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Judge denies halt in OMNIA rollout

By Anjalee Khemlani
December 24, 2015 04:30 PM


Your year end review of legal issues

By December 23, 2015 09:37 AM



Update: Judge's order stops change in EMS providers in Camden, Hamilton

By Anjalee Khemlani
December 22, 2015 03:41 PM

A Superior Court judge halted a new law set to go into effect in January that would allow the takeover of emergency medical services by new providers in Camden and Hamilton. CONTINUE READING

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Advocacy groups: Don’t tie gas tax to inheritance, estate taxes

By Andrew George
October 28, 2015 08:31 AM

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’s inheritance and estate taxes. CONTINUE READING

Genetic testing: Are we using it too much?

By Anjalee Khemlani
October 23, 2015 09:43 AM

When a hot new tech product hits the market, selling out is a good thing. But for medical services, that isn’t necessarily the case. CONTINUE READING


Accelerators key to tech startups, but scarce in N.J.

By Meg Fry
Andrew Sheldon
October 23, 2015 09:43 AM

Here's a frustrating story for New Jerseyans: Two years after launching his $1 million business, CPG Merchandising in Watchung, Sean De Clercq couldn't secure the capital to expand. CONTINUE READING

Appeals court sends LG headquarters project back to Englewood Cliffs

By Andrew George
October 21, 2015 01:44 PM

A state appeals court Wednesday pumped the brakes on LG Electronics USA's proposed headquarters in the Palisades — initially planned to be 143 feet tall — 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 area. CONTINUE READING

Going high-tech: For health care providers, technology means both changes and challenges

By Anjalee Khemlani
October 9, 2015 11:55 AM

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. CONTINUE READING

New arrival may shuffle online poker landscape

By Andrew George
October 9, 2015 10:15 AM

Next month will mark the two-year anniversary of authorized online gaming in New Jersey, but more than 60 percent of state residents of gambling age still don’t realize that it’s legal. CONTINUE READING

Grapevine: Questions linger around reasons for Jamie Fox's departure

By October 9, 2015 10:15 AM

At least one thing's for sure. After being tapped last September for the job by Gov. Chris Christie, Jamie Fox's most recent tenure as the state's transportation commissioner didn't last very long. CONTINUE READING

Call for AG to investigate Horizon OMNIA plan

By Anjalee Khemlani
October 6, 2015 08:31 AM

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield is not off the hook after a grueling 8-hour joint Senate committee hearing resulted in a call for the Attorney General to investigate the plan for the OMNIA Health Alliance and affiliated product. CONTINUE READING

Hearing on Horizon's OMNIA plan seeks to create more transparency

By Anjalee Khemlani
October 5, 2015 08:47 AM

A joint committee Senate hearing on Monday seeks to create more transparency of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey's partnership with health systems and the resulting tiered network plan. CONTINUE READING

The future is now: How CSG rebranded itself for new era with new name, new focus

By Daria Meoli
October 2, 2015 10:25 AM

The faded paint marking the prime parking spots out front still reads “Reserved for Wolff & Samson.” But inside the front doors, the West Orange-based firm of Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi P.C. is glowing from a shiny new facelift. CONTINUE READING

Federal judge drops 4 bribery counts against Menendez

By Andrew George
September 29, 2015 08:24 AM

A judge has dismissed four counts of bribery in the federal corruption case involving U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez and Florida ophthalmologist Salomon Melgen. CONTINUE READING

New sales: Insurers find ways to talk directly to consumers

By Daria Meoli
September 18, 2015 11:56 AM

The ACA has turned patients into health care consumers. Whether they are looking for a plan on the public exchange or adjusting to the affordable plans offered by employers, more and more people are shopping for health insurance than ever before. CONTINUE READING

Adjusting to ACA: New rules now in play

By Daria Meoli
September 18, 2015 11:56 AM

The provision in the Affordable Care Act requiring companies to offer health insurance to their employees did not have a major impact on many businesses. As it turned out, most already were doing so. CONTINUE READING

Stockton board OKs sale of Showboat

By Joshua Burd
September 17, 2015 08:45 AM

Stockton University's board of trustees voted Wednesday to sell the former Showboat Hotel Casino property in Atlantic City, though school officials declined to disclose the buyer and sale price until the end of a due diligence period. CONTINUE READING

New Reed Smith financial technology group to include Princeton-based attorneys

By Andrew George
September 16, 2015 12:02 PM

International law firm Reed Smith launched its new financial technology practice group Wednesday, which will include attorneys based out of its Princeton office. CONTINUE READING

Overlook providing Summit police with heroin antidote

By Anjalee Khemlani
September 14, 2015 09:31 AM

Overlook Medical Center announced it was donating a supply of naloxone, also known as Narcan, to the Summit Police Department. CONTINUE READING

Law firm relocates to Glenpointe in Teaneck

By Emily Bader
September 9, 2015 10:57 AM

The law firm Okin Hollander LLC has relocated from Fort Lee to Alfred Sanzari Enterprises’ mixed-use GlenPointe complex in Teaneck. CONTINUE READING

Building block? Campus Town is latest public-private success story, but future of higher-ed program remains in jeopardy

By Joshua Burd
September 4, 2015 09:46 AM

Greg Lentine calls Campus Town a win-win, and it's not hard to see why. For PRC Group, the developer of the picturesque new student housing and retail community in Ewing, it's a steady source of income for decades to come. For The College of New Jersey, it's a much-needed addition to its campus — one that came without any impact on the school's debt load. CONTINUE READING

A new voice

By Daria Meoli
August 31, 2015 01:46 PM

Kevin Brown is a third-generation union guy. Three of his grandparents — a hat maker, a laundry truck driver and a postal worker — were all union members. His mother, a teacher, was a New Jersey Education Association member. CONTINUE READING

Capehart Scatchard names managing partner

By Emily Bader
August 28, 2015 11:58 AM

Capehart Scatchard announced Friday that Mary Ellen Rose will be managing partner of the law firm, effective Sept. 1. CONTINUE READING

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