Cedar Grove doctor has medical license suspended

Cedar Grove doctor has medical license suspended

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck announced Oct. 19 that the State Board of Medical Examiners has temporarily suspended the license of an Essex County physician amid allegations that he has been traveling to dozens of offices in New Jersey and neighboring states, where he performed invasive aesthetic procedures with inadequate […]

Millburn-based clinic will pay $495,000, implement new data security measures in settlement

MILLBURN, NJ — Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck and the Division of Consumer Affairs announced Oct. 12 that a health care provider focused on the diagnosis and treatment of infertility will pay $495,000 and implement new data security measures following a data breach that compromised the personal information of 14,663 patients, including 11,071 New […]

Division of Consumer Affairs institutes penalties against alleged price-gougers

Division of Consumer Affairs institutes penalties against alleged price-gougers

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — N.J. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs announced actions against a dozen merchants for consumer protection violations related to COVID-19, with penalties totaling tens of thousands of dollars, according to a Sept. 21 press release. Among those subject to enforcement actions are two North Jersey businesses that allegedly […]

State announces actions to expand access to mental health services

NEWARK, NJ — Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs announced new measures on July 15 to promote access to mental health and substance use disorder services and treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic, including a new program to make it easier for recent graduates of social work and counseling programs to start […]

With scams on the rise, know the signs and stay secure

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Scams are a common way for criminals to steal money from innocent victims by using scare tactics and fake stories in a variety of different ways — phone calls, emails and even just dropping notes in mailboxes. According to the Insurance Information Institute, there were 1.2 million reports of fraud in […]