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More than Pilot Error Caused the Jan 22, 2014 Airbus/Eurocopter EC130B4 Helicopter Crash

More than Pilot Error Caused the Jan 22, 2014 Airbus/Eurocopter EC130B4 Helicopter Crash

| Aviation Accidents
I see more than pilot error here. The main rotor turns in the opposite direction in French helos (when compared to US helos). One effect is that pedal inputs (for tail rotor anti-torque) are also opposite. In a difficult situation, pilots revert to muscle memory. Here, proper control inputs for a US helo would exacerbate loss of control in this French helo. Opposite/incorrect pedal input is a recurring problem and has been a casual factor in multiple helicopter crashes.Read the article
The Buffalo News Interviews Paul Napoli about Wheatfield Notice of Claims

The Buffalo News Interviews Paul Napoli about Wheatfield Notice of Claims

| Environmental Litigation
There’s a whole host of symptoms and less severe injuries, similar to what we’ve seen in other toxic cases,” said Napoli Shkolnik attorney, Paul Napoli. Those symptoms, he said, include respiratory complaints, headaches and nervous system disorders. According to the Town Clerk Kathleen M. Harrington-McDonell, 16 notice of claims have been filed against the Town.…Read the article
Medical Malpractice Birth Injuries: Delayed C-Section

Medical Malpractice Birth Injuries: Delayed C-Section

| Medical Malpractice
A C-section or Cesearean section, is an alternative to a vaginal delivery.  A C-section maybe scheduled in advance for a  variety of reasons, or may be performed in an emergency situation due to a problematic labor.  A patient relies on the obstetrician and hospital staff to take decisive action during labor if signs that a…Read the article
Town of Wheatfield Put On Notice for Billion Dollar Lawsuit

Town of Wheatfield Put On Notice for Billion Dollar Lawsuit

| Environmental Litigation
Environmental Litigation attorney and Napoli Shkolnik Partner Louise Caro recently spoke to TWC News Buffalo regarding the impending Wheatfield lawsuit. As she explains the Town of Wheatfield has 30 days to respond to the filed notice of claims after which the lawsuit will be filed. The town will not be the only defendant named in…Read the article
Aviation Accidents: Who’s At Fault?

Aviation Accidents: Who’s At Fault?

| Aviation Accidents
AVIATION SAFETY & ACCIDENTS Aviation accidents are tragic, and while they occur with less frequency than do accidents involving cars and trucks, the results of an aviation accident can be catastrophic. In many cases, aviation accidents are completely preventable and occur as a result of general aviation safety breaches, ranging from acts of human error…Read the article
Hunter Shkolnik: Appointed to Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee in Invokana Liability Litigation

Hunter Shkolnik: Appointed to Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee in Invokana Liability Litigation

| Napoli Shkolnik News
The firm is representing many victims who were prescribed Invokana. We are proud to announce that Partner Hunter J. Shkolnik has been named as a Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee Member in In Re: Invokana (Canagliflozin) Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2750) United Stated District Judge Brian R. Martinotti of the United States District Court of New…Read the article
Hunter Shkolnik Appears on PrimeTime Justice

Hunter Shkolnik Appears on PrimeTime Justice

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Hunter Shkolnik recently appeared on CNN’s PrimeTime Justice with Ashleigh Banfield. This live program covers current legal and social issues, trials and litigations with views from both sides of the coin as well as Ms. Banfield’s point of view to guide the discussion. Mr. Shkolnik was asked to weigh in on a variety of legal…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Obtains $750,000 Medical Malpractice Settlement

Napoli Shkolnik Obtains $750,000 Medical Malpractice Settlement

| Medical Malpractice
Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC is proud to announce a recovery of $750,000 on behalf of our client, a Bronx woman who suffered serious injuries as a result of medical malpractice.  Our client had been admitted to a Bronx hospital to undergo a routine shoulder surgery.  Prior to the start of the surgery, she was administered general…Read the article
Liver Cancer Patient, Wheatfield Resident, Napoli Shkolnik Client Interviewed by Local NBC (WGRZ) Station

Liver Cancer Patient, Wheatfield Resident, Napoli Shkolnik Client Interviewed by Local NBC (WGRZ) Station

| Environmental Litigation
  HEALTH ALERT FOR WHEATFIELD RESIDENTS   Napoli Shkolnik PLLC (and local counsel Christen Civiletto and co-counsel Smith Stag LLC) client Brett Grawe was recently interviewed by Local NBC 2 regarding the toxic landfill located in the Town of Wheatfield. The firm has put the Town of Wheatfield on Notice on behalf of Brett and…Read the article
Mesothelioma Attorney Patrick Haines Interviewed About Asbestos Docket

Mesothelioma Attorney Patrick Haines Interviewed About Asbestos Docket

| Mesothelioma
The Madison-St. Clair Record recently spoke with Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, Edwardsville, Illinois based Partner Patrick Haines about the updated Madison County Standing Case Management Order. As the nation’s epicenter of asbestos litigation, Madison County has added in new rules to (hopefully) streamline the process. Patrick says he welcomes the majority of the changes but hopes to…Read the article

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