NJ Governor signs out-of-network health care billJune 5, 2018

Phil Murphy, the New Jersey Governor, signed a bill into law earlier this week aimed at limiting out-of-network health care costs, which supporters say could be tens of thousands of dollars. The bill now requires hospitals to disclose to patients which out-of-network providers will be charging them before they undergo treatment or surgery. This should …

Deal Parking: 3 ways new plan is illegal, opponents sayApril 20, 2017

Andrew Chambarry of Gill & Chamas, LLC leads the effort to kill the proposed parking rules in Deal. See this link for the full story from Susanne Cervenka in the Asbury Park Press DEAL – Opponents to Deal’s proposed beach parking permits say the new rules could violate state beach access laws, residents’ civil rights and …

Deal, NJ Mayor tables beach access ordinance with help from G&C attorneysOctober 8, 2015

After two days of conflicting reports of whether a controversial parking ordinance in Deal would proceed to a public hearing this Friday, a Gill & Chamas attorney leading the opposition says the borough has officially tabled the legislation. “Victory! It’s official! Ordinance #1124 will be ‘tabled without date’ at the Town Hall meeting tomorrow morning. …

Christie Conditionally Vetoes Ignition Interlock BillMarch 25, 2015

Ignition Interlock Bill: On March 23rd, Governor Christie sent a conditional veto message to the legislature, rejecting the proposed Bill 1368 which would fundamentally change DWI sentencing law. The Governor’s recommendations call for the installation of ignition interlock devices in every instance for longer periods. The idea of shortened driver’s license suspension periods is eliminated. …

Major Changes to N.J. Drunk Driving LawFebruary 9, 2015

A proposed law to drastically change the way New Jersey punishes drunken drivers has hit Gov. Chris Christie’s desk. The bill, which passed the state Senate 29-4 on February 5 after passing the Assembly in June, would allow most drivers convicted of drunken driving for the first time to reduce their license suspensions from the …

NJ Supreme Court will hear KFC mode-of-operation caseDecember 23, 2014

A case that is currently before the New Jersey Supreme Court—Prioleau v. KFC—may dramatically impact the mode-of-operation doctrine. In Prioleau v. Kentucky Fried Chicken, Inc., 2014 N.J. Super. LEXIS 29 (App.Div. Mar. 3, 2014), the Appellate Division decided that it was an error for the trial court to charge the jury with the mode of …

US District Judge Rules on NJ Sports BettingNovember 26, 2014

A U.S. District Judge ruled in favor of the NCAA and four major professional sports leagues last Friday and issued a permanent injunction to prevent New Jersey casinos and racetracks from offering sports betting. Judge Michael Shipp wrote that New Jersey’s latest efforts — the 2014 Sports Wagering Law — violates the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection …

Federal Judge blocks NJ Sports Betting LawOctober 27, 2014

On Friday, U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp blocked a New Jersey law that would have allowed for sports betting to begin in New Jersey. A temporary restraining order was filed by the sports leagues and was granted by the judge. The National Football League and other sports leagues sued on Monday in an attempt to block …