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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
Yahoo! Fails To Provide Ad-Free Email, Says Judge

Yahoo! Fails To Provide Ad-Free Email, Says Judge

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Many people subscribe to free, personal email services, outside their work place. This keeps personal and professional correspondence separate. We are all familiar with SPAM and ads that appear but in Plaintiff’s Thomas Curtis’ case, he subscribed to Yahoo’s ad-free email service. Even though Yahoo promised ad-free email, it failed to deliver this to Mr.…Read the article
Credit Suisse: No Deferred Compensation to Brokers

Credit Suisse: No Deferred Compensation to Brokers

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
When Credit Suisse announced that it wanted to downsize, its brokers may have been worried about their jobs, but not for long – the company quickly struck a recruiting arrangement with Wells Fargo, a company that hopes to strengthen its connections to uber-wealthy clients. A Recruitment Offer that Misses the Mark But the details of…Read the article
Environmentally Friendly Auto Parts Attract Rodents

Environmentally Friendly Auto Parts Attract Rodents

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Automakers, as in other industries, are feeling the push to make their products more environmentally friendly. One of the ways to accomplish this goal is by integrating biobased parts, which are derived from plants and other renewable substances. While these products are easier to recycle and reduce the vehicle’s overall carbon footprint, they can create…Read the article
Honda’s Vehicles Irresistible to Rodents

Honda’s Vehicles Irresistible to Rodents

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Honda and several other automakers are trying to save money and be more environmentally responsible by using soy-based coatings on fuel lines, electrical wiring, and other key components of their cars. While soy is less expensive and greener than traditional petroleum-based coatings, there is a major downside: it attracts rodents, which have chewed through the…Read the article
Lawsuit Filed Against AgustaWestland for Defective Parts

Lawsuit Filed Against AgustaWestland for Defective Parts

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Today, Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, on behalf of its clients, filed suit against AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corp. in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. AgustaWestland is the North American distributor of Agusta A1091A and A109A MK II helicopters. These helicopters were identified last year by the FAA as being defective. As the…Read the article