Bramnick: N.J. needs to protect business owners against COVID-19 lawsuits

When he’s not working as the Assembly minority leader, Jon Bramnick is a personal injury lawyer. And he is concerned about a flood of lawsuits that could come from COVID-19. Bramnick (R-Westfield), who was joined...

Attorney general’s investigation into nursing home negligence is badly needed

With a high number of the COVID-19 deaths in New Jersey reported from assisted living facilities and nursing homes, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal is conducting an investigation into issues of negligence and other types...

Scarinci Hollenbeck promotes Katerin Traugh to executive director

Scarinci Hollenbeck has promoted its controller, Katerin P. Traugh, to executive director, the law firm announced Wednesday. The Lyndhurst-based firm said Traugh, who has been with the firm since 2017, will now manage its entire...

Unexpected complications: Even as elective surgeries resume, doctors are getting tripped up by some...

Instead of being handed tools in the operating room, New Jersey surgeons are hoping state officials can give them the right tools to get patients there in the first place. Even if the Garden State...

Law enforcement unions say they will file suit asking for delay in release of...

The six unions representing law enforcement officers in New Jersey say they are going to court, seeking a temporary injunction that will halt the release of the names of many law enforcement officers who...

What happens when funding for community policing programs are cut?

Across the country and right here in New Jersey, people are standing up and speaking out against unjust and inappropriate policing that disproportionately impacts minority communities. People are demanding police departments be “defunded” and...

Bayer to pay $11B to resolve outstanding litigation — mostly involving Roundup

Bayer has agreed to pay approximately $11 billion to substantially resolve major outstanding Monsanto litigation, including Roundup product liability litigation, the company announced Wednesday. Bayer, which has its U.S. headquarters in Pittsburgh, has a major...

Bressler law firm expands with new office in N.C.

Bressler, Amery & Ross, a law firm based in Florham Park, announced on Tuesday it has opened a new office in Charlotte, North Carolina. “The firm recently opened its new office in Charlotte, while contending...

CSG immigration chair: DACA ruling is good for business community

Gov. Phil Murphy celebrated the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in favor of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program — calling it a victory for the more than 16,000 so-called...

Medical practices that once eagerly welcomed private equity are finding, thanks to COVID, that...

There was a minor detail glossed over in the eagerness of medical practices to be acquired by private equity groups, said local health care attorney Daniel Frier. It wasn't exactly in the fine print, but...

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University Hospital has been awarded $182,203 in state grant funding to help enroll under- and uninsured New Jersey residents in Affordable Care Act health...

1 year later, Choose says mission trip to India proving to be success

It may seem like a lifetime ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but Gov. Phil Murphy’s trade mission trip to India with Choose New...

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How 2020 is this? Quest piloting drone delivery of COVID-19 tests

How’s this for the ultimate in touchless service? Secaucus-based Quest Diagnostics announced Tuesday it is teaming up with Walmart and DroneUp on a pilot program...

Investment firm hires CEO for health care portfolio company

Ignite Venture Studio, a Princeton-based investment company focused on the digital health and beauty sectors, has hired a CEO for a new portfolio company...