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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.