ARBITRATION CLAUSES CAN NO LONGER WAIVE PUNITIVE DAMAGES PURSUANT TO PUBLIC POLICY BEHIND THE NJLAD

On August 23, 2018, the New Jersey Appellate Division issued its opinion in Roman v. Bergen Logistics, LLC, et al., 2018 WL 4012025 (App.Div. Aug. 23, 2018) (not for publication). This case involved a female human resources employee who alleged that her immediate supervisor (the named individual defendant in the case) and Human Resources Director, sexually harassed and subjected her … Read More

WHAT A MEDICAL PRACTITIONER NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT INSURANCE FRAUD

If you, as a medical practitioner, are contacted by an investigator from an insurance carrier, a criminal investigator, a detective from the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor of the State Attorney General’s Office, a County Prosecutor’s Office, or an investigator from the State Department of Banking and Insurance, you should immediately seek legal counsel.  You should not speak with … Read More

Knowledge Series: PI Awards for Public Benefit Recipients in New York

     An attorney at times is bound to come across a situation where their area of practice may overlap with another distinct and separate type of law. To name just a few instances, estate planning attorneys often need to know various aspects of business, real estate and elder law; matrimonial attorneys often times encounter estate planning, real estate and business … Read More

9 Things You Should Know When Planning Your Estate

So you’re getting older, maybe recently married, or are starting a family.  Perhaps a loved one passed away or you recently got divorced.  Or maybe you just want to get things in order. As an individual or a couple, you must ask yourself, “When do I need a will?”  or “Do I even need a will at all?” As human … Read More

So You Want to Start Your Own Business? (or improve what you are already doing?)

Now more than ever, more and more people are owning and operating their own businesses.  They become “entrepreneurs” – sometimes by choice, sometimes out of necessity.  So you think you have a great idea?  It seems simple enough and you believe, in your heart of hearts, that people will love your idea, flock to your store, gobble up your product … Read More

US News & World Report has recognized The Beinhaker Law Firm!

US News & World Report recently released its “Best Law Firms” addition and has recognized The Beinhaker Law Firm as one of the a Best regional firms in New Jersey.  This includes a particular acknowledgement in the Criminal Law, White Collar category due to the skills and extensive experience of our partner, Blair Zwillman. Kindly share this information through your … Read More

BeinLaw named to the Law Firm 500!

The Beinhaker Law Firm is honored as one of the fastest growing small firms in the country.  Tuesday September 19, 2017, the Law Firm 500 Award committee announced its list of 2017 Honorees. The committee ranked The Beinhaker Law Firm No. 139th on its 2nd Annual Law Firm 500 Honorees List. The published list recognizes law firms that have achieved … Read More

Drive Safe this Holiday Season!

DURING THIS HOLIDAY SEASON, BE AWARE OF YOUR DRIVING RISKS… Blair R. Zwillman, Esq., the director of our criminal practice group, has over 40 years of experience helping clients with municipal violations including DUI offenses.  We thought it important to make you aware of your rights and consequences of your actions… Read More

Jonathan S. Goodgold To Present At The National Business Institute Event “Collection Law From Start To Finish”

Director of Collections, Jonathan S. Goodgold will be presenting, “Pre-Suit Collection Strategies” at 9am and “The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act” at 10:15am at NBI’s “Collection Law From Start To Finish” event on November 7th at Home2Suites by Hilton Hasbrouck Heights.  For more details, log on to NBI-sems.com. A trusted provider of continuing legal education and training since 1983, NBI … Read More

The Beinhaker Law Firm Represents Purchasers Of Local Mountainside Business

Mitch Beinhaker, Managing Director, and Karen Wachs, Partner, represented the purchasers in the acquisition of Christoffers Flowers and Gifts in Mountainside, as well as in the negotiation of a lease assignment with the Landlord. The transition allowed the newly formed entity to continue to use the Christoffers name and to continue to operate at the same location. We wish our … Read More