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  • Oct 7, 2014
  • Simon Clark
  • Uncategorized

Has online privacy ever been more hotly debated, defended and – allegedly – infringed? As technology continues to make it easier to socialize, shop, and live our lives through the Internet, consumers are also facing increasing risks and threats to their personal data and security.…

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  • Sep 8, 2014
  • Christopher Placitella
  • Product Liability

In 2014, GM has announced 55 different recalls affecting almost 29 million vehicles. The last occurred on June 30 when the company announced recalls affecting more than 7 million vehicles.…

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  • Jul 22, 2014
  • Christopher Placitella
  • Uncategorized

Asbestos is known to be a dangerous carcinogen. Despite this known risk, its use was – and is – incredibly common in building materials, insulation, fire retardants, and even brake pads across the world.…

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  • Jun 2, 2014
  • Louis Marlin
  • Insurance

Earlier this month, a federal court in New York City released documents showing that the former high-level employee of beleaguered insurance giant AIG has filed a whistleblower lawsuit…

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  • Apr 28, 2014
  • Christopher Placitella
  • Product Liability

Earlier this month, a state court judge ruled that asbestos victims may seek punitive damages against Crane Co. and other defendants that are facing asbestos lawsuits in New York City…

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  • Mar 28, 2014
  • Lou Marlin
  • Defective & Dangerous Products

It's been known for some time that mercury, by and large, is not good for your health. It's also been known that, when compared to other foods, seafood often contains higher levels of mercury…

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  • Feb 28, 2014
  • Louis Marlin
  • Labor & Employment

Airbnb, which describes itself as a community marketplace for 'unique accommodations' around the world, is facing legal challenges as the company grows.…

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  • Feb 28, 2014
  • Christopher Placitella
  • Product Liability

Current New York City policy requires residents to spend millions of dollars on unnecessary asbestos removal, the owner of a residential complex has claimed.…

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  • Jan 30, 2014
  • Glenn Phillips
  • Labor & Employment

The National Labor Relations Act ("NLRA") is a federal law that protects workers' rights to organize for higher wages and better working conditions.…

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  • Jan 29, 2014
  • Christopher Placitella
  • Defective & Dangerous Products

Many old buildings in United States contain asbestos. When these buildings are demolished to make way for new development, federal law requires that workers handle asbestos in a safe manner to prevent…

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