New Rules For New Jersey Llcs Minority And Majority Members Alike: Take Note

Members of New Jersey Limited Liability companies (LLCs), take note. Legislation goes into effect on March 1, 2014 that will change the playing field for minority and majority LLC members alike. What you need to know: Minority Members: The Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (“RULLCA”), N.J.S.A. 41:2C-1 et seq. will allow minority members, regardless … Continue reading “New Rules For New Jersey Llcs Minority And Majority Members Alike: Take Note”

Appellate Division Orders That The Division Of Workers Compensation Must Decide “employee/independent Contractor” Status

On December 26, 2013, the Appellate Division of the State of New Jersey, in a published opinion, decided the matter of Estate of Myroslava Kotsovska v. Saul Liebman. A brief summary of the facts follows: In September of 2008, defendant Liebman, then eighty-one years of age, was living alone following the recent death of his … Continue reading “Appellate Division Orders That The Division Of Workers Compensation Must Decide “employee/independent Contractor” Status”

Totality Award V. Permanent Partial Total Award: Hotly Contested Issue Clarified

If a workers compensation petitioner suffered injuries during the course of his employment he may, upon presentation of appropriate proofs, be entitled to a permanent partial total award. Then, if the petitioner’s condition continues to deteriorate, as it relates to the same date of incident, he may have a right to file an Application for … Continue reading “Totality Award V. Permanent Partial Total Award: Hotly Contested Issue Clarified”

New Law Prohibits N.j. Employers From Demanding “why Can’t We Be Friends?”

A State law effective December 1, 2013 prohibits an employer from requiring or requesting that an employee provide his or her username or password for, or access to any personal social networking account used by the employee exclusively for personal communications. The law is not to be construed to prevent an employer from complying with … Continue reading “New Law Prohibits N.j. Employers From Demanding “why Can’t We Be Friends?””

Continuous Trigger Theory Of Coverage For Construction Defect Cases

On September 16, 2013, the New Jersey Supreme Court answered many questions about coverage in construction defect cases in Potomac Insurance Company v. PMA 2013 N.J. Lexis 847. While there have been multiple Appellate Division decisions addressing the continuous trigger theory in construction defect cases, the Supreme Court confirmed that this theory of coverage applies … Continue reading “Continuous Trigger Theory Of Coverage For Construction Defect Cases”

A New Jersey Court Finds For A Business Owner In A Fall Down Case Where The Cause Of The Fall Was On The Store Sidewalk

The Appellate Division of New Jersey issued an opinion on October 23, 2013 that ranks among the few that vindicate commercial property owners. In the decision of Arroyo v Durling Realty, LLC, Judge Sabatino, speaking for the court, upheld an Order for Summary Judgment granted to the defendant store owner at the trial level. The … Continue reading “A New Jersey Court Finds For A Business Owner In A Fall Down Case Where The Cause Of The Fall Was On The Store Sidewalk”

Voluntary Guidelines For Managing Food Allergies In Schools And Early Care And Education Programs

On October 30, 2013, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), one of the major operating components of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, published “Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools and Early Care and Education Programs.” The Guidelines, which were developed pursuant to the requirements of the Food … Continue reading “Voluntary Guidelines For Managing Food Allergies In Schools And Early Care And Education Programs”

Cooper Levenson Addresses Key Issues At NJSBA

Don’t miss Cooper Levenson Education Practice attorneys William S. Donio and Amy Houck Elco as they address key issues facing schools at the 2013 New Jersey School Boards Association Workshop and the NJSBA Fall School Law Forum at the Atlantic City Convention Center. Mark Your Calendar! Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Location: Cooper Levenson Learning Lab, … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson Addresses Key Issues At NJSBA”

Cooper Levenson Presents Its Health & Resources Fair

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2013 11:00 am – 2:00 pm – Third Floor Conference Center 1125 Atlantic Avenue * Atlantic City VENDORS INCLUDE: ATLANTICARE* AFLAC * HORIZON BLUE CROSS OF NEW JERSEY * TILTON FITNESS * CVS CAREMARK* AAA * SUN BANK * MERELIN BRAYMES, LMT * RICHARD STOCKTON COLLEGE * AND MORE BLOOD PRESSURE DENTAL … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson Presents Its Health & Resources Fair”

Please Join Us Friday, October 18, 2013 Breakfast Seminar

An Atlantic/Cape May Chapter of the NJSCPA Education FoundationEvent Presented By The Tax & Business Practice GroupofCooper Levenson Attorneys at Law Each year, there are significant tax changes and issues that practitioners should learn. Join the Atlantic Cape Chapter of the New Jersey Society of CPAs and the attorneys from Cooper Levenson at this discussion … Continue reading “Please Join Us Friday, October 18, 2013 Breakfast Seminar”