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Publication Source Archive: CourtHouse News

Courthouse News Quotes Chris Schnieders On Roundup Action

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A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday claims Monsanto plotted to force America’s black farmers into buying Roundup-resistant seeds, which forced them to rely on heavier and heavier concentrations of the herbicide to the detriment of their health. In a statement, Napoli Shkolnik Partner Schnieders called the proposed agreement a “cynical settlement process” that leaves thousands of…Read the article

Marie Napoli Quoted by Courthouse News Service

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New York Courts Reopen Months Into Lockdown With Rush of Lawsuits Other firms were well-positioned to handle things virtually. “Remote practice was not problematic for us but has been for many,” said Marie Napoli, co-founder of Napoli Shkolnik, a leading personal-injury firm where a surface scratch of their caseloads shows litigation on opioids, asbestos and…Read the article

Jennifer Liakos Effective Cross Examination in Pharma Case

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Testimony on the claims that Viagra and Cialas accelerate the progression of skin cancer. On cross-examination, plaintiffs’ lawyer Jennifer Liakos of Napoli Shkolnik in Los Angeles asked questions to demonstrate that Schuchter is not an epidemiologist trained to investigate the causes of diseases, and that the oncologist has never conducted an epidemiological experiment herself. Liakos…Read the article

Federal Lawsuit Filed Against CBS Local Affiliate

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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

Courthouse News Covers Uber Class Action

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federal judge on Friday granted class certification to drivers claiming Uber’s new pricing model shortchanges them by charging an “upfront” fee based on estimated rather than actual time and distance for rides.Read the article