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Staying Safe During Halloween

Staying Safe During Halloween

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Halloween is here, and if you are a parent, there’s no doubt that your little ghoul or goblin is quite excited about trick-or-treating. Before you grab the pillowcases for candy collection, though, consider these tips for staying safe during this haunted holiday– Take Action to Prevent Against Pedestrian Accidents The American Academy of Pediatrics reports…Read the article
DEA Sponsors National Prescription Take Back Day

DEA Sponsors National Prescription Take Back Day

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
The Drug Enforcement Administration is encouraging New Yorkers to clear out their medicine cabinets and turn in unused pain pills and other prescription medications, with no questions asked. The last such event, in April 2017, netted over 450 tons of prescription drugs at over 5,000 nationwide sites. SInce the program began in September 2010, officials…Read the article
Cuyahoga County (OH) & Napoli Shkolnik File Opioid Suit

Cuyahoga County (OH) & Napoli Shkolnik File Opioid Suit

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Today, Cuyahoga County filed suit against manufacturers, distributors, and four individuals who were instrumental in promoting opioids for sale and distribution nationally and in Cuyahoga. Some of the manufacturer defendants include: Purdue Pharma LP, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Cephalon, Janssen Pharmaceuticals. The distributor defendants include: McKesson Corporation, Cardinal Health and AmerisourceBergen Corp. Cuyahoga County has seen a…Read the article
Fulton County, GA Fights Opioids with Napoli Shkolnik

Fulton County, GA Fights Opioids with Napoli Shkolnik

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Georgia’s largest county, Fulton County, is joining the fight against the opioid epidemic. They are filing a lawsuit against companies that make and distribute the addictive painkillers. Fulton County wants to hold pharmaceutical companies accountable for the government costs associated with publicly funded treatments for problems associated with opioids. The County’s opioid abuse death rate…Read the article
Gun Control – Who’s Liable?

Gun Control – Who’s Liable?

| Personal Injury
The recent attack by a lone gunman in Las Vegas has, rightly so, reignited the debate about gun control in the United States. In addition to gun control laws, many are asking questions about liability when shootings and serious or fatal injuries occur. The Argument for Gun Insurance One area of conversation that has been…Read the article
Allergies: Common Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Allergies: Common Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Allergies are one of the most common health complications in the United States, with the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America reporting that about 50 million people in the United States suffer from nasal allergies alone, which does not include skin allergies, food allergies, or eye allergies. Consider these common causes of allergies, symptoms, and…Read the article
Have A Disaster Preparation Plan

Have A Disaster Preparation Plan

| Personal Injury
Natural disasters seem to be striking at an alarmingly high rate, with events like tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, and fires causing devastation to people in the United States and around the world. Since natural disasters can be hard to predict–and often hit suddenly and forcefully–preparing for a natural disaster is smart. Unfortunately we have seen the…Read the article
Marie Napoli on the Law on Sex Addicts and Weinstein

Marie Napoli on the Law on Sex Addicts and Weinstein

| Napoli Shkolnik News
As an attorney who has been published on sexual harassment under Title VII,* tried and settled many sexual harassment cases and helped develop the legal standard at the appellate level in New York State, I have been closely following the dramatic and infuriating unraveling of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. To date, close to 40 women have…Read the article
Fall Safety Fire Tips

Fall Safety Fire Tips

| Personal Injury
As weather cools, now is the time of year that people begin to turn to manufactured sources of heat to stay warm, ranging from in-home fireplaces to electric blankets to space heaters to home heating systems. While these are all great ways to keep cozy when fall temperatures dip–and certainly when fall transitions to winter–sources…Read the article
The Emerging Crisis of PFAS Exposure

The Emerging Crisis of PFAS Exposure

| Environmental Litigation
This article was written by Paul Napoli and Tate J. Kunkle and appeared in the New York Law Journal (October 7, 2017) Are PFAS the next MTBE? Or, perhaps the next asbestos? Or, in the words of William Shakespeare, is it much ado about nothing? That is the question from both sides of the bar,…Read the article

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