With New Jersey's COVID-19 vaccine efforts chugging along, employers and business owners are beginning to focus how they should set up their post-pandemic workplaces.
Despite their efforts, companies face hurdles that could result in lengthy and costly patent disputes down the road. These hurdles stem from the fact that most COVID-19 patents filed to date are not yet publicly disclosed.
A year of shutdowns, remote work and other pandemic-related restrictions has significantly impacted commercial leasing markets.
In 2012, the American Bar Association acknowledged the indisputable influence of technology on the practice of law when it modified comment 8 to Model Rule 1.1 to state that maintaining technology competence is part of the ethical obligations of lawyers.
The Sandusky Group, a Maryland company that delivers training on presentation, public speaking and media skills to executives and leadership teams, quickly realized giving an authoritative and engaging presentation to a Zoom room, rather than a physical space, required entirely different skills.
Just as a properly designed building foundation is critical to accomplish the goal of holding up the walls of the building, the properly designed legal foundation is critical to accomplish the owner’s goals relating to taxation, liability protection and exit strategies.
Updated, efficient equipment is vital to the success of most businesses but acquiring equipment can be daunting even under the best of circumstances. Add to this a worldwide pandemic and economic uncertainty, and many business leaders find themselves in uncharted territory when it comes to equipment acquisition.
Potential clients’ faith in online reviews is welcome if a lawyer or law firm under consideration has a five-star rating, but a single bad review can have an ongoing harmful effect. Broadly found that one bad review from a disgruntled client will turn away 30 clients on average.
One of those collateral effects is an uptick in litigation, including in the construction industry. Consider some pointers about how to ensure preparation in the event the litigation bug strikes.
Given the increased resources OSHA will use to enforce existing safety standards and the law’s general requirement to maintain a workplace free from recognized hazards (also known as the general duty clause), employers should take five steps to prepare for a possible visit from OSHA.