BUSINESS REPORT

Was cyberattack an act of war? Merck battles insurers in lawsuit over liability

BY Joanna Gagis, Producer/Correspondent |

Merck’s insurance companies have argued that the New Jersey pharmaceutical shouldn’t be on the hook for damages resulting from a 2017 cyberattack against the company, because the attack was an act of war. Merck is now suing the insurers for $1.3 billion in losses.

South Jersey health care system, Inspira Health, has entered into a 5-year, $50 million dollar strategic partnership with Royal Phillips, a Massachusetts-based health technology company.

New Jersey’s often divided Legislature can agree on one thing – the Atlantic City International Airport should house new F-35 fighter jets. A bipartisan resolution on replacing the New Jersey Air National Guard’s 177th Fighter Wing’s F-16s will now be sent to the US Department of Defense.

The Tick Tock Diner on Rt. 3 in Clifton has finally reopened after several months of renovations, with a few new changes.