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Third Circuit Sets Precedent In Holding That Direct Evidence Of Retaliation Is Not Necessary
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • April 27 2017

In a precedential decision, the Third Circuit ruled that an employee exercising leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") need not prove


Dietary Supplement Legal Update - April 2017
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • Puerto Rico, USA
  • April 26 2017

A variety of legal and regulatory challenges exist in the dietary supplement industry, including federal and state legislatures, agencies and courts


New Jersey Municipalities Catch Paid Sick Leave Fever
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • April 17 2017

Unlike many countries, the United States does not require private employers to offer paid sick leave. However, several states and an increasing


Clear Arbitration Provision, Negotiated By Sophisticated Party While Represented By Counsel Deemed Enforceable
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • April 12 2017

The headline of this post is a little like "Dog bites man." But, given the recent trend in New Jersey of "man bites dog" type cases where courts have


New Jersey Does Not Follow The "One Free Bite" Rule But It Does Apparently Follow The "One Free Knockdown" Rule
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • April 7 2017

I have written in the past about dog bite cases, but never about a non-bite, dog-related injury case. That changes today. In Hackett v. Musey


In New Jersey, You Can Now Disapprove A Real Estate Contract By Email Or Fax (But Not Telegram)
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • April 4 2017

Anyone who has bought or sold real estate in New Jersey is familiar with "attorney review." When you buy or sell a house, you sign a contract that is


Not An Open-Ended Issue: Judge's Failure To Ask Open-Ended Questions During Voir Dire Is Reversible Error.
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • March 31 2017

In 2006 and 2007, the Administrative Office of the Courts issued directives addressing jury voir dires. The directives require, among other things


Appellate division does not "waiver"
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • March 27 2017

Jury trials are both expensive and unpredictable. To avoid the unnecessary exposure and expense that result from such trials, many employers require


Arbitration Award Stands Even Though One Of The Arbitrators Was Later Convicted Of Crime
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • March 24 2017

Arbitration awards are, by design, difficult to vacate. But what happens when one of the arbitrators who entered the award is later convicted of a


If You Cancel Your Wedding Reception Can You Get Your Money Back From The Venue? (Or, When Is A Liquidated Damage Clause Enforceable?)
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • March 22 2017

In the past, I have written about engagements gone wrong, including a case involving a failed (alleged) engagement and the return of a (purported