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UPDATE: Robinson Helicopter Crash That Killed 2 Not Manufacturer’s First

UPDATE: Robinson Helicopter Crash That Killed 2 Not Manufacturer’s First

| Aviation Accidents
San Pedro Helicopter Crash Not the Manufacturer’s First A preliminary report for the January 4th Robinson R22 helicopter crash released by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) states that a part of the main rotor blade was not recovered but that the point where it broke off was jagged and angular. Robinson Helicopter Company released…Read the article
Water Contamination Exposure at U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

Water Contamination Exposure at U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

| Environmental Litigation
Military personnel, their spouses and children of all ages were exposed to water contamination at Camp Lejeune, located in North Carolina, between 1953 and 1987. What’s worse, it seems that senior military leaders were made aware of the hazard on numerous occasions and did not take any action. Today it is not even a question…Read the article
How to Avoid A Car Accident in Inclement Weather in the Tri-State Area

How to Avoid A Car Accident in Inclement Weather in the Tri-State Area

| Personal Injury
If you live in the tri-state area, chances are you drive on a regular basis. With huge highways and heavy traffic levels, commuting in New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey can be a stressful hassle. To add to that, the tri-state area is known for its less-than-ideal winters, with rain, snow, ice, sleet, and hail…Read the article
Investigators should not jump to conclusions on Kyrgyzstan Boeing 747 Cargo Plane Crash

Investigators should not jump to conclusions on Kyrgyzstan Boeing 747 Cargo Plane Crash

| Aviation Accidents
Early reports indicate that 37 people died in the crash of a cargo plane in Kyrgyzstan, citing health ministry officials.Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Files Lawsuit On Behalf Of Mother Of 3 and Victim of The Prescription Opioid Drug Epidemic

Napoli Shkolnik Files Lawsuit On Behalf Of Mother Of 3 and Victim of The Prescription Opioid Drug Epidemic

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, on behalf of the family of a St. Louis woman, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in the Circuit of the City of St. Louis, after Karey Kaemmerer, 32, and a mother of three, tragically overdosed after taking prescription opioid pain medications. In the years before her death, like millions of Americans,…Read the article
Attorney Joseph Napoli Successfully Appeals On Behalf of Client

Attorney Joseph Napoli Successfully Appeals On Behalf of Client

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Partner Joseph Napoli appeared before the New York State Supreme Court,  Appellate Division, First Department on behalf of his client, in which he successfully restored her case to the trial calendar. Last week, an Order was entered agreeing with Mr. Napoli’s argument that there are sufficient “triable issues” to allow the case to move forward…Read the article
Flint’s Suffering Residents To Get New Faucets

Flint’s Suffering Residents To Get New Faucets

| Environmental Litigation
There is finally some good news for thousands of Flint, Michigan residents: the state has announced that residents who were exposed to high levels of lead in the city’s water supply will be receiving new faucets free of charge. Brass faucets and other brass components can be a significant contributor of lead so the hope…Read the article
Robinson Helicopter Manufacturers Participating in Investigation of San Pedro Helicopter Crash

Robinson Helicopter Manufacturers Participating in Investigation of San Pedro Helicopter Crash

| Aviation Accidents
Robinson Helicopters Company and Lycoming Engines are Participating in the NTSB Investigation of the fateful Sunset Helicopter Crash that took the life of LA Photographer Michael Justice and Pilot Christopher Reed The following is by Napoli Shkolnik PLLC Aviation Attorney and Lieutenant Colonel (select), US Marines Reserve, F. Phillip Peche, Air, Land, Sea & Space Trial Lawyer (Contact)…Read the article
A Buried Arbitration Clause: Not a “Get Out of Multi-district Fraud Claim” Card

A Buried Arbitration Clause: Not a “Get Out of Multi-district Fraud Claim” Card

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
The disgruntled online DraftKings and FanDuel players are alleging bonus fraud, “insider” claims (alleging that company employees used inside information to place wagers on other daily fantasy sports sites), illegal gambling and false advertising claims. The complaint says that the companies advertise the games as being “100% percent legal” but that they are, in fact,…Read the article
McKinney Crash Update: “Experts” should not jump to the conclusion that pilot inattention is cause

McKinney Crash Update: “Experts” should not jump to the conclusion that pilot inattention is cause

| Aviation Accidents
In response to “Midair collisions like McKinney crash are rare but often caused by pilot inattention, experts say,” (Source Article)Pilot inattention is one of MANY possible causal factors in a midair collision. Out of respect for fellow brothers-in-arms Lieutenant Colonel Gregory Barber, US Air Force (retired) and his son Cadet Tim Barber, US Air Force Reserve (Air Force Academy), and experienced pilot Robert Navar, Napoli Shkolnik aviation attorneys will not engage in speculative discussions about the possible root causes that took the lives of these three souls on December 31, 2016.Read the article

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