New Jersey has proposed legislation that aims to make the state a global center in the mediation/arbitration industry. Learn More.
John Tenaglia of Tenaglia & Hunt to be a featured speaker at the NBI Seminar titled Advanced Collection Law
Do you have an up-to-date grasp of the procedures for legally collecting debt while operating under the watchful eye of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau? Are your recovery actions in compliance with the strict guidelines governing collection? Don't rush in unprepared. Learn More.
Tenaglia & Hunt Named to Inc. Magazine’s 5000 List Of The Fastest Growing Private Companies In America
on September 1, 2016
Tenaglia & Hunt is very excited and thankful to be named to Inc. Magazine's 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in America Learn More.
You may recall I recently wrote about the ongoing and quite public litigation saga between Zillow and Realtor.com. Learn More.
On April 20, 2016, Javier Regalado, a construction worker at the Division Street construction site in New York City, lost his life after falling down an elevator shaft. Learn More.
on June 6, 2016 by John J. Tenaglia
T&H’s John Tenaglia recently attended a conference hosted by the Commercial Finance Association called “The Future of Fintech” in New York City. Learn More.
Fintech Focus: T&H’s Top 5 Takeaways From the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s White Paper Concerning Online Marketplace Lending
On May 10, 2016, the U.S. Treasury Department issued a white paper on the online marketplace lending industry. Learn More.
Gene M. Lerner & Jim Hunt successfully negotiate a significant settlement for client against Starbucks in a “foreign object in food” case
Gene M. Lerner and Jim Hunt successfully negotiated a settlement for a personal injury client who was injured while eating a sandwich at a Starbucks in Florida. Learn More.
Litigation certainly is costly, and businesses are continually surprised by increased expenses needed to fight an adversary in court. Inhouse counsel departments are always under pressure to cut costs and crave creative ways in which to control litigation spend. Learn More.
Zillow Trade Secret Theft Case Highlights The Need for Strong Noncompete Agreements With Key Executives
The recent case unfolding in public and generating significant negative publicity involves a bitter dispute between online real estate titans Zillow and Realtor.com. It also highlights the lengths to which former employees will go to cover their tracks after taking trade secrets from a previous employer to compete at a new company. Learn More.
A smart creditor will always attempt to predict a borrower’s ability to pay. Creditors may consider assets, income, property, or a host of other factors that can aid them in determining the likelihood of recovering their money. Learn More.
Attorney Gene M. Lerner provides commentary on the importance of engaging in early negotiations in resolving disputes. Learn More.
on March 4, 2016 by John J. Tenaglia
In an industry undergoing significant change, Long-Term Care Facilities (LTCFs) need to rethink their approach to healthcare collection and reimbursement recovery. Learn More.
On February 5, 2016, yet another devastating construction crane collapse wreaked havoc in New York City, causing numerous injuries, a death, and leaving a path of property and automobile destruction. Learn More.
on February 4, 2016
Gene M. Lerner, an associate attorney with Tenaglia & Hunt, P.A., successfully represented Merck Pharmaceuticals in a contract litigation action filed in New York State Supreme Court. Learn More.
on September 11, 2015
Gene Lerner, an associate attorney with Tenaglia & Hunt, P.A., successfully represented one of the world’s leading European flower importer/exporters in a breach of contract action Learn More.
on August 14, 2015
Tenaglia & Hunt, led by partner James Hunt, recently settled a case in which its client, a pedestrian, was struck and injured by a car while Learn More.
on August 10, 2015
John Tenaglia has been named a winner in the 2015 NJBIZ Forty Under 40 awards program. The award program, produced by NJBIZ, New Jersey’s premier business Learn More.
on July 24, 2015
John Tenaglia, Managing Partner, was recently named a 2015 New Leader of the Bar by the New Jersey Law Journal. The Law Journal awarded the honor Learn More.
on July 6, 2015 by George Panagiotopoulos
In a national referendum on Sunday, Greek citizens voted “no” to a bailout proposal from the European Central Bank and Troika, the International Monetary fund. Internally, Learn More.
on July 2, 2015
STFH wishes you a happy and healthy Fourth of July weekend. We urge everyone to exercise caution and common sense this Fourth of July weekend (while Learn More.
on July 2, 2015
STFH is proud to announce it recently became the newest member of the Commerce And Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ), New Jersey’s premier business association Learn More.
on July 2, 2015
Two years ago, the Justice Department approved the latest round of airline mergers, all of which were supposed to benefit customers. In 2015, roughly 80 percent Learn More.
Jim Hunt Quoted in The Financial Times’ “Ignites” Article On Whether Updating Your Linkedin Profile Violates a Noncompete Agreement
on June 18, 2015
About to Update Your LinkedIn Profile? Not So Fast… Article published on June 15, 2015 By Clare Trapasso Warning: Professionals who update their LinkedIn profiles too quickly Learn More.
on May 29, 2015
STFH managing partner John Tenaglia recently was a featured speaker at Marcum’s 2015 Long-Term Care Symposium on May 12th at Mohegun Sun. The Symposium gathered many Learn More.
STFH’s Jim Donohue Quoted On Front Page of Star-Ledger Regarding Senator Robert Menendez Criminal Case
on May 19, 2015
Jim Donohue, Chair of the Firm’s Criminal Defense Practice, was recently featured on the front page of the Star-Ledger in an article discussing the US Attorney’s Learn More.
on March 10, 2015
STFH attorneys, led by partner Marie Fritz, recently secured full payment of a sizable outstanding balance owed to a Nursing Home Facility client for care provided Learn More.
on February 23, 2015
STFH’s Jim Hunt and George Panagiotopoulos recently settled a personal injury case involving a child who was bitten on the lip by a dog while playing Learn More.
on February 9, 2015
STFH attorneys, led by Gene M. Lerner and Jim Hunt, recently settled a case involving the unfortunate passing of a pedestrian struck by a car in the Learn More.
on December 16, 2014
STFH is proud to welcome Jim Donohue as the Chair of the Firm’s new Criminal Defense Department. Jim started his career at the Essex County Prosecutor’s Learn More.
on November 13, 2014
STF&H is excited to be a featured sponsor tonight at Coinvent’s NY Startup Show at The Yard in the Flatiron District. Come see us ! http://buff.ly/1pVlwGB Learn More.
on October 13, 2014
STFH partner John Tenaglia was recently a featured speaker at The Crossroads of Compliance and Performance conference held in Princeton, New Jersey. John’s discussion involved collection Learn More.
on July 9, 2014 by John J. Tenaglia
The New York Commercial Goods Transportation Industry Fair Play Act addresses those companies that categorize their drivers as independent contractors instead of employees. Signed into law Learn More.
on June 27, 2014
Jim Hunt recently won an appeal before the New York Appellate Court in a commercial litigation case arising out of a contractual dispute. The case, which Learn More.
on June 25, 2014
Sometimes it can be helpful if you and your attorney retain an accident reconstructionist to help identify the liable parties, the potential causes of injuries, and Learn More.
on June 25, 2014 by George Panagiotopoulos
Sometimes it is hard to tell who is at fault in a car accident, especially if the crash happens at an intersection. Accidents occur at numerous Learn More.
on May 31, 2014 by George Panagiotopoulos
While there are thousands of accidents in New York annually, most people have little experience in dealing with the aftermath of the accident. The skilled New Learn More.
on May 31, 2014
Mayor de Blasio has proposed a variety of new initiatives with the statement goal of improving street safety in New York City. The Plan, available at Learn More.
on May 31, 2014
The contract is the fundamental document in most business transactions. The contract is usually a multi-page document that has paragraphs that seem to address everything from Learn More.
on May 31, 2014 by John J. Tenaglia
The New York legislature has established a variety of tax free zones to entice start-up to locate in New York State. The general provisions of the Learn More.
on May 31, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
After building a successful business, occasionally partners will disagree on the direction of their business. When that occurs, a partnership dispute arises. New York partnerships are Learn More.
on May 13, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
Most employers encourage their employees to find creative and time-saving methods of completing the work assigned to them. But few employers, and even fewer employees, Learn More.
on May 13, 2014 by John J. Tenaglia
Businesses regularly send employees out to find new business opportunities. Often new business is rewarded. But an employee can bind a company with oral warranties far Learn More.
on May 13, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
No matter how thoroughly negotiated the terms of a contract, occasionally a party to a contract cannot live up to those terms. But the best businesses Learn More.
on May 13, 2014 by George Panagiotopoulos
New York’s labor law affirms the long-standing duty imposed on both property owners and general contractors to provide construction workers with a safe work site. To establish Learn More.
on May 13, 2014
We all go into and out of stores seemingly every single day. Whether it is a grocery store, coffee shop, department store or restaurant, the business Learn More.
on April 28, 2014
As if being in a car accident wasn’t bad enough, many injured drivers lose valuable time from their work. Generally, someone whose injuries have rendered him Learn More.
on April 28, 2014 by George Panagiotopoulos
An estimated 421,000 people were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver in 2012. “Distracted driving is a deadly epidemic that has devastating consequences Learn More.
on April 28, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
You have worked hard to build your business over the years. And during that time, you have grown your clientele and customer lists. You hired employees Learn More.
on April 28, 2014 by John J. Tenaglia
In these tough economic times every business must protect its trade secrets much more aggressively than in years past. This means that every business must figure Learn More.
on April 28, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
It is amazing just how long businesses have been trying to get the better of their competition. All the way back in the fifteenth century, interference Learn More.
on April 25, 2014 by John J. Tenaglia
Many businesses are concerned with their business records when the entity is initially formed, but they file away those formation documents and never give them a Learn More.
on April 24, 2014
The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced that Graco is voluntarily recalling 11 of 18 model child seats due to a buckling issue. It Learn More.
on April 23, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in United States v. Windsor held that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. Section 3 of DOMA defined Learn More.
on April 21, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
In Lawson v. FMR LLC, the U.S. Supreme Court expanded whistleblower protections to private companies. More specifically, the Court held that the anti-retaliation protections of the Learn More.
on April 18, 2014
The legal concept called “standing” is little-known by the public, but looms large in any litigation or appeal. In Edgar S. v. Roman, decided on March Learn More.
on April 17, 2014 by George Panagiotopoulos
Most people do not associate shopping for groceries as a dangerous activity for their children. However, according to the CDC, approximately 24,000 children are injured each Learn More.
on April 16, 2014 by John J. Tenaglia
Recently a litigant got hit with sanctions by a New York appellate court for filing a deficient record on appeal, a cautionary tale that sloppy lawyering Learn More.
on April 14, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
A recent New York appellate decision provides a reminder on how important it is to properly preserve appealable issues at trial, so that a party is Learn More.
on April 14, 2014
STFH partner Jim Hunt recently secured a quick victory for a client in a breach of contract and breach of a noncompete agreement lawsuit. STFH’s client Learn More.
on April 11, 2014
The east coast states are still trying to recover from the harsh winter weather we have had in the last several months. One issue facing employers Learn More.
on April 10, 2014
Distracted driving is a primary cause of traffic accidents and now it is reaching a new level of danger with the trend of taking “selfies” while Learn More.
on April 9, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
Law firms have been going to great lengths to protect their digital data. From passwords to encryption codes to firewalls, attorneys are making significant efforts to Learn More.
on April 8, 2014 by George Panagiotopoulos
Traffic accidents can turn your world upside down in an instant. Being in a wreck can be especially stressful if you have children in the car. Learn More.
on April 7, 2014 by John J. Tenaglia
With the Target data breach on everyone’s minds, it should come as no surprise that litigation is popping up across the country. With lawsuits filed in Learn More.
on April 4, 2014 by John J. Tenaglia
Facebook has become one of the most popular and cost-effective means for promoting and advertising not only individuals, but also businesses. And now that many entrepeneurs Learn More.
on April 3, 2014
Did you know that sports and recreation activities are one of the leading causes of injuries to children? This is often a shocking revelation to parents. Learn More.
on April 2, 2014
The extreme winter weather that spread across the country this year has taken a toll on our economy. Consumer spending has been down, traveling decreased, and Learn More.
on April 1, 2014 by George Panagiotopoulos
Burn injuries can range from mild to severe and they occur in all age groups, but they are most commonly occur with children and the elderly. Learn More.
on March 31, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
In-house attorneys can face difficult issues when representing a corporation, while receiving instruction from corporate executives who are not the client. What happens when the supervising Learn More.
on March 28, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
If you are considering forming a partnership in New York, it is not required to draft a partnership agreement, but it can help you avoid legal Learn More.
on March 27, 2014
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Yamaha has recalled one of its 2014 off-road motorcycles. The motorcycle’s drive chain can detach, causing the rider Learn More.
on March 27, 2014 by George Panagiotopoulos
Being bitten by a dog or other animal can be traumatizing, especially if the victim is a small child. Obviously, your top priority is to get Learn More.
on March 26, 2014 by John J. Tenaglia
New Jersey hospitals that serve the poor and provide charity care are facing $25 million in cuts, according to Governor Christie’s proposed budget. The current subsidies Learn More.
on March 24, 2014
Now that we are months into 2014, it is time for employers to tackle their list of things that must be addressed this year. Every employer Learn More.
on March 21, 2014 by John J. Tenaglia
Social media is becoming an important part of business operations, and now it is becoming the way consumers are able to obtain customer support services. When Learn More.
on March 20, 2014
Deciding to place your loved one in a nursing home is a difficult decision, but selecting the right nursing home is even harder. We have all Learn More.
on March 19, 2014
The influenza season is in full force in most parts of the nation, including along the east coast. Many expect the flu season to last well Learn More.
on March 18, 2014 by George Panagiotopoulos
When you think of medical malpractice, you probably think about a surgeon making an error. However, medication mistakes can also cause severe harm. Pharmacy errors occur Learn More.
on March 17, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
If you have decided that it is time for your corporation to come to an end, whether you are selling your business, retiring or starting a Learn More.
on March 14, 2014 by George Panagiotopoulos
When you are involved in a car wreck caused by another party’s negligence, your first instinct may be to try to handle the matter yourself. However, Learn More.
on March 13, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
Most companies’ information portfolios consist primarily of trade secrets and it has been estimated that the yearly cost of trade secret misappropriation to U.S. companies ranges Learn More.
on March 12, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
If you are considering filing a lawsuit in New York County’s Commercial Division, it’d better be for a disputed amount that is equal to or above Learn More.
on March 11, 2014
Below is the text version of the article. The full article can be found here. NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The trickle of lawsuits that have been Learn More.
on March 11, 2014
When you are involved in a traffic accident, it can be overwhelming. In fact, many people report being in a state of shock and not remembering Learn More.
on March 10, 2014 by John J. Tenaglia
Having a choice of law provision in your non-compete agreement is essential. However, it is also important to ensure that the applicable law you select does Learn More.
on March 7, 2014 by John J. Tenaglia
President Barack Obama recently signed an Executive Order increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour for workers on new federal contracts. The new rate will Learn More.
on March 6, 2014 by George Panagiotopoulos
American consumers have the expectation that when they buy a product, it is properly designed and will function as it should. When a product fails to Learn More.
on March 5, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
We all know that feeling of hitting “send” on an email only to realize you unintentionally “replied all” or sent it to the wrong person. And Learn More.
on March 4, 2014
Injuries to the brain are common in traffic accidents, sports injuries, workplace injuries and other activities where blunt force trauma to the head occurs. Any injury Learn More.
on March 3, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
On March 1, 2014, New Jersey’s law governing limited liability companies (LLCs) goes into effect. The new law makes significant changes that current LLC managers and Learn More.
on February 28, 2014 by George Panagiotopoulos
Most consumers assume that the products we buy are safe. Sadly, this is not always true. With millions of different products sold in the open market, Learn More.
on February 27, 2014
In January of this year, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed the Pregnant Worker’s Fairness Act (PWFA), which took effect immediately and it applies to all Learn More.
on February 26, 2014 by John J. Tenaglia
Being involved in a traffic accident can be dis-orienting to anyone. You may think you know how you will react, but when it actually happens, many Learn More.
on February 25, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
A New Jersey federal district court judge rejected the motion to de-certify a class of workers bringing overtime claims in Ruffin v. Avis Budget Car Rental. Learn More.
on February 24, 2014
Drivers and passengers of vehicles often sustain serious and life-altering injuries when they are involved in an accident with a big-rig truck. There are several potentially Learn More.
on February 21, 2014
The Mayor of Jersey City signed into law a requirement that employers operating in Jersey City must provide sick leave to their employees. It became effective Learn More.
on February 20, 2014 by George Panagiotopoulos
It seems that everywhere you go there is work being performed on the roadways. Work zones can be an inconvenience to drivers, but they can also Learn More.
on February 19, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
It seems every day the news reports another significant breach of customer data or computer hacking has occurred at a large company. If you operate a Learn More.
on February 18, 2014
If you have a loved one living in a nursing home, it is essential that you monitor their care. Individuals who are unable to care for Learn More.
on February 17, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
Lawsuits involving the claim of “lost profits” as damages can present unique challenges, especially if your business cannot identify specific transactions or deals that were lost Learn More.
on February 14, 2014
The east coast is covered in white and people everywhere are heading out to shovel their driveways and sidewalks. It has been reported that snow shoveling Learn More.
on February 13, 2014 by John J. Tenaglia
Most individuals know that feeling of looking at a lengthy contract and feeling overwhelmed. However, if you sign a contract without reading it, you do so Learn More.
on February 13, 2014
Today, we feature a guest blog post by one of our friends & colleagues, Jeffrey W. Berkman – the founder of the Berkman Law Firm, PLLC Learn More.
on February 12, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
When you are involved in a contract dispute or other type of litigation matter, you probably want to get it resolved as quickly and inexpensively as Learn More.
on February 11, 2014 by George Panagiotopoulos
Going for a walk or run can be relaxing, but it is important to take precautions to stay safe. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Learn More.
on February 10, 2014
In the recent case of Raymours Furniture Company, Inc. v. Sandra Rossi, before the U.S. District Court of New Jersey, the court held that an employee Learn More.
on February 7, 2014 by John J. Tenaglia
According to Zoot, there are many predictions for how the financial industry will try to improve in 2014. Below is a summary of a few of Learn More.
on February 6, 2014
Riding a bicycle is a great form of fun and exercise. However, it can be dangerous, especially if you are riding on the roadway with motor Learn More.
on February 5, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
In our overly litigious world, many business lawsuits that claim fraud are actually simple breach of contract actions. The allegation of fraud is used as a Learn More.
on February 4, 2014
The east coast has beautiful scenery that is enjoyed by motorcycle enthusiasts from all over the country. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents are all too common. According to Learn More.
on February 3, 2014 by John J. Tenaglia
Target retail stores announced several weeks ago that they were the victim of a cyber-attack on and around Black Friday of 2013. The retail giant reported Learn More.
on January 31, 2014
Can an employer require in a job posting that applicants be currently employed elsewhere? Not according to the New Jersey Appellate Division. In a case of Learn More.
on January 30, 2014 by George Panagiotopoulos
Approximately 4,500 lawsuits involving NFL concussion victims were believed to be settled for $765 million. However, U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody was not ready to Learn More.
on January 29, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
The U.S. Supreme Court has intervened in the faceoff between the federal government and religious employers. The Court has ruled that the contraception coverage required under Learn More.
on January 29, 2014
After a 2 year litigation battle, Jim Hunt recently settled a business partnership dispute in favor of his client for a substantial settlement payment. The dispute, Learn More.
on January 28, 2014 by George Panagiotopoulos
Dogs are known as “man’s best friend,” but there are times when a canine can be your worst enemy. Most dog attacks are not solely the Learn More.
on January 27, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
In August of 2013, Major League Baseball (MLB) handed down a 211-game suspension to Alex Rodriguez due to his use of performance-enhancing drugs. Rodriguez appealed the Learn More.
on January 24, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
According to the New York Post, the largest private-equity firms in the world are facing serious legal trouble. In 2007, shareholders of formerly publicly traded companies Learn More.
on January 23, 2014
Unfortunately, traffic accidents occur every day. If you or a loved one has been injured in a wreck caused by another driver’s negligence, it can be Learn More.
on January 22, 2014 by John J. Tenaglia
The use of modern technology has made the negotiation, review and revision of contracts easier and quicker. However, the use of email can also lead to Learn More.
on January 21, 2014 by George Panagiotopoulos
When you picture a construction site, you probably picture scaffolding, heavy machinery, electrical wires, ladders and workers everywhere. These are all ingredients that make for dangerous Learn More.
on January 20, 2014 by John J. Tenaglia
Most people view litigation as a very complex process. In some cases this is true. However, most collection lawsuits involve three simple steps. Thus, if your Learn More.
on January 17, 2014
An Apple-backed consortium called “Rockstar” is allegedly using dubious patents to threaten its partners and customers in the mobile device industry. Google has filed a lawsuit Learn More.
on January 16, 2014 by George Panagiotopoulos
We all understand that doctors are human and therefore they make mistakes. So, how do you know what constitutes “medical negligence?” When you are injured by Learn More.
on January 15, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
In November of 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in Mississippi v. AU Optronics Corp. to determine whether the Class Action Fairness Act of 2001 Learn More.
on January 14, 2014 by George Panagiotopoulos
When you trip or slip and fall, you probably assume that you were just being clumsy. However, in many cases, your accident was caused by the Learn More.
on January 13, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
The popular shopping website, Amazon, recently announced they intend to use robotic drones to make their deliveries. However, according to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, obtaining permission Learn More.
on January 10, 2014 by George Panagiotopoulos
The term “personal injury” encompasses a wide variety of injuries that are caused by another party’s negligence. Thus, when you are selecting a personal injury attorney Learn More.
on January 9, 2014
Gene M. Lerner, an associate attorney with Slater, Tenaglia, Fritz & Hunt, P.A. successfully negotiated a six figure settlement before trial for one of the Firm’s large Learn More.
on January 8, 2014 by James T. Hunt, Jr.
It has been said in a wide variety of contexts that you must think twice before you post anything on social media websites. This may hold Learn More.
on April 15, 2014
New York City is on pace this year to be one of the deadliest places for pedestrians in the last four years. Most recently, nine year Learn More.
on April 22, 2014 by George Panagiotopoulos
Construction sites, while constantly working to improve safety, are still one of the most dangerous worksites in the country. One of the primary causes of construction Learn More.