Home Improvement Contractors: Avoiding Individual Liability

New Jersey’s Consumer Fraud Act, N.J.S.A. 56:8-2 et seq., (the “Act”), has been described as “one of the strongest consumer protection laws in the nation.”1  There are three categories of unlawful practices under the Act for which liability can be imposed:  (1) affirmative acts, which do not require a showing of intent; (2) knowing omissions; […]

Consolidate Residential NUB Arbitrations

As most construction practitioners are aware, the New Jersey Construction Lien Law1 was amended effective Jan. 7, 2011. Prior to those amendments being signed into law by the governor, this author was part of an ad hoc committee organized by the New Jersey Builders Association to respond to the New Jersey Law Revision Commission’s request […]