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Appropriate Airline Attire and Passenger Rights

Appropriate Airline Attire and Passenger Rights

| Aviation Accidents
When you board an airplane, what rights do you have, and what rules can the airline impose? Latisha Rowe said that an American Airlines crew told her to cover her strapless romper, or she could not fly from Jamaica to Miami. Dr. Rowe, who wrapped herself in a blanket to board the plane, later took…Read the article
New NYCHA Head Faces Daunting Problems

New NYCHA Head Faces Daunting Problems

| Personal Injury
Incoming New York City Housing Authority Director Gregory Russ faces a number of challenges, including serious problems with lead poisoning which have existed since at least 2012. Over 400,000 people live in NYCHA’s 176,000 units, making this Authority by far the largest such organization in the country. For now, Russ and Bart Schwartz, whom a…Read the article
Pressure Increases on Vaping Companies After Recent Deaths

Pressure Increases on Vaping Companies After Recent Deaths

| Personal Injury
JUUL is in danger of being fined after the US Food and Drug administration sent a warning letter to the company on Monday addressing the company’s marketing tactics. The company, who is currently the leading manufacturer of e-cigarettes, markets their product as a safer alternative to smoking, a claim that when made without evidence that…Read the article
Twenty-two Injured in New Jersey Deck Collapse

Twenty-two Injured in New Jersey Deck Collapse

| Personal Injury
Twenty-two people were hospitalized after a two-story wooden deck collapsed in Wildwood, New Jersey on Saturday. The debris from the decks trapped and injured a number of people, including children and an infant. As of Sunday, two victims remain hospitalized. The incident occurred at around 6 p.m. at an older condominium building on the 200…Read the article
The MeToo Movement – From a Man’s Perspective

The MeToo Movement – From a Man’s Perspective

| Civil Rights
Unless you have been living under a rock or have been lost to civilization for the last few years, you have at least heard of the Me Too Movement and have likely heard at least some of the scandals that have been brought to light. But what is this movement really about? What are its goals?…Read the article
Huge Class Action Filed Against United Behavioral Health

Huge Class Action Filed Against United Behavioral Health

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC Files Groundbreaking Class Action Lawsuit Against United Behavioral Health on Behalf of Providers Filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, the class action complaint alleges that the nation’s largest health insurer, United Behavioral Health, wrongfully denied mental health and substance use disorder claims by putting profits…Read the article
Traumatic Brain Injuries – Football Season

Traumatic Brain Injuries – Football Season

| Personal Injury
Traumatic brain injury can include a range of injuries to the head and brain including the most common type of injury- a concussion. Brain injuries can come from any number of causes such as falls, impacts, blunt trauma to the head, or a violent attack. Unfortunately, almost all causes for a concussion of other TBI…Read the article
Fast Food, Teens and Depression

Fast Food, Teens and Depression

| Napoli Shkolnik News
You Are What You Eat High sodium and low potassium diets may contribute to teenage depression, according to a new study. This finding may impact both patients and providers. Such a diet indicates many processed foods and few fresh fruits and vegetables. Researchers at the University of Alabama-Birmingham found a conclusive link between depression and…Read the article
Hurricane Preparedness: Tips, Facts, To-Dos

Hurricane Preparedness: Tips, Facts, To-Dos

| Napoli Shkolnik News
While forecasting tools have come a long way and we have much better methods for predicting hurricane paths, which keep improving year after year, people are still at great risk from the ferocity of tropical storms and hurricanes. One major risk is due to the fact that people continue to build along the coastline in…Read the article
The MeToo Movement – A Woman’s Perspective

The MeToo Movement – A Woman’s Perspective

| Civil Rights
If you have been online, watched the TV, read the newspaper, or been out and about in your local community at all over the last few years, you have likely at least heard of the MeToo Movement. Taking the world by storm a few years ago, the undertones of this movement have been building for…Read the article