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Internal Revenue Code Changes of Widespread Interest in the House Passed Version of President Biden’s Build Back Better Act

By Robert S. Schwartz, Esq.  Build Back Better Act Legislative Process On November 19, 2021, the House of Representatives passed a version of President Biden’s Build Back Better Act (“BBB”). Unfortunately, the Office of the Clerk of the House does not update legislative text as neatly as one would like. Consequently, since the passed House …

Is There Arsenic in U.S. Drinking Water?

Arsenic from rocks, soil, pesticides, and industrial pollution can seep into U.S. drinking water supplies. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) originally limited the public water system maximum contaminant level to 50 parts per billion (ppb), but in 2006, the EPA’s Final Arsenic rule lowered the limit to 10 ppb. In New Jersey, it is …

What Happens if Someone Dies Without a Will?

It is estimated that about half of the people in the United States die without having a will in place. It is likely that many people do not understand exactly what happens to their assets once they pass away without having a will in place. While designing a will might not be a pleasant task, …

What Are Estate Planning Tips for Widows and Widowers?

Losing a spouse at any point in your life is earth shattering. Navigating this emotional toll can leave some people feeling lost. However, there are many items you need to tend to after losing a spouse. One of the last items on your mind, but also one of the most important, is your own estate …

How Can I Tell if My Insurance Company Is Acting in Bad Faith?

When you file an insurance claim, your insurance company may drag their feet. If they do that or act in other questionable ways, they may be acting in bad faith. Bad faith occurs when an insurance company acts in a way that violates its duty to their policyholders. Insurance companies must treat people fairly and …

How Do Businesses Get Hazardous Waste Disposal Permits?

In 1976, the U.S. government established the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). This act gave the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the authority to control the lifecycle of hazardous waste, including: Generation. Transportation. Treatment. Storage. Disposal. The RCRA was enacted because Congress recognized the risks inherent in safely managing large volumes of hazardous waste. They …

Why Are the Holidays a Good Time to Create an Estate Plan?

People tend to put off creating an estate plan because they do not like thinking about sensitive topics, but it is important not to procrastinate. The holiday season can actually be a good time to create an estate plan, even though it may not seem that way at first glance. You can make your estate …

Why Should I Make an Estate Plan?

There are many good reasons why you should have an estate plan. If you do not have an estate plan, the state has one for you. In other words, New Jersey law will determine who gets your assets when you pass away and in what order. If you want more control over what happens to …

Data Breaches and Government Investigations

Data Breaches and Government Investigations – Important Information for All Entities that Handle Sensitive Information, Including the Availability of Insurance Coverage. By: Michael J. Faul, Jr. and Adam K. Gallagher Computers have become commonplace for many businesses in different industries. Computers are used for various reasons, including the storage of clients’ personal or financial information. With …

Supply Chain Insurance and Contingent Business Interruption Insurance – Two Overlooked Areas of Insurance Coverage.

By Michael J. Faul, Jr. Esq. and Adam K. Gallagher, Esq. Risk management is increasingly a major concern that a business cannot ignore.  When tumultuous times such as the global pandemic happen, businesses and individuals look to their insurance policies for protection.  Insurance brokers and agents sell boilerplate “off the shelf” policies that are crafted …

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