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How Opioid Addictions Affect Our Healthcare

How Opioid Addictions Affect Our Healthcare

| Opioid Crisis
Heroin along with a long list of other opioid drugs are having a devastating impact on social, health, and economic wellbeing of communities big and small all across the United States. Opioid addiction does not discriminate and no one is immune to the dangers. Once addicted, users find it difficult to fight and overcome the…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Files PFOA/PFOS Water Contamination Lawsuit

Napoli Shkolnik Files PFOA/PFOS Water Contamination Lawsuit

| Environmental Litigation
In the News Hampton Bays Water District sues over contaminated wells, NewsDay (March 1, 2018) Hampton Bays Water District Files Lawsuit Over Well Contamination, 27east.com (February 23, 2018) Lawsuit Filed For PFOA and PFOS Contamination in the Hampton Bays Water District, Town of Southampton, New York Napoli Shkolnik PLLC has filed a lawsuit against five…Read the article
Schuyler County Opioid Lawsuit Fight Continues Forward

Schuyler County Opioid Lawsuit Fight Continues Forward

| Opioid Crisis
Public Hearing Scheduled on Local Law to Declare the Opioid Epidemic a Public Nuisance Schuyler County will hold a public hearing on March 12 to review a proposed local law declaring the opioid epidemic and its effects on the County a public nuisance. According to Schuyler County Attorney Steven Getman, the draft local law is…Read the article
Understanding the Basics of DACA

Understanding the Basics of DACA

| Civil Rights
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was a piece of legislature in the United States that makes provisions for a number of individuals who entered the country as minors, and who were in good standing, to seek deferment and protection from deportation of illegals. The aim of DACA was to give those who were brought into the…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Files Two Cancer Cases for Railroad Workers

Napoli Shkolnik Files Two Cancer Cases for Railroad Workers

| Workers Compensation
Napoli Shkolnik has filed two cases in Fort Worth, Texas against BNSF Railway, for injuries that two former employees suffered related to toxic exposures on the job. Burlington Northern Santa Fe is one of the nation’s largest railroads, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.  The two former employees brought suit separately under the Federal Employee Liability…Read the article
What to do if You Are Injured While Traveling on Vacation

What to do if You Are Injured While Traveling on Vacation

| Personal Injury
This is the time of year when people are traveling with friends and family and enjoying time away from their homes. Whether it is across the state or across the country or across the globe, everyone makes plans for the best trip possible. What they probably never even think about is what they would do…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Files Class Action Lawsuit For Love Canal

Napoli Shkolnik Files Class Action Lawsuit For Love Canal

| Environmental Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik has filed a class action lawsuit against the City of Niagara Falls, the Niagara Falls Water Board, Occidental Petroleum Corporation (the former Hooker Chemical Corp.), and other defendants, for injuries related to toxic waste released from the Love Canal hazardous waste site. Love Canal, an area synonymous with hazardous waste and public health…Read the article
Cyberbullying: What’s Happening Online

Cyberbullying: What’s Happening Online

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Cyberbullying and Teen Depression: A Look Into Peer Pressure, Suicides If there are two things in life that are absolutely true in 2018, it is that social media usage and the internet are ubiquitous, and that being a teen hasn’t gotten any easier. In fact, rates of teen depression have skyrocketed when compared to earlier…Read the article
Flint Town Hall Meeting

Flint Town Hall Meeting

| Environmental Litigation
IN THE MEDIA ABC12 (WJRT) Flint Water Crisis Lawsuit, There’s Still Time to Join ABC12 (WJRT) at the Flint Town Hall Meeting (Speaking with Hill Harper and Hunter Shkolnik) NBC 25 reports on Flint Town Hall Meeting WNEM CBS Local covers Flint Town Hall Meeting ABC12 (WJRT) promotes the  Flint Town Hall Meeting Watch Hill…Read the article
#MeToo Takes Center Stage At New York Fashion Week

#MeToo Takes Center Stage At New York Fashion Week

| Personal Injury
For years, fashion models have been seen and not heard. Now, organizers at New York Fashion Week are trying to change that dynamic. In one event, models will end a traditional catwalk by sharing their stories about sexual abuse and exploitation. These stories are especially common in fashion circles where young women are often in…Read the article
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