Osteo Relief Institute Jersey Shore Employees Failed to Wash Hands and Reused Syringes

As reported by philly.com, New Jersey Department of Health investigators have released a preliminary report finding that that the Osteo Relief Institute Jersey Shore in Wall Township deviated from multiple infection control guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control. View Full Post
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What Are the Negative Consequences of Hoarding in a Community Association?

Hoarding is a psychological condition where: 1) individuals have difficulty getting rid of possessions that are no longer useful; and 2) efforts to discard these possessions and not acquire new items cause distress. Television shows such as Hoarding: Buried Alive and Hoarders display in alarming detail the negative emotional and physical impact of this condition upon the individual with the hoarding disorder as well as his or her family and neighbors. View Full Post
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Variable Prepaid Forward Contracts-a Monster Planning Idea

Variable prepaid forward contracts (VPFC) are used to diversity a concentrated position in a publicly traded stock, and defer tax on the sale.  Here is how they work: (i) taxpayer pledges the stock to a counterparty, (ii) taxpayer receives cash equal to a percentage of the fair market value of the stock (typically 75-85% of the stock), and (iii) agrees to transfer to the counterparty cash or a variable number of shares of the stock at expiration of the contract.   View Full Post
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Passing the Baton: Lessons Learned

On May 16, 2017, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP hosted 85 owners and managers of family-owned businesses at the latest edition of our Family Business Legacy Series.  Mike Garvey, the co-founder of Saltchuck Resources, a diversified transportation and distribution business with revenue of nearly $3 billion and 7,500 employees, and René Ancinas, the fourt… Continue Reading View Full Post
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Checklist for Buying a Business in the U.S. Virgin Islands

By | Virgin Islands Law Blog | May 19, 2017
Many entrepreneurs get their start in the world of business by buying an existing company rather than starting their own. Many people see this as a less-risky endeavor, although it still comes with plenty of challenges. There are numerous steps you will need to take to ensure you are making the right move and covering all your legal obligations as you move ahead with the purchase of a business. View Full Post
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Pennsylvania Justices to Review Waiver of Liability in Triathlete Wrongful Death Case

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will hear an appeal from the dismissal of a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the widow of Derek Valentino, a triathlete who drowned in a 2010 event organized by Philadelphia Triathlete LLC. The Court will determine whether the wrongful death claims brought by Mr. View Full Post
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