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Self-Driving Vehicles Crashed in Driver-Assist Mode

Self-Driving Vehicles Crashed in Driver-Assist Mode

| Personal Injury
The advanced autopilot functions in Tesla and other automobiles are supposed to be the next giant leap forward to driverless cars. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 400 Tesla crashes over ten months killed six people. NHTSA head Steven Cliff said the agency would use the data to propose new rules. “These…Read the article
Stay Safe on Memorial Day 2022

Stay Safe on Memorial Day 2022

| Personal Injury
On Memorial Day 2020, we FaceTimed with friends. On Memorial Day 2021, we cautiously went out the door with masks covering our faces. Memorial Day 2022 may be about as normal as an early summer holiday will ever be again. Over thirty million Americans are expected to be on the road during the last weekend…Read the article
What Does “FDA-Approved” Really Mean?

What Does “FDA-Approved” Really Mean?

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
When you see the term “FDA-approved” on a product, it’s easy to think that it’s been verified as safe and effective by the government agency. But what does that really mean? In this article, we’ll discuss what “FDA-approved” actually means as well as the process of getting a product, specifically pharmaceuticals, FDA-approved. Understanding the process…Read the article
The Dirty Dozen Fruits and Vegetables in New York

The Dirty Dozen Fruits and Vegetables in New York

| Environmental Litigation
Most likely, produce laced with high levels of pesticides are in your pantry or refrigerator at this very moment. Once again, spinach and strawberries topped the list of fruits and vegetables that contain the highest pesticide levels. Collard greens, mustard greens, nectarines, apples, grapes, bell peppers, hot peppers, peaches, pears, cherries, celery, and tomatoes rounded…Read the article
Partner Fights Opioid Epidemic, Wins $2.5M+ Verdict

Partner Fights Opioid Epidemic, Wins $2.5M+ Verdict

| Opioid Crisis
Partner Fights Opioid Epidemic, Wins $2,575,000 Plaintiff’s Verdict Against Prescribing Physician Napoli Shkolnik partner Chris Schnieders earned a significant trial win focused on the opioid epidemic with a $2,575,000 Plaintiff’s verdict against Wichita psychiatrist Elsie Steelberg, M.D. and her practice Advocates for Behavioral Health, P.A. Plaintiff Nicholas Moon was a victim in the mass shooting…Read the article
What to Know About Your Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Pennsylvania

What to Know About Your Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Pennsylvania

| Mesothelioma
Mesothelioma is a disease that affects the tissue in your internal, vital organs. Eight out of ten people with mesothelioma were exposed to asbestos, a common material found on construction sites and in various industries before the 1980s. Unfortunately, it can take decades before affected persons realize they have the disease, and by that time,…Read the article

Contaminants of Emerging Concern: PFAS in Your Water

| Environmental Litigation
Early in 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency addressed contaminants of emerging concern in drinking water, highlighting the presence of PFAS. The EPA regulates 90 contaminants in drinking water, but not PFAS. There are over 4,700 known PFA compounds used in a variety of applications. Out of 4,700 known PFA compounds, 29 are found as contaminants…Read the article
Does Talcum Powder Cause Cancer?

Does Talcum Powder Cause Cancer?

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Talc, the main ingredient in talcum powder, is a claylike mineral that is mined from deep underground. Because of its water resistant properties and softness, it is a flexible mineral that is often utilized in consumer products. Most notably, it is used in talcum powder and cosmetics, such as blush and eyeshadows. Talc has been…Read the article
Is Rikers Island in New York Safe?

Is Rikers Island in New York Safe?

| Civil Rights
All Democrats in the New York City delegation to Congress recently asked President Biden to stop a “humanitarian crisis” on Rikers Island, which they claim Mayor DeBlasio is not adequately addressing. The detention center is already under federal supervision. That monitor recently told a court that Corrections Department officials should complete “basic correction 101” after…Read the article
Baby Deaths Prompt Nationwide Pillow Recall

Baby Deaths Prompt Nationwide Pillow Recall

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Colorado-based Boppy Co. recalled over three million loungers after eight infants died as they rested in the company’s baby furniture products. The affected products are the Boppy Preferred Newborn Loungers, Boppy Original Newborn Loungers, and Pottery Barn Kids Boppy Newborn Loungers. According to the government, infants can slip onto their sides or stomachs and suffocate.…Read the article