Publication Archive: Louise Caro

Love Canal Waste Lawsuit Can Proceed, Judge Says

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Source: News 4 Buffalo
Residents living near the Nash Road Landfill, a hazardous waste Superfund site in the Town of Wheatfield next to the border with North Tonawanda, alleged in the lawsuit that Occidental dumped toxic Love Canal waste at the town’s unlined municipal landfill. The lawsuit claimed that the toxic chemicals migrated into the surrounding residential neighborhood –…Read the article

Dayton, OH Files Federal Water Contamination Lawsuit

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Source: Legal Newsline
The City of Dayton filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio against multiple defendants alleging strict liability, negligence and other counts. The complaint outlines how the City seeks to recover damages for the treatment of removal of contamination allegedly from the defendants’ products from its public drinking water supply.…Read the article

CBS Reporter Sues for Age and Gender Discrimination

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“We are now opening the lid on what’s really been going on,” said Louise R. Caro of Napoli Shkolnik in Miami, counsel to investigative journalist Michele Gillen, who claims CBS Television Stations Inc. Gillen claimed that her news beats and projects were “ignored or taken from her to be worked on by younger reporters or…Read the article

Lawsuit Filed On Behalf of CBS Investigative Reporter

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Source: Ask.com
Michele Gillen is a 39 time Emmy Award winning investigative reporter, having accumulated over twenty-five Emmy awards for her insightful and in-depth investigative reporting during her tenure at CBS owned and operated station WFOR-TV in Miami. Napoli Shkolnik PLLC has now filed a lawsuit against CBS alleging age and gender discrimination, and retaliation under the…Read the article

CBS Miami Accused of Harassing Veteran Reporter

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Source: Miami New Times
After working as a TV reporter in Los Angeles, Michele Gillen joined WFOR, Miami’s CBS affiliate, in 1997. Since then, she’s been nominated for 46 regional Emmys and won 25. But she says her career as an investigative reporter suffered because of a culture of sexism, bullying, and harassment at the network. In a gender-and-age…Read the article

CBS Investigative Reporter Sues Station for Discrimination

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Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Investigative Reporter Michele Gillen began reporting discrimination and bullying in 2010. She filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in 2016 and was given the green light to sue this August. She’s seeking lost wages and wants to be reinstated with full benefits. When she reported the discrimination to the senior vice president of…Read the article

Federal Lawsuit Filed Against CBS Local Affiliate

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Source: CourtHouse News
Michele Gillen, whose career at the affiliate spans more than 20 years, joins a growing chorus of sexual harassment and discrimination claims by female staff. According to the complaint filed in federal court in Miami, Gillen faced repeated instances of age and sex discrimination by management and younger male reporters alike. Her repeated complaints to the…Read the article

CBS Investigative Reporter Sues Local CBS Station

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Source: Deadline Hollywood
Award-winning investigative reporter Michele Gillen filed an age- and gender-discrimination suit against CBS and its television station group, accusing them of fostering a misogynistic, “good ole boy’s club culture” in its station in Miami, where she was subjected to humiliating and degrading treatment and retaliated against for filing complaints. Gillen is seeking a jury trial…Read the article

Bloomberg BNA Quotes Partner Louise Caro

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Source: Bloomberg
David Beckham’s latest proposal to build a pro soccer stadium in Miami might hinge on the cost to clean up soil contamination from the city’s long-shuttered trash incinerators. The city used the ash as fill in many of its public parks, according to Louise Caro, a lawyer and partner at Napoli Shkolnik PLLC in Miami.…Read the article

WBOC Quotes Louise Caro on Blades Water Contamination Suit

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Source: WBOC16 Delaware
The law firm Napoli Shkolnik PLLC has announced plans to file a class action lawsuit after the town of Blades’ water was found to have elevated levels of perfluorinated compounds (PFCs). Louise Caro, the firm’s environmental law department head, says they’ve had a number of people approach them with health concerns, such as thyroid issues and pregnancy complications. She says right…Read the article