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Firm Files $40 Million Lawsuit  Against BCBS of Michigan

Firm Files $40 Million Lawsuit Against BCBS of Michigan

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan, the complaint alleges that the state’s largest health insurer has been underpaying and wrongfully denying claims related to treatment for substance abuse and other behavioral health disorders. Napoli Shkolnik PLLC filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Western District…Read the article
How to Keep Your Child With Food Allergies Safe At Camp

How to Keep Your Child With Food Allergies Safe At Camp

| Personal Injury
Summer camp is a fun time for many youths across the country. Memories of campfires, crafts, camping out, canoeing, tents and camp food, sports, outdoor hiking, and friendships are all part of the camping experience. It’s something every child should have the chance to experience, and children with food allergies are no exception. However, for…Read the article
Some Obvious and Hidden Heat Wave Consequences

Some Obvious and Hidden Heat Wave Consequences

| Personal Injury
As one of the worst heat waves since the Stone Age drags on, many New Yorkers are aware of possible ill effects like heat wave dehydration and heat stroke. But did you know that heat waves also increase the number of violent assaults? Extreme high temperatures are the most deadly form of weather in the…Read the article
Staying Safe With A Food Allergy At Summer Parties/ BBQs

Staying Safe With A Food Allergy At Summer Parties/ BBQs

| Personal Injury
Celebratory events and parties with friends and family are a time of sharing and fun. Summertime is the best time for BBQs and backyard parties while the weather is good and people have off from school and have longer vacations from work. Getting together and having fun is what summer is all about. But for…Read the article
Dangers of Kids Being Left in a Hot Car

Dangers of Kids Being Left in a Hot Car

| Personal Injury
On an 85F day, it can take as little as 10 minutes for a warm car to turn into a dangerously hot oven. When you combine this with the fact that a child’s body temperature will cling up to 5 times as fast as an adult’s and it is easy to see why leaving your…Read the article
Pirates Catcher Gives Up Position; Cites Concussion Risk

Pirates Catcher Gives Up Position; Cites Concussion Risk

| Personal Injury
After suffering his sixth career concussion, Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli said he wants to move to first base, the outfield, or another less-dangerous position. “I can’t live like this,” he said. The 33-year-old MLB veteran has played 663 games behind the plate, posting a .358 on-base percentage during those contests. But Cervelli is currently…Read the article
Disturbing Link: Cosmetic Products and Serious Injuries

Disturbing Link: Cosmetic Products and Serious Injuries

| Personal Injury
Every year, thousands of young children are too near toxic household products. Every year, these close encounters send thousands of victims to the emergency room. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the vast majority of these victims are children under 5. Many of these injuries happen after children were exposed to products that…Read the article
Partner Jennifer Liakos Named to PSC in 3M Earplug Action

Partner Jennifer Liakos Named to PSC in 3M Earplug Action

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is proud to announce that Jennifer R. Liakos has been appointed the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in In Re: 3M Combat Arms Earplug Products Liability Litigation (Case No. 3:19md2885) by United States District Court Judge M. Casey Rogers for the Northern District of Florida Pensacola Division. The Panel received and reviewed close to…Read the article
7 Beach Dangers to be Aware of This Summer

7 Beach Dangers to be Aware of This Summer

| Personal Injury
Very few people can resist the allure and pull of beach. The vivid blue inviting water, the warm cloudless skies with a cool breeze, the beautiful warm sand, and much more call to us to come and relax and wash away the cares of the world. As beautiful and welcoming as they may seem, beaches…Read the article
Uloric Lawsuit Claims and Process

Uloric Lawsuit Claims and Process

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
We trust our doctors and trained medical professionals to take care of us and recommended medications that will keep us safe and healthy and that won’t end up causing more harm than good. Unfortunately, more and more often these days, medications are being shown to have known risks and dangers associated with them. Many of…Read the article