New Jersey Offices - (201) 891-3726/ (732) 314-7405

New Jersey Offices
  • 356 Franklin Avenue
  • Second Floor
  • Wyckoff, NJ 07481
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  • (By Appointment Only)
  • Shore Crossings – 3600 Route 66
  • Suite 150
  • Neptune, NJ 07753
  • (201) 891-3726/ (732) 314-7405 tel

New York Office - (646) 759-2962

New York Office
  • (By Appointment Only)
  • 43 West 43rd Street
  • Suite 143
  • New York, NY 10036
  • (646) 759-2962 tel

Blog

  1. #STOPTHESTIGMA: United States Senators Introduce the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act (S. 4349)

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Campanella Law Office applauds and emphatically supports the introduction of S. 4349, the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act (the “Act”).  Named to honor the emergency physician who took her own life in April 2020 after working on the frontlines of the pandemic and surviving COVID-19 herself, the…

  2. COVID-19 Liability Waivers: Are they a good idea?

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD As individuals begin returning to work in New Jersey, business owners and health care practitioners are rightfully concerned about exposure to liability related to corona virus disease 2019.  Therefore, many are exploring the option of having associated individuals waive their right to sue for injuries related to a COVID-19 diagnosis…

  3. REMOTE WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT CONSIDERATIONS DURING PANDEMIC

    Now that you have been forced to expand, secure, and support a remote workforce… what happens next? By: Peter Jacobson, Director of Business Development, powersolution.com Although the deployment of remote workforces has been gradually growing over a period of several years, the current pandemic has mandated exponential growth of remote workers in a very short…

  4. U.S. Supreme Court Reaches Critical Conclusion: Title VII Protections Extend to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.

    Only the written word is the law, and all persons are entitled to its benefit.  – Justice Neil M. Gorsuch, Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, No. 17-1618 (2020) (p.6)   By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Yesterday, in a 6-3 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled  that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of…

  5. H.R. 7010: New Amendments to Paycheck Protection Program Afford Employers Increased Flexibility Related to Loan Forgiveness

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Last Friday, President Trump signed H.R. 7010 into law.  Otherwise known as the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (the “Flexibility Act”), it is meant to amend provisions of the Small Business Act and the CARES Act so as to address concerns related to loan forgiveness under the Paycheck…

  6. Executive Order No. 145: Acknowledging a Drastic Decrease in the Spread of COVID-19, Governor Murphy Authorizes Resumption of Elective Surgeries

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD As of yesterday, May 26, 2020, the suspension of elective surgeries and invasive procedures deemed necessary to respond to Coronavirus 2019, has been rescinded.  Although the initial suspension was considered crucial to preserve the “capacity of the health care system to deal with the surge of COVID-19 cases,” Executive Order…

  7. Senate Bill No. 718:  New Jersey Legislators Hope to Bolster Teen Employment with Tax Credits

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the youth labor force “grows sharply between April and July each year.”  Although summer may look a little different this year as small businesses struggle to implement new operating procedures amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it is likely that New Jersey’s youth…

  8. HIPAA Compliance: Important Information for Providers and Covered Entities regarding the Minor Patient

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. In New Jersey, any individual under the age of 18 is a minor.  Despite the existing crises climate created by the COVID-19 pandemic, physicians, providers and covered entities have a continuing responsibility to be mindful of certain privacy issues when caring for patients who have not yet reached the legal…

  9. The Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act Explained: March 2020 Guidelines Provide Explanation of Purpose and Application

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Last July, the New Jersey Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act (the Act) effectively expanded protections against pay discrimination and retaliation under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD). Almost a year later, the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights (DCR) has published guidance intended to offer clarification and assistance…

  10. COVID-19 Update:  Pandemic response exceptions to common privacy practices in business and health care 

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD  Over the past several weeks, New Jersey’s Governor Murphy and various federal government offices have issued more than 20 executive orders and federal memorandums in an effort to address the ongoing COVID-19 crises, decelerate the pandemic and mitigate its effect on all citizens.  Predominantly effective for the duration of the…