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While Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decision Extends Federal Age Discrimination Protections for Public Employees, New Jersey Law Already Offered Strong Protection to Older Government Employees

Amazingly, despite the law being clear for many years that age discrimination in employment is illegal, and despite the fact that both research and experience have shown the value of mature workers, age discrimination against older employees continues to be … Continue reading

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OALJ Decision Analyzing Average Weekly Wage Important for Defense Base Act Cases

A recent decision from the Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ) addressed the interplay between Section 10(i) and Section 10(c) of the Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) in calculating the Claimant’s average weekly wage. Section 10(i) is particularly … Continue reading

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Recent Florida Federal Court Decision Reaffirms “Publication” Requirement for CGL Coverage for Data Breaches

By Eric Stern and Andrew Lipkowitz  As an update to our New York Law Journal Article from March 5, 2018, a recent decision from the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, reaffirms the rule (followed by several other courts), … Continue reading

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In a New Post-Bisbing Decision, the Appellate Division Highlights the Significance of the Requirement to Show Cause for a Proposed Interstate Move

Just over a year after the New Jersey Supreme Court changed the standard to be applied in removal, or interstate relocation, cases, the Appellate Division in Dever v. Howell (an Appellate Division set to be published and, thus, will be … Continue reading

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Monkey Selfie Decision Stands

Earlier this year, I authored a blog post about the so-called “Monkey Selfies” after the Ninth Circuit ruled that animals cannot sue for copyright infringement because, as nonhumans, they lack the required standing under the Copyright Act.  Recently, following a single judge’s request for a … Continue reading

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