NJBIZ - Law http://www.njbiz.com/section/law Law Law en-us Copyright 2015 NJBIZ Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:40:07 EST Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:40:07 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150326/NJBIZ01/150329841&source=RSS Florham Park law firm dramatically expands HQ space The law firm of Sherman Wells Sylvester Stamelman LLP has expanded its Florham Park office to approximately 15,000 square feet, according to commercial real estate services firm DTZ. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150326/NJBIZ01/150329841&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150324/NJBIZ01/150329896&source=RSS Red Bank real estate lawyers join larger firm The real estate-focused law firm of Batcha Batcha LLC has become the Red Bank office of the multi-specialty firm Davison, Eastman Munoz PA, the firms announced recently. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150324/NJBIZ01/150329896&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150324/NJBIZ01/150329918&source=RSS Assembly to consider bill calling for biennial incentive programs audit on Thursday On Thursday, the General Assembly will consider a bill that calls for a biennial audit of the state&#8217s economic incentive programs administered by the Economic Development Authority. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150324/NJBIZ01/150329918&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150323/NJBIZ01/150329939&source=RSS Updated Global security company moving U.S. HQ to new location in Parsippany Securitas Security Services USA Inc. is keeping its North American headquarters in Parsippany, but moving up the road, according to real estate services firm Savills Studley. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150323/NJBIZ01/150329939&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150319/NJBIZ01/150319740&source=RSS Ex-judge warns that patent changes could shake up health, life science industries The country's health science industry &#8212 in which New Jersey plays a big part &#8212 could have its international lead thwarted by recent court rulings and patent litigation, according to former Federal Circuit Chief Judge Paul Michel. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150319/NJBIZ01/150319740&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150317/NJBIZ01/150319809&source=RSS COAH chaos Dawdling municipalities may have to act quickly on projects or face builder suits Christiana Foglio has seen this scenario play out in more than a few New Jersey towns over the years A builder is tapped to develop a site slated for a residential project, but that's as far as it goes once local officials decide to take the wait-and-see approach. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 11:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150317/NJBIZ01/150319809&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150316/NJBIZ01/303169989&source=RSS Selective service Only pured foods were supposed to be fed to one of the nursing home's residents, but solid foods ended up on the plate. Mon, 16 Mar 2015 10:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150316/NJBIZ01/303169989&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150311/NJBIZ01/150319964&source=RSS State Supreme Court strips COAH of affordable housing oversight after 'long period of uncertainty' The state Supreme Court has opted to take over regulation of affordable housing policy, taking it out of the hands of the Chris Christie administration following years of controversy and uncertainty over how towns should determine their obligations for low- and moderate-income residents. Wed, 11 Mar 2015 08:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150311/NJBIZ01/150319964&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150309/NJBIZ01/303069997&source=RSS The Dave Buster's brouhaha Antiquated law about booze and gaming keeping company out of N.J. Dave Buster's, the uber-popular restaurant, sports bar and interactive video arcade has 73 locations in 30 states and Canada. Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150309/NJBIZ01/303069997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150309/NJBIZ01/303069999&source=RSS Bringing out-of-network costs into the light There's the case of the out-of-network cardiologist who performed a pulmonary stress test on a patient, then billed Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey 12,500. For a procedure that typically costs the insurer about 90. Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150309/NJBIZ01/303069999&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150307/NJBIZ01/150309826&source=RSS Menendez says he is 'not going anywhere' amid federal corruption probe Sen. Bob Menendez was defiant Friday amid word that federal prosecutors are preparing to file corruption charges against him, defending his relationship with a longtime friend and political donor who is at the center of the government's case. Sat, 07 Mar 2015 10:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150307/NJBIZ01/150309826&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150306/NJBIZ01/150309838&source=RSS Menendez to face federal corruption charges, reports say Federal prosecutors are expected to file corruption charges against U. S. Sen. Bob Menendez, according to published reports Friday afternoon. Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150306/NJBIZ01/150309838&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150305/NJBIZ01/150309889&source=RSS Judge tells Revel to seek better offer, putting 82M Straub deal on hold A federal bankruptcy judge told the owners of the failed Revel Casino Hotel Atlantic City to seek other offers, published reports said, declining to approve the 82 million deal that was struck last week with Florida developer Glenn Straub. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150305/NJBIZ01/150309889&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150303/NJBIZ01/150309947&source=RSS Public-sector unions ready to sue Christie over 2016 budget's pension plan, they say A group of 14 public-sector unions said Tuesday that they are planning to sue the Christie administration over its pension funding plans included in the fiscal 2016 budget. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150303/NJBIZ01/150309947&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150303/NJBIZ01/150309948&source=RSS Last chance to nominate someone for General Counsel of the Year The deadline to nominate a General Counsel or Chief Legal Officer for the NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year Awards is tomorrow, March 4. To find out more about the awards program and nomination eligibility, click here. Good luck! Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150303/NJBIZ01/150309948&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150302/NJBIZ01/150309974&source=RSS Loss of HealthCare.gov subsidies could have devastating effect on N.J., study says New Jersey would lose 780 million a year in federal health insurance subsidies, thousands would drop their health coverage because they couldn't afford it, and a shrinking pool of customers would drive up health insurance premiums. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150302/NJBIZ01/150309974&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150302/NJBIZ01/302279998&source=RSS Orsen the pick to head the EDA As the woman who defined the Economic Development Authority in her more than two decades as its leader &#8212 and the woman who helped design the EDA's current management structure at her departure &#8212 it only made sense that board Chairman Al Koeppe would reach out to Caren Franzini when he was vetting a potential candidate for the role. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150302/NJBIZ01/302279998&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150225/BREAKINGGLASS/150229878&source=RSS Joseph Bottitta of Genova Burns urges women to hang out and talk feminism with the guys A few weeks ago, I was invited to speak at a Women&#8217s Initiative luncheon at Genova Burns in Newark. This was the first time I had ever delivered such a presentation on my own devoid of fellow panelists, and I was excited to learn that because I am 26, a single woman and a reporter that researches and writes about issues concerning women. . . Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150225/BREAKINGGLASS/150229878&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150223/NJBIZ01/150229933&source=RSS 15 lawyers leaving Sills Cummis Gross for national firm's health care and life sciences practices The national law firm Epstein Becker Green, based regionally in Newark, announced Monday that a group of 15 attorneys is leaving the Newark law firm Sills Cummis Gross to join the firm. The new additions will expand Epstein Becker's presence in the Northeast corridor and augmenting its health care and life sciences and litigation practices. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150223/NJBIZ01/150229933&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150223/NJBIZ01/302209993&source=RSS Wondering what will fly Insurance industry still has questions following FAA's first proposal on drones Jim Travis wasn't sure what to say about the commercial insurance of drones. And that wasn't due to a lack of understanding of the industry he's been working in for more than 30 years. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150223/NJBIZ01/302209993&source=RSS