Entries by Paul A. Lauto, Esq.


Paul A. Lauto, Esq. completed his undergraduate studies at SUNY at Stony Brook in 1987, with a major in political science and a double minor in socio-legal studies and moral-legal issues in philosophy. Mr. Lauto received his Juris Doctor from New York Law School in 1990 and was admitted in 1991 to practice in the courts of New York State, as well as the Eastern and Southern Districts of the United States District Court. Mr. Lauto has primarily focused on personal injury throughout his career and previously worked as in-house counsel to a major insurance company. In 2002 Mr. Lauto established Paul A. Lauto, PLLC, with a primary concentration on personal injury, all types of accident cases, Wills, Trusts and Estates and more. Paul is the sole author of his Scales of Justice blog, which provides updates and information about current legal stories in the news and how they may affect our lives. Mr. Lauto prides himself on providing clients maximum results, with a high level of personal attorney service and attention that is uncommon in the profession. For more information please visit http://www.liattorney.com

New York Says No Fracking Way!

by Long Island Attorney Paul A. Lauto, Esq. In a surprise decision to many, Governor Cuomo has decided against hydrualic fracturing (fracking) in the state of New York.  The decision has been approximately six years in the making, as detailed… 0 Shares |

Pregnant Woman Fired For Going To The Bathroom

by Long Island Attorney Paul A. Lauto, Esq. A pregnant technician at cell phone chip manufacturer Maxim Integrated Products in Oregon, was fired for taking too many bathroom breaks.  As a result, former employee Dawn Steckmann, has filed a pregnancy… 0 Shares |

FDA Says Yes To Aspartame

by Long Island Attorney Paul A. Lauto, Esq. The FDA, entrusted to protect the American people, has rendered their decision on two separate petitions to ban the controversial sweetener aspartame as a food additive.  Notwithstanding the litany of reported side… 0 Shares |

Cake Boss Reportedly Arrested For DWI

by Long Island Attorney Paul A. Lauto, Esq. Cake Boss Bartolo “Buddy” Valastro, Jr., was reportedly arrested this morning for driving while intoxicated (DWI).  Valastro was said to have been swerving in Manhattan traffic as he drove his 2014 yellow… 0 Shares |

Obamacare Once Again In The Republicans’ Crosshairs

by Long Island Attorney Paul A. Lauto, Esq. The elections are over and the Republicans have sent a clear message to the White House via the American people.  Not only are the House of Representatives and the Senate now controlled… 0 Shares |

Do We Really Need Ebola Legislation?

by Long Island Attorney Paul A. Lauto, Esq. Ebola is a cinematic nightmare come to life.  The mainstream media has provided Americans with a steady stream of contradictory reports, many of which are simply not believable.  At issue, among other… 0 Shares |

What Every American Should Know About What Is In The Food We Eat

by Long Island Attorney Paul A. Lauto, Esq. In the movie Apocalypse Now, Lieutenant Colonel Bill Kilgore (played by  Robert Duvall) may have had a strange love for the smell of napalm in the morning, but would he have loved… 0 Shares |

Presidential Order Issued To Fight Antibiotic Resistance

by Long Island Attorney Paul A. Lauto, Esq.In the United States, approximately 6 million pounds of antibiotics are prescribed by doctors every year.  While this most certainly has been a factor in antibiotic resistance, the far more glaring problem is… 0 Shares |

Class Action Suit Over Potential Cancer Vaccine Settles For 1.25 Million

by Long Island Attorney Paul A. Lauto, Esq. In July 2013 a class action was filed against biotechnology company Biovest International, Inc. (Hill v. Accentia Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. et al.).  The lawsuit emanated from alleged false and misleading statements made by… 0 Shares |

Governor Challenges Legality of Common Core With Federal Lawsuit

by Long Island Attorney Paul A. Lauto, Esq. In our June 5, 2014 Scales of Justice article entitled, “Is The Common Core Illegal?” (See www.liattorney.com/scales-of-justice.html)l we  examined the legality of the Common Core national education program.  Some of the challenges… 0 Shares |