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I Was Diagnosed With Mesothelioma… What’s Next?

I Was Diagnosed With Mesothelioma… What’s Next?

| Mesothelioma
Over 600,000 Americans each year die from cancer, making this disease one of the leading causes of death in the United States. The good news is that the death rate has steadily declined since 1991, and while the drop in mesothelioma fatalities may not be as steep, it is nevertheless significant. People diagnosed with this…Read the article
$2M Defective Hip Implant Verdict In NM

$2M Defective Hip Implant Verdict In NM

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
A judge awarded $2 million in damages to an Albuquerque man whose defective hip implant caused metal poisoining, and attorney Marie Napoli says that the verdict significantly increased the settlement value of these cases. When Brian McDonald had hip replacement surgery in 2010, he expressed misgivings about the Zimmer artificial hip his doctors wanted to use.…Read the article
Medical Errors in Rehab

Medical Errors in Rehab

| Medical Malpractice
The rate of medical errors that occur in rehab, and that harm patients, is shocking. In fact, according to a recent article published in NPR.org that summarized a government report, a whopping 29 percent of patients in rehab suffered a medical error in one study. When you are in recovery, you want to focus on…Read the article
FiOS News 1: Napoli Shkolnik Files Opioid Lawsuit

FiOS News 1: Napoli Shkolnik Files Opioid Lawsuit

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Napoli Shkolnik attorney Joseph Ciaccio sat down with Verizon FiOS News 1 to discuss the opioid epidemic and the recent Nassau County Opioid lawsuit that was filed. The lawsuit lists 19 pharmaceutical companies and 5 doctors in Nassau County who prescribed painkillers to patients in the area. Ciaccio explained to reporter Logan Crawford that in…Read the article
Fifth Talcum Powder Trial Ends In $110M Verdict

Fifth Talcum Powder Trial Ends In $110M Verdict

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
In four of the five trials held so far, juries have linked talcum powder to ovarian cancer. The latest verdict — $110 million from a Missouri jury — included a staggering $95 million in punitive damages. Jurors determined that Johnson & Johnson was 99 percent responsible for 62-year-old Lois Slemp’s injuries and that supplier Imerys Talc was 1…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Files Opioid Complaint on behalf of Nassau County

Napoli Shkolnik Files Opioid Complaint on behalf of Nassau County

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is proud to announce that it has filed a Complaint in Nassau County Supreme Court on behalf of Nassau County against pharmaceutical companies and doctors that aggressively marketed and distributed prescription opiates. The litigation will be spearheaded by Paul J. Napoli, Salvatore C. Badala, and Joseph L. Ciaccio. Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano stated,”Nassau County…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Attorney on WABC About Opioid Litigation

Napoli Shkolnik Attorney on WABC About Opioid Litigation

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC lead Nassau County opioid litigation attorney Salvatore Badala recently spoke with WABC-7 Eyewitness News reporter Kristin Thorne. In the exclusive interview, Badala explained that Nassau County will be filing the opioid lawsuit in New York Supreme Court shortly. The lawsuit is seeking to recoup millions of dollars that have been spent on…Read the article
Louisiana Taxotere MDL Moves Forward

Louisiana Taxotere MDL Moves Forward

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
As of June 2017, over 1,100 Taxotere injury cases have been consolidated for pretrial purposes in the Eastern District of Louisiana, and noted women’s health attorney Marie Napoli predicts that they will settle soon and on plaintiff-friendly terms. In less than a year, the docket has mushroomed from 33 cases to 1,116. So far, U.S. DIstrict…Read the article
Free Community Screening of Jim Wahlberg's  "If Only"

Free Community Screening of Jim Wahlberg's "If Only"

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Merrimack NH, Monday June 12th @ 7:00 PM – The grassroots organization “Recovery: A Family Answer” will host a viewing of “If Only”, a short film co-written and produced by James Wahlberg, at Merrimack Valley Baptist Church http://mvbc.org/ on Monday June 12th @ 7:00 PM.  The film was created to initiate a meaningful dialogue between…Read the article
A Mesothelioma Diagnosis

A Mesothelioma Diagnosis

| Mesothelioma
Mesothelioma is a rare and deadly type of cancer that is most commonly caused by prolonged exposure to asbestos. Because the cancer can develop years or decades after exposure, and because its symptoms can mirror those of a number of other conditions, it can be difficult to diagnose. Consider the following about how mesothelioma is…Read the article

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