New Jersey Business Law eNewsletters

New Jersey Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

A high-ranking employee of a major drug manufacturer in New Jersey was terminated from his position when it was revealed that the worker was arguing that the company was not selling, marketing and distributing one of the company’s major drugs. The man had been a vice president within the company and, along with a colleague, had been a major proponent of improving the marketing and selling of the drug. The company sent him and his colleague a letter stating that it had made “significant changes to correct the issues you raised” and that it is “in the process of disclosing to the relevant government authorities” marketing issues relating to the pharmaceutical. Because the vice president had been levying such serious allegations against his company, the corporation reportedly hired private investigators to discover things about the man that would put into question his mental stability. New Jersey Business Contract Businesses in…
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Do New Jersey Banks Anticipate Better Conditions for Business in 2014?

Talk with a Monmouth County Business Lawyer to Ensure Your Business Operates Effectively According to a recent survey about the economy, many New Jersey banks are optimistic about 2014. These small to medium-sized banks lend to households and local businesses, and their positivity could make them more likely to provide loans to those in need of financial assistance. The survey could also be an excellent indicator of how the local New Jersey economy may improve or decline in 2014. Why are Many New Jersey Banks Optimistic about the Current Economy? Statistics from the survey showed that only 9.3 percent of banks that participated in the study believe the New Jersey economy is in poor shape, which is a significant drop from the 31.5 percent that said the economy was in poor condition in 2011. The number of banks that believe the economy is in good shape also increased from 5.6…
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Ensuring Your New Jersey Business is ADA Compliant

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) prohibits discrimination against individuals based on their physical or mental disabilities. The determination of what constitutes a physical or mental disability is made on a case by case basis, but the governing standard is any impairment that substantially limits a major life activity such as such as hearing, seeing, speaking, thinking, walking, breathing, or performing manual tasks. A Monmouth County business lawyer can help you comply with ADA requirements. Some of the more common categories the law covers include: Serious illnesses like cancer, multiple sclerosis or HIV Short-term physical impairments like a broken leg or ankle Long-term conditions that affect mobility like the use of a wheelchair or other mobility device Mental and emotional disabilities such as anxiety, eating disorders or depression Pregnancy The ADA requires business owners to refrain from discriminating against people with these impairments in all employment matters including,…
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Dealing with Defective Construction Materials

Defective construction materials can cause costly project delays if they fail during installation. Sometimes, however, a defective product does not become problematic until days, weeks, months or even years after a project has been completed. If a property owner is suing you over defective construction materials, or if you are a property owner who wishes to sue a contractor, manufacturer or supplier for distributing or installing a defective product, an experienced Monmouth County business attorney can help. Claims Against Contractors Property owners who believe a contractor knowingly used defective construction materials in their home or commercial property, as well as those who are experiencing unnecessary and costly delays because of a contractor’s refusal to replace deficient materials, may have a claim against the contractor. Furthermore, construction materials sometimes fail after installation because of environmental factors like extreme heat or cold, solar energy, or soil composition. If a contractor used unsuitable…
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