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Innocent Purchasers of Contaminated Property

New Jersey’s Spill Compensation and Control Act, N.J.S.A. 58:10-23.11 et seq., governs liability regarding a property upon which hazardous substances have been discharged. The Act states that anyone “in any way responsible” for hazardous substance discharge is strictly liable, jointly and severally, without regard to fault, for all cleanup and removal costs. Land purchasers in […]

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Noteworthy Winter 2018

Photo spreads including all WJ&L attorneys appeared in 201 Magazine in May and more recently in November’s edition of Bergen Magazine. These photo spreads were in connection with the selection of some of our Partners as “top” attorneys in their fields. Tom Wells, Jim Jaworski and Stuart Liebman have enjoyed this distinction a number of […]

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Noteworthy Fall 2016

A lot has happened since our last Newsletter. Perhaps of greatest signi cance, our attorneys Andrew Kohut and Mark Balian became partners of Wells, Jaworski & Liebman this year. We are so proud of both of these great young lawyers. New Partner, Mark Balian, also joined Partners Tom Wells, Stuart Liebman and Jim Jaworski as […]

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Land Use at WJ&L

Our conference room shows in pictures and plans just how active our Land Use practice continues to be. Some highlights of 2016 in this area include Inserra ShopRites in Elmwood Park and Wyckoff (full story elsewhere); Charles Schwab, Dellridge Health and Rehabilitation Center, Arcola Golf Club practice facility, Floor and Décor, Catch Air (a children’s […]

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Permit Extension Act 2016

On June 30, 2016 Governor Christie signed an extension of the Permit Extension Act for projects located in counties impacted by Superstorm Sandy. Those counties, as defined within the bill, are Atlantic, Bergen, Cape May, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean and Union counties. The bill tolls the running of the approval period until December 31, […]

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