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July 2017

The Unintended User in Product Liability Law

2017-07-17T21:37:04+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Business Law, Civil Litigation, Product Liability|

Plato wrote "[t]he most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things." In the modern era, some lovely products grab a child's attention and invite play, but the lessons learned may include injurious ramifications. Several products are manufactured solely for use by adults. Are product warnings directing that children [...]

February 2017

Whistleblower Suit Accuses Chubb of Destroying Claims Evidence

2017-02-24T16:31:27+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Business Law, Civil Litigation, JMS in the News|

Charles Toutant / New Jersey Law Journal - A former vice president of claims for Chubb Corp. claims in a suit that he was fired for complaining about the destruction of evidence in cases the company was litigating. Meanwhile, the company has filed a separate complaint in federal court seeking to compel arbitration in [...]

November 2016

JMS Wins $260,000 in Case Against Broker

2017-02-24T16:31:48+00:00 November 27th, 2016|Business Law, JMS in the News, News|

Attorneys Rich Meisner and Thomas Jardim of Jardim, Meisner & Susser, P.C., won a $260,000 award for the Jeffrey Matthews Financial Group in an action against former employee Donald Lee Watson, Jr., who allegedly misrepresented his earnings for a previous employer. The FINRA Office of Dispute Resolution granted the award. Mr. Watson received a [...]

September 2015

Inadmissible

2017-01-02T17:00:48+00:00 September 22nd, 2015|JMS in the News|

NEW JERSEY LAW JOURNAL - A New Jersey firm achieved a victory in federal court Sept. 10 in its representation of a whistleblower who will be allowed to seek Dodd-Frank retaliation remedies despite only having reported alleged wrongdoing internally, rather than to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, before termination. Florham Park firm Jardim, Meisner [...]

Denying Transgenders Access to Bathroom Facilities Constitutes Discrimination

2017-02-24T16:33:24+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Employment Law, JMS Employment Guidance|

Carmen Carrera is an actress and model. Lynn Conway is a recognized computer scientist. Caroline Cossey was a Bond girl in the movie "For Your Eyes Only." Amanda Simpson, appointed by President Obama, currently serves as the Executive Director of the U.S. Army Office of Energy Initiatives. What do these people have in common? [...]

Law 360 Names JMS ‘Legal Lion’

2017-01-02T17:00:48+00:00 September 15th, 2015|Business Law, Employment Law, JMS in the News|

LAW 360 - Jardim Meisner & Susser PC joined this week’s pack when the firm convinced the Second Circuit to revive a workplace retaliation claim brought by former Neo@Ogilvy LLC Finance Director Daniel Berman, who was axed from the marketing firm after internally reporting suspected improprieties but before he blew the whistle to the U.S. [...]

Second Circuit to Supreme Court on Whistleblowers: Your Turn

2017-01-02T17:00:48+00:00 September 14th, 2015|JMS in the News|

RICHARD J.L. LOMUSCIO / NATIONAL LAW REVIEW - The U.S. Court of Appeals to the Second Circuit’s recent decision holding that Dodd-Frank’s “whistleblower” anti-retaliation protections apply to employees who are dismissed after reporting alleged violations internally but before alerting the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) creates a Circuit spilt and sets up a potential [...]

Second Circuit Expands Scope of Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Provisions, Sets up Chance for Supreme Court Review

2017-01-02T17:00:49+00:00 September 14th, 2015|JMS in the News|

DAVID SMYTH / NATIONAL LAW REVIEW - Once upon a time, Daniel Berman was the finance director of Neo@Ogilvy LLC, a subsidiary of the publicly-traded WPP Group USA, Inc. He did not find a handsome prince or princess there. According to the allegations of a complaint he later filed, Berman discovered various practices at Neo that amounted to [...]

Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Ruling Sets Up Circuit Split

2017-01-02T17:00:49+00:00 September 14th, 2015|JMS in the News|

MARK HAMBLETT / NEW YORK LAW JOURNAL – A divided Second Circuit panel has found that the whistleblower protection provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act extend to employees who file only internal complaints and do not report the alleged corporate wrongdoing to the Securities and Exchange Commission. […]

Appeals Court: Whistleblowers Don’t Have to Call the SEC

2017-01-02T17:00:49+00:00 September 13th, 2015|JMS in the News|

JACOB GERSHMAN / WALL STREET JOURNAL - A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that corporate whistleblowers who report possible wrongdoing internally to their company before alerting securities regulators are protected by retaliation provisions of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law. The 2-1 ruling by the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court and marked [...]