course, and ours requires regular revisions to balance different interests, such as an employer’s…
Rank this Week: 3241

New Jersey Lawyer News

New Jersey Lawyer News

Covers criminal and immigration law. By Lubiner, Schmidt & Palumbo, LLC.

http://www.newjerseylawyernews.com/
  • Jan 5

    Will NAFTA-Influenced Border Cities Continue to Thrive Under Trump’s Presidency?

    Will NAFTA-Influenced Border Cities Continue to Thrive Under Trump’s Presidency?
    Throughout his campaign, Donald Trump referenced his tearing up of NAFTA as a positive change of policy for border city voters who have long feared the effects of globalization on their local economies.  Now that the end of NAFTA could,…
  • Jan 4

    Supreme Court Issues Unusual Order in Pending Landmark Immigration Case

    Supreme Court Issues Unusual Order in Pending Landmark Immigration Case
    In November, the Supreme Court heard a class-action challenge brought forth by thousands of immigrants, many of whom are living in the United States legally, who were kept in detention without a real opportunity to vouch for their release. As…
  • Jan 3

    Preparing for the 2017 H-1B Visa Cap

    Preparing for the 2017 H-1B Visa Cap
    Happy New Year!  It’s never too early to start preparing for the H-1B Cap for Fiscal Year 2018, and our immigration attorneys are happy to aid your in the process.  Demand for the H-1B visa has steadily increased over the…
Rank this Week: 2126

Wills and Estate Administration…

Wills and Estate Administration Articles

Covers probate, elder law and litigation topics. By Kenneth Vercammen.

http://njwills.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 5

    Wills, Estate Planning & Probate Seminar

    Wills, Estate Planning & Probate Seminar
    South Brunswick LibraryWills, Estate Planning & Probate SeminarMarch 6, 2017 at 2pm         Free community programWILLS & ESTATE ADMINISTRATION- PROTECT YOUR FAMILY AND MAKE PLANNING EASYSPEAKER: Kenneth Vercammen,…
  • Jan 2

    Marketing and Ethics in Municipal Court Practice in NJ

    Marketing and Ethics in Municipal Court Practice in NJ
    Marketing and Ethics in Municipal Court Practice … and ElsewhereMonday, January 30th from 5:30-8:30NJ Law CenterLearn how to make more money by ethically marketing your practice...and staying ethically compliant!This program will…
  • Dec 29

    New NJ Estate Tax Law, Wills, & Estate Seminar

    New NJ Estate Tax Law, Wills, & Estate Seminar
      Edison LibraryNew NJ Estate Tax Law, Wills & Estate Planning 2017 dates:February 13 at 7PMClara Barton Library, 141 Hoover Ave., Edison, NJ 08837(732)738-0096February 28 Edison Library Main Branch 340 Plainfield Ave., Edison,…
Rank this Week: 4298

Real Property & Environmental Law…

Real Property & Environmental Law Alert

Covers transactional real estate, development/redevelopment, and environmental law. By Gibbons.

http://www.rpelawalert.com/
Rank this Week: 3232

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer…

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer Blog

By IMG Legal Group.

http://www.imglegalgroup.com/#!blog/cxyn
  • Jan 2

    Get a Free Legal Consultation on NJ DUI Charges.

    Get a Free Legal Consultation on NJ DUI Charges.
    DWI Charges in NJ? Get top legal help to Fight and keep Your Freedom to Drive! Get a Free Legal Consultation on NJ DUI Charges.Let us help you look for every opportunity to beat or reduce the charges. If you have never been in trouble with…
  • Dec 20

    Special Greeting During This Holiday Season

    Special Greeting During This Holiday Season
    A special greeting during this Holiday Season we express to you our sincere appreciation for your confidence and loyalty.  Thank you for referring friends and family to our law firm this past year. Thank you, for the trust and confidence…
  • Dec 20

    Domestic Violence Spikes’ Over The Holiday

    Domestic Violence Spikes’ Over The Holiday
    As we find ourselves in the midst of the holiday season Ocean County Domestic Violence Lawyer weighs in on recent reports. Experts say domestic abuse spikes during the holidays. The stress of the holiday can cause perpetrators to feel as if…
Rank this Week: 2077

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

Covers New Jersey family law. By Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 1019

New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, Chapter 7, Chapter 13 and foreclosures. By the Law Offices of Robert Manchel.

http://www.bankruptcylawyer-nj.com/blog/
  • Dec 30

    Can I Keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case?

    Can I Keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case?
    <h2>Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains When A Person May keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 7 Case</h2> An asset must be protected from the trustee and the financing creditor in a New Jersey chapter 7 bankruptcy case. It is…
  • Dec 14

    How A Financed Washer And Dryer Is Treated In A New Jersey Chapter 13

    How A Financed Washer And Dryer Is Treated In A New Jersey Chapter 13
    <h2>New Jersey Lawyer Explains How The Financing On A Washer And Dryer Is Treated In A Chapter 13.</h2> In a New Jersey chapter 13, the debtor must make monthly payments to a chapter 13 trustee. The number of months of the entire…
  • Dec 5

    Can I Keep A Financed Washer and Dryer in a New Jersey Chapter 7?

    Can I Keep A Financed Washer and Dryer in a New Jersey Chapter 7?
    <h2>NJ. Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains When A Person May Keep their Financed Washer and Dryer In A Chapter 7.</h2> Typically, in a New Jersey chapter 7 bankruptcy case, the debtor discharges (eliminates) all unsecured debt. Unsecured…
Rank this Week: 3601

New Jersey Insurance Blog

New Jersey Insurance Blog

Covers New Jersey insurance law decisions. By William D. Wilson.

http://njinsuranceblog.com
  • Dec 29

    It’s Complicated: Owens-Illinois/Carter-Wallace Allocation Revisited Yet Again

    It’s Complicated: Owens-Illinois/Carter-Wallace Allocation Revisited Yet Again
    Cases involving insurance coverage for multiple claims arising out of bodily injury or property damage resulting from exposure to toxic substances or long-term environmental damage can present extremely complex coverage issues.  In such…
  • Dec 14

    Your Cheatin’ Heart: Attempt to Hide Affair Results in Seven-Year Prison Term

    Your Cheatin’ Heart: Attempt to Hide Affair Results in Seven-Year Prison Term
    New Jersey passed the Insurance Fraud Prevention Act (“IFPA”) to aggressively address the problem of insurance fraud in New Jersey.  To that end, the IFPA provides for the imposition of both civil and criminal penalties in…
  • Nov 16

    It’s Too Late: Notice of a Loss Under a Claims-Made Policy

    It’s Too Late: Notice of a Loss Under a Claims-Made Policy
    An insured generally is required to provide its insurer with timely notice of a loss that may be covered under its insurance policy.  Failure to provide timely notice may preclude coverage for the loss.  Under New Jersey law, an…
Rank this Week: 1700

New York & New Jersey Immigration…

New York & New Jersey Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration news, deportations, and visas. By Samuel C Berger, PC.

http://www.newjerseyimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 22

    Immigration Programs Extended into 2017 by Congre

    Immigration Programs Extended into 2017 by Congre
    With a new administration preparing to move into the White House in January 2017, bringing with it a decidedly different take on immigration policy from the outgoing administration, it seems safe to say that the current state of immigration…
  • Dec 8

    Reports Show Benefits of Immigration for New Jersey’s Economy

    Reports Show Benefits of Immigration for New Jersey’s Economy
    Immigration has become a particularly controversial political topic over the past year or two, but immigrants form a critical part of our culture and our economy. Recent reports have further confirmed immigrants’ economic impact, both…
  • Nov 24

    New Jersey Cities Continue to Resist Federal Demands to Assist in Immigration Enforcement

    New Jersey Cities Continue to Resist Federal Demands to Assist in Immigration Enforcement
    The recent presidential election has brought a massive amount of uncertainty for immigrants, prospective immigrants, their employers, and their families. The uncertainty ranges from the new president-elect’s rhetoric regarding…
Rank this Week: 3724

New Jersey Insurance Coverage…

New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation

By Eugene Killian, Jr.

http://www.newjerseyinsurancecoveragelitigation.com
  • Dec 22

    Policy rescission because of misrepresentations on an insurance application

    Policy rescission because of misrepresentations on an insurance application
    There’s an old joke about lawyers and clients. A man is flying in a hot-air balloon and realizes he’s lost. He spots a guy down below. He lowers the balloon and shouts, “Excuse me, can you help me? I promised my friend I…
  • Nov 17

    The law of subrogation, and how it affects policyholder

    The law of subrogation, and how it affects policyholder
    “Subrogation” seems to be a simple concept. You suffer a loss. Your insurance company pays for the loss. Your insurance company then assumes your rights against the party that damaged you. But, like everything in the insurance…
  • Oct 7

    The assignment of insurance policies and claim

    The assignment of insurance policies and claim
    I’ve been a trial lawyer for over 30 years, and I think I need to point out that corporate/transactional lawyers aren’t real lawyers.  If you haven’t been on the receiving end of an evidence ruling that makes you wonder…
Rank this Week: 1864