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$24.1 Million Dollar Verdict in Aviation Case

$24.1 Million Dollar Verdict in Aviation Case

| Aviation Accidents
In the News Phoenix Business Journal covers the historic avaition verdict in their article, Phoenix jury awards Glendale helicopter owner $24.1M for helicopter crash in Arizona desert” The trial team led by Hunter J. Shkolnik, Esq. along with Partner Patrick Haines and Associate Brett Bustamante of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC obtained a $24.1 million-dollar verdict in…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
Tennessee Pays Former Inmate $1M

Tennessee Pays Former Inmate $1M

| Civil Rights
61-year-old Lawrence McKinney initially received just $75 when his 1978 conviction was finally overturned in 2009. Upon reconsideration, a reluctant Tennessee Board of Claims approved the maximum $1 million payment. When he was just 22 years old, Mr. McKinney received a 115-year sentence for his alleged role in the brutal double rape of a Memphis…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
Six Signs a Loved One May be Taking Abuse in a Nursing Home

Six Signs a Loved One May be Taking Abuse in a Nursing Home

| Personal Injury
It is one of the most difficult things for a family to be told – that there is a chance that their loved one has been a victim of nursing home elder abuse or neglect. Trust has been broken and those whose job it was to take care of your loved one has done the…Read the article
Top Tips for What to do After an Auto Accident

Top Tips for What to do After an Auto Accident

| Personal Injury
Being involved in any sort of auto accident is a scary and painful experience to be sure but it is important to take care of yourself and stay calm in the minutes, hours, days, and weeks that follow. After an auto accident, you need to keep a clear head and make smart decisions and choices.…Read the article
Could Ibuprofen Negatively Affect Male Fertility?

Could Ibuprofen Negatively Affect Male Fertility?

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Ibuprofen is a type of drug classified as an NSAID – non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. Sold by the brand names Motrin and Advil, NSAIDs are a class of drugs that most Americans are very familiar with, in fact, some may even take Ibuprofen on a daily basis to help with pain management, and most don’t think…Read the article
National Opioid Lawsuit Moves Forward

National Opioid Lawsuit Moves Forward

| Opioid Crisis
Seemingly frustrated with the apparent lack of progress in settlement negotiations, Cleveland U.S. District Judge Dan Polster ordered all parties to saddle up and prepare for trial in the ongoing Multi-District Litigation national opioid lawsuit in Ohio. The order is a significant departure from Judge Polster’s earlier stance. In January 2018, he told lawyers for…Read the article
Watch Out For These Five Income Tax Scams

Watch Out For These Five Income Tax Scams

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
It’s always payday for somebody, and largely thanks to two major 2017 data breaches, more people than ever are looking for an illegal payday at your expense. Large information leaks at the Internal Revenue Service and Equifax have combined to make the 2018 filing season one of the most scam-prone in history. Part of our…Read the article
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