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September 19, 2022The Saiber Construction Law Column: September 2022
In a recent article for Metro Builders’ Onsite Magazine, Rob Nussbaum discusses the economic-loss doctrine and highlights a recent construction lawsuit in North Carolina that illustrates its relevance for contractors in New Jersey.
September 8, 2022Trending Law Blog: The NetChoice LLC Texas Case: Stay by Fifth Circuit Vacated by the Supreme Court
In a recent post by Trending Law Blog, Rob Nussbaum discusses the developments in the NetChoice LLC case, which involved a new law in Texas that attempted to limit a large number of social media companies from moderating content on their websites.
August 31, 2022District of New Jersey Publishes Updated COVID Safety Protocols
As part of the District of New Jersey’s continuing response to the ongoing public health emergency and in light of updated public health guidance and the current extent of the spread of COVID-19 in the state, on August 23, 2022, Chief Judge Freda L. Wolfson of the District of New Jersey issued Standing Order 2022-02, which updated the District’s COVID Safety Protocols.
August 24, 2022Trending Law Blog: Section 230 Dodges Another Judicial Bullet
In a recent post by Trending Law Blog, Rob Nussbaum discusses a new case concerning Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act which protects internet platforms that are sued for republishing third-party content on their websites.
August 22, 2022The Saiber Construction Law Column: July/August 2022
The June 2022 edition of OnSite Magazine discussed the case of J&M Interiors v. Centerton Square Owners, which addressed a subcontractor’s right to be paid under New Jersey’s Prompt Payment Act (“PPA”). Several months after issuing its J&M Interiors decision, the Appellate Division handed down another decision which similarly demonstrated that the PPA is a powerful tool contractors and subcontractors can use not only to get paid but also to recover attorneys fees.
August 11, 2022New Jersey Cannabis Counsel: New Jersey Enacts Bill Permitting NJEDA to Make Financial Incentives Available to Certain Cannabis Businesses
In a recent post by New Jersey Cannabis Counsel, Justin Calta and Nino Coviello discuss the new way certain cannabis entrepreneurs can secure financing in the State of New Jersey.
July 25, 2022EEOC Updates COVID-19 Testing Guidance for Employers
Viral Screening Tests are Not Per Se Permissible in the Workplace under the ADA and Must be Job Related and Consistent with Business Necessity
July 19, 2022Estate Planning Checklist: Something to Consider Before Sending Your Child Off to College
Before you pack the car and bring your student to their new home at college, there is an important bit of estate planning each family should consider.
July 13, 2022The Saiber Construction Law Column: June 2022
In a recently decided case, New Jersey’s Appellate Division looked at the plain language of a subcontract and, after doing so, rejected a contractor’s defenses to avoid paying subcontractors who had performed all of their work pursuant to the subcontract and who sued to be fully paid.
July 7, 2022Bringing it all Back Home: Cannabis and Zoning
New Jersey’s recreational cannabis market is finally here and in full swing. As the market continues to grow, cannabis license applicants must consider how zoning will impact their contemplated business operations in any given New Jersey municipality. In short, although a license may permit you to operate a cannabis business, zoning will dictate where, when, and “how” - - that is, what conditions are attached to your operation.