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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
Buried Clause Doesn’t Save Website From Fraud Claims

Buried Clause Doesn’t Save Website From Fraud Claims

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
The disgruntled online DraftKings and FanDuel players are alleging bonus fraud, “insider” claims (alleging that company employees used inside information to place wagers on other daily fantasy sports sites), illegal gambling and false advertising claims. The complaint says that the companies advertise the games as being “100% percent legal” but that they are, in fact,…Read the article
Quest Diagnostics Data Breach: Tens of Thousands Affected

Quest Diagnostics Data Breach: Tens of Thousands Affected

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
New Jersey-based Quest Diagnostics Inc. is reporting that one of its web applications (MyQuest by Care 360) has been breached by an unauthorized third party on November 26, 2016. This unknown cyber attack accessed the Protected Health Information of 34,000 individuals, including their name and birth date, information about their lab results and in some cases, telephone…Read the article
Hunter Shkolnik Press Coverage On Uber

Hunter Shkolnik Press Coverage On Uber

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
In the midst of a heated court hearing regarding lawsuits between Uber Technologies Inc. and its drivers, Hunter Shkolnik has been actively involved in the outcome of the settlement. Recently mentioned in The Recorder as the lead for the efforts taken against Uber and its many lawsuits, Hunter Shkolnik remains determined and confident to see this class…Read the article
Hunter Shkolnik Quoted in The Wall Street Journal

Hunter Shkolnik Quoted in The Wall Street Journal

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
The Uber settlement leaves many drivers with barely enough compensation for their work to pay for meals. The class action suit claims that the company misclassifies drivers as independent contractors and denies them proper tips. This litigation continues to gain steam in response to the $100 million settlement in California federal court. Napoli Partner Hunter…Read the article
Class Action lawsuit filed against UBER

Class Action lawsuit filed against UBER

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Two New York UBER drivers have filed a proposed class action against UBER Technologies Inc. and Raiser, LLC (collectively “UBER”) alleging UBER withheld tips earned by the drivers and incorrectly classified the drivers as independent contractors to avoid reimbursing drivers for costs associated with driving for UBER. The complaint, filed today in New York Supreme…Read the article