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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
Paul Napoli: Leadership Appointment in CO PFOA Litigation

Paul Napoli: Leadership Appointment in CO PFOA Litigation

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is proud to announce that Paul Napoli was named Liaison Counsel in the Colorado PFOA / PFOS Toxic Tort Litigation (Bell, et al. v. The 3M Company, et al., No. 1:16-cv-02351-RBJ) by the Honorable Judge R. Brooke Jackson of the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. Mr. Napoli was…Read the article
Opioid Crisis in America (Infographic)

Opioid Crisis in America (Infographic)

| Opioid Crisis
How Big Pharma and Doctors Fueled the Opioid Crisis The ongoing opioid crisis in the United States is the biggest epidemic to have hit the country since the HIV epidemic. It has become a national crisis that keeps spreading like wildfire, leaving only ruin in its wake and claiming hundreds of thousands of lives. From…Read the article
Fulton County, GA Fights Opioids with Napoli Shkolnik

Fulton County, GA Fights Opioids with Napoli Shkolnik

| Opioid Crisis
Georgia’s largest county, Fulton County, is joining the fight against the opioid epidemic. They are filing a lawsuit against companies that make and distribute the addictive painkillers. Fulton County wants to hold pharmaceutical companies accountable for the government costs associated with publicly funded treatments for problems associated with opioids. The County’s opioid abuse death rate…Read the article
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