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9/11 Memorial Glade Opens in May 2019

9/11 Memorial Glade Opens in May 2019

| World Trade Center
The much-anticipated 9/11 Memorial Glade will be opening this spring, seventeen years to the day after the Ground Zero recovery mission officially ended. Michael Arad, who designed part of the original 9/11 Memorial, has also designed the Glade. The Glade is primarily dedicated to 9/11 survivors and those who are sick or have died from…Read the article
Paul Napoli Appointed Leadership Role in MDL Water Cases

Paul Napoli Appointed Leadership Role in MDL Water Cases

| Environmental Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is proud to announce that Paul J. Napoli has been appointed Plaintiffs’ Co-Lead Counsel in In Re: Aqueous Film-Forming Foams Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2:18-mn-2873-RMG) by United States District Court Judge Richard Mark Gergel for the District of South Carolina, Charleston Division. Mr. Napoli was selected for this role as he…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Industry Recognized For Making A Difference

Napoli Shkolnik Industry Recognized For Making A Difference

| Napoli Shkolnik News
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® have recently announced their “Best Law Firms” rankings and Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is proud to have been included in both national and regional listings. Napoli Shkolnik PLLC received national and regional (New York City) tier designation in the “Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs” category.…Read the article
Napoli Shkolink Files Class Action for Water Contamination

Napoli Shkolink Files Class Action for Water Contamination

| Environmental Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC has filed a class action lawsuit against five manufacturers of aqueous firefighting foams (“AFFF”) containing perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (“PFOS”) and perfluorooctanoic acid (“PFOA”) for the contamination of the groundwater relied upon Dutchess County and seeks to certify a class to represent all water providers in the State of New York that have been…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Attorneys Listed in 2018 SuperLawyers®

Napoli Shkolnik Attorneys Listed in 2018 SuperLawyers®

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is proud to announce that fourteen of its attorneys have been included in the 2018 Super Lawyers® lists. Included in the 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers® list are: Partners Marie E. Napoli, Hunter J. Shkolnik, Christopher R. LoPalo, Shayna E. Sacks and Of Counsel to the firm, Paul J. Napoli. Selected…Read the article
Marie Napoli's Defamation Claim Allowed to Proceed

Marie Napoli's Defamation Claim Allowed to Proceed

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Carmen Victoria St. George is allowing Marie Napoli’s defamation suit against Paul Napoli’s former law firm partner to proceed. The suit, which was filed against the ex-partner, his attorney and publicist in 2015,  is seeking $160 million in compensatory damages and $340 million in punitive damages. Ms. Napoli  alleges that the…Read the article
Mesothelioma Settlements

Mesothelioma Settlements

| Mesothelioma
In addition to being New York’s leading 9/11 lawyers, the Napoli Shkolnik PLLC firm frequently works with clients who are suffering from the deadly medical condition known as mesothelioma. This diseases can radically impact a patient’s quality of life and can prevent them from working. This blog post will cover what this disease is, its…Read the article
We Can’t Trust the SPF Labels on Sunscreen Products?

We Can’t Trust the SPF Labels on Sunscreen Products?

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Every child needs sun protection. The lighter someone’s natural skin color, the less melanin it has to absorb UV rays and protect itself. The darker a person’s natural skin color, the more melanin it has. But both dark- and light-skinned kids need protection from UV rays because any tanning or burning causes skin damage. The…Read the article
National Opioid Lawsuit Moves Forward

National Opioid Lawsuit Moves Forward

| Opioid Crisis
Seemingly frustrated with the apparent lack of progress in settlement negotiations, Cleveland U.S. District Judge Dan Polster ordered all parties to saddle up and prepare for trial in the ongoing Multi-District Litigation national opioid lawsuit in Ohio. The order is a significant departure from Judge Polster’s earlier stance. In January 2018, he told lawyers for…Read the article
Schuyler County Opioid Lawsuit Fight Continues Forward

Schuyler County Opioid Lawsuit Fight Continues Forward

| Opioid Crisis
Public Hearing Scheduled on Local Law to Declare the Opioid Epidemic a Public Nuisance Schuyler County will hold a public hearing on March 12 to review a proposed local law declaring the opioid epidemic and its effects on the County a public nuisance. According to Schuyler County Attorney Steven Getman, the draft local law is…Read the article