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Winning Bidder At Sheriff's Sale Entitled To Recoup Some, But Not All, Of His Deposit After Sale Is Vacated
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • June 16 2017

A recent decision from the Appellate Division drives home (1) the duty of sellers at sheriff's sales to announce all material information about the


Dietary Supplement Legal Update - June 2017
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • June 13 2017

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


Supreme Court: Party That Buys Defaulted Debt Not A "Debt Collector" Under The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • June 13 2017

In Henson v. Santander Consumer USA Inc., Justice Gorsuch delivered his first opinion for the Supreme Court, and in doing so, provided an interesting


After You Break Up, Dont Expect To Get Paid For Those Home Repairs You Did For Your Girlfriend While You Were Dating
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • June 9 2017

Nothing says romance like asking your girlfriend to sign a contract before you agree to help her fix up her house. Nonetheless, this is essentially


When Is Possession Not Really Possession? (And By "Possession" I Mean In The "Mortgagee In Possession" Sense Of The Word)
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

Lenders are often faced with a dilemma when dealing with property that is in foreclosure and has been abandoned by the borrower. A lender must, under


Neighbor's Tree Limbs Hanging Over Your Yard? Just Rent A Chainsaw, Climb A Ladder, And Cut Them. What Could Go Wrong?
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • May 31 2017

Turns out, a lot could go wrong. But, if it does, the neighbor whose tree limbs inspired you to climb the ladder, chainsaw in hand, probably won't be


Redefining "Simple Misconduct" in Unemployment Benefits Eligibility
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • May 31 2017

Unemployment benefits are crucial to thousands of employees who lose their employment. However, the unemployment benefits law is also crucial for


Madden Legislation: Environmental requirements for educational facilities
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

Did you know that a child care center or education facility ("CCCEF") may be required to conduct an environmental investigation and remediation under


Court Approves Service Of Complaint Via Facebook, No Word On How Many "Likes" It Received
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • May 16 2017

Facebook is useful for a lot of things -- humble bragging about your children, posting professionally taken candid photographs of your smiling family


Words Matter: Language In Retainer Agreement Bars Recovery Of Fees Incurred In Fee Arbitration Proceeding
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • May 3 2017

One of my favorite quotes from a judicial decision comes from the New Jersey Supreme Court in Atlantic Northern Airlines v. Schwimmer: "Litigation