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: Health Care

  1. 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…

  2. 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the suspension of elective surgeries and invasive procedures deemed necessary to respond to Coronavirus 2019, has been rescinded.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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. At A Glance: What is force majeure

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD With the new coronavirus disease officially achieving pandemic status last month, many small business owners are experiencing increased concern about their economic survival.  Contributing to that concern is the real possibility that New Jersey businesses will not be able to fulfill existing contractual obligations due to the natural consequences arising…

  6. CARE Acts’ Keeping American Workers Paid and Employed Act

    By: Jason Santarcangelo, Esq. Today, President Trump signed into law, HR 478 the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act or the “CARES Act.” We are issuing this focused advisory specifically for our small business clients who could be eligible for a loan under the CARE Acts’ Keeping American Workers Paid and Employed Act. Below…

  7. COVID-19 Updates:  Online resources and Information 

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD As the world adjusts to social distancing and orders to shelter-in-place, we want you to know that Campanella Law Office remains 100% open on a virtual basis.  We understand that the avalanche of CDC, state and federal guidance is overwhelming and, while our first responders do their part to slow…

  8. P.L. 2017, Chapter 283 revisited: New Jersey Assembly proposes extension to deadline for surgical practices to meet licensure requirements.

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. The New Jersey Assembly has introduced legislation that would extend the deadline by which one-room surgical practices must be licensed.  If approved, A1989, will toll the effective date of the original “One-Room Bill“, to July 1, 2020. Approved in 2018, the original bill was meant to take effect the following year,…

  9. Happy New Year! 5 resolutions every small business should make this year

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD With a new year ahead of us, Campanella Law Office LLC would like to share a collection of 5 action items every business should have on their calendar this year (and every year).  By spending a few hours now, you can potentially save yourself time and money later in the…

  10. NJ Senate Bill No. 4204: Amendments to ABC Test Could Prove Problematic to Independent Contractor Status

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. In January 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court held that the “ABC” test derived from the New Jersey Unemployment Compensation Act, N.J.S.A. 43:21-19(i)(6), should be adopted to differentiate among employees and independent contractors for the purposes of the New Jersey Wage Payment Law and the New Jersey Wage and Hour…