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Data Breaches  – What Should You Do?

Data Breaches – What Should You Do?

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Data breaches–where consumers’ personal financial or medical information are exposed–are becoming more and more common. For example, the recent Equifax breach, in which hackers were able to access people’s names, Social Security numbers, birthdates, driver’s license numbers, and more affected about 143 million people, and is not the first breach of its kind. If you…Read the article
Marie Napoli Talks About Hip Implant Lawsuit

Marie Napoli Talks About Hip Implant Lawsuit

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
The prestigious New York Law Journal recently named Marie Napoli one of the top lawyers in the Big Apple, and she recently sat down to talk about her role in the BHR hip implant lawsuit.Read the article
What Is a Class Action and am I Eligible?

What Is a Class Action and am I Eligible?

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
When you are harmed, you have the right to recovery. The most typical route of recovery is a personal injury action. A personal injury suit is a type of civil action that is brought forth by a plaintiff against one or more defendants. These types of suits are filed when an individual suffers a personal…Read the article
A Whistleblower: The Right Thing To Do

A Whistleblower: The Right Thing To Do

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Making the decision to be a whistleblower–that is, to report any illegal or unethical activity that is occurring within a business, such as embezzlement or labor violations–isn’t easy. However, reporting information to the appropriate source is the right thing to do, and there are a number of whistleblower protections in place to ensure that you…Read the article
Uber: A History Of Worker Exploitation

Uber: A History Of Worker Exploitation

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
In 2016, Uber agreed to pay upwards of $100 million to avoid trial in a misclassification suit concerning California and Massachusetts drivers. Now that a North Carolina judge has conditionally certified a national class action, the stakes, and the potential reward, are exponentially higher. All Uber drivers in the United States who opted out of…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Wins Big Legal Battle in NC Uber Case

Napoli Shkolnik Wins Big Legal Battle in NC Uber Case

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
As The New York Times recently reported, Uber drivers have won a tentative victory in their on-going legal battle to be classified as employees as opposed to independent contractors. Due to a North Carolina federal court granting conditional certification to a class-action lawsuit that was filed on behalf of several Uber drivers under the Fair…Read the article
Just for Men: Hair Dye Lawsuits

Just for Men: Hair Dye Lawsuits

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
PLEASE NOTE: We are no longer accepting Just For Men cases. Just for Men hair dye, which is a hair coloring product manufactured by Combe Inc. and is marketed specifically for men who want to get rid of their grey hair, may be dangerous. To be sure, the product, which was introduced by Combe Inc.…Read the article
Marie Napoli Appointed To Steering Committee In Hip Case

Marie Napoli Appointed To Steering Committee In Hip Case

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
We are proud to announce that Partner Marie Napoli has been named as a Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee Member in In Re: Smith & Nephew BHR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2775), which is positioned before United States District Court Judge Catherine C. Blake of the United States District Court of Maryland. The firm is…Read the article
$2M Defective Hip Implant Verdict In NM

$2M Defective Hip Implant Verdict In NM

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
A judge awarded $2 million in damages to an Albuquerque man whose defective hip implant caused metal poisoining, and attorney Marie Napoli says that the verdict significantly increased the settlement value of these cases. When Brian McDonald had hip replacement surgery in 2010, he expressed misgivings about the Zimmer artificial hip his doctors wanted to use.…Read the article
Children Not Safe In Osprey Backpacks

Children Not Safe In Osprey Backpacks

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
  RECALL ALERT Osprey is a Backpacking/Hiking gear manufacturer based in Cortez, Colorado. Their products range from backpacks to duffel bags and suitcases, even baby wearing gear. These specially designed backpacks can allow adventurous parents the opportunity to share the great outdoors with their children. Hiking is an exciting outdoor activity, that, when introduced to…Read the article