Online Business Reputation and Defamation Cases: Part 5 ON APPEAL

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann & Wright, a Freehold, NJ Business Litigation Attorney In this 5 part series, I have discussed a case involving a business that claimed defamation against negative online reviews believed to have been made by the defendant to retaliate as their landlord-tenant relationship dissolved. Early on we discussed […]

Online Business Reputation and Defamation Cases: Is there a Legal Remedy for Business Reputation Defamation? Part 1

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann & Wright, a Freehold, NJ Business Litigation Attorney Often landlords and tenants have problems with each other. These disputes commonly end up in court.  In the case Kinda v. Carpenter, an interesting series of events transpired.  The plaintiffs were tenants in a commercial lease. They owned a […]

Converting a Sole Proprietorship to LLC in New Jersey

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ LLC Attorney There are a number of benefits to operating a business as a sole proprietorship. Sole proprietorships are easy to form and operate and cost little to create. There are a few administrative costs and burdens, and income and losses are simply reported […]

NJ Appellate Court Upholds Arbitration Agreement in Wrongful Termination Case

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq., a NJ Arbitration Attorney   With alternative dispute resolution becoming more and more popular, many employers and employees are electing to sign agreements mandating parties to bring certain disputes to a particular forum to be resolved. Arbitration is often the choice of these employers and employees, as it typically presents […]