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DEC To Investigate Source in Westhampton Wells

DEC To Investigate Source in Westhampton Wells

| Westhampton Water
Authorities are still working to pinpoint the source of pollution responsible for contaminating more than 100 private wells near and around Francis S. Gabreski Airport in Westhampton more than a year after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency first identified a pair of unregulated chemicals in the drinking water. Starting this fall, representatives of the State Department…Read the article
Shayna Sacks Appointed to Leadership Role in PPI Litigation

Shayna Sacks Appointed to Leadership Role in PPI Litigation

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is proud to announce that Partner Shayna E. Sacks was named to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the In Re: Proton-Pump Inhibitor Products Liability Litigation (MDL 2789) by United Stated District Judge Claire C. Cecchi of the District of New Jersey. Ms. Sacks brings her substantial mass tort legal acumen and experience…Read the article
Construction and Scaffold Accidents

Construction and Scaffold Accidents

| Personal Injury
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), there are approximately 2.3 million construction workers–or 65 percent of all workers in the construction industry–who work on scaffolds. While scaffolds are essential for performing tasks at heights, scaffolds can also be very dangerous for workers. In fact, the same OSHA source further reports that there…Read the article
What Is a Class Action and am I Eligible?

What Is a Class Action and am I Eligible?

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
When you are harmed, you have the right to recovery. The most typical route of recovery is a personal injury action. A personal injury suit is a type of civil action that is brought forth by a plaintiff against one or more defendants. These types of suits are filed when an individual suffers a personal…Read the article
Acute Myeloid Leukemia and FELA

Acute Myeloid Leukemia and FELA

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Acute Myeloid Leukemia, or AML, is a very serious type of cancer. Unlike many other cancer types, AML is not characterized by a tumor; instead, it forms in the body’s bone marrow, and then can quickly move into the blood. As explained by the American Cancer Society, AML can spread to other parts of the…Read the article
Five Worst Dangers Of Benzene Exposure

Five Worst Dangers Of Benzene Exposure

| Personal Injury
Benzene is a petroleum-based industrial solvent that, until rather recently, was also used in after-shave lotions, decaffeinated coffee, unleaded gasoline, and consumer solvents like spot removers and paint strippers. As early as the 1940s, researchers identified benzene as one of the most dangerous products in the world. In fact, an industry group noted that “the…Read the article
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Actemra Lawsuits

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Actemra Lawsuits

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Actemra is a prescription drug that is given to patients to treat rheumatoid arthritis. While the drug is supposed to help patients overcome their pain and limitations caused by the disease, Actemra (active ingredient tocilizumab) has been linked to serious side effects, and many affected patients have taken action by filing lawsuits against Roche., Actemra’s…Read the article
A Fair Judicial System? The Death Penalty

A Fair Judicial System? The Death Penalty

| Civil Rights
The following article is written by Craig Phemister, Esq., Practice Chair of the Napoli Shkolnik PLLC Civil Rights Department. Update: Missouri Governor issues a stay of execution amid new DNA evidence The case of Marcellus Williams is a tragedy. His execution is scheduled for Tuesday (August 22nd) evening. It shows the fault with our criminal…Read the article
New Actemra Clinical Trials Move Forward

New Actemra Clinical Trials Move Forward

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Even as questions swirl about the drug’s safety, Roche subsidiary Genentech announced that its plans to market Actemra to sclerosis patients will move to Phase 3 clinical trials. Over the next 48 weeks, Genentech employees at over 100 worldwide sites will administer either tocilizumab or placebos to test subjects who have been diagnosed with systemic…Read the article
Upcoming Napoli Shkolnik Speaking Engagements

Upcoming Napoli Shkolnik Speaking Engagements

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC partners and attorneys remain at the forefront of many litigation and therefore are sought-after speakers. They are regularly interviewed in newspaper and magazine articles around the country on a variety of legal issues. Additionally many television networks seek their legal insight and opinion on current affairs and litigation. Lastly, our legal team…Read the article

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