Emerging Torts

Modern Day Sex Trafficking

by Leah Rush Easterby, Contributing Editor and Greg G. Gutzler & Diandra “Fu” Debrosse Zimmermann, Contributing Authors Civil Liability for Human Trafficking An estimated 21 million survivors of human trafficking live in the United States. Human trafficking is one of the fastest-growing criminal enterprises, and civil cases against traffickers are increasing as well.  Human trafficking disproportionately […]

Merck Vaccine Exploits Girls With Gardasil

What You Should Know About Gardasil Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. Gardasil is a series of three injections designed to prevent HPV in children as young as 9 years old. Its original formulation protected against four HPV strains that can cause cervical cancer and genital warts. Merck manufactures Gardasil and […]

Aqueous Film Forming Foam – AFFF

A Case Study by Stag Liuzza law firm HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF FIREFIGHTING FOAMS  The first firefighting foam was developed in 1902 by Russian engineer and chemist Aleksandr Loran. Loran was working in the oil and gas industry trying to find a substance to combat petroleum-based fires for which water is wholly ineffective. Loran’s solution […]


(May 29, 2020) Governments and health authorities across the United States are responding to the outbreak of COVID-19 through the use of stay-at-home orders and other federal, state, and local orders in an attempt to disrupt the spread of COVID-19. As a result of these measures to disrupt the spread of COVID-19, many businesses have […]


By Rachel Shkolnik, Hunter J. Shkolnik Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC (May 27, 2020) The nationwide Elmiron eye damage litigation has picked up headlines over the past several months. Elmiron, the brand name for pentosan polysulfate sodium, is a semi-synthetically produced heparin-like macromolecular carbohydrate derivative.[1]  The lawsuit is centralized around the basis that the drug causes an […]