Governor Christie Vetoes Portion of ‘Facebook’ legislation
"NJLRA is pleased that the Governor recognizes the realities of the 21st century marketplace," said Marcus Rayner, executive director of the New Jersey Lawsuit Reform Alliance.
"Both large companies and small businesses are increasingly utilizing social media tools like Facebook and Twitter in their marketing plans. Even though it was marketed as a simple protection of employees' passwords and login credentials, parts of the bill went far beyond that, and would have prohibited employers from ascertaining qualifications of individuals who aspire to fulfill these roles. In addition, it would have created a potential litigation nightmare for employers."
NJ Supreme Court Tightens Requirements for Doctors Testifying in Medical Liability Cases
NJLRA hails Court's decision as an important step toward ensuring that the standard of medical care is determined by the most precise information possible.