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

Category Archives: Business

  1. NY Permanent Paid Sick Leave Reminder: Employees may now begin to use accrued leave

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Last April, New York State took steps to permanently bolster existing paid leave laws in recognition of the crises caused by COVID-19 and in anticipation of future public health emergencies.  Senate Bill S7506B, which took effect on September 30, 2020, included modifications to New York’s Labor Law; establishing specific leave…

  2. Assembly Bill No. 21: The New Year brings New Jersey new rules for marijuana use and possession.

    By:  Cristina N. Hyde, JD After New Jersey’s citizens approved a constitutional amendment legalizing the adult use of cannabis last November, attention shifted to the state legislature to create enabling regulations in order to implement the referendum. The legislation, known as the “NJ Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act“ was passed by both…

  3. No more “bad” hair: The CROWN Act passes the United States House of Representatives and continues to gain strength at state and local levels

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD As 2020 comes to a close, many are striving to learn from the trials of this incredibly difficult year and make positive changes.  Aside from the COVID-19 pandemic, our country was challenged to confront the existing and equally insidious disease of systemic racism.  While the battle is far from over,…

  4. Assembly Bill No. 543: New legislation updates training requirements for psychologists.

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. On October 29, 2020, new legislation updating training requirements for psychologists passed both houses of the New Jersey Legislature.  If signed into law, A543 would change the current requirements for licensure from the State Board of Psychological Examiners in two important ways. First, in order to account for professional opportunities…

  5. Assembly Bill No. 485: The “Home Based Jobs Creation Act” addresses outmoded local ordinances in support of home-based businesses.

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. On October 21, 2020, the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee unanimously voted in favor of Assembly Bill No. 485, The “Home Based Jobs Creation Act.”  In recognition of the increase in the number of individuals working from home, and the expectation that home-based businesses will continue to multiply, the…

  6. Information Blocking and Health IT Certification Requirements: Compliance dates and timeframes extended in response to COVID-19

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. Many of our clients have been reaching out in recent weeks with questions regarding the Information Blocking and Health IT Certification requirement more commonly known as “Open Notes”. Originally scheduled to go into effect today, this requirement, as well as many other specific requirements of 21st century Cures Act Final…

  7. Introducing Our YouTube Channel

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Did you know that Campanella Law Office LLC has its own YouTube channel?  Launched earlier this year, we have already curated an informative and relevant playlist consisting of webinars hosted by special guests and strategic partners on topics relevant to our business, healthcare and real estate practice. Specifically sought and…

  8. Courtroom Cue: New Jersey Appellate Court rejects categorical application of the “ongoing-storm” rule

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD This past April, the New Jersey Appellate Division determined that a commercial landowner has a duty to take reasonable steps to render a public walkway abutting its property, covered by ice or snow, reasonably safe.  Completely rejecting the previously applied “on-going storm” defense to liability, the court made it clear…

  9. Suicide Prevention Month 2020: Raising our voice in continued support of our health care providers

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. On this day, the last day of Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month, Campanella Law Office would like to take a moment to once again add its voice to those in our professional community who are calling for increased awareness around the issues of professional burnout and suicide. The past month…

  10. Senate Bill No. 2380: New workers’ compensation reform creates rebuttable presumption that COVID-19 infections were contracted on-the-job

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Last week, Governor Murphy signed legislation which created a rebuttable presumption that coronavirus disease infections contracted by essential employees are work-related for the purpose of workers’ compensation benefits.  P.L. 2020, c.84.   As a result, essential employees are now entitled to full compensation unless their employer or insurance company can prove…