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U.S. Food and Drug Administration Finds Adverse Reactions to Medications at Profound Level

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Finds Adverse Reactions to Medications at Profound Level

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has found that there were an astounding 123,000 deaths caused by prescribed medications in 2014, as well as 800,000 serious health complications that caused hospitalization and/or permanent disability. These adverse effects of prescription drugs, according to the FDA, have tripled in the last decade. Keep in mind that…Read the article
Pharmaceutical Executives Under Fire for Unethical Opioid Business Practices

Pharmaceutical Executives Under Fire for Unethical Opioid Business Practices

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Pharmaceutical companies came under fire in Oregon recently, the issue being the lack of punishment that the executives of drug companies are currently facing in regards to the growing epidemic of opioid addiction. In an article by the Statesman Journal, Oregon health fraud unit attorney general David Hart testified at a hearing of the Senate…Read the article
What to Do in an Out-of-State Car Accident

What to Do in an Out-of-State Car Accident

| Personal Injury
There were 299,452 car crashes in 2014 in the state of New York, according to the Department of Motor Vehicles. However, it is safer to travel in New York traffic than many other states. According to data collected by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, there are 0.80 fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles traveled…Read the article
Pharmaceutical’s Biased Drug Information Killing Hundreds of Thousands World Wide

Pharmaceutical’s Biased Drug Information Killing Hundreds of Thousands World Wide

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
We all know that the tobacco industry is one of the most corrupt, but the health industry? While doctors are prone to making mistakes, just like we all are, something much more villainous and intentional is brewing within the pharmaceutical industry. According to The Independent, there is an epidemic of biased, unethical information purposefully being…Read the article
Fishing Vessel Runs Aground off Queens, Coastguard Capsizes During Rescue

Fishing Vessel Runs Aground off Queens, Coastguard Capsizes During Rescue

| Personal Injury
Fishing is one of the most dangerous civilian occupations. In fact, it is currently the second most dangerous occupation, after logging. While there were only 22 fishing deaths in 2014, compared to 835 driver and commercial vehicle deaths, fishing has a very high risk rate, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. With 80.8…Read the article
Elevated Lead Blood Levels in Children

Elevated Lead Blood Levels in Children

| Personal Injury
One of the worst types of toxic exposure for young children is lead, which is why it is no longer used in paint. Since 1997, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) began testing lead blood levels in children under six years old. The levels have continued to drop since the testing protocol began.…Read the article
Acute Back Pain Can Turn into Long-Lasting, Debilitating, Chronic Pain

Acute Back Pain Can Turn into Long-Lasting, Debilitating, Chronic Pain

| Personal Injury
Back injuries are common. In fact, low back pain is the fifth most common reason for all visits to physicians, and is the second most common symptomatic reason for visits, according to a study published by the National Library of Medicine. The spine, ribcage, and all the adjoining muscles and ligaments are put under great…Read the article
Crumple Zones Decrease Injuries From Collisions

Crumple Zones Decrease Injuries From Collisions

| Personal Injury
Thanks to car safety innovations throughout the last fifty years, there has been a major increase in vehicular transportation, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In terms of fatalities per miles driven, we have gone from 5.39 deaths per 100 million miles (1964) to 1.10 deaths per 100 million miles driven in 2013.…Read the article
Department of Transportation Evaluating Cell Phone Disabling Technology

Department of Transportation Evaluating Cell Phone Disabling Technology

| Personal Injury
For those who are aware of the incredible dangers of drivers texting and talking on the their phones behind the wheel, there may be hope for the future. According to Discovery, the Department of Transportation is analyzing the effects of technology that disables cell phones while in vehicles. As we all know, driving is dangerous…Read the article
Marie Napoli on CBS News Regarding the Erin Andrews Verdict

Marie Napoli on CBS News Regarding the Erin Andrews Verdict

| Napoli Shkolnik News
CBS News requested Marie Napoli’s legal opinion on Ms. Andrews Verdict.Read the article

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