Monthly Archives: December 2014

Beware of Upcoming New Jersey Minimum Wage Increase

By Ralph R. Smith, 3rd, Esq. As previously reported in this newsletter, a New Jersey Constitutional Amendment that was approved in 2013 requires that the state’s minimum wage rate be adjusted annually, effective January 1st of each year, by any annual increase in the Consumer Price Index (“CPI”) calculated by the United States Bureau of […]

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Significant NJ Liability Litigation Cases from June 2014 to December 2014

By Betsy G. Ramos, Esq. and Charles F. Holmgren, Esq. Affidavit of Merit (fraud) Nuveen Municipal Trust v. Withumsmith Brown, P.C., 752 F.3d 600 (3d. Cir. 2014). The plaintiff made an investment in partial reliance on an audit report and an opinion letter from the defendants, an accounting firm and a law firm; the company it […]

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Capehart Welcomes Jessica Anderson to Its Litigation Department

Mt. Laurel, NJ – – Capehart Scatchard is pleased to announce that Jessica M. Anderson, Esq. has recently joined its Litigation Department as an associate in the Mt. Laurel office. Ms. Anderson, a New Brunswick resident, focuses her practice in general litigation throughout the federal and state courts of New Jersey and New York with […]

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Christopher Carlson Joins Capehart Scatchard’s Litigation Department

Mt. Laurel, NJ – – Capehart Scatchard is pleased to announce that Christopher J. Carlson, Esq. has recently joined its growing Litigation Department as a shareholder. Mr. Carlson, a Cherry Hill, New Jersey resident, concentrates his practice on the defense of New Jersey and Pennsylvania matters on behalf of insurance companies, self-insured entities and third-party […]

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Laura Ruccolo Honored with “Lawyer of the Year” Award

Mt. Laurel, NJ – Capehart Scatchard is proud to announce that Laura D. Ruccolo, Esq.,  Shareholder and Co-Chair of the Commercial Litigation Department has been named among the 2014 “Lawyers of the Year” by Corporate LiveWire.  The award recognizes individuals that have consistently shown best practice and demonstrated general excellence throughout 2014.  Ms. Ruccolo was […]

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