attorney-client privilege

The New Jersey Supreme Court’s much-awaited March 30, 2010 decision in Stengart v. Loving Care Agency, Inc. provides guidance to all New Jersey employers issuing electronic communications policies. On April 22, 2009 and July 27, 2009, we wrote about Stengart, a case that is providing necessary guidance on the use of technology in

On April 22, 2009, we wrote about Stengart v. Loving Care Agency, Inc., a case in which the New Jersey Superior Court held that an employee who used her personal web-based Yahoo email account on the company’s computer to communicate with her attorney waived her attorney-client privilege. In a sharp rebuke of the trial

The most recent case to highlight the importance of having properly drafted electronic personnel policies is Stengart v. Loving Care Agency. In Stengart, the New Jersey Superior Court held that an employee who used her web-based Yahoo email account on the Company’s computer waived her attorney-client privilege. In Stengart, the employee emailed her attorney