Business Law Blog

Personal Injury Law Blog post – Personal Injury Litigation in the Age of Driverless Cars

By Stanley J. Zator, Esq. Recent technological advances have transformed driverless cars from fantasy to near-reality. The interesting question becomes whether personal injury law can keep pace with our quest for automation. By removing human drivers from the equation, we must give pause to consider how “traditional” notions of negligence suits may shift in terms

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Workers’ Compensation Blog post – Should New Jersey’s Uber Drivers Receive Workers’ Compensation Coverage?

By Thomas F. Dorn, Esq. Uber is one of several mobile phone-based transportation companies that advertise for and entice drivers with a promise that they can make additional cash in their spare time. Uber advertises that if you have a car, automobile insurance, a driver’s license and a clean driving record, you can meet Uber’s

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Employment Law Blog post – A Cautionary Tale: What you can learn from the sexual harassment allegations at Uber

By Andrew S. Berns, Esq. Many readers may have recently become aware of stories relating to the ride-share giant, Uber and its problems relating to sexual harassment and a potentially pervasive environment at its corporate offices where such behavior may be prevalent.  Despite its progressive policies, upper level management at Uber claims it was caught

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Tax Law Blog post – The line between business and personal finance is often blurred. When should you graduate from one-man show to a LLC or S-Corp (or other entity)?

By Gary R. Botwinick, Esq. There is really not a specific rule as to when a self-employed individual should consider incorporating or forming a limited liability company (LLC). However, if the work is expected to continue for more than just a brief period of time, it is worthwhile to consider the factors weighing in favor

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At the Intersection of Social Media, Text Messages, Tweets, Screen Shots and the New Jersey Rules of Evidence: State v. Hannah.

By Matheu D. Nunn, Esq. On December 20, 2016, the Appellate Division (Judge Leone) published the decision of State v. Hannah. The case itself — a de novo appeal from a conviction in Municipal Court — is not of great importance (other than to Ms. Hannah). However, this case is an important published decision that centers

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Employment Law Blog post – New Bill May Eliminate Effectiveness and Use of Severance and Separation Agreements

By Timothy J. Ford, Esq. and Law Clerk Daniel Parziale In September 2016, New Jersey Senators Nia H. Gill and Loretta Weinberg introduced S2535 (Senate Bill), a bill to amend Title 34 to prohibit employers from utilizing severance pay agreements to limit a former employee’s right to sue for gender based workplace discrimination and harassment.

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