Sexual Misconduct and Abuse Crackdown by New Jersey Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy Results in License Revocations
By Richard A. West, Esq.
Last week, the Division of Consumer Affairs (“the Division”) announced that the New Jersey Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy (“the Board”) has permanently revoked the license of a massage therapist who engaged in inappropriate and unwanted sexual contact with a female client during a massage session at an Atlantic County spa. The massage therapist is barred from ever working again in the State of New Jersey under a Final Order filed by the Board, the third instance in 2020 of permanent revocation of the license of massage therapist due to sexual misconduct and the ninth such revocation in the past 12 months in the state of New Jersey. This action follows actions by other professional licensing boards and the Attorney General.
Brown Moskowitz & Kallen Secures Precedent-Setting Appellate Victory Defeating Board of Education Challenge to Residential Development
Summit, New Jersey July 2020 – In a precedent-setting reported decision, the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey accepted the arguments of Brown Moskowitz & Kallen, P.C. partner Richard S. Schkolnick on behalf of client Markim Developers, LLC.
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. 
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.
Summit, New Jersey April 2020 – Michael J. Greenberg has joined the real estate practice at prominent New Jersey business law firm Brown Moskowitz & Kallen, P.C. Mr. Greenberg will continue to focus his practice on the acquisition, financing and leasing of commercial real estate, inclusive of office, retail, industrial and multi-family assets. His clients include private equity real estate funds, REITS, institutional investors and large family-owned developers.
Brown Moskowitz & Kallen Of Counsel Daniel M. Stolz was recently quoted in the news media with regard to two client bankruptcy matters.
Moskowitz, Rowland article, “NJ DOL Takes Aim at the Independent Contractor Model of Business” publishes in Sobel & Co. Points of Fact newsletter, September 2019
Brown Moskowitz & Kallen partners Kenneth L. Moskowitz and Steven R. Rowland recently collaborated on an article that published in the 2019 “Points of Fact” newsletter produced by certified public accounting and consulting firm Sobel & Co.
Brown Moskowitz & Kallen Hosts Client Briefing with Economists Weinberg, O’Sullivan The podcast is also available on your phone on the Apple podcasting app: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/podcasting-with-john-metaxas/id1451428833#episodeGuid=tag%3Asoundcloud%2C2010%3Atracks%2F686304568 John Metaxas is an anchor and reporter with WCBS and Bloomberg. He is the founder of WallStreetNorth Communications — wallstreetnorth.com. Its signature service is Podcasting for Lawyers.
Land Use Basics and a Few Zoning Tips and Avoiding Attorney Ethics Violations in the Age of Digital Media
The two 1-hour presentations will provide one NJ CLE credit and one NJ CLE Ethics credit.
By: Kenneth L. Moskowitz, Esq. and Steven R. Rowland, Esq.
In Petro-Lubricant Testing Laboratories v. Adelman, 233 N.J. 236 (2018), the New Jersey Supreme Court issued a significant opinion addressing two basic issues of defamation law: first, when does the one-year statute of limitations commence on internet defamation? And, second, is a fair and accurate report of litigation pleadings actionable as defamation where the allegations are disputed?