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Electric Scooter-Related Injuries On The Rise

Electric Scooter-Related Injuries On The Rise

| Personal Injury
Electric scooters have recently become more and more popular in cities all across the United States, but with that popularity has also come an increase in scooter-related injuries, according to a report from CNN. Known as E-Scooters, these compact modes of transportation are popping up on city streets across the globe and causing more serious…Read the article
How to Be Safe with Your Baby in the Car

How to Be Safe with Your Baby in the Car

| Napoli Shkolnik News
With their spine still developing and heads large for their bodies, babies are at a higher risk of injury in crashes. If you’ve placed your child riding facing forward, in a crash, his spinal cord could stretch, resulting in serious injuries or death. Hence, we recommend riding with your baby facing the rear in a…Read the article
Ikea To Pay $46 Million in Wrongful Death Claim

Ikea To Pay $46 Million in Wrongful Death Claim

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
The home furniture giant agreed to pay the record amount to resolve a claim that its dresser tipped over, killing a 2-year-old boy. The settlement is almost three times greater than a similar one the company reached with three families in 2016. Although the dresser was only thirty inches high, it fell onto Jozef Dudek…Read the article
Watch Out for Dangerous Toys

Watch Out for Dangerous Toys

| Personal Injury
Shopping online is far preferable to riding in a one-horse open sleigh. It is also just about as risky. A recent study suggests that Amazon has become an online flea market where there is almost no corporate oversight. Out of 4,000 dangerous products identified in this study, about half of them were toys and other…Read the article
FDA: Breast Implant Cancer Risk

FDA: Breast Implant Cancer Risk

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Last month, the US Food And Drug Administration released draft guidance called “Breast Implants- Certain Labeling Recommendations to Improve Patient Communication” that included various recommendations to ensure that patients receiving saline and silicone gel-filled breast implants were completely informed about the product and its risks. The draft guidance recommends a boxed warning, the strongest FDA…Read the article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
$24.1 Million Dollar Verdict in Aviation Case

$24.1 Million Dollar Verdict in Aviation Case

| Aviation Accidents
In the News Phoenix Business Journal covers the historic avaition verdict in their article, Phoenix jury awards Glendale helicopter owner $24.1M for helicopter crash in Arizona desert” The trial team led by Hunter J. Shkolnik, Esq. along with Partner Patrick Haines and Associate Brett Bustamante of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC obtained a $24.1 million-dollar verdict in…Read the article
Medical Marijuana Legislation

Medical Marijuana Legislation

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Over the past decade, the number of states that have passed legislation related to medical marijuana and its use has increased dramatically. Indeed, while there are still many states that forbid the possession of marijuana regardless of its use, other states–from California to Florida–have given the OK to the drug (and some states have even…Read the article
Legal Issues Regarding The ‘Tide Pod Challenge’

Legal Issues Regarding The ‘Tide Pod Challenge’

| Personal Injury
Since 2012, eight people have died after ingesting the contents of Tide laundry pods, and the manufacturer may be legally responsible for these deaths. A number of teens in New York and elsewhere have placed the detergent pods into their mouths and measured the effects. These effects include foaming at the mouth and uncontrollable coughing.…Read the article
Should you file a Firefighter Hearing Loss Lawsuit?

Should you file a Firefighter Hearing Loss Lawsuit?

| Workers Compensation
Do you need an Attorney to file a Firefighter Hearing Loss Lawsuit? Firefighters are constantly exposed to plenty of dangerous threats when they are out in the field, from all the fire and toxic smoke to unstable constructions damaged by a fire that can quickly and easily collapse. This is something that they face all the…Read the article