Monthly Archives: September 2017

Failure to File Timely Tort Claims Act Notice Should Not Bar Suit Against Municipality for Injuries Due to Chemical Vapors Based Upon Discovery Rule

By: Betsy G. Ramos, Esq. Plaintiffs Edan and Edna Ben Elazar alleged that they suffered various personal injuries due to chemical vapors that infiltrated their electronics repair shop. The chemicals emanated from leaking underground storage tanks that belonged to the dry cleaner next door to the plaintiff’s shop but were buried in adjoining municipal property […]

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CEPA Found Not to Apply to Volunteer Firefighter

By: Ralph R. Smith, 3rd, Esq. As many employers already know, New Jersey has one of the broadest whistleblower protection laws in the United States.  In the past, the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (“CEPA”) has been expansively interpreted to provide wide ranging protections to not only employees who engage in whistleblowing activities but also independent […]

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The Essential One-Day New Jersey Workers’ Comp Seminar

WHO SHOULD ATTEND This is a one-day seminar designed for practitioners, physicians and insurance professionals. SCHEDULE Sign-In & Networking: 7:45 – 8:30 am Seminar: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Morning Break & Networking with Vendors: 10:15 – 10:30 am Buffet Lunch & Networking with Speakers: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Afternoon Break: 2:30 pm – […]

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Dealing With Employees Who Have Been Charged With a Crime

Presenter Ralph R. Smith 3rd, Esq. Schedule Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Time: 1:00 – 2:30 pm Objectives You will be able to discuss drafting policies and procedures to address situations where information is gained about an employee’s arrest. You will be able to review steps employers should take before implementing any discipline against an employee […]

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