Legal Articles: Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.

 







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Adobe PDFThe New Jersey “Opportunity to Compete Act” Takes Effect on  March 1, 2015 Restricting Employers from Inquiring into Job  Applicants’ Criminal Histories and Providing Civil Penalties  For Violations - Is Your Company Prepared?
Donald E. Taylor, James E. Tonrey; Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 6, 2015, previously published on February 2015
On March 1, 2015, New Jersey’s “Opportunity to Compete Act” (“OTCA”) takes effect. As explained in the legislative findings section of the OTCA, it is the intent of the OTCA to remove obstacles impeding employment opportunities for persons with criminal records....

 

HTMLThe Time For Establishing a Parole Plan is NOW
Eric John Marcy; Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 8, 2015, previously published on December 3, 2014
The issue of parole is an area that few consider or plan for after having been sentenced to a prison term. Parole is not guaranteed. Any individual sentenced to a prison term should be considering parole issues, if not a sentencing, then shortly thereafter and planning for that day that he or she...

 

HTMLWill an Alimony Award Terminate if the Recipient Cohabitates?
David M. Wildstein; Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on October 10, 2014
On September 22, 2014, the New Jersey Supreme Court declared to hear the case of Quinn v. Quinn. In the case, the couple was married for twenty-three years until they divorced in 2006. The Husband agreed to pay the Wife permanent alimony of $2,634 every two weeks. The agreement also included a...

 

HTMLDoes Your Company Have A Pandemic Coordinator and/or Team To Ensure That Its Employees/Business Are Protected In Times Of Emergency? It Should.
Dominick J. Bratti; Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on October 29, 2014
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recommends that employers be prepared in advance to deal with the unique workplace issues which arise in the event of a pandemic. The issues extend well beyond whether precautions by employers in high risk industries, such as the healthcare and...

 

HTMLDrive on a Suspended License Following a Conviction for Drunk Driving? Do Not Pass Go.... Go Directly to Jail... Do Not Even Think About Rehab!
John E. Hogan; Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on October 27, 2014
In prior blog posts New Law Mandates Video Cameras in Police Vehicles and Mandatory Jail Under New Driving While Suspended Statue, we discussed changes in the law governing suspended drivers. This article expands that discussion by employing an hypothetical anecdote to provide context to the law...

 

HTMLProposed New Jersey Legislation Seeks to Protect Privacy Interests in Motor Vehicle’s “Black Box” Data
Ellen Torregrossa-O'Connor; Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 18, 2014
In past investigations into automobile collisions, drivers often faced little challenge to their claims that they adhered to speed limits but somehow lost control of the car, that they applied their brakes but could not slow down in time, or that they steered to avoid animals who invariably left no...

 

HTMLNew Jersey’s New Law Mandates Video Cameras in Police Vehicles: When it Comes to Law Enforcement Encounters, a Video is Worth a Thousand Words
Ellen Torregrossa-O'Connor; Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 16, 2014, previously published on September 25, 2014
These days, cameras seem to be everywhere. From shameless “selfies” to stealthy surveillance videos, our every move seems to be memorialized in some way, like it or not. While some may long for more private times when many things were left to our memories and imaginations, there can be...

 

Adobe PDFCourt Allows Contracts that Limit an Employee’s Time to Sue
Lawrence C. Weiner; Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014
In a victory for employers, New Jersey’s Appellate Division ruled that an employee is bound by his agreement set forth in his employment application to shorten the two-year statute of limitations applicable to claims against his employer to six months. In Rodriguez v. Raymours Furniture...

 

HTMLOIG Issues “Special Fraud Alert” on Lab Payments for Specimen Processing and Data Registry
Grace D. Mack; Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 25, 2014, previously published on August 19, 2014
On June 25, 2014, the OIG issued a Special Fraud Alert addressing compensation paid by laboratories to referring physicians. This Special Fraud Alert supplements prior OIG guidance which emphasizes that providing free or below-market goods or services to a physician who is a source of referrals, or...

 

HTMLHere Comes the Sunshine Act
Grace D. Mack; Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 25, 2014, previously published on August 19, 2014
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a guide for physicians to prepare for the Dispute Resolution period of the Physician Payments Sunshine Act. The CMS guide is available on the CMS Open Payments website http://go.cms.gov/openpayments. CMS announced "mid-July"...

 


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