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Fournier Trucking Shows That Hiring Contractors May Be Exposed to Workers Compensation Liability and/or the Cost of Such Coverage Even For Independent Contractors

By Steven R. Rowland, Esq. [1]

Companies that rely on independent contractors in New Jersey — whether they are motor carriers, general contractors or anyone else that uses independent contractors to do their work — need to understand the legal responsibilities they potentially may have with respect to those contractors.

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Apr 23, 2020

The New Jersey Supreme Court to Determine the Scope of a Shareholder’s Right to Inspect Financial and Other Company Books and Records

By: Kenneth L. Moskowitz, Esq. and Steven R. Rowland, Esq.

On December 17, 2018, the New Jersey Supreme Court agreed to review the June 1, 2018 decision of the Appellate Division in Feuer v. Merck & Co., Inc.,[1] which narrowly interpreted the statutory right of a shareholder owning a minority interest in a public corporation to inspect the company’s books and records under N.J.S.A. 14A:5-28 (“Statute”) — which sets forth the statutory inspection rights of a corporate shareholder. Read More

Feb 04, 2019

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