July 2018

Partner Al Anthony on his work with CPNJ

Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey (CPNJ) is an organization that has been dedicated to helping individuals with severe disabilities since 1953.  They work to enhance the lives of those less fortunate than others. Assisting them with personal growth, independence, and semi-integration in the community is of the utmost importance to this organization.   Fundraising is a key factor in helping this organization positively impact the lives of these individuals with disabilities.

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Article III Standing and the Landmark Spokeo Case

The U.S. Supreme Court recently denied certiorari without comment in the landmark Spokeo case, after the popular people search engine company, Spokeo Inc., petitioned the Court to revisit its interpretation of Article III standing for violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”).

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A benzene case is more than just a case.

In 1998, I represented a young couple in their 40’s that emigrated from Italy.    We met under unfortunate terms as the husband was dying from leukemia. He was good man who sacrificed for his family taking whatever job he could to support them.  As a local mechanic, he was unaware that the products he used on the job were hazardous to him. He was exposed to benzene, which is a chemical proven to cause leukemia.  This exposure led to his premature death, leaving his wife to raise three young children on her own.

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