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Your Rights and Duties for Filing a WTC VCF Claim

Your Rights and Duties for Filing a WTC VCF Claim

| World Trade Center
“There is only one September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (“VCF”), which is funded by the federal government and administered through the U.S. Department of Justice. The VCF was created to provide compensation for any individual (or a personal representative of a deceased individual) who suffered physical harm or was killed as a result of the…Read the article
Caring For A Loved One With Mesothelioma

Caring For A Loved One With Mesothelioma

| Mesothelioma
Being diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer doesn’t just impact the person afflicted by the condition, it has an impact on everyone in their life. If you’re a family member or close friend of someone with mesothelioma cancer, you’ll be happy to know that there is a lot you can do to care for and support them…Read the article
Avoiding the Most Common Gym Related Injuries

Avoiding the Most Common Gym Related Injuries

| Personal Injury
Happy 2019! The new year is upon us, and with it, everyone’s favorite New Year’s Resolution. The two most common resolutions are to exercise more and to lose weight. This results in most americans hitting the gym pretty hard in the beginning of the year. For those of us who don’t typically go to the…Read the article
Federal Class Action Lawsuit for Mislabeled Sunblock

Federal Class Action Lawsuit for Mislabeled Sunblock

| Personal Injury
The federal class action alleges that Banana Boat Kids SPF 50 sunscreen lotion is mislabeled and has an actual SPF of only 10.44.  A Third Amended Complaint was filed today in the Eastern District of New York, in a proposed nationwide class action lawsuit alleging that the popular children’s sunscreen lotion Banana Boat Kids SPF…Read the article
Checking For and Dealing With Asbestos in the Home

Checking For and Dealing With Asbestos in the Home

| Mesothelioma
Even though it is a naturally occurring substance, asbestos can be quite dangerous and poses many health issues after being exposed. The most well-known illness associated with asbestos is known as mesothelioma. This disease attacks the lining of the organs in the body and predominantly attacks the stomach, heart, or lungs and causes pain, troubles…Read the article
How To Minimize Injury Risk on Black Ice

How To Minimize Injury Risk on Black Ice

| Personal Injury
Winter weather brings with it ice, and ice is slippery business, especially when it is the kind you can’t see: Black Ice. Despite the name, black ice is in fact ice that forms to be completely clear. Because black ice allows you to see roads and sidewalks under it, it can be difficult to know when you are…Read the article
Fentanyl Deaths Reach Epidemic Proportions

Fentanyl Deaths Reach Epidemic Proportions

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
The deadliest drug in America does not come from a shady street corner transaction. It’s available at your local pharmacy. Fentanyl just replaced heroin as the deadliest drug in the United States. Between 2013 and 2016, the Fentanyl overdose rate increased over 500 percent. This drug is now responsible for about 16,000 overdose deaths per…Read the article
Marie Napoli: National Trial Lawyers for Women’s Top 10

Marie Napoli: National Trial Lawyers for Women’s Top 10

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is proud to announce that Founding Partner Marie Napoli has been included in the invitation-only National Trial Lawyers for Women’s Rights – Top 10 list. This premier professional organization is composed of and limited to the Top 10 attorneys from each state or region who serve individuals and families who need attorneys to represent…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Industry Recognized For Making A Difference

Napoli Shkolnik Industry Recognized For Making A Difference

| Napoli Shkolnik News
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® have recently announced their “Best Law Firms” rankings and Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is proud to have been included in both national and regional listings. Napoli Shkolnik PLLC received national and regional (New York City) tier designation in the “Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs” category.…Read the article
New Study Explores Additional Youth Sports Dangers

New Study Explores Additional Youth Sports Dangers

| Personal Injury
The cumulative effects of small impacts may result in decreased brain development in children between 9 and 18, causing lifelong effects. Researchers at Dallas’ UT Southwestern Medical Center examined dozens of youth football players who had no history of head injuries. Gowtham Krishnan Murugesan and his team found that small, repetitive blows to the head,…Read the article