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The Difference: Identity Theft & Medical Identity Theft

The Difference: Identity Theft & Medical Identity Theft

| Civil Rights
Identity theft, which is basically stealing someone’s financial and personal information for personal gain, is considered to be the fastest growing crimes in the United States. In the US, identity theft costs people around $5 billion annually. Personal information such as Social Security numbers, birth dates, address, and bank information are what is needed for…Read the article
Is Your Employer Liable for an On-the-Clock Car Accident?

Is Your Employer Liable for an On-the-Clock Car Accident?

| Personal Injury
When it comes to liability for employers, they should be aware of the finer nuances of the law to protect themselves in the event that an employee is involved in an accident. Although you may think that it is a matter of common sense that an employee is responsible for his own conduct, the law…Read the article
Don’t Kid Around With Your Child’s Toys

Don’t Kid Around With Your Child’s Toys

| Personal Injury
As a parent, you want the best for your child, and their safety is always a priority. Parents buy toys to put a smile on their child’s face, but what happens when toys do more harm than good? Items you buy from toy stores and online vendors may seem innocent on the surface, but underneath…Read the article
Medi Teddys to the Rescue

Medi Teddys to the Rescue

| Medical Malpractice
A young girl struggling with a rare autoimmune disorder had a unique idea to make the medical process easier for child patients, their families, and their caregivers. When she was seven years old, doctors diagnosed Ella Casano, who is now 12, with Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura. ITP causes the patient’s body to attack its own blood…Read the article
What is a Food Allergy and Can it Lead to a Lawsuit?

What is a Food Allergy and Can it Lead to a Lawsuit?

| Personal Injury
Most of us have heard the term ‘food allergy’ or have had friends, family, or co-workers mention that they are allergic to certain foods. But what exactly is a food allergy and how could it result in a lawsuit? A food allergy is a negative reaction that the body has when certain foods are consumed…Read the article
E-Cigarette Maker Apologizes for Teen Vaping ‘Epidemic’

E-Cigarette Maker Apologizes for Teen Vaping ‘Epidemic’

| Personal Injury
Almost overnight, Juul became the leading provider in the burgeoning e-cigarette market. Recently, company CEO Kevin Burns said that he was “sorry” so many teens were using the product, as vaping is not safe for minors. “It’s not intended for them,” Burns offered. “I hope there was nothing that we did that made it appealing…Read the article
Firm Files $40 Million Lawsuit  Against BCBS of Michigan

Firm Files $40 Million Lawsuit Against BCBS of Michigan

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan, the complaint alleges that the state’s largest health insurer has been underpaying and wrongfully denying claims related to treatment for substance abuse and other behavioral health disorders. Napoli Shkolnik PLLC filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Western District…Read the article
How to Keep Your Child With Food Allergies Safe At Camp

How to Keep Your Child With Food Allergies Safe At Camp

| Personal Injury
Summer camp is a fun time for many youths across the country. Memories of campfires, crafts, camping out, canoeing, tents and camp food, sports, outdoor hiking, and friendships are all part of the camping experience. It’s something every child should have the chance to experience, and children with food allergies are no exception. However, for…Read the article
Some Obvious and Hidden Heat Wave Consequences

Some Obvious and Hidden Heat Wave Consequences

| Personal Injury
As one of the worst heat waves since the Stone Age drags on, many New Yorkers are aware of possible ill effects like heat wave dehydration and heat stroke. But did you know that heat waves also increase the number of violent assaults? Extreme high temperatures are the most deadly form of weather in the…Read the article
Staying Safe With A Food Allergy At Summer Parties/ BBQs

Staying Safe With A Food Allergy At Summer Parties/ BBQs

| Personal Injury
Celebratory events and parties with friends and family are a time of sharing and fun. Summertime is the best time for BBQs and backyard parties while the weather is good and people have off from school and have longer vacations from work. Getting together and having fun is what summer is all about. But for…Read the article