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Archive: 2023

District Court Confirms That NJ’s Cannabis Law Does Not Provide Individuals with Private Right of Action

Jun 20, 2023 | Written by: Leslie A. Parikh, Esq. |

In a recent decision, Zanetich v. Wal-Mart Stores East, Inc d/b/a Walmart, Inc., et al. (May 24, 2023), the New Jersey District Court confirmed that New Jersey’s cannabis law does not provide...

Do I Have a Right to Bring a Service Animal to Work in New Jersey?

Jun 5, 2023 | Written by: Sharon M. Flynn, Esq. |

In recent years, the recognition and understanding of service animals has grown significantly.  These highly trained animals provide invaluable assistance to individuals with disabilities, enabling...

Six Updates In Family Law

Jun 2, 2023 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

Following are synopses of six recently published trial court opinions.  These are all family law decisions that address a myriad of topics throughout New Jersey.  

Auto Insurance PIP Expense Benefits Are Not Reduced by Chosen Deductibles or Co-Payments

May 23, 2023 | Written by: Jacob A. Papay, Jr., Esq. |

A New Jersey personal automobile insurance policy must provide Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) benefits pursuant to NJSA 39:6A-1, et seq.  Pursuant to the statute, a standard PIP policy...

My Employer is Being Mean to Me…Can I Sue?

May 15, 2023 | Written by: Sharon M. Flynn, Esq. |

As an employee in New Jersey, you may be wondering if you have any legal recourse against your employer in certain situations.  In New Jersey, you generally cannot sue your employer simply because...

Divorce Lessons Learned in Hindsight

May 9, 2023 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

Divorce is often the worst time in one’s life.  Dealing with a divorce from a spouse, and disagreements with that spouse over money, children, etc., can be particularly emotional, and that is...

Guidance On The Application Of FMLA To Remote Workers

Apr 28, 2023 | Written by: Sharon M. Flynn, Esq. |

The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor recently issued guidance to address questions that have arisen regarding the application of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act...

How Mental Illness And Disability Can Impact Family Law

Apr 10, 2023 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

Mental illness and disability can play a significant role within a family law case and can affect how the case may/should be handled.  These sensitive issues have to be carefully addressed with...

Update on Proposed NJ Home Improvement & Home Elevation Board

Mar 20, 2023 | Written by: Jacob A. Papay, Jr., Esq. |

As per my prior blog of March 23, 2022, New Jersey Assemblymen Moriarty and Mukherji introduced Assembly Bill AS2138 on February 7, 2022 to establish a professional licensing and regulatory Board of...

Supreme Court Says Highly Compensated Supervisor Eligible for Overtime

Mar 10, 2023 | Written by: Sharon M. Flynn, Esq. |

On February 22, 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that an employee who earned over $200,000 per year was entitled to overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The Supreme Court ruled that...