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  1. Senate Bill No. 142: What You Need to Know About Corporate Conversion And New Jersey Business Entities

    On May 8, 2023, Senate Bill No. 142 became law.  The new law (P.L.2023, c.38) amends the “New Jersey Business Corporation Act” (N.J.S.14A:15-2) to allow for entity conversion and domestication.  This amendment brings New Jersey in line with many other states that already allow for domestication and conversion.  The goal of the new law is…

  2. New York Enacts New Notice Requirement for Health-Care Transactions

    A new law requiring health care entities to provide notice of certain health care transactions goes into effect next week.  As of August 1, 2023, Article 45-A of the Public Health Law shall be binding in New York State. Entitled “Disclosure of Material Transactions,” it requires that certain health care entities provide the New York…

  3. Int. No. 209-A: NYC’s New Law Banning Weight and Height Discrimination

    Last month, the New York City legislature enacted Int. No. 209-A.  The new local law specifically addresses rising social justice concerns about sizeism by prohibiting discrimination based on a person’s height or weight in employment, housing, and public accommodations. According to the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance (NAAFA), a social justice organization working to…

  4. Health Care Heroes Violence Prevention Act: New Jersey Criminalizes Aggression towards Health Care Workers

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Last month, Governor Murphy signed Assembly Bill No. 3199 into law.  Otherwise known as the “Health Care Heroes Violence Prevention Act,” the new legislation is a direct response to increased reports of aggression towards health care workers; making it a criminal offense to threaten them with the intent to intimidate…

  5. Firm Achievements: Campanella Law Office Principal Gina Campanella Recognized as a 2023 NJBIZ Leaders in Law Honoree

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Campanella Law Office is proud to announce that Gina L. Campanella, founder and principal of the firm, was recently recognized as a 2023 NJBIZ Leader in Law. Following a nomination period, NJBIZ chooses honorees who demonstrate an overall dedication to their practice and community.  To do so, a panel of independent…

  6. Firm Achievements: Campanella Law Office Principal Gina Campanella Named to 2023 Super Lawyers List

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Campanella Law Office is proud to announce that Gina L. Campanella, founder and principal of the firm, has been named a 2023 New Jersey Super Lawyer.  Having already received recognition as a New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Star six times, this is the second year Ms. Campanella has been included…

  7. Firm Achievements: Campanella Law Office Principal Gina Campanella Voted one of New Jersey’s Best Lawyers for Families

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Campanella Law Office is proud to announce that Gina L. Campanella, founder and principal of the firm, has been voted one of New Jersey’s Best Lawyers for Families.  Although this is not the first time Ms. Campanella has been distinguished from her peers, Campanella Law Office is particularly honored to…

  8. HHS Reports on HIPAA Compliance and Areas That Need Improvement

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD On February 17, 2023, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) shared two Reports to Congress for 2021 on HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rule Compliance  and Breaches of Unsecured Protected Health Information.  The purpose of supplying this information was to assist in…

  9. Senate Bill 3343: Are Malpractice Damage and Attorney Fee Caps in New Jersey’s Future?

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD On December 1, 2022, Senator Nicholas J. Sacco (D), introduced legislation that, if signed into law, would establish a cap on awards of compensatory damages and would limit attorney contingency fees in medical malpractice lawsuits.  Still in the infancy of the legislative process, the New Jersey Medical Malpractice Fees and…

  10. Murphy Ends Delay to Revised Mass Layoff Legislation: Changes to New Jersey’s Mini-Warn Act Take Effect in April 2023

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD On January 10, 2023, Governor Murphy signed Assembly Bill No. 4768, ending the lengthy pandemic-induced delay of enforcing revisions to the New Jersey Millville-Dallas Airmotive Plant Job Loss Notification Act” (Mini-Warn Act).   Effective April 10, 2023, the revised mass layoff legislation (P.L. 2019 c. 423) will alter the severance requirements…