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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 PLLC Attorneys Listed in 2018 SuperLawyers®

Napoli Shkolnik PLLC 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
Napoli Attorneys Offer Legal Insight to BloombergView

Napoli Attorneys Offer Legal Insight to BloombergView

| Opioid Crisis
When Bloomberg journalists needed clarification on the legal aspects of opioid painkiller addiction, they turned to Paul J. Napoli and Marie Napoli of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, and so can you. Attorneys like ours have a long history of making products safer for everyone through aggressive litigation. Like many of these other efforts, the anti-opioid litigation…Read the article
Opioid Epidemic Reduces American Lifespans

Opioid Epidemic Reduces American Lifespans

| Opioid Crisis
For the first time since the Spanish Flu outbreak in the 1920s, life expectancy in the United States has declined two years in a row, and observers say painkiller addiction is the reason why. Life expectancy had risen every year since 1993, which was the height of the AIDS epidemic, and is now at 78.6…Read the article
Opioid Crisis Costs: Is There a Cause of Action?

Opioid Crisis Costs: Is There a Cause of Action?

| Opioid Crisis
This article is written by Paul Napoli and Marie Napoli; it was published in the November 16, 2017 issue of The New York Law Journal. This article discusses whether New York municipalities can bring claims against the manufacturers and distributors of opioids to recover money spent on health care and related costs. Part I provides…Read the article
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