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Court Documents Detail Bob Dylan’s Alleged Sexual Assault

Court Documents Detail Bob Dylan’s Alleged Sexual Assault

| Personal Injury
An alleged victim of the iconic folk singer has come forward, alleging that Bob Dylan sexually abused her in 1965, when she was twelve years old. According to the woman’s lawyer, Dylan “lower[ed] her inhibitions with the object of sexually abusing her, which he did, coupled with the provision of drugs, alcohol, and threats of…Read the article
Best Lawyers in America Recognizes Napoli Shkolnik Lawyers

Best Lawyers in America Recognizes Napoli Shkolnik Lawyers

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Paul J. Napoli and Hunter J. Shkolnik Honored by Best Lawyers in America® Nicholas R. Farnolo, Shayna E. Sacks, and Christopher L. Schnieders Also Recognized Best Lawyers in America® has honored five attorneys at Napoli Shkolnik PLLC as Best Lawyers in the areas of Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs, Personal Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs,…Read the article
Parents Intentionally Leave Child in Hot Car

Parents Intentionally Leave Child in Hot Car

| Personal Injury
When authorities rescued a 1-year-old child from a hot car in a shopping mall parking lot, he was “breathing heavily, sweating profusely, and at grave risk of death.” Several witnesses reported seeing a crying infant alone inside a car which was parked in a Manhasset shopping mall. Police had to break one of the vehicle’s…Read the article
Safety Issues for Labor Day 2021

Safety Issues for Labor Day 2021

| Personal Injury
The COVID-19 delta variant has cast a shadow over many plans for the long holiday weekend in September 2021. A fourth of travelers have changed their destinations, and many people have eschewed flying for driving. Our New York personal injury attorneys obtain the compensation injury victims need and deserve, whether they are close to home…Read the article
5 Signs You Have Lead Poisoning and Should Take Legal Action

5 Signs You Have Lead Poisoning and Should Take Legal Action

| Environmental Litigation
Lead is a heavy metal that is found in some paint, toys, and older buildings. Although the Lead-Based Paint Poisoning Prevention Act of 1971 has heavily restricted how lead is used in manufacturing and construction, it is still possible for individuals to become exposed to this hazardous substance. People can become poisoned by lead if…Read the article
Do Guardians Really Look Out for Their Wards?

Do Guardians Really Look Out for Their Wards?

| Medical Malpractice
In most states, a guardian may seize total control of a person’s assets if that person is incapacitated. According to one observer, “incapacitate” is so vague that it could mean “anything from being in an absolute coma to not being able to find your car keys.” Essentially, there is a presumption that the guardian is…Read the article
Drunken Long Island Bus Driver Causes Multiple Wrecks

Drunken Long Island Bus Driver Causes Multiple Wrecks

| Napoli Shkolnik News
The Baiting Hollow Scout Camp bus driver, whose BAC level was roughly six times the legal limit, now faces multiple criminal charges. The 61-year-old bus driver was transporting campers and staffers when she hit a large concrete pillar, ran a stop sign, and sideswiped a car near the intersection of Oak Hills and Sound Avenue.…Read the article
Routine Dental Procedure Kills 3-Year-Old Boy

Routine Dental Procedure Kills 3-Year-Old Boy

| Personal Injury
The child’s heart stopped during a simple tooth extraction procedure. He had no pre-existing conditions and no known anesthesia allergies. According to police, a certified nurse anesthetist put the boy to sleep immediately prior to the procedure. Less than an hour later, the young man’s pulse slowed and cheek swelled. Despite some unspecified medical intervention,…Read the article
Patients Seek Justice Against Predatory Doctor

Patients Seek Justice Against Predatory Doctor

| Civil Rights
Former Long Island doctor Stuart Copperman thought he had avoided legal responsibility for multiple sexual assaults he committed between 1961 and 2000. Now, seventy-seven of his victims hope to have their day in court. Copperman, who now lives in Florida, has not practiced medicine since these allegations came to light in a 2000 disciplinary hearing.…Read the article
Benzene Contamination Prompts Sunscreen Recall

Benzene Contamination Prompts Sunscreen Recall

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, Johnson & Johnson recalled five popular sunscreens which were tainted with benzene, a chemical which can cause serious health problems at even very low levels. The affected aerosol products are Aveeno Protect + Refresh aerosol sunscreen, along with four versions of Neutrogena sunscreen: CoolDry Sport aerosol sunscreen,…Read the article