Client Alerts

Supreme Court Holds Commercial Landlords Can Delegate Duties to Tenants

In Baldwin Shields v. Ramslee Motors, the Supreme Court of New Jersey recently considered whether the owner of a commercial property has a duty to clear ice and snow from its premises when the property is in the exclusive possession of a tenant.

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Issues New COVID-19 Mandates for Employers

On October 28, 2020, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order (“E.O.”) 192 in response to the “upticks in the rate of reported new” COVID-19 cases and in light of the number of individuals who have returned to in-person work.

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New Jersey Asbestos Litigation: Whelan, What Now?

A Component Change to New Jersey’s Medical Causation Standard

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Federal Government Charges First Case of CARES Act Fraud

On May 4, 2020, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Rhode Island charged two individuals with fraudulently seeking CARES Act Small Business Association (“SBA”) Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loans.

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Governor Phil Murphy Signs Legislation Authorizing Remote Notarization During the COVID-19 Health Crisis

In response to the COVID-19 health crisis, Governor Phil Murphy signed a law (“Notary Law”) that allows documents to be notarized using remote technology.

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New Jersey Authorizes Virtual Planning and Zoning Board Hearings Amid COVID-19 Health Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic and public safety measures either mandated or encouraged by the government has made it nearly impossible for local governments, especially planning and zoning boards, to hold public meetings in the traditional sense.

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COVID-19 Litigation Tort Risks

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented crisis that has affected every facet of life from health and financial security to education and emotional wellbeing. Moreover, the crisis is ongoing and the full extent of its impact is yet unknown.

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New Jersey Legislative Update: Expanded Family Leave and Disability Benefits During Emergencies

On March 25, 2020, the Governor of New Jersey signed into law a bill meant to maximize benefits and protections – both employer and state sponsored – available to employees impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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New Jersey Governor Philip D. Murphy Orders The Closure of Certain Non-Essential Businesses

Today, New Jersey Governor Philip D. Murphy executed Executive Orders 107 (“EO 107”) and 108 (“EO 108”) to further combat the COVID-19 public health emergency. The Executive Orders take effect at 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, 2020.

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Expanded Protections for Employees During COVID-19 Pandemic

Yesterday evening the President of the United States signed into law the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” (the “Act”), a bipartisan measure meant to minimize the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the general public.

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The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): What Employers Need to Know

On March 9 and 13, 2020, the Governor of the State of New Jersey and the President of the United States declared a State of Emergency and National Emergency in response to dangers posed by COVID-19.

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