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Paul and Marie Napoli Speak to ABC-7 About Opioid Litigation

Paul and Marie Napoli Speak to ABC-7 About Opioid Litigation

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Paul Napoli, Marie Napoli and Hunter J. Shkolnik recently appeared in Suffolk Supreme Court to move the opioid litigation forward. The lawsuit is one of the largest, coordinated lawsuits in the country against ‘big pharma’ involving the growing opioid epidemic in Long Island, New York. Nine New York counties, including Broome, Dutchess, Eerie, Nassau, Orange,…Read the article
Data Breaches  – What Should You Do?

Data Breaches – What Should You Do?

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Data breaches–where consumers’ personal financial or medical information are exposed–are becoming more and more common. For example, the recent Equifax breach, in which hackers were able to access people’s names, Social Security numbers, birthdates, driver’s license numbers, and more affected about 143 million people, and is not the first breach of its kind. If you…Read the article
The Link Between Playgrounds And Injuries

The Link Between Playgrounds And Injuries

| Personal Injury
Children under 14 suffer playground-related head injuries at an alarming rate, according to a recent study. In the most exhaustive examination since 1999, the Centers for Disease Control found about 35 out of every 100,000 children who visit a playground fall and suffer a head injury, and the injury rate among children between 5 and…Read the article
NTSB Eyes Key Errors In Troy Gentry Helo Crash

NTSB Eyes Key Errors In Troy Gentry Helo Crash

| Aviation Accidents
In a preliminary report, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) concluded that the New Jersey helicopter accident that killed country music singer Troy Gentry may not have been “accidental” at all. Several hours before a scheduled concert, Mr. Gentry went up in a Schweizer 269C helicopter “to provide an orientation/pleasure flight to the passenger who…Read the article
Are Energy Bars and Drinks Safe?

Are Energy Bars and Drinks Safe?

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Energy bars and energy drinks are often touted as not only being the ideal way to give yourself a much needed burst of power, but also as being healthy meal alternatives or healthy snacks. However, energy bars and drinks may not actually be as safe as they’re advertised. In fact, multiple lawsuits have been filed…Read the article
DoD, state tangle over water contamination reimbursement

DoD, state tangle over water contamination reimbursement

| Environmental Litigation
State spending in response to the toxic chemical contamination that has poisoned the City of Newburgh’s primary water supply and private wells in the towns of Newburgh and New Windsor is $25 million and estimated to grow by another $26 million. What may be shrinking, however, is the state’s chances of recouping any of that…Read the article
New Risks Come To Light Near 9/11 Anniversary

New Risks Come To Light Near 9/11 Anniversary

| World Trade Center
Almost at the same time as millions of Americans paused to remember the worst act of domestic terrorism in the country’s history, researchers at New York University Langone Health and NYU School of Medicine warned New Yorkers, and others, about the dangers of perfluoroalkyl-laced dust that flooded most of Manhattan and much of the Bronx…Read the article
World Marrow Donor Day

World Marrow Donor Day

| Napoli Shkolnik News
This year, World Marrow Donor Day falls on Saturday, September 16 2017. The day serves as a great reminder of the importance of giving bone marrow, to raise awareness about the importance of donating blood marrow, and to thank donors worldwide. What Is Bone Marrow and Why Is Donating it Important? Bone marrow is the…Read the article
Significant Ruling in Bethpage Toxic Plume Litigation

Significant Ruling in Bethpage Toxic Plume Litigation

| Environmental Litigation
A Nassau County Supreme Court Judge handed down a Decision today that clears the way for injured parties to continue their action against the Town of Oyster Bay for injuries the “Grumman” toxic plume emanating from the Town’s properties. Area residents have been exposed to a massive toxic plume emanating from Grumman’s local operations buried…Read the article
Cuomo signs law that aids responders with 9/11 illnesses

Cuomo signs law that aids responders with 9/11 illnesses

| World Trade Center
Gov. Cuomo approved a new law Monday to aid responders stricken with 9-11 health-related illnesses. Cuomo took a break from his annual motorcycle ride to Ground Zero on Monday to sign the legislation, which provides line-of-duty sick leave to those with conditions related to their response to the World Trade Center attacks. The measure, passed…Read the article

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