Nov 9, 2015

Prime is winning bidder for St. Michael’s

Prime Healthcare Services was selected as the new owner of Saint Michael's Medical Center in Newark.

Nov 9, 2015

Nonprofit finds way to thank veterans for service

When injured service members return from deployment in Afghanistan or Iraq, they are welcomed home with mounds of paperwork and stressful proceedings.

Nov 9, 2015

Gibbons gets ‘life-altering’ judgments in its free legal clinics

As it turns out, equal access to justice for all is not a pipe dream, but a lofty goal. Just ask Gibbons P.C. attorney Mary Frances Palisano.

Nov 9, 2015

The good Fight Pro bono work isn’t very glamorous, but it can make a big difference

The woman had been beaten badly with a pipe.
Even worse, she had been branded by her tormentor, who burned his trademark into her skin.
When she walked into Superior Court in Atlantic City last June, she clearly was a victim of a human trafficking ring, from which she had recently escaped.
She also was a convicted criminal.

Nov 9, 2015

Update St. Peter’s hospital takes on OMNIA plan in court

St. Peter's University Hospital took the state's largest insurer, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, to court over the hospital's alleged wrongful exclusion from the top tier of a new health plan.

Nov 6, 2015

St. Michael’s auction results in two companies to battle for parent company status

No decision was made on the new parent company for Saint Michael's Medical Center in Newark, but two companies emerged as qualified bidders for the health facility: Prime Healthcare Services and Prospect Medical Holdings.

Nov 5, 2015

Elizabeth joins municipal paid sick leave movement

Earlier this week, Elizabeth became New Jersey's 10th municipality to pass a paid sick leave initiative after voters approved a ballot-box question.

Oct 29, 2015

Lee Associates completes lease expansion, extension for Basking Ridge-based law firm

Douglas Gaffney, senior vice president of Lee & Associates, handled the transaction on behalf of the law firm.  “We worked closely with Vision Properties, the building owner, to structure a mutually beneficial lease for Carroll, McNulty & Kull’s growing practice. Vision Properties continues to operate a first class facility and worked diligently to help us […]

Oct 28, 2015

Advocacy groups Don’t tie gas tax to inheritance, estate taxes

While lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have largely conceded that an increase in the state’s gas tax, which has been unchanged since 1988, is inevitable in order to fund the depleted Transportation Trust Fund. However, some Republicans and business groups have lobbied for pairing the move with a repeal of the inheritance and […]

Oct 26, 2015

Genetic testing: Are we using it too much?

When genetic testing first identified BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 — the genes that increase a person’s likeliness to develop breast cancer — only one company provided the expensive option. But the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2013 that the company that developed it, Myriad, could not patent it, so gene tests became more widely […]

Oct 26, 2015

Accelerators key to tech startups, but scarce in NJ

“We just didn’t have the track record or scale to qualify for a line of credit from a bank,” De Clercq said. “There was a problem in this market that was not being addressed if I couldn’t get financing for a $1 million business.” When he saw his sister raise $20,000 for a ground-level business […]

Oct 21, 2015

Appeals court sends LG headquarters project back to Englewood Cliffs

The matter will now be sent back to the municipality. “We hold, where a structure substantially exceeds the local height restriction, that in determining whether the height of a building would be ‘consistent with the surrounding neighborhood,’ a zoning board is obligated to consider the impact that the structure would have on more than the […]