The Affordable Care Act

Health Insurance Responsibilities of Large, Midsize & Small Employers Buying Insurance on the Individual Health Insurance Marketplace and the Small Business Health Options Program An Employer’s responsibility to offer health insurance under the Affordable Care Act depends on the number of its full time equivalent employees. A business with fewer than 50 full time equivalent … Continue reading “The Affordable Care Act”

An Employee Is Entitled To Temporary Disability Benefits Despite His Termination On The Date Of The Accident

On September 23, 2014, the State of New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development Division of Workers’ Compensation decided the matter of Lewis Pitts, v. Leon Industries, Inc. In this case, the petitioner suffered severe burns at his place of employment. During his treatment, drug tests revealed the presence of marijuana in his system. … Continue reading “An Employee Is Entitled To Temporary Disability Benefits Despite His Termination On The Date Of The Accident”

Cooper Levenson Attorneys Speak At NJSBA

Thank you for joining our seminars at the recent New Jersey School Boards Workshop. We are pleased to share our presentations with you. Click through the links below to view more about Wil & Amy and the information presented in their sessions. William S. Donio, Esq. presented “Notices, Agendas & Minutes under the OPMA” – … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson Attorneys Speak At NJSBA”

Cyber Risk Management For Business

Cyber risk is frequently defined as a data breach. However, this logic is akin to declaring robbery as the only traditional risk to businesses. Instead, cyber risks should be treated as an imputation of traditional concerns to a business’ virtual presence. As such, a comprehensive cyber risk management strategy addresses the entire life cycle of … Continue reading “Cyber Risk Management For Business”

Cooper Levenson Attorneys Will Present At The 2014 New Jersey School Boards Association (njsba) Workshop On October 28 And 29 At The Atlantic City Convention Center

“Every day, in every district, students, teachers, administrators and board members deal with issues that impact the entire community,” said William S. Donio, Esq., Chairman of the Cooper Levenson Education Law Practice Group. “The law is evolving so quickly and becoming so complex, that it’s vitally important for board members and administrators to get reliable … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson Attorneys Will Present At The 2014 New Jersey School Boards Association (njsba) Workshop On October 28 And 29 At The Atlantic City Convention Center”

A Special Holiday Card Contest

Art Contest Rules 1. One (1) entry per student 2. Artwork must be submitted at 8-1/2″ wide x 5-1/2″ tall, with student information on back (Name, grade, school teacher and teacher email and phone number.) 3. Students in grades 1 – 8 may enter 4. Theme: Home For The Holidays 5. Entries will not be … Continue reading “A Special Holiday Card Contest”

Cooper Levenson Ceo Lloyd D. Levenson To Chair American Heart Association’s Heart-healthy Lifestyle Campaign

In an effort to encourage more Americans to live a heart-healthy lifestyle, the American Heart Association (AHA) is bringing its national health, wellness and fitness movement, “My Heart. My Life.” to Southern New Jersey. Lloyd D. Levenson, CEO of Cooper Levenson, has been appointed as chairman of the AHA’s Southern New Jersey campaign which serves … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson Ceo Lloyd D. Levenson To Chair American Heart Association’s Heart-healthy Lifestyle Campaign”

Tax Amnesty

The New Jersey Division of Taxation recently announced the Fall 2014 Tax Recovery Program for individuals and businesses with tax liabilities from 2005 through 2013. This program affords taxpayers an opportunity to significantly reduce penalties and recovery fees by entering into a closing agreement with the Division of Taxation to satisfy certain tax obligations. To … Continue reading “Tax Amnesty”

Sequestration May Affect Medicare Contract Provider Payments

Since April 1, 2013, payments made by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) to Medicare Advantage Organizations (“MAO”), Medicare Part D, and other managed Medicare payment programs have been reduced by 2% in accordance with the sequestration order of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 2011. Because the sequestration reductions … Continue reading “Sequestration May Affect Medicare Contract Provider Payments”