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Partner Jennifer Liakos Named to PSC in 3M Earplug Action

Partner Jennifer Liakos Named to PSC in 3M Earplug Action

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is proud to announce that Jennifer R. Liakos has been appointed the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in In Re: 3M Combat Arms Earplug Products Liability Litigation (Case No. 3:19md2885) by United States District Court Judge M. Casey Rogers for the Northern District of Florida Pensacola Division. The Panel received and reviewed close to…Read the article
Common Tax Related Scams You Should Avoid

Common Tax Related Scams You Should Avoid

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Far too many people have lost millions of dollars as well as their personal information because thy have become victims of the common tax scams that run rampant around this time of the year. Scammers use the regular mail, telephone, or email to set up individuals, businesses, payroll and tax professionals and to get personal information…Read the article
Attune Knee Implants & Complications

Attune Knee Implants & Complications

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
An estimated 4.4 million Americans currently rely on artificial knee implants. These implants can be used to improve mobility and joint function, especially in the elderly.  Knee replacement is one of the most common medical procedures in the U.S., and the DePuy knee replacement system has been one of the more popular options. However, after…Read the article
Glucosamine Sulfate False Labeling

Glucosamine Sulfate False Labeling

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Most of us are used to product substitutions. Many shirts are made of polyester instead of cotton. Or, the ring on your finger may feature a manufactured diamond as opposed to a natural diamond. In many cases, the substituted product is just as good. Polyester looks as good as cotton, and manufactured diamonds are practically…Read the article
A Car With A Deadly Airbag May Be In Your Driveway

A Car With A Deadly Airbag May Be In Your Driveway

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
If you though the defective Takata airbag saga was over, think again. Almost two million of these “ticking time bombs” are still on the roads, according to a government watchdog group. Some 20,000 of these vehicles have “alpha” airbags, which are the most dangerous type of defective Takata airbag. According to ACCC chairwoman Delia Rickard,…Read the article
Court Judgement Links Roundup with Cancer

Court Judgement Links Roundup with Cancer

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
As if the Bayer Corporation did not already have enough legal problems, a California jury just ordered the pharmaceutical giant to pay $289 million as compensation in a Roundup-leukemia case. Jurors deliberated for three days before returning their verdict. They determined that large-scale used on Roundup caused a high school groundskeeper’s cancer. The award included…Read the article
The Newest Uber Lawsuit Leads to Another Resignation

The Newest Uber Lawsuit Leads to Another Resignation

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Most of us today have at least heard of Uber and a fair number of us may have very well used this service.  Uber is a peer-to-peer ridesharing, taxi cab, food delivery, and transportation network company. Its headquarters is located in San Francisco, and operates in more than 633 cities worldwide. Users access the platform through their mobile app or…Read the article
Are employers required by law to pay more for overtime?

Are employers required by law to pay more for overtime?

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
In the shortest answer possible, Yes.   At length, The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is the federal law which requires employers to pay one and a half times your normal hourly wage for all overtime hours. Your state may have overtime laws, as well. If your employer fails to pay you overtime wages for…Read the article
We Can’t Trust the SPF Labels on Sunscreen Products?

We Can’t Trust the SPF Labels on Sunscreen Products?

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Every child needs sun protection. The lighter someone’s natural skin color, the less melanin it has to absorb UV rays and protect itself. The darker a person’s natural skin color, the more melanin it has. But both dark- and light-skinned kids need protection from UV rays because any tanning or burning causes skin damage. The…Read the article
Five Main Types Of Net Neutrality

Five Main Types Of Net Neutrality

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Net neutrality is the idea that Internet Service Providers must support all internet signals equally, regardless of their content. The most common violation of net neutrality involves “throttling” or delaying certain signals. In one of the first such instances, the Federal Communications Commision fined Madison River Communications $15,000 because it restricted access to Vonage, a…Read the article