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When is Business Litigation a Necessary Step?

New Jersey Construction Company Sues Over Unpaid Work A New Jersey construction company has recently filed a breach of contract lawsuit against Pohatcong Township, claiming it failed to pay work-related expenses on a renovation project at the city hall. The company was contracted to build an addition on the side of the structure where the courtroom and police station are located, labors which have since been completed. The project was begun back in 2011, but experienced delays when the township pushed costs past its original bid. According to the civil filing, the township demanded work that was “beyond the scope of the contract.” It also claims the township hindered the company’s progress by not vacating the worksite in time for crews to begin working, reoccupying portions of the building while construction was still ongoing, and forcing the project into postponement by failing to make timely payments. The city has refused to pay…
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What Insurance Does My Business Need?

Business Attorneys in New Jersey That Help Companies Thrive Disastrous events can happen at any time that may affect a business, including injuries, fires, accidents, lawsuits and acts of negligence. However, these events can become significantly less disastrous when owners have the correct business insurance coverage. Different types of insurance can protect your business from a variety of situations that may threaten your profits and the stability of your enterprise. If you own or plan to start a business, you should find out more about what types of insurance may benefit your company by talking to a business lawyer who has your company’s needs in mind. What Types of Business Insurance Must a Company Have in New Jersey? Before discussing the optional types of insurance available to a business, owners should know about the insurance they must possess by law: Workers Compensation Insurance – In most states, including New Jersey,…
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What Rights Do Employees Have in At-will Employment States?

Talk to a Monmouth County Business Lawyer to Learn About Wrongful Termination Understanding at-will employment law is imperative for businesses, since failing to stay within the law can result in wrongful termination lawsuits against your company. New Jersey, like many other states, is has at-will employment. This means that both employers and employees may terminate employment at any time without reason or prior notice. However, the law is not always this simple, and many exceptions exist to give employees additional rights. Learning more about at-will rights can allow businesses to recognize unfair dismissal suits before they occur. What is At-Will Employment? At-will employment means that for any reason, except an illegal one, an employer may terminate an employee or an employee may leave a job without suffering any legal repercussions. Employers may also change an employee’s wages, eliminate benefits or otherwise alter the terms of the employment relationship without giving…
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