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Eye Protection and Injury Prevention in the Workplace

Eye Protection and Injury Prevention in the Workplace

| Personal Injury
Each year, about one million American workers sustain a serious eye injury. Many others develop eye diseases. About 90 percent of these injuries and diseases are preventable. As outlined below, this combination of serious injury and easy prevention often means that substantial compensation is available for these victims. In many cases, no-fault benefits are available…Read the article
Intro to Hostile Work Environment Claims

Intro to Hostile Work Environment Claims

| sexual harassment
A hostile work environment prevents you from doing your job effectively, leading to a lack of productivity, satisfaction with your job, and engagement with your employer. Worse, a toxic work environment can threaten employees’ health and safety. Here’s what you need to know regarding a New York hostile work environment claim and the steps you…Read the article
New York Ranked in Top 10 States with Best Drivers

New York Ranked in Top 10 States with Best Drivers

| Personal Injury
When drivers think of the best places to navigate the road, New York may not be at the top of their list. However, you might be surprised to know that New York has recently been shown to be one of the safest places to drive in the country. According to a study conducted in the…Read the article
Convicted Fraudster Dead at 82, A Look at Other Scams

Convicted Fraudster Dead at 82, A Look at Other Scams

| Napoli Shkolnik News
The man who defrauded some 30,000 investors out of an estimated $17 billion died in prison, apparently due to failing health. Madoff lived a seemingly charmed life for decades, starting with a compelling rags-to-riches story. In 1960, Madoff took his brother Peter, along with a little money he’d saved from installing sprinklers and working as…Read the article
Is Your New York Personal Injury Settlement Taxable?

Is Your New York Personal Injury Settlement Taxable?

| Personal Injury
In New York, payments awarded for certain types of legal damages are exempt from taxes, while others are not. Here are the essentials on settlements in the Empire State to help you determine whether your personal injury settlement is taxable. Which Types of Damages Are Exempt From Taxes in New York? In the Empire State,…Read the article
Health Problems at Tampa’s Gopher Resources Lead Smelter

Health Problems at Tampa’s Gopher Resources Lead Smelter

| Environmental Litigation
Two Florida Congressmen sent a letter to Acting Assistant Attorney General Jean Williams, asking the Department of Justice to investigate working conditions at Tampa’s Gopher Resources lead smelter. “No American worker should be forced to work in a facility as mentally, physically, and emotionally toxic as Gopher Resource has been described. Employees of the plant…Read the article
Blind Uber Passenger Wins Legal Case

Blind Uber Passenger Wins Legal Case

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
An arbitror ordered the ridesharing company to pay Lisa Irving $1.1 million to compensate her for the economic and noneconomic damages she sustained when drivers repeatedly refused to give her rides. After about a dozen Uber drivers either refused to pick her up or otherwise harassed her, Irving said she felt “demeaned, humiliated, devalued, embarrassed,…Read the article
Our Lawsuit Asserts SoHo Hotel Fostered Racial Injustice

Our Lawsuit Asserts SoHo Hotel Fostered Racial Injustice

| Civil Rights
The distinguished Napoli Shkolnik law firm, along with noted civil rights attorney Ben Crump, filed an action against New York City’s Arlo Hotel, accusing it of sponsoring a controversial racial profiling incident which centered on a 14-year-old boy. Initially, a white woman accused the young man of stealing her smartphone. When he denied responsibility, the…Read the article
Nicki Minaj Family Files Wrongful Death Action

Nicki Minaj Family Files Wrongful Death Action

| Personal Injury
The survivors of 64-year-old Robert Maraj, who was killed in a tragic hit-and-run, recently filed a $150 million wrongful death claim in New York Supreme Court. Attorneys Paul J. Napoli and Ben Crump will represent the family in court. According to investigators, Maraj was walking on a Mineola roadway when a man, later identified as…Read the article
What Evidence Do I Need for a Personal Injury Case?

What Evidence Do I Need for a Personal Injury Case?

| Personal Injury
Although virtually anyone can file a personal injury case, successfully navigating that case to a favorable settlement or verdict is more difficult. For a successful personal injury case, you must be able to prove that you were injured, the extent of your injuries, and that your injury was caused through the fault or negligence of…Read the article
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