The Americans With Disabilities Act prohibits people from being discriminated against because they have disabilities. Employers are also required to make accommodations to make it easier for people to do their job. What is a Reasonable Accommodation? A reasonable accommodation is any type of change that is made to enable people to do their jobs […]
Divorce mediation is designed for you and your spouse when your marriage ends. If you find you cannot agree on the details of your divorce, mediation might be the right choice for you. A neutral third party agrees to meet with you both to discuss the items in your divorce on which you cannot agree, […]
McLaughlin Award honors go to Linares, Annin and Reek The New Jersey State Bar Association Civil Trial Bar Section recognized three attorneys with the annual James J. McLaughlin Award with a ceremony at The Palace at Somerset Hills in Somerset on Feb. 15. The award honors members of the legal community who demonstrate the […]
NON-DISCLOSURE PROVISIONS IN AUTO SALES, LEASING, AND REPAIR CONTRACTS BANNED A non-disclosure bill, A-4044, passed both houses of the New Jersey Legislature and was signed into law by Governor Christie in a late flurry of legislation before Governor Christie left office. Contracts for the purchase, lease, or repair of a motor vehicle may not include […]
“Annual Ethics Meeting” Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Laurel Creek Country Club, 701 Centerton Rd., Mt. Laurel, NJ 7:45 AM
New Jersey Supreme Court Updates Standards For Communicating Rejection of Real Estate Contract After Attorney Review
On April 3, 2017 the New Jersey Supreme Court published its decision in Michael Conley, Jr. v. Mona Guerrero (A-65-15) (076928) dealing with the …
DO WE REALLY NEED THE PROPOSED NEW “DISTRACTED DRIVING” PROVISION AND IS IT LIKELY TO BE “VOID FOR VAGUENESS”?
A proposed addition to New Jersey’s distracted driving statute, N.J.S.A. 39:4-97.3 would add this language; “[a]n operator of a moving motor vehicle shall not engage in any activity unrelated to the actual operation of a motor vehicle in a manner that interferes with the safe operation of the vehicle on a public road or highway.” There is […]
HOW IS THE APPLICATION OF THE “BASEBALL RULE” AFFECTED BY THE EXPANSION OF NETTING IN MAJOR LEAGUE BALLPARKS?
Major League Baseball this past off-season issued a recommendation that all teams lengthen the safety netting at ballparks to increase fan safety. http://m.mlb.com/news/article/159233076/mlb-issues-recommendations-on-netting. Tampa Bay was one of the teams that heeded the new recommendations; “I don’t think we’re taking anything away from the fans who are there,” said Rays vice president of operations/facilities Rick Nafe. […]
By: Timothy E. Annin Royal Caribbean’s ANTHEM OF THE SEAS encountered hurricane strength winds and high seas resulting in her aborting a Caribbean cruise and returning to New Jersey this week. This is the second sailing in less than five months where a vessel set out on a heading which would place it in the path of bad […]
NEW JERSEY SUPREME COURT CONFIRMS INSURANCE FRAUD LAW DOES NOT REQUIRE THAT THE CARRIER BE INDUCED BY A FALSE STATEMENT TO PAY A DAMAGE CLAIM.
In a unanimous opinion released today the New Jersey Supreme Court held that a violation of the criminal insurance fraud statute, N.J.S.A. 2C:21-4.6(a), does not require proof that a false statement made by the defendant induced the insurance carrier to pay the claim. In State of New Jersey v. Robert Goodwin, (A-20-14) (0743520 (decided January 19, 2016) http://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/opinions/supreme/A2014StatevRobert.pdf the New Jersey Supreme […]