NJBIZ - Law http://www.njbiz.com/section/law Law Law en-us Copyright 2015 NJBIZ Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:14:38 EST Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:14:38 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151119/NJBIZ01/151119714&source=RSS 11 hospital systems sue state over OMNIA approval Eleven New Jersey hospital systems are going to court to challenge the state's approval of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey's controversial new OMNIA insurance plan. Thu, 19 Nov 2015 12:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151119/NJBIZ01/151119714&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151118/NJBIZ01/151119758&source=RSS Castner joins Horizon BCBSNJ as senior vice president Prominent Gibbons P. C. attorney William Castner, chair of the firm's government affairs department, has joined Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey's senior leadership team, the insurer and law firm announced Wednesday. Wed, 18 Nov 2015 10:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151118/NJBIZ01/151119758&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151117/NJBIZ01/151119785&source=RSS Princeton University also facing tax-exemption challenge Princeton University is on the line to prove its tax-exempt status, in a case where it is the defendant against four residents. Tue, 17 Nov 2015 14:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151117/NJBIZ01/151119785&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151114/NJBIZ01/151119863&source=RSS Ex-Bergen County prosecutor joins Price Meese law firm Former Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli has joined Price, Meese, Shulman and D'Arminio PC, the Woodcliff Lake-based law firm announced this week. Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151114/NJBIZ01/151119863&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151112/NJBIZ01/151119894&source=RSS With court ruling, Saint Michael's sale is back in state's hands The pressure is back on the state to handle the sale of Saint Michael's Medical Center in Newark after a bankruptcy judge approved California-based Prime Healthcare Services as the new owners. Thu, 12 Nov 2015 16:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151112/NJBIZ01/151119894&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151112/NJBIZ01/151119897&source=RSS Judge approves St. Michael's sale to Prime Prime Healthcare Services was approved as the buyer and new owner of Saint Michael's Medical Center in Newark by a bankruptcy court Thursday. Thu, 12 Nov 2015 14:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151112/NJBIZ01/151119897&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151110/NJBIZ01/151119975&source=RSS Get stock by crowdfunding? Investors can now. McCarter English's Sorin explains On Monday, new rules approved by the Security and Exchange Commission brought the investment world a bit deeper into the Internet age. Tue, 10 Nov 2015 11:57:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151110/NJBIZ01/151119975&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151109/NJBIZ01/151109783&source=RSS Prime is winning bidder for St. Michael's Prime Healthcare Services was selected as the new owner of Saint Michael's Medical Center in Newark. Mon, 09 Nov 2015 18:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151109/NJBIZ01/151109783&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151109/NJBIZ01/151109790&source=RSS Nonprofit finds way to thank veterans for service When injured service members return from deployment in Afghanistan or Iraq, they are welcomed home with mounds of paperwork and stressful proceedings. Mon, 09 Nov 2015 12:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151109/NJBIZ01/151109790&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151109/NJBIZ01/311099989&source=RSS Gibbons gets 'life-altering' judgments in its free legal clinics As it turns out, equal access to justice for all is not a pipe dream, but a lofty goal. Just ask Gibbons P. C. attorney Mary Frances Palisano. Mon, 09 Nov 2015 12:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151109/NJBIZ01/311099989&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151109/NJBIZ01/311099991&source=RSS The good Fight Pro bono work isn't very glamorous, but it can make a big difference The woman had been beaten badly with a pipe. Even worse, she had been branded by her tormentor, who burned his trademark into her skin. When she walked into Superior Court in Atlantic City last June, she clearly was a victim of a human trafficking ring, from which she had recently escaped. She also was a convicted criminal. Mon, 09 Nov 2015 12:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151109/NJBIZ01/311099991&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151109/NJBIZ01/151109793&source=RSS Update St. Peter's hospital takes on OMNIA plan in court St. Peter's University Hospital took the state's largest insurer, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, to court over the hospital's alleged wrongful exclusion from the top tier of a new health plan. Mon, 09 Nov 2015 11:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151109/NJBIZ01/151109793&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151106/NJBIZ01/151109839&source=RSS St. Michael's auction results in two companies to battle for parent company status No decision was made on the new parent company for Saint Michael's Medical Center in Newark, but two companies emerged as qualified bidders for the health facility Prime Healthcare Services and Prospect Medical Holdings. Fri, 06 Nov 2015 13:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151106/NJBIZ01/151109839&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151105/NJBIZ01/151109862&source=RSS Elizabeth joins municipal paid sick leave movement Earlier this week, Elizabeth became New Jersey's 10th municipality to pass a paid sick leave initiative after voters approved a ballot-box question. Thu, 05 Nov 2015 13:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151105/NJBIZ01/151109862&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151029/NJBIZ01/151029748&source=RSS Lee Associates completes lease expansion, extension for Basking Ridge-based law firm Commercial real estate firm Lee Associates announced Thursday that it has completed a long-term lease expansion and extension in Basking Ridge for the law firm of Carroll McNulty Kull LLC. Thu, 29 Oct 2015 10:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151029/NJBIZ01/151029748&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151028/NJBIZ01/151029785&source=RSS Advocacy groups Don't tie gas tax to inheritance, estate taxes A coalition of advocacy groups, labor unions, civic organizations and others sent a formal letter to the state Legislature on Tuesday requesting that any potential upcoming hike in the gas tax not be tied to a subsequent repeal of New Jersey&#8217s inheritance and estate taxes. Wed, 28 Oct 2015 08:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151028/NJBIZ01/151029785&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151026/NJBIZ01/310269990&source=RSS Genetic testing Are we using it too much? When a hot new tech product hits the market, selling out is a good thing. But for medical services, that isn&#8217t necessarily the case. Fri, 23 Oct 2015 09:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151026/NJBIZ01/310269990&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151026/NJBIZ01/310269993&source=RSS Accelerators key to tech startups, but scarce in N.J. Here's a frustrating story for New JerseyansTwo years after launching his 1 million business, CPG Merchandising in Watchung, Sean De Clercq couldn't secure the capital to expand. Fri, 23 Oct 2015 09:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151026/NJBIZ01/310269993&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151021/NJBIZ01/151029942&source=RSS Appeals court sends LG headquarters project back to Englewood Cliffs A state appeals court Wednesday pumped the brakes on LG Electronics USA's proposed headquarters in the Palisades &#8212 initially planned to be 143 feet tall &#8212 on the grounds that an Englewood Cliffs zoning board decision that would have moved the 300 million project forward failed to consider the impact it would have on the surrounding. . . Wed, 21 Oct 2015 13:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151021/NJBIZ01/151029942&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151012/NJBIZ01/310129990&source=RSS Going high-tech For health care providers, technology means both changes and challenges While the Internet is an increasingly vulnerable space, the health care industry is increasingly relying on technology to help stay organized and enhance patients' access to services. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 11:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151012/NJBIZ01/310129990&source=RSS