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Niagara officials react to AG’s fentanyl warning

Niagara officials react to AG’s fentanyl warning

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
  County opiate task force will meet to consider further steps Niagara County officials are taking the discovery of fentanyl-laced pills that resemble prescription oxycodone pills in Western New York seriously, pledging today to devise steps to deal with the new threat. The information, revealed Thursday in a briefing by New York State Attorney General…Read the article
Attorney general warns of ‘deadly’ pills

Attorney general warns of ‘deadly’ pills

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
OPIOID CRISIS: Fentanyl pills seized during Western New York investigation. BUFFALO — Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has issued an urgent public health alert about a dangerous and potentially lethal new drug that has made its way into Western New York. During the course of an ongoing, coast-to-coast investigation into drug trafficking in Western New…Read the article
Marie Napoli Talks About Hip Implant Lawsuit

Marie Napoli Talks About Hip Implant Lawsuit

| BHR hip implant lawsuit
Marie Napoli talks about hip implant lawsuits and the future. Read the article
Lawsuits Filed Against Popular Weed Killer Linked to Cancer

Lawsuits Filed Against Popular Weed Killer Linked to Cancer

| Environmental Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik attorneys have begun filing lawsuits for those who have contracted Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL) as a result of being exposed to glyphosate – the active ingredient in Roundup®. The case of Baker, et al. v. Monsanto Company was filed in the Superior Court of the State of Delaware under Case No. N17C-08-348 on August…Read the article
Battle Lines Drawn Over DACA

Battle Lines Drawn Over DACA

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Earlier this summer several officials wrote President Trump a letter extolling DACA’s virtues and supporting its constitutionality. Nevertheless the administration announced that it would not accept any new Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program applications and would not renew any two-year permits expiring after March 2018. Now, numerous state officials are poised to sue…Read the article
Can a Naturalized Citizen Be Deported?

Can a Naturalized Citizen Be Deported?

| Napoli Shkolnik News
With the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States, the topic of immigration has become more sensitive than ever, with President Trump promising to deport those who are in the country illegally. For those who are naturalized citizens or who are seeking naturalization, a serious question is this: can a naturalized citizen…Read the article
School Bus Accidents: Assessing Responsibility

School Bus Accidents: Assessing Responsibility

| Personal Injury
School Bus Accidents: Who’s Liable for Damages? School bus accidents are harrowing, both because there are often multiple victims affected and the damages severe, and because the victims are typically young children. When a school bus accident occurs, the families of those involved in the accident may have numerous questions regarding liability, and how to…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Hosting Hyannis, MA Town Hall

Napoli Shkolnik Hosting Hyannis, MA Town Hall

| Environmental Litigation
Attention Hyannis, Hyannisport and West Hyannisport Residents Recent Tests Reveal Potentially Harmful Levels of PFOA and PFOS in the Drinking Water of Residents.  Hyannis PFOA Water Contamination Community Meeting Attend A Town Hall Meeting for Local Residents Thursday, September 7, 2017 | 6-9pm Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis 35 Scudder Avenue Hyannis, MA 02601…Read the article
Mora County Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Peddlers

Mora County Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Peddlers

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Mora County has become the first New Mexico governmental entity to seek damages against the manufacturers and distributors of opioid painkillers. Mora County Commissioners, Paula A. Garcia (Chair), George A. Trujillo, and Alfonso J. Griego unanimously voted Monday (August 14, 2017) to retain the firms of Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC (New York) and Fadduol, Cluff, Hardy…Read the article
Doctors from Lower-Tier Med Schools Prescribe More Opioids

Doctors from Lower-Tier Med Schools Prescribe More Opioids

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Overall, doctors are still heavily prescribing opioid pain medications, which is helping to fuel the opioid epidemic in the United States. But what’s behind physicians’ prescribing habits? A new report suggests that the rank of the medical school where a doctor received initial training may have something to do with how frequently they prescribe opioids…Read the article

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