Employee Theft

If your employee steals customers’ checks received for payment, what do you do? Fire her. Call the police. Then call your insurer. You should have employee fidelity coverage. After that, call your lawyer. Someone may have to pay you back other than the fired employee and your insurer. That someone is the bank that cashed […]

Supreme Court Reinforces Right to Jury Trial in Civil Cases

In a decision that broadly construes the right of trial by jury in civil cases guaranteed by the New Jersey Constitution, the Supreme Court of New Jersey invalidated a provision in the Underground Facility Protection Act (UFPA) that precludes trial by jury for certain claims arising under the statute. The Court has long recognized that […]