Can a Family Court Compel You to Vaccinate Your Child?

Largely eradicated illnesses have been making a comeback, like the recent measles outbreak in four New Jersey counties and in other States. Many blame the resurgence of these illnesses on so-called “anti-vaxxers” who choose not to vaccinate their children. Generally, New Jersey law provides protection for parents who, based on religious or medical reasons, choose … Continue reading “Can a Family Court Compel You to Vaccinate Your Child?”

Our Partner Rona Kaplan honored at United Way Power of the Purse event

Today, Thursday, June 6, for the 2019 Women United Power of the Purse event, keynote speaker Cecilia Zalkind, President and Chief Executive Officer of Advocates for Children of New Jersey, led a discussion on the power of philanthropy in early childhood education, as well as the presentation of the Power of the Purse Award. The … Continue reading “Our Partner Rona Kaplan honored at United Way Power of the Purse event”

Alabama’s Poarch Band of Creek Indians Adds $1.3B Property to Gaming Operations

“Cooper Levenson P.A. is legal counsel to Wind Creek Hospitality in connection with the transaction.” This release originally appeared on https://windcreekhospitality.com/media-room/full-story/06-01-sands-bethlehem-full-story ATMORE, Ala., June 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — PCI Gaming Authority D/B/A Wind Creek Hospitality (WCH), an authority of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, has finalized the purchase of the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, … Continue reading “Alabama’s Poarch Band of Creek Indians Adds $1.3B Property to Gaming Operations”

Cooper Levenson opens New York City Office

Joseph C. Mahon to head new office ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Cooper Levenson is pleased to announce the law firm’s expansion into New York. Joseph C. Mahon, Esq., LL.M., a partner of the firm formerly, will return and assume the role of lead attorney for the firm’s New York City office. Cooper Levenson, founded in 1957 … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson opens New York City Office”

11 Signs of Nursing Home Neglect or Abuse

By Randolph C. Lafferty and Bard L. Shober What can we do to keep our family members safe and well-cared for?  How can we tell if nursing home patients are being treated properly? Ideally, a family member or friend would spend extended time each day with a loved one in a nursing facility to make … Continue reading “11 Signs of Nursing Home Neglect or Abuse”

How to Improve the Plight of the Truck Driver

by Saleel V. Sabnis, Esq. The trucking industry is the heart of the U.S. economy. Nearly 71% of all the freight tonnage moved in the U.S. is on trucks. Without the industry, the economy would come to a standstill. According to the American Transportation Association, to move 10.5 billion tons of freight annually requires over … Continue reading “How to Improve the Plight of the Truck Driver”

Cooper Levenson named Legal and Regulatory Advisors to ICE North America

Shared from the newsroom of ICE North America: Lloyd D. Levenson, CEO, at the renowned full-service international law firm, Cooper Levenson, will be using the forthcoming ICE North America to provide the very latest insight on the state of play in Pennsylvania together with details of the first iGaming and sports betting licences awarded following … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson named Legal and Regulatory Advisors to ICE North America”

Rebecca C. Lafferty Honored: 10 Years of Service as Volunteer for Mock Trial Program in Atlantic County

Join us in congratulating our attorney Rebecca C. Lafferty, county coordinator for the Atlantic County Mock Trial program. Rebecca was presented with a plaque and honored for her ten years of service to program. “I think Mock Trial is an invaluable program that is often overlooked,” Rebecca said in a recent Press of Atlantic City … Continue reading “Rebecca C. Lafferty Honored: 10 Years of Service as Volunteer for Mock Trial Program in Atlantic County”

WHAT ARE YOUR LONG-TERM CARE OPTIONS

If you think “nursing home” as soon as you hear long-term facility, that’s not surprising. However long-term care covers a range of options.  Long-term care is provided at home, in the community, or in a variety of types of facilities.  The options for long-term care span a continuum of care, and your choices may change … Continue reading “WHAT ARE YOUR LONG-TERM CARE OPTIONS”

New Jersey Department of Education Directive Overturned

On March 14, 2019, the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division issued an opinion which overturned a prior directive of the NJ DOE regarding superintendent, assistant superintendent, and school business administrator contracts. In Wall Twp. Education Association v. Wall Twp. BOE, the Appellate Division held that when a Board rescinds a superintendent, assistant superintendent, or … Continue reading “New Jersey Department of Education Directive Overturned”