Nov 5, 2014

Meadowlands Hospital shutting down multiple-employer health plan, for now

TruPlan, the multiple-employer health plan launched in 2013 and sponsored by Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center in Secaucus, will wind down operations by year's end after failing to attract enough members beyond its core group of hospital employees to put it on a financially sustainable footing.

Oct 27, 2014

Time is money When it comes to patents, how quickly and often you file means everything

Today, billions of dollars in sales may hinge on arriving at the patent office just an hour before your competitor.
Just ask Richard Gearhart.

Oct 24, 2014

No sports betting in N.J. this weekend, as judge grants leagues’ request for restraining order

No sports betting will take place at Monmouth Park this weekend after a federal judge issued a temporary restraining order against the racetrack Friday at the request of the four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA.

Oct 21, 2014

Global Ebola Task Force Law firm prepares for myriad of virus-related questions

The law firm Reed Smith on Tuesday launched a multidisciplinary Global Ebola Task Force, headed by Patrick E. Bradley, a partner in the firm's Princeton office, to keep the firm abreast of legal issues that arise from the Ebola crisis and to address the questions the firm has begun fielding from clients across a wide range of industries

An NFL football game.
Oct 16, 2014

Sports betting bill heads to Christie’s desk after Assembly approval

The Assembly resoundingly voted 73-4 in favor of legislation Thursday that would lift the state’s ban on sports betting and effectively pave the way for casinos and racetracks to begin taking wagers on games.

Oct 15, 2014

N.J. Senate approves new sports betting bill

The state Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a bill to remove New Jersey’s statutory ban on sports betting, advancing the latest effort to allow casinos and racetracks to take wagers on games despite being turned aside in court earlier this year.

Oct 14, 2014

Somerset pharma firm names senior vice president, general counsel

Somerset-based drug-delivery company Catalent Pharma Solutions announced Tuesday that Steven Fasman has been named senior vice president and general counsel, effective immediately.

Oct 7, 2014

Judge approves Revel’s 110M sale to Canadian company

A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of the shuttered Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City to a Canadian asset management firm for $110 million.

Oct 6, 2014

Opening stirs debate about N.J.’s liquor laws

Bringing a mansion into modern times wasn't the only obstacle Chris Cannon faced when he began transforming the Vail Mansion in Morristown into his latest restaurant.

Oct 6, 2014

Monmouth making a big bet Track ready to cash in on sports book action

As talk of bringing sports betting to New Jersey began to heat up again last month, Monmouth Park executive Bob Kulina took a ride down the New Jersey Turnpike to watch how two Delaware casinos handled wagers on a typical NFL Sunday.

Sep 24, 2014

Assembly panel holds first public hearing on state of Transportation Trust Fund

Speaking before the Assembly Transportation Committee Wednesday, Hudson County Executive and North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority chairman Tom DeGise said that raising the gas tax to replenish the underfunded Transportation Trust Fund is an “unavoidable conclusion that sooner or later we're going to have to meet.”

Sep 22, 2014

Noted health care lawyer leaves Meadowlands Hospital for McElroy Deutsch

Attorney Neil Sullivan, a former deputy state insurance commissioner, has left Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center and joined the law firm of McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, where he plans to continue helping to drive the health care system in a new direction: striving to keep people healthy while also getting control over rising health...