Young V. Prizm Asset Management, Expansion Of Mail Duties To Third Party Criminal Acts

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently overturned a Court of Common Pleas ruling which had granted summary judgment in favor of the Steamtown Mall in a case involving an assault which occurred in the Mall’s parking lot. The claim was brought by Sharon Young, who was employed by one of the Mall’s tenants. Young was … Continue reading “Young V. Prizm Asset Management, Expansion Of Mail Duties To Third Party Criminal Acts”

Appellate Court Focuses On Lack Of Employer Control In Denying Workers’ Compensation Benefits

On March 16, 2015, the Appellate Court addressed the issue of whether an employee who slips and falls in front of a ground floor elevator in a multi-tenant building while on her way to her upper-floor office is entitled to benefits under the Workers’ Compensation Act. In this matter, the employee worked for Investors Bank, … Continue reading “Appellate Court Focuses On Lack Of Employer Control In Denying Workers’ Compensation Benefits”

Death With Dignity Bill Gaining Momentum In New Jersey

“Death with Dignity” is a term that has become prevalent in our society after Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman who contracted brain cancer, ingested prescription medication to end the dying process. Death with Dignity is often used interchangeably with the more common phrase, physician-assisted suicide, to refer to end-of-life options for mentally competent, terminally ill … Continue reading “Death With Dignity Bill Gaining Momentum In New Jersey”

2012 Cooper Levenson Scholarship Application Deadline March 9

REMINDER: The deadline for Cooper Levenson scholarship applications is March 9, 2012. The scholarship, designed to help college-bound area residents, was established in 2007 to kick off a year-long celebration of the firm’s 50th anniversary. “Cooper Levenson has always taken our role as a corporate citizen very seriously,” said Steven Scherzer, Scholarship Committee Chairman. “We … Continue reading “2012 Cooper Levenson Scholarship Application Deadline March 9”

Cooper Levenson’s Amy Houck Elco Will Present At The Highlights Of Workshop On March 21, 2015 In Princeton, Nj

“Can They Say That? Board Member, Employee and Public Comment Under the Open Public Meetings Act” This top-attended session will be presented by Amy again at the Highlights of Workshop 2014 Conference on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the Princeton Marriott, Forrestal Conference Center, 100 College Road East, Princeton, N.J. This and other top-attended sessions … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson’s Amy Houck Elco Will Present At The Highlights Of Workshop On March 21, 2015 In Princeton, Nj”

Cooper Levenson’s Amy Houck Elco Will Present At The Highlights Of Workshop On March 24, 2015 In Princeto, Nj

“Can They Say That? Board Member, Employee and Public Comment Under the Open Public Meetings Act” This top-attended session will be presented by Amy again at the Highlights of Workshop 2014 Conference on Saturday, March 24, 2015 at the Princeton Marriott, Forrestal Conference Center, 100 College Road East, Princeton, N.J. This and other top-attended sessions … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson’s Amy Houck Elco Will Present At The Highlights Of Workshop On March 24, 2015 In Princeto, Nj”

Register Online Today: Captain’s Table At The 2015 Atlantic City Boat Show

Join us at the Captain’s Table event Feb. 5! Fabulous food from a dozen chefs, music, drinks, fun – and the Atlantic City Boat Show included! All for the Community FoodBank and Let Us Eat, Please. Click here to register online today Read more about our sponsorship opportunities here…

The Opportunity To Compete Act

On August 11, 2014, New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie, signed into law the “New Jersey Opportunity to Compete Act” (hereinafter, the “Act”). This new legislation will change the employment application process for New Jersey employers with 15 or more employees, effective March 1, 2015. Specifically, employers will no longer be permitted to inquire about a … Continue reading “The Opportunity To Compete Act”

A Trilogy Of Appellate Defense Decisions

1. A “TILTING” LAW FIRM CHAIR AND AN EXPERT’S NET OPINION On November 10, 2014, the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court rendered the decision of Hickey v. Wolff, Helies Law Firm. Plaintiff had been seated for his wife’s deposition at Defendant’s Manasquan law office for approximately 90 minutes when he allegedly “leaned … Continue reading “A Trilogy Of Appellate Defense Decisions”