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Pirates Catcher Gives Up Position; Cites Concussion Risk

Pirates Catcher Gives Up Position; Cites Concussion Risk

| Personal Injury
After suffering his sixth career concussion, Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli said he wants to move to first base, the outfield, or another less-dangerous position. “I can’t live like this,” he said. The 33-year-old MLB veteran has played 663 games behind the plate, posting a .358 on-base percentage during those contests. But Cervelli is currently…Read the article
Disturbing Link: Cosmetic Products and Serious Injuries

Disturbing Link: Cosmetic Products and Serious Injuries

| Personal Injury
Every year, thousands of young children are too near toxic household products. Every year, these close encounters send thousands of victims to the emergency room. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the vast majority of these victims are children under 5. Many of these injuries happen after children were exposed to products that…Read the article
Partner Jennifer Liakos Named to PSC in 3M Earplug Action

Partner Jennifer Liakos Named to PSC in 3M Earplug Action

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is proud to announce that Jennifer R. Liakos has been appointed the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in In Re: 3M Combat Arms Earplug Products Liability Litigation (Case No. 3:19md2885) by United States District Court Judge M. Casey Rogers for the Northern District of Florida Pensacola Division. The Panel received and reviewed close to…Read the article
7 Beach Dangers to be Aware of This Summer

7 Beach Dangers to be Aware of This Summer

| Personal Injury
Very few people can resist the allure and pull of beach. The vivid blue inviting water, the warm cloudless skies with a cool breeze, the beautiful warm sand, and much more call to us to come and relax and wash away the cares of the world. As beautiful and welcoming as they may seem, beaches…Read the article
Uloric Lawsuit Claims and Process

Uloric Lawsuit Claims and Process

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
We trust our doctors and trained medical professionals to take care of us and recommended medications that will keep us safe and healthy and that won’t end up causing more harm than good. Unfortunately, more and more often these days, medications are being shown to have known risks and dangers associated with them. Many of…Read the article
Rare Cancers Connected to Exposure During 9-11 Attacks

Rare Cancers Connected to Exposure During 9-11 Attacks

| World Trade Center
No one who was old enough to know what was going on that day will ever forget where they were and what they were doing on September 11, 2001 when the terrorist attack occurred. It was an event that has been burned into your memories even if we were not there in person for the…Read the article
Common Injuries Kids Get Playing Sports

Common Injuries Kids Get Playing Sports

| Personal Injury
It is estimated that as many as 1.5 million kids ended up in the ER with sports injuries during the 2012 -2013 year. That’s a lot of injuries and a lot of worried and frantic parents. Many kids today play sports for school as well as a way to get exercise and stay healthy. But are sports…Read the article
New Jersey Poised to Extend Sexual Assault SOL

New Jersey Poised to Extend Sexual Assault SOL

| Personal Injury
Following a nationwide trend, legislators in the Garden State approved a measure which radically extends the statute of limitations in sexual assault cases. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is expected to sign the measure, which passed both legislative houses by a wide margin. The bill would extend the sexual abuse statute of limitations until the…Read the article
Class Action Lawsuit Filed Alleging Labor Law Violations

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Alleging Labor Law Violations

| Personal Injury
Napoli Shkolnik filed a class action lawsuit in the Supreme Court of New York, New York County on behalf of lead plaintiff Maria Vecchio and on behalf of all others similarly situated, against Quest Diagnostics Inc., ExamOne World Wide Inc., and ExamOne LLC.  Our firm is also seeking to represent other current and former Mobile…Read the article
How Does the Child Victim’s Act Affect My Family?

How Does the Child Victim’s Act Affect My Family?

| Personal Injury
In January 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Child Victims Act. This measure, which had been pending for more than a decade, significantly expands the statute of limitations in sexual assault cases. Survivors as old as 55 can file claims in civil court. In one respect, the CVA is nothing new. It is…Read the article
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