The Current State of Non-Compete Law in New Jersey: What You Need to Know

By |2023-11-07T10:31:22-05:00November 7th, 2023|Business|

At Szaferman Lakind, we often receive inquiries about non-compete agreements in New Jersey. Such agreements have garnered much attention in recent years, both at the state and national levels. This article aims to shed light on some of the most frequently asked questions about non-compete agreements in New Jersey, as well as recent developments [...]

Knowing When to Hire a Business Mediation Lawyer for Effective Conflict Resolution

By |2023-06-13T07:37:35-05:00June 13th, 2023|Business|

In the complex realm of business law, disputes and conflicts can arise unexpectedly, posing significant challenges to the smooth operation and growth of a company. When faced with such conflicts, it becomes crucial to find effective methods for resolution. One avenue that has gained prominence is business mediation, offering a valuable perspective and serving as [...]

Going, Going, Gone?

By |2023-11-06T21:38:35-05:00April 1st, 2023|Business|

An Article By: Scott P. Borsack Pending in the New Jersey Legislature is a bill that would severely restrict the ability of employers to use so-called restrictive covenants or post-employment restrictions for their employees, and this serves to limit potential future employment. Lest you think this is a shot in the dark, more than [...]

Help for the Problem Gambler in a Growing World of Legalized Gambling

By |2022-08-09T10:58:21-05:00August 9th, 2022|Business|

Turn on the television, radio or go on the internet and you will see and hear various advertisements for betting on countless sporting events allowed by a growing number of states throughout the country. With increased betting comes increased problems for betters who can become reckless and addicted to placing bets on their favorite [...]

Dan Sweetser Prevails in Defense of Prominent New Jersey Law Firm in Breach of Contract Suit

By |2022-03-22T08:24:42-05:00March 22nd, 2022|Business, Litigation, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

By: Dan Sweetser On November 8, 2021, Judge Michael Erdos of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas entered a verdict in favor of a New Jersey law firm represented by Partner Dan Sweetser. The complaint alleged that Dan’s client breached a contract with the Plaintiff relating to a business transaction and claimed $160,000 in [...]

How to Apply For a Business Loan

By |2021-09-29T09:50:02-05:00September 29th, 2021|Business|

By: Bruce Sattin Many small business owners only have experience in applying for a home mortgage or car loan. Business loans are quite different, and the process in applying and obtaining approval requires much preparation. Banks have separate divisions that process and approve business loans, and the loan officers that handle business loans usually [...]

Dan Sweetser Successful in Employment Discrimination Trial

By |2021-07-29T13:43:06-05:00June 10th, 2021|Business, Litigation, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

By: Dan Sweetser On May 13, 2021, Judge Kenneth Chu of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) Division of Judges entered a verdict in favor of a large medical testing company represented by Partner Dan Sweetser. The complaint alleged that Dan’s client discharged a former employee in retaliation for soliciting co-workers to join a [...]

New Jersey Employers May Require Employees to be COVID-19 Vaccinated with Certain Exceptions

By |2021-06-10T13:40:36-05:00June 10th, 2021|Business, COVID-19, Litigation|

By: Dan SweetserAs many employers begin calling their employees back to the workplace, there are questions surrounding vaccination requirements. The New Jersey Department of Labor (NJDOL) declared that New Jersey employers can require employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine in order to work, unless the employee cannot get the vaccine because of (1) a disability, (2) their [...]

Congress Acts to Assist Businesses Continuing to Struggle with the Pandemic

By |2021-04-29T13:58:50-05:00April 29th, 2021|Business, COVID-19, Paycheck Protection Program|

By: Scott Borsack We are 14 months into the pandemic and though I am neither a scientist nor medical doctor, there seems to be a glimmer of hope that we may be approaching the corner on this virus. In the time that the economy has labored under the restrictions adopted by governmental authorities at [...]

PPP Round 2 Application Deadline Extended

By |2021-03-31T09:10:27-05:00March 31st, 2021|Business, COVID-19, Paycheck Protection Program|

By: Scott Borsack Late in the afternoon on March 30, 2021, after an overwhelming vote of approval by the United States Senate, President Biden signed the Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act which grants applicants an additional 60 days to May 31, 2021 to apply for a second round Paycheck Protection Program loan. This legislation [...]

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