Molly Stubbs

Molly is the Senior Marketing Writer at Expert Institute. Molly comes from a background in B2B media and performance marketing. Her experience includes marketing copywriting and blog writing in the legal and home industries.

Molly Stubbs

Meet Expert Institute: Celia Guo, Director of Multidisciplinary Research

Celia Guo joined the Expert Institute nearly five years ago as one of the first Los Angeles-based Research Analysts. Since then, Celia, along with the whole Expert Search team, has seen explosive growth. In her tenure, Celia’s risen through the ranks to now lead the team as the Director of Multidisciplinary Research. So, how did

Posted on July 15, 2021 in News

Equifax Agrees to $149 Million Settlement for Infamous 2017 Data Breach

On February 13, 2020, following months of mediation efforts, a class action suit of Equifax shareholders entered an agreement in principle to settle—a long-awaited resolution following the infamous data breach from 2017. According to the terms of the settlement, Equifax will pay $149 million to the settlement class for their involvement in the massive data

Posted on February 25, 2020 in Litigation Monitor & News

35 States Indicate Support for $50 Billion Settlement Offer from Opioid Manufacturers

On February 22, 2020, a vote by the National Association of Attorneys General revealed 35 states and territories are now in favor of a proposed nearly $50 billion settlement offer from opioid manufacturers. With bipartisan support representing nearly 70% of the American population, this vote signaled a step towards finalizing a settlement deal before trial

Posted on February 27, 2020 in Litigation Monitor & News

Clearview AI Faces Fourth Lawsuit Alleging Biometric Privacy Violations

On February 28, 2020, a proposed class-action suit was filed in California federal court against facial recognition company, Clearview AI. This marks the fourth lawsuit filed this year against the company. Clearview AI’s biometric technology provides image matches of uploaded photos of any person, along with links to its web origin. The complaints cite violations

Posted on March 5, 2020 in Litigation Monitor & News

Coronavirus Lawsuits: Assessing Liability in Upcoming Negligence Litigation

On March 9, 2020, a couple quarantined on the Grand Princess cruise ship, sued Princess Cruise Lines Ltd. after docking in Oakland, CA. This case marks the first negligence lawsuit filed in direct response to the rising coronavirus epidemic gripping the world. The plaintiff couple, Ronald and Eva Weissberger, allege Princess negligently handled the onboard

Posted on March 16, 2020 in COVID-19

The Latest COVID-19 Court Closures and Restrictions

Updated on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. The coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly impacted how business is now functioning. As offices close their doors and employees turn to remote work, the legal system has also been forced to make alternate arrangements. To remain abreast of how the courts are handling COVID-19, we’ve compiled a list of all

Posted on March 24, 2020 in COVID-19 & News

COVID-19 Nurse is Fired After Warning about Mask Safety

On March 23, 2020, a former nurse at Northwestern Memorial Hospital filed a wrongful termination suit against her employer. The plaintiff, Lauri Mazurkiewicz, claims her termination was retribution for warning coworkers that the masks provided by the hospital were insufficient protection against COVID-19. The suit, filed in Cook County, Illinois Circuit Court, names her supervisor,

Posted on March 31, 2020 in COVID-19 & Litigation Monitor & News

Mass Prison Releases Amid COVID-19 Spark Public Safety Concerns

As coronavirus grips the world’s population, prisons have been no exception to the exponential infection. Given the close quarters, dearth of sanitation, and typically subpar medical services, the prison system has all the ingredients for mass outbreak. This has been seen most severely in New York City’s main prison complex, Rikers Island.   A Storm is

Posted on April 9, 2020 in COVID-19

What You Need to Know About Teleconference Hearings During COVID-19

In the thick of the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. government passed the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The CARES Act, which was signed into law on March 27, 2020, allots funds for small businesses, unemployment benefits, impacted individuals, and also includes certain specifications for the judicial branch. In addition

Posted on April 13, 2020 in COVID-19

The Families First Coronvirus Response Act & the Future of Employment Litigation

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which expanded sick leave requirements for employers, was signed into law on March 18, 2020. Two weeks later, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a set of regulations to implement the act’s provisions into workplaces across the country. At its core, the FFCRA aims to provide American

Posted on April 16, 2020 in COVID-19