Category Archive: Environmental Litigation

The attorneys at Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC have a sophisticated team of environmental litigation lawyers. From contaminated groundwater to hazardous material spills to climate change litigation, our attorneys understand the severity of environmental contamination and the potential ramifications for humankind. When the irresponsible actions of individuals and corporations result in environmental and personal harm, you have the right to recover damages for immeasurable losses as well as economic ones. Our team can help you to file a claim against the negligent party, and prove the harm that you have suffered. Reach out to us today to schedule your initial consultation and get started on recovery the compensation you deserve.

NYC Officials Admit They Ignored Lead Poisoning Issues

NYC Officials Admit They Ignored Lead Poisoning Issues

| Environmental Litigation
Although over 800 children in City housing projects tested positive for potentially lethal lead levels, city officials did not follow-up on the results. In 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency lowered lead exposure standards from 10 micrograms to 5 micrograms. But officials with the city health department and New York City Housing Authority continued to use…Read the article
What Hunter J. Shkolnik is Doing for Flint

What Hunter J. Shkolnik is Doing for Flint

| Environmental Litigation
Hunter J. Shkolnik was named Co-Liaison Counsel in the Flint Water Crisis Litigation by United Stated District Judge Judith E. Levy of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. In this role, Mr. Shkolnik will oversee all currently pending individual personal injury, property damage, and wrongful death cases, as well as the over 18,000 potential…Read the article
Hill Harper, Napoli Shkolnik File Injunction in Flint

Hill Harper, Napoli Shkolnik File Injunction in Flint

| Environmental Litigation
NorthStar Legal Action Group, PC, Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, and actor and activist Hill Harper have filed a motion for a preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order against the State of Michigan, seeking to compel the State to continue providing bottled water at the remaining four Point of Distribution (POD) sites. Recently, the State of Michigan…Read the article
PFOA/PFOS Water Contamination Class Action Filed in MA

PFOA/PFOS Water Contamination Class Action Filed in MA

| Environmental Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC and the Law Offices of Brian Cunha & Associates have filed a 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 by Hyannis, Hyannisport, and West Hyannisport. The class action complaint was filed in the Federal…Read the article
PFOA/PFOS Contamination Case Filed in WA

PFOA/PFOS Contamination Case Filed in WA

| Environmental Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC has filed a 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 by the residents of Airway Heights and Medical Lake, Washington. The class action complaint was filed in the Federal District Court for the Eastern…Read the article
Oscoda Township Town Hall Meeting

Oscoda Township Town Hall Meeting

| Environmental Litigation
PFAS From Wurtsmith AFB Is Leaking Into Drinking Water Recent tests on parts of Michigan’s water supply confirmed the worst fears of many, and although Lake Huron’s Perfluoroalkyl Sulfonate levels are low right now, they could climb much higher very quickly. More than 260,000 people in a seven-county area draw all or most of their…Read the article
Michigan Shoemaker in PFOA Water Contamination Disaster

Michigan Shoemaker in PFOA Water Contamination Disaster

| Environmental Litigation
Did Wolverine World Wide turn a blind eye to an old toxic dump site that has subsequently poisoned the local water supply for generations hence? Through their reckless and negligent actions, people in the community became very sick and property values plummeted. For roughly a hundred years, Wolverine World Wide, the parent company of Hush Puppies…Read the article
PFOA/PFOS Water Contamination Lawsuit Filed

PFOA/PFOS Water Contamination Lawsuit Filed

| Environmental Litigation
In the News Hampton Bays Water District sues over contaminated wells, NewsDay (March 1, 2018) Hampton Bays Water District Files Lawsuit Over Well Contamination, 27east.com (February 23, 2018) Lawsuit Filed For PFOA and PFOS Contamination in the Hampton Bays Water District, Town of Southampton, New York Napoli Shkolnik PLLC has filed a lawsuit against five…Read the article
Class Action Lawsuit For Love Canal Filed By Napoli Shkolnik

Class Action Lawsuit For Love Canal Filed By Napoli Shkolnik

| Environmental Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik has filed a class action lawsuit against the City of Niagara Falls, the Niagara Falls Water Board, Occidental Petroleum Corporation (the former Hooker Chemical Corp.), and other defendants. This class action lawsuit for Love Canal seeks to recover damages for residents for injuries related to toxic waste released from the Love Canal hazardous…Read the article
Flint Town Hall Meeting

Flint Town Hall Meeting

| Environmental Litigation
IN THE MEDIA ABC12 (WJRT) Flint Water Crisis Lawsuit, There’s Still Time to Join ABC12 (WJRT) at the Flint Town Hall Meeting (Speaking with Hill Harper and Hunter Shkolnik) NBC 25 reports on Flint Town Hall Meeting WNEM CBS Local covers Flint Town Hall Meeting ABC12 (WJRT) promotes the  Flint Town Hall Meeting Watch Hill…Read the article