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Marie Napoli: Appointed To Plaintiff's Steering Committee In Hip Litigation

Marie Napoli: Appointed To Plaintiff's Steering Committee In Hip Litigation

| Napoli Shkolnik News
We are proud to announce that Partner Marie Napoli has been named as a Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee Member in In Re: Smith & Nephew BHR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2775), which is positioned before United States District Court Judge Catherine C. Blake of the United States District Court of Maryland. The firm is…Read the article
Federal Appeals Court Throws Out Asbestos Cases

Federal Appeals Court Throws Out Asbestos Cases

| Mesothelioma
The Chicago-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit dismissed six mesothelioma cases, a decision which attorney Paul J. Napoli says underscores the difficulties inherent in winning ambient exposure cases. The underlying dispute goes back to 1952, when Owens-Illinois Inc. registered a patent for a lightweight fire door; the door contained cement laced with asbestos. Subsequently, Wisconsin-based…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik to Hold WTC Claims Form Open House

Napoli Shkolnik to Hold WTC Claims Form Open House

| World Trade Center
The firm continues to be proud to represent clients for the 9/11 Zadroga Victim Compensation Fund claim. In order to facilitate the completion of the claim form package, we will be holding an Open House Event on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 2pm to 8pm at the New York Downtown Marriott located at 85 West…Read the article
What’s in Your Water – Napoli Shkolnik Investigates

What’s in Your Water – Napoli Shkolnik Investigates

| Environmental Litigation
NAPOLI SHKOLNIK PLLC attorneys have handled landmark environmental cases and can help recover from personal injuries and property damages arising out of exposure to perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs), including perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and GenX. Clean drinking water is a finite natural resource and a precious commodity. In recent years, however, public drinking water supplies have become contaminated…Read the article
Barnstable, MA in Multi-Million Dollar Litigation

Barnstable, MA in Multi-Million Dollar Litigation

| Environmental Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC has recently taken on claims regarding public water contamination in Hyannis, Hyannisport, and West Hyannisport.  We are actively working to investigate this unfortunate matter. Within the past two years, toxic levels of the chemicals that exceeded health advisory limits were found in the Hyannis water multiple times. The chemical has been identified…Read the article
Car Accidents and Traumatic Brain Injury

Car Accidents and Traumatic Brain Injury

| Personal Injury
A car accident is a serious event, and in the best of cases, victims walk away with zero or few damages to their person. When victims are unbuckled, the car is hit with an extreme amount of force, the vehicle rolls, or when the accident occurs when the cars are traveling at high speeds, however,…Read the article
The Litigation Process And You

The Litigation Process And You

| Personal Injury
Nearly all negligence cases, somewhere around 90 percent by most estimates, settle before trial. Unfortunately, the big insurance companies and their legislative allies have made sure that the settlement process is as long and cumbersome as possible for Bronx personal injury attorneys and their clients. The hope is that injured victims will grow frustrated and either…Read the article
Legal Responsibility In Large Truck Crashes

Legal Responsibility In Large Truck Crashes

| Personal Injury
Since many trucks weigh thirty times more than most cars, it is no surprise that of the nearly 4,000 people who died in large truck crashes in 2015, over two-thirds of them were passenger vehicle occupants. Large interstate transportation vehicles are not the only problem. Many intra-city vehicles, like dump trucks and garbage trucks, are…Read the article
Time Limits In Negligence Cases

Time Limits In Negligence Cases

| Personal Injury
If you or a loved one was injured or killed because of someone else’s negligence, time is not on your side, because NYC personal injury lawyers cannot file damage claims once the statute of limitations expires. In New York , the statute of limitations is three years in most kinds of negligence cases, such as:…Read the article
Stryker Hip Implants

Stryker Hip Implants

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
The number of hip replacement surgeries that take place in the United States each year is substantial, with one article stating that over the past 10 years, the number of hip replacement surgeries has doubled. While hip replacement surgeries have the potential to provide relief from pain and immobility to many, particularly elderly adults, hip implants…Read the article

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