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Dangerous Dogs Can Be Problematic Even For Veterinary Students

Dangerous Dogs Can Be Problematic Even For Veterinary Students

| Personal Injury
A federal judge in Albany recently upheld Cornell University’s decision to expel a veterinary student based on her German Shepherd’s “dangerous nature” and her failure to disclose this information to the university (Habitzreuther v. Cornell University, 5:14-cv-1229). The former veterinary student (and plaintiff in the action against Cornell University), Karen Habitzreuther, brought her rescue dog,…Read the article
Denied Workers’ Compensation Benefits? A Settlement May Still Be Possible

Denied Workers’ Compensation Benefits? A Settlement May Still Be Possible

| Workers Compensation
A recent court opinion from the Appellate Division, First Department found in favor of an injured worker who previously had his workers’ compensation benefits cut off. (Amacio v. State of New York, 2015 NY Slip Op 06298). The worker, Mr. Amacio, sustained injuries during his employment in 1998, which required spinal fusion surgery. He began…Read the article
Prosthetic Limbs and the Future of Personal Injury Cases

Prosthetic Limbs and the Future of Personal Injury Cases

| Personal Injury
In a recent article from the New York Law Journal, author Jon D. Lichtenstein addresses an area of personal injury law that could see significant developments over the coming years. Prosthetic limbs are becoming more prevalent and more advanced than ever. As our technology advances, prosthetic limbs are capable of functioning more and more like…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Recognized by Super Lawyers®

Napoli Shkolnik Recognized by Super Lawyers®

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Several attorneys at Napoli Shkolnik PLLC  have solidified their reputation as accomplished advocates by being recognized in the latest Super Lawyers® Lists. Being recognized by Super Lawyers is an impressive achievement that speaks volumes about the experience and talent of Napoli Shkolnik’s legal roster. To earn inclusion to the list, each attorney was thoroughly evaluated…Read the article
Marie Interviewed by NTD About 9/11 Compensation

Marie Interviewed by NTD About 9/11 Compensation

| World Trade Center
Marie Napoli and David Peterson were recently interviewed by the Chinese TV station, NTD, regarding 9/11 Compensation. Marie discussed the Zadroga Act, deadlines and eligibility guidelines. Watch the full interview here.  Read the article
Class Action lawsuit filed against UBER

Class Action lawsuit filed against UBER

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Two New York UBER drivers have filed a proposed class action against UBER Technologies Inc. and Raiser, LLC (collectively “UBER”) alleging UBER withheld tips earned by the drivers and incorrectly classified the drivers as independent contractors to avoid reimbursing drivers for costs associated with driving for UBER. The complaint, filed today in New York Supreme…Read the article
Eighth Annual 9/11 Memorial Benefit Dinner

Eighth Annual 9/11 Memorial Benefit Dinner

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Paul J. Napoli and Marie Napoli along with their colleagues and friends attended the Eighth Annual 9/11 Memorial Benefit dinner last night. We are proud to have supported this year’s “legacy of service” focused event as “Friends of the Memorial”. Learn more about the 9/11 Memorial | Read Paul’s Board Member BioRead the article
InfoPlus Interview on Trans Vaginal Mesh (TVM)

InfoPlus Interview on Trans Vaginal Mesh (TVM)

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Marie Napoli and Joint Venture Partner David Peterson were interviewed by Daniel Kim on InfoPlus regarding Mass Torts. The two attorneys explain the difference between a Mass Tort and a Class Action and provide current litigation examples, specifically Transvaginal Mesh Implants (TVM).Read the article
NTD TV Interview on Slip & Falls

NTD TV Interview on Slip & Falls

| Personal Injury
Partner Marie Napoli and Joint Venture Partner David Peterson were recently contacted by New Tang Dynasty (NTD) Television Reporter Salina Wang for their take on Slip & Falls in New York City. Marie and David were happy for the opportunity to reach the Chinese speaking community through this investigative report by offering their suggestions of…Read the article
Marie Napoli Quoted in Law360 about Overcharge Class Suit

Marie Napoli Quoted in Law360 about Overcharge Class Suit

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Partner Marie Napoli was recently quoted in the Law360 article, “Walgreen, Duane Reade Hit With Food Overcharge Class Suit” by Y. Peter Kang. The suits says that Duane Reader has been systematically overcharging customers in a range of 40 cents to $1.94 per package sold. Plaintiffs’ attorney Marie Napoli told Law360 on Wednesday that big…Read the article

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