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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
Hip Recalls and Procedural Risks

Hip Recalls and Procedural Risks

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
A hip replacement is done to correct a problem with the bones and joint of the hip-part of the bone and joint is removed and is replaced with a synthetic hip joint that is usually constructed of metal, ceramic and very hard plastic. This artificial joint replacement is done to try and reduce pain and…Read the article
Understanding the Uber Lawsuit

Understanding the Uber Lawsuit

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Uber drivers have filed a class action lawsuit claiming they have been misclassified as independent contractors and are entitled to be reimbursed for their expenses that Uber should have to pay, like for gas and vehicle maintenance. The lawsuit also challenges Uber’s practice of telling passengers that the gratuity is included and not to tip…Read the article
Regulators Mull Internet Ad Restrictions For 2018 Midterms

Regulators Mull Internet Ad Restrictions For 2018 Midterms

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently said that his company would welcome additional rules concerning political advertisement on the internet. Despite civil rights concerns, the move is necessary because he’s “sure someone’s trying” to manipulate the U.S. midterm elections through Facebook and other social media platforms. Facebook was at the center of controversy earlier this year…Read the article
Are You Owed Overtime And Unpaid Wages?

Are You Owed Overtime And Unpaid Wages?

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Thousands and thousands of people go to work each and every day and most do it for one reason- to earn a paycheck so they can survive. Today’s culture is based on the exchange of hourly work for a set amount of pay- and when that pay is stolen by the one trusted to hand…Read the article
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