NJBIZ - Law http://www.njbiz.com/section/law Law Law en-us Copyright 2014 NJBIZ Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:28:54 EST Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:28:54 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829762&source=RSS OSHA cites two N.J. companies The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited two New Jersey companies for safety violations, it announced Thursday. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829762&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829774&source=RSS Attorney renews lease at Hackensack building Gilberto M. Garcia, a general litigation attorney, has renewed his lease at a Hackensack office building, Alfred Sanzari Enterprises announced Wednesday. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829774&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140826/NJBIZ01/140829849&source=RSS Law firm expands space at Hasbrouck Heights site Alfred Sanzari Enterprises, owner and manager of Heights Plaza in Hasbrouck Heights, announced Monday that the Leanza Agrapidis P. C. law firm has renewed its lease and expanded its space at the office building. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140826/NJBIZ01/140829849&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140821/NJBIZ01/140829952&source=RSS Former Newark mayoral candidate Jeffries joins law firm as partner Lowenstein Sandler announced Thursday that it has added former Newark mayoral candidate and Seton Hall Law professor Shavar D. Jeffries as partner. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140821/NJBIZ01/140829952&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140820/NJBIZ01/140829982&source=RSS Revisions to MEWA shelved until the fall as lawmakers spar over mandates The move to revise state regulation of self-insured, multiple-employer health plans, or MEWAs, is being shelved until the fall while Trenton confronts a major stumbling block whether to continue requiring MEWAs to cover state-mandated health benefits that other self-insured health plans outside the MEWA structure don&#8217t have to offer. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140820/NJBIZ01/140829982&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140819/NJBIZ01/140819762&source=RSS MGM Resorts is a step closer to regaining N.J. gaming license MGM Resorts International has agreed to a settlement with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement that could enable it to regain its state gaming license, according to a published report. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140819/NJBIZ01/140819762&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140818/NJBIZ01/140819798&source=RSS Singer plans to regulate MEWAs by amending his previous bill State Sen. Robert W. Singer R-Lakewood said he will introduce this week an amended version of his bill that seeks to encourage employers to join together to create affordable, self-insured health plans. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140818/NJBIZ01/140819798&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140813/NJBIZ01/140819901&source=RSS State accuses Telebrands of fraud act violations 340 complaints investigated over 2 years Telebrands Corp. , known for its &#8220As Seen on TV&#8221 products, has been accused by the state of violating the Consumer Fraud Act it may face a civil penalty of up to 20,000 for each violation of the act, plus consumer restitution. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140813/NJBIZ01/140819901&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140812/NJBIZ01/140819949&source=RSS NGKF negotiates Hackensack HQ expansion for law firm Pashman Stein P. C. , a New Jersey-based commercial litigation firm, is relocating and expanding its headquarters at the Court Plaza in Hackensack, according to its commercial real estate adviser, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140812/NJBIZ01/140819949&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140806/NJBIZ01/140809840&source=RSS Chinese solar firms seek bankruptcy protection for U.S. assets in precedent-setting case In a unique circumstance, four Chinese solar panel companies are seeking bankruptcy court protection in New Jersey for their U. S. assets &#8212 namely, 275,000 panels stored in the Garden State. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 11:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140806/NJBIZ01/140809840&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140805/NJBIZ01/140809885&source=RSS Following East Orange momentum, paid sick leave supporters turn focus to 5 more N.J. cities As a statewide paid sick leave bill sits in Trenton awaiting debate later this fall, a coalition of supporters is taking its case in the meantime to individual municipalities across New Jersey. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 13:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140805/NJBIZ01/140809885&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140804/NJBIZ01/140809914&source=RSS Trenton company to pay 70,000 after firing pregnant worker Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and the Division on Civil Rights announced Monday that Trane U. S. Inc. in Trenton, a subsidiary of Ingersoll Rand, has agreed to pay 55,000 to former employee Charnelle Gilliard after wrongfully terminating her employment due to doctor-prescribed medical leave during the final weeks of pregnancy. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 13:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140804/NJBIZ01/140809914&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140804/NJBIZ01/308019997&source=RSS America Invents Act proving to be good for trials and entrepreneurs To hear Mark Nikolsky tell it, it sounds a bit like a John Grisham novel. In fall 2012, on the eve of a costly trial in federal court over a patent dispute, Nikolsky used a provision of a then-days-old law called the America Invents Act to control the proceeding before it got out of hand. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140804/NJBIZ01/308019997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140804/NJBIZ01/308019999&source=RSS Making a federal case Jerseyans want government to centralize coastal infrastructure efforts Hurricane Sandy had passed, and Bill Golden had a front-row seat for what was left behind. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140804/NJBIZ01/308019999&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140731/NJBIZ01/140739929&source=RSS SOS Security acquires APA, a loss prevention services company Parsippany-based SOS Security LLC announced Thursday that it has acquired Asset Protection Associates Inc. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140731/NJBIZ01/140739929&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140729/NJBIZ01/140729721&source=RSS Lesniak NFL is hypocritical in its opposition to N.J. sports betting State Sen. Raymond Lesniak D-Union went on the offensive Tuesday, saying that the National Football League&#8217s opposition to New Jersey&#8217s ongoing efforts to bring sports betting to the state is hypocritical, given that the league embraces &#8220pay-to-play&#8221 fantasy football. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140729/NJBIZ01/140729721&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140729/NJBIZ01/140729737&source=RSS Tax court getting more judges to help with buildup of cases For New Jersey's backlog of property tax appeals, more help is on the way. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:11:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140729/NJBIZ01/140729737&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140715/NJBIZ01/140719815&source=RSS Bayer appoints new U.S. head of litigation Whippany-based Bayer Corporation, a subsidiary of Bayer AG, announced Tuesday that it has appointed Malini Moorthy as head of the Litigation Department in the U. S. , effective July 30. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140715/NJBIZ01/140719815&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140710/NJBIZ01/140719972&source=RSS Health plan legislation meets with resistance Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop spoke Thursday against the proposed legislation that would significantly loosen state regulation of multiple employer, self-insured health plans &#8212 something Fulop warned could undermine the Affordable Care Act. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140710/NJBIZ01/140719972&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140708/NJBIZ01/140709828&source=RSS Christie announces selection of new 'storm czar' &#8220Storm czar&#8221 Marc Ferzan will resign from his position as the head of the Governor&#8217s Office of Recovery and Rebuilding and Deputy Executive Director Terry Brody is set to replace him, Gov. Chris Christie announced Tuesday. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 10:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140708/NJBIZ01/140709828&source=RSS