NJBIZ - Law http://www.njbiz.com/section/law Law Law en-us Copyright 2016 NJBIZ Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:06:05 EST Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:06:05 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160627/NJBIZ01/160629812&source=RSS National law firm bolsters Florham Park office with five insurance coverage attorneys A national law firm has hired five attorneys for its Florham Park office as part of the addition of an 11-attorney national insurance coverage team, it announced recently. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 10:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160627/NJBIZ01/160629812&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160624/NJBIZ01/160629852&source=RSS Horizon, rival attorneys react to OMNIA report ruling A panel of Appellate Division judges voted to allow the state's largest insurer to keep pages of a highly sought-after report private in two ongoing cases. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160624/NJBIZ01/160629852&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160624/NJBIZ01/160629858&source=RSS 15 minimum wage bill heads to Christie's desk The Senate voted Thursday to approve a bill that calls for a gradual increase of New Jersey&#8217s minimum wage to 15 per hour over the next five years. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160624/NJBIZ01/160629858&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160623/NJBIZ01/160629873&source=RSS Court backs Horizon in pair of cases tied to OMNIA health plan's tiers Update The state's largest insurer was handed a significant win Thursday in its two major cases with hospitals regarding its newest tiered network plan. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160623/NJBIZ01/160629873&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629900&source=RSS N.J. law firm becomes part of larger N.Y. one The New Jersey law firm Sokol Behot LLP is merging into a larger New York-based firm, it announced Wednesday. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 11:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629900&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160620/NJBIZ01/160629979&source=RSS Financial Recovery Strategies appoints EVP South Hackensack-based Financial Recovery Strategies, a class action recovery firm, announced Monday that it has appointed Norman Jung its new executive vice president. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 10:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160620/NJBIZ01/160629979&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160620/NJBIZ01/160619837&source=RSS Filling the gap EntreprenYOURS hopes to aid growth of companies after accelerator programs David Sorin has built his law practice on advising early stage and emerging startup companies, so he's no stranger to the needs these companies have. Fri, 17 Jun 2016 10:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160620/NJBIZ01/160619837&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160616/NJBIZ01/160619856&source=RSS Christie picks Lowenstein Sandler lawyer as attorney general Gov. Chris Christie has nominated his former chief counsel as state attorney general, the Office of the Governor announced Thursday. Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160616/NJBIZ01/160619856&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/160619986&source=RSS OMNIA not out of the legal woods yet Horizon wins 1 ruling, still faces 2nd suit over plan One down, one to go. That is what three Appellate Division judges face on their list of lawsuits pertaining to a tiered network plan from the state's largest health insurer. Fri, 10 Jun 2016 09:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/160619986&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/306139994&source=RSS Gourmet on the go The food truck phenomenon Owner Jon HepnerHeadquarters VeronaCuisine Authentic Thai Fri, 10 Jun 2016 09:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/306139994&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/306139995&source=RSS Gourmet on the go From festivals to special events and even weddings, New Jerseyans are craving food trucks The number of food trucks in the state is on the rise. As is the quality of food they are serving. It's a trend in the food industry that is showing no signs of slowing down. Fri, 10 Jun 2016 09:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/306139995&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/160619975&source=RSS Still flying Eagle Pharmaceuticals has found niche in turbulent pharmaceutical industry Eagle Pharmaceuticals in Woodcliff Lake is no stranger to tough times. Fri, 10 Jun 2016 13:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/160619975&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160609/NJBIZ01/160609793&source=RSS N.J. Supreme Court upholds freeze on pension cost-of-living adjustments In what is being called a victory for Gov. Chris Christie's administration, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled 6-to-1 Thursday that the state can continue to freeze cost-of-living adjustment payments to those collecting public pensions. Thu, 09 Jun 2016 13:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160609/NJBIZ01/160609793&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160609/NJBIZ01/160609823&source=RSS NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year winners named NJBIZ announced its General Counsel of the Year award winners Thursday at a special breakfast ceremony at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset. Thu, 09 Jun 2016 12:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160609/NJBIZ01/160609823&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160607/NJBIZ01/160609852&source=RSS Court backs DOBI approval of OMNIA health plan The Appellate Division of New Jersey's Superior Court system upheld the state Department of Banking and Insurance's approval of a controversial tiered health network, citing a previous tiered plan by the state's largest health insurer. Tue, 07 Jun 2016 13:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160607/NJBIZ01/160609852&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160606/NJBIZ01/160609907&source=RSS NJBIA study pessimistic about looming economic reform, Siekerka says Citing an independent study conducted by the New Jersey Business Industry Association, the group&#8217s president Michele Siekerka expressed pessimism regarding the state legislature&#8217s discussion on economic policy that will continue on June 6 through the next few weeks. Mon, 06 Jun 2016 08:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160606/NJBIZ01/160609907&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160606/NJBIZ01/306069989&source=RSS Is bigger really better for health care legal services? Larger and national firms are battling to get bigger piece of health care service needs The plateauing of health care provider consolidations is having a huge impact on legal services for the industry. Fri, 03 Jun 2016 10:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160606/NJBIZ01/306069989&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160606/NJBIZ01/306069990&source=RSS Ruling on class action suits could reverberate in N.J. Supreme Court decision asking for 'injury in fact' called win for companies According to a ruling last month by the U. S. Supreme Court that might ultimately lead to a reduction in the number of class action lawsuits brought against big business, consumers seeking to sue a company must demonstrate &#8220injury in fact&#8221 in order to have a case. Fri, 03 Jun 2016 10:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160606/NJBIZ01/306069990&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160602/NJBIZ01/160609952&source=RSS Law firm renews, expands lease at Sanzari-owned complex A merger between law firms Hackensack-based Pashman Stein P. C. and Roseland-based Walder Hayden P. A. has prompted a renewal and expansion of its office space at the Court Plaza South in Hackensack. Thu, 02 Jun 2016 10:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160602/NJBIZ01/160609952&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160601/NJBIZ01/160609984&source=RSS What are N.J.'s top-grossing law firms? The New Jersey Law Journal has come out with its ranking of the Top 20 law firms in New Jersey, and while there are certainly some big names on the list, there are a few surprises, too. Wed, 01 Jun 2016 10:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160601/NJBIZ01/160609984&source=RSS