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Adobe PDFNew Jersey Appellate Division Reverses Exercise of Personal Jurisdiction Over Foreign Manufacturer
Charles J. Falletta, Beth S. Rose; Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 6, 2015, previously published on November 2014
Several years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the New Jersey Supreme Court’s exercise of personal jurisdiction over a foreign manufacturer in J. McIntyre Machinery, Ltd. v. Nicastro, 131 S. Ct. 2780 (2011). In Nicastro, the U.S. Supreme Court reviewed New Jersey’s exercise of...

 

Adobe PDFFederal Immigration and NJ Paid Sick Leave Developments Impacting Employers
Charles H. Kaplan, Galit Kierkut, Jill Turner Lever, David I. Rosen; Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 6, 2015, previously published on November 2014
On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced his multi-faceted plan for a series of executive actions on immigration, known as Immigration Accountability Executive Actions. The President outlined three goals for his actions: to provide additional resources for law enforcement to help curb...

 

Adobe PDFEEOC Cracks Down on Wellness Programs
Charles H. Kaplan, Galit Kierkut, David I. Rosen, Damon W. Silver; Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 6, 2015, previously published on October 2014
Many employers, especially in light of regulations promulgated under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), have instituted “participatory wellness programs” and “health-contingent wellness programs.” The former may include programs that reward employees for attending...

 

Adobe PDFNew York State Employers Do Not Need to Distribute Annual Wage Rate Notices to Employees This Month
Charles H. Kaplan, Galit Kierkut, David I. Rosen; Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 6, 2015, previously published on January 2015
On December 29, 2014, Governor Cuomo signed a bill amending the New York Wage Theft Protection Act (the “WTPA”) to, among other things, eliminate the requirement that New York State employers provide annual wage rate notices to existing employees between January 1 and February 1 of each...

 

Adobe PDFDocuments Prepared by Hospitals and other Healthcare Facilities during the Investigation and Evaluation of an Adverse Event Are Privileged under New Jersey’s Patient Safety Act
Vincent R. Lodato, Beth S. Rose; Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 6, 2015, previously published on October 2014
If you are defending a product liability case in New Jersey, don’t count on obtaining through discovery documents reflecting a healthcare institution’s investigation of an adverse medical event. In C.A. v. Bentolila, No. A-32-2012, 2014 N.J. LEXIS 921 (N.J. Sep. 29, 2014), the New...

 

Adobe PDFNLRB Makes Holiday Gifts to Labor - Issues Final Ambush Election Rules, Expands Rights of Employees to Use Company E-Mail Systems and Takes Other Steps to Help Unions Organize
Charles H. Kaplan, Galit Kierkut, David I. Rosen; Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 6, 2015, previously published on December 2014
In a series of pro-labor actions, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or the “Board”) has taken unprecedented steps this month to help unions organize non-union workplaces and to expand worker rights even in the absence of unions.

 

Adobe PDFWhy Whistleblowing Laws Are So Significant to Health Care Entities
Galit Kierkut; Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 17, 2014, previously published on September 30, 2014
The New Jersey Supreme Court has recently rejected a whistleblower’s attempt to rely on, among other sources, the American Nursing Code of Ethics (the “Nursing Code”) to establish his claim under the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (“CEPA”). The Court’s...

 

Adobe PDFRecent Developments Under Federal, New York, and New Jersey Law Will Impact Employment Relationships; Employers Must Plan Accordingly
Charles H. Kaplan, Galit Kierkut, David I. Rosen, Damon W. Silver; Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014
Beginning on March 1, 2015, New Jersey employers with 15 or more employees will be prohibited from inquiring into a job applicant’s criminal history until after they have conducted an initial interview of the applicant. Employers will also be banned from stating in any employment...

 

Adobe PDFIn re Darvocet: Is There a “Parallel Misbranding” Exception to Generic Drug Preemption?
Sills Cummis Gross P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 8, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014
The Sixth Circuit recently reiterated the difficulty plaintiffs face in avoiding preemption of state-law claims against generic drug manufacturers in In re Darvocet, Darvon, & Propoxyphene Products Liability Litigation, Nos. 12-5368, et al. (6th Cir. June 27, 2014) (hereinafter...

 

Adobe PDFParallel Claims Against Device Manufacturers post-Riegel?
Sills Cummis Gross P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 8, 2014, previously published on August 4, 2014
In June 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari and let stand the Ninth Circuit’s en banc ruling in Stengel v. Medtronic Inc., 704 F.3d 1224 (9th Cir. Jan. 10, 2013) that state-law failure to warn claims against a medical device manufacturer that “parallel” federal...

 


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