Cooper Levenson Attorneys To Present At New Jersey Society Of Certified Public Accountants Event

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Tax attorneys from Cooper Levenson law offices will present a breakfast seminar at a New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants event on Tuesday, July 15 at 8 a.m. at the Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point, N.J. Robert E. Salad, Esq., LL.M. will moderate the panel and chair the … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson Attorneys To Present At New Jersey Society Of Certified Public Accountants Event”

Roger Lai Named President Of Burlington County Bar

Washington Twp., N.J. – June 6, 2014 -Roger Lai, attorney at Cooper Levenson, was installed as the 83rd president of the Burlington County Bar Association on June 6, 2014 at the Bradford Estate in Hainesport, N.J. Members of the Asian Pacific American Lawyer Association were in attendance as Roger was sworn in as the first … Continue reading “Roger Lai Named President Of Burlington County Bar”

Maritime Attorney Kevin Thornton: THE SINKING OF THE LADY MARY-TRAGEDY, U.S. COAST GUARD INVESTIGATION, AND LESSONS LEARNED

On March 24, 2009, the scallop boat LADY MARY sank 65 nautical miles off the coast of Cape May, New Jersey. Tragically, six of the seven crew members died as a result. This article examines that catastrophe and the U.S. Coast Guard’s procedures for the investigation of marine casualties as a general matter, and as … Continue reading “Maritime Attorney Kevin Thornton: THE SINKING OF THE LADY MARY-TRAGEDY, U.S. COAST GUARD INVESTIGATION, AND LESSONS LEARNED”

Thornton Elected To Maritime Law Association Board

Kevin Thornton has been elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the United States Maritime Law Association (MLA). Thornton chairs the Maritime Law Practice Group at Cooper Levenson in Atlantic City, and is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Group as well. From left: At the association’s May 2 meeting … Continue reading “Thornton Elected To Maritime Law Association Board”

Officials Begin Tallying Numbers From Child Support Amnesty Week

A few weeks ago, our blog discussed how officials here in New Jersey had elected to hold child support amnesty week from April 28 – May 3 as part of the “Do the Right Thing for Your Kids” program. Here, the impetus for the initiative was the rather grim picture painted by the state Department … Continue reading “Officials Begin Tallying Numbers From Child Support Amnesty Week”

CMS issues final rules affecting medical staff, membership, hospital governing bodies, and hospital outpatient orders

Date: 05/20/2014 Publication: Website CooperLevenson Publication: Website Summary: On May 7, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that brings important revisions and clarifications to the Conditions of Participation (CoP) affecting hospitals and other healthcare providers. Some of the most important changes, which will take effect July 11, 2014 … Continue reading “CMS issues final rules affecting medical staff, membership, hospital governing bodies, and hospital outpatient orders”

Group Donates 2,000 Soccer Balls To Haitian Youth

By DEVIN LORING, Staff Writer The Press of Atlantic City For Reverend Yvans Jazon, of St. Monica’s Roman Catholic Church, 108 North Pennsylvania Ave., Atlantic City, an upcoming trip to his native country of Haiti is not fraught with the logistics of what to pack. His main concern is how to get 2,000 soccer balls … Continue reading “Group Donates 2,000 Soccer Balls To Haitian Youth”

The Sinking Of The Lady Mary: Tragedy, U.s. Coast Guard Investigation, And Lessons Learned

Date: 05/15/2014 Publication: Second Quarter 2014 Edition of Benedict’s Maritime Bulletin CooperLevenson Publication: Second Quarter 2014 Edition of Benedict’s Maritime Bulletin Summary: On March 24, 2009, the scallop boat LADY MARY sank 65 nautical miles off the coast of Cape May, New Jersey. Tragically, six of the seven crewmembers died as a result. This article … Continue reading “The Sinking Of The Lady Mary: Tragedy, U.s. Coast Guard Investigation, And Lessons Learned”

Cms Issue Final Rules Affecting Medical Staff Membership, Hospital Governing Bodies, And Hospital Outpatient Orders

On May 7, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that brings important revisions and clarifications to the Conditions of Participation (CoP) affecting hospitals and other healthcare providers. Some of the most important changes, which will take effect July 11, 2014, are highlighted below. It is expected that the … Continue reading “Cms Issue Final Rules Affecting Medical Staff Membership, Hospital Governing Bodies, And Hospital Outpatient Orders”

The Value In Taking Stock Of Your Finances Early In A Divorce

Once divorce papers have officially been filed, it’s not uncommon for a person to experience a wide range of emotions from anxiety and sadness to relief and even exhilaration. In light of this reality and everything else suddenly brought about by the pursuit of a marital split — new living quarters, new custody arrangements, etc. … Continue reading “The Value In Taking Stock Of Your Finances Early In A Divorce”