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Posts from October 2015.

On January 1, 2016, New York City’s Affordable Transit Act will go into effect.  The Act requires employers with 20 or more full-time employees to offer its employees the opportunity to use pre-tax wages toward certain commuting expenses.  The Act defines a full-time employee as one who works ...

New York City’s Fair Chance Act (“FCA”) goes into effect today, October 27, 2015.  Under the FCA, most New York City employers with four or more employees are prohibited from inquiring about a job applicant’s criminal background during the employment application process.  This new ...

Covered in this post:

  • District Court Finds Bad Faith Claim Devoid of Merit
  • New Jersey Appellate Division Refuses to Reform Policy Limits When Insured Failed to Inspect Declaration Page
  • Court Affirms that New York Does Not Recognize an Independent Tort For The Bad Faith Denial of Coverage

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Covered in this post: 

  • New Jersey Appellate Division Rejects Bad Faith Claim When Insurer Settles Less Than All Underlying Claims for Policy Limit
  • New Jersey District Court Rejects Policyholder's Attempt to Amend Complaint to Add Bad Faith Claim
  • New Jersey Appellate Division Allows ...


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