NJBIZ - Law http://www.njbiz.com/section/law Law Law en-us Copyright 2018 NJBIZ Tue, 20 Nov 2018 21:56:26 EST Tue, 20 Nov 2018 21:56:26 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181120/NJBIZ01/181129988&source=RSS FAA rules in favor of United in complaint against Port Authority The Federal Aviation Administration has ruled in favor of United Airlines&#8217 complaint in a 2014 lawsuit against the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey alleging the port charged &#8220unreasonable rates using a fee methodology that is not cost-based and lacks transparency&#8221 at Newark Liberty International Airport. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181120/NJBIZ01/181129988&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181120/NJBIZ01/181129991&source=RSS Edelstein joins Scarinci Hollenbeck's CRE group Stephanie Edelstein joined law firm Scarinci Hollenbeck&#8217s commercial real estate group as counsel on Tuesday. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 13:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181120/NJBIZ01/181129991&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181119/NJBIZ01/181119873&source=RSS Murphy administration provides 2.1 million for immigration representation The Murphy Administration has allocated 2. 1 million to provide legal representation to those facing immigration issues, making good on its promise made in a budget initiative in July. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181119/NJBIZ01/181119873&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181116/NJBIZ01/181119900&source=RSS Senate opponent to legal cannabis now 'leaning' yes Sen. Joe Vitale, D-19th district, a key holdout in opposition to legalizing recreational marijuana in the state, has changed course and now says he is &#8220leaning to support&#8221 such a measure. Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181116/NJBIZ01/181119900&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181115/NJBIZ01/181119928&source=RSS Lawmakers eye November committee vote on marijuana The state's top Democrats are aiming to pass a bill out of committee later this month that would legalize adult-use marijuana, but it remains unclear when the Legislature would vote on such a bill. Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181115/NJBIZ01/181119928&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181114/NJBIZ01/181119941&source=RSS Legal group lauds NJ Supreme Court's Accutane ruling A recent New Jersey Supreme Court decision that dismissed more than 500 cases alleging Hoffmann-LaRoche&#8217s Accutane acne medicine caused chronic bowel disease is being praised as a victory for the business community by Trenton-based New Jersey Civil Justice Institute, a legal advocacy group. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 12:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181114/NJBIZ01/181119941&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181113/NJBIZ01/181119951&source=RSS AG sues JJ subsidiary for practices related to opioid products The state of New Jersey has filed a five-count lawsuit against Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. , a subsidiary of Johnson Johnson, for deceiving consumers about the dangers of two of its opioid products with high potential for abuse &#8211 Nucynta and Nucynta ER, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Tuesday. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181113/NJBIZ01/181119951&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119988&source=RSS Harvesting new business Evolution of NJ cannabis market presents big opportunities for local firms As support for legalization of recreational marijuana use gains steam, lawyers are gearing up for a bumper crop of business. A recent Rutgers-Eagleton poll shows 58 percent of state residents favor the legalization of adult use, and legislation is expected to be introduced before the end of the year. Meanwhile, the state has expanded its medical. . . Mon, 12 Nov 2018 10:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119988&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119989&source=RSS As legal issues evolve, lawyers must be vigilant about staying current When business owners and others seek advice from their attorney, they expect to get an informed answer. But as lawyers juggle a barrage of evolving legal issues, it&#8217s reasonable to ask How do they keep up with all the changes? Mon, 12 Nov 2018 10:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119989&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119996&source=RSS Balancing the scales Lessons from the Great Recession have taught firms to operate leaner For a long time, law firms seemed virtually invulnerable to economic changes. In boom times, companies needed legal professionals to help them expand in lean times, they still needed them to chart paths through an increasing maze of regulations. But then the Great Recession hit and many big firms slashed their ranks while others disappeared. . . Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119996&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109861&source=RSS Graziano tapped to be new ABC head The Murphy administration named James Graziano, a partner at the law firm Graziano, Piasecki Whitelaw LLC, as its pick to head the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109861&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181108/NJBIZ01/181109879&source=RSS D'Avanzo joins Pashman Stein's Westchester office Trial attorney Joseph D&#8217Avanzo has joined Hackensack-based Pashman Stein Walder Hayden as managing partner of its office in Purchase, N. Y. Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181108/NJBIZ01/181109879&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181105/NJBIZ01/181109926&source=RSS 2 NJ teachers file suit alleging union dues collected without consent A federal court is being asked to strike down New Jersey's Workplace Democracy Enhancement Act, a law enacted in May to serve as the state's workaround to the landmark U. S. Supreme Court Janus case. Mon, 05 Nov 2018 14:57:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181105/NJBIZ01/181109926&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181105/NJBIZ01/181109945&source=RSS Hill Wallack opens Red Bank office Princeton-based law firm Hill Wallack LLP has expanded to Red Bank with a new office. Mon, 05 Nov 2018 07:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181105/NJBIZ01/181109945&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181102/NJBIZ01/181109964&source=RSS AG Georgia vendor liable for exposing Virtua patient files Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and the state Division of Consumer Affairs on Friday announced a 200,000 settlement with a now-defunct company responsible for a security lapse that allowed the public to view online patient records belonging to more than 1,650 individuals treated by doctors with Virtua Medical Group. Fri, 02 Nov 2018 13:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181102/NJBIZ01/181109964&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181030/NJBIZ01/181039982&source=RSS Gopal introduces bill in support of small breweries Sen. Vin Gopal introduced a bill Tuesday that would allow microbreweries to hold special events both on- and off-site with prior notifications to the Alcoholic Beverage Control. Tue, 30 Oct 2018 17:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181030/NJBIZ01/181039982&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181026/NJBIZ01/181029896&source=RSS Third Point sues Campbell board, seeks halt to November shareholders meeting New York-based hedge fund Third Point LLC and former Campbell Soup Co. board member George Strawbridge Jr. have filed a lawsuit against each of the members of company&#8217s current board of directors. Fri, 26 Oct 2018 13:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181026/NJBIZ01/181029896&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181026/NJBIZ01/181029912&source=RSS Experts debate pros and cons of doing business in NJ at EisnerAmper summit Putting a new twist on the 1980s tourism campaign, a panel of experts from the public and private sectors offered insights into the opportunities and challenges New Jersey offers for businesses at the eighth annual EisnerAmper New Jersey Business Summit on Thursday night in Iselin. Fri, 26 Oct 2018 08:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181026/NJBIZ01/181029912&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181026/NJBIZ01/181029913&source=RSS Cannatalks panelist 4.2B invested in legal cannabis in last year About 6 billion has been invested in the nation&#8217s legal cannabis market, according to Jeanne Sullivan, general partner at cannabis investment firm Arcview Group in Oakland, Calif. Compare that to this time last year, when 1. 8 billion had been invested and, she said, &#8220you can see it&#8217s torquing. &#8221 Fri, 26 Oct 2018 08:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181026/NJBIZ01/181029913&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181024/NJBIZ01/181029940&source=RSS Porzio launches new esports team Porzio, Bromberg Newman PC and its wholly-owned subsidiary Porzio Governmental Affairs announced the launch of a team Wednesday to support emerging businesses in New Jersey&#8217s esports industry. Wed, 24 Oct 2018 14:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181024/NJBIZ01/181029940&source=RSS