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How Does the Child Victim’s Act Affect My Family?

How Does the Child Victim’s Act Affect My Family?

| Personal Injury
In January 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Child Victims Act. This measure, which had been pending for more than a decade, significantly expands the statute of limitations in sexual assault cases. Survivors as old as 55 can file claims in civil court. In one respect, the CVA is nothing new. It is…Read the article
9/11 Memorial Glade Opens in May 2019

9/11 Memorial Glade Opens in May 2019

| World Trade Center
The much-anticipated 9/11 Memorial Glade will be opening this spring, seventeen years to the day after the Ground Zero recovery mission officially ended. Michael Arad, who designed part of the original 9/11 Memorial, has also designed the Glade. The Glade is primarily dedicated to 9/11 survivors and those who are sick or have died from…Read the article
Paul Napoli Appointed Leadership Role in MDL Water Cases

Paul Napoli Appointed Leadership Role in MDL Water Cases

| Environmental Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is proud to announce that Paul J. Napoli has been appointed Plaintiffs’ Co-Lead Counsel in In Re: Aqueous Film-Forming Foams Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2:18-mn-2873-RMG) by United States District Court Judge Richard Mark Gergel for the District of South Carolina, Charleston Division. Mr. Napoli was selected for this role as he…Read the article
Amusement Park Injuries: What You Need to Know

Amusement Park Injuries: What You Need to Know

| Personal Injury
Amusement park rides like roller coasters and Ferris wheels and bumper cars are a lot of fun but are also the leading cause for injuries among those who report getting hurt while at theme parks. Injuries can range from cuts and bruises to broken bones and head trauma resulting in brain injuries. The most serious…Read the article
Automobiles and Asbestos Use

Automobiles and Asbestos Use

| Mesothelioma
In the past, automobiles and parts were frequently made with asbestos-containing materials. Before it was known how dangerous it was, asbestos was used for durability, insulation, heat resistance, and fireproofing- all things that are very important when working with intricate and vital automotive components. Many car parts have to endure high friction or intense heat situations…Read the article
Second 737 Max Disaster Prompts Serious Questions

Second 737 Max Disaster Prompts Serious Questions

| Aviation Accidents
Less than two years after aerospace giant Boeing introduced its 737 Max with tremendous fanfare, two of these planes have crashed and hundreds of people have died. The families of those lost deserve compensation for their losses. In March 2019, an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max crashed just minutes after it took off from Addis Ababa.…Read the article
Motorcycle Laws You Must Follow in New York in 2019

Motorcycle Laws You Must Follow in New York in 2019

| Personal Injury
Riding a motorcycle or scooter in New York City is convenient, time-efficient, easy to park, and economical. Cruising the scenic, forested roads of upstate New York is just pure bliss. Whether you ride for fun, convenience sake, or both, we understand your passion. It can be dangerous riding a motorcycle among drivers who are in…Read the article
Self-Driving Cars and Traffic Safety Concerns

Self-Driving Cars and Traffic Safety Concerns

| Personal Injury
We have seen many amazing revolutionary breakthroughs in technology over the last few decades. And there seems to be no sign of it slowing down any time soon. Of all the advances we have seen some of the greatest are demonstrated in our vehicles. From advanced safety features to better comfort controls and enhanced designs…Read the article
Common Tax Related Scams You Should Avoid

Common Tax Related Scams You Should Avoid

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Far too many people have lost millions of dollars as well as their personal information because thy have become victims of the common tax scams that run rampant around this time of the year. Scammers use the regular mail, telephone, or email to set up individuals, businesses, payroll and tax professionals and to get personal information…Read the article
John Ramsey Files Motion for Exoneration

John Ramsey Files Motion for Exoneration

| Napoli Shkolnik News
John Ramsey spent 33 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. He and his legal team, including civil rights attorney Craig Phemister, recently filed a motion to prove his innocence. The court papers were filed in Brooklyn Supreme Court and charge that the NYPD and Brooklyn District Attorney withheld exculpatory evidence.Read the article