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Medtronic Recalls Neurovascular Products

Medtronic Recalls Neurovascular Products

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Manufacturer Medtronic plc has recalled (officially October 5, 2016) several of its products due to potential separation and detachment of the PTFE coating. The PTFE coating is meant to reduce the friction and ease the navigation between the devices but if it separates from the device it could enter the blood stream of the patient. Separated…Read the article
Free Blood Testing for Newburgh, NY Residents

Free Blood Testing for Newburgh, NY Residents

| Environmental Litigation
In response to the abnormally  high levels of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) found in the community’s water supply, the Department of Health (DOH) will be conducting free blood tests for Newburgh, NY residents. Interested residents are strong encouraged to pre-register for an appointment by calling (518) 402-7950 or by emailing BEOE@healthy.ny.gov. When: Saturday,…Read the article
Hunter Shkolnik Quoted in ALM/Texas Lawyer About Chemo Drug

Hunter Shkolnik Quoted in ALM/Texas Lawyer About Chemo Drug

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
UPDATE: Hunter Shkolnik has been appointed to the Taxotere Products Liability Litigation Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee by United States District Judge, Kurt D. Engelhardt Partner Hunter Shkolnik submitted an application for lead counsel appointment consideration in the Taxotere chemotherapy drug liability multi-district litigation. There has been an unusually large number of plaintiff attorney submissions with more…Read the article
Attorney Craig Phemister Discusses Firm’s Pro Bono Civil Rights Department on WJFF

Attorney Craig Phemister Discusses Firm’s Pro Bono Civil Rights Department on WJFF

| Civil Rights
Craig Phemister along with his associate were recently invited to speak on the “Freedom” show airing on WJFF Radio Catskill. This particular show was dedicated to discussing Wrongful Convictions, the restrictions of the legal system and steps that can be taken to have your case reviewed. From the start, Craig made it clear that Napoli Shkolnik…Read the article
Los Angeles Tour Bus: 13 Passengers Confirmed Dead

Los Angeles Tour Bus: 13 Passengers Confirmed Dead

| Personal Injury
by Napoli Shkolnik PLLC Attorney Phillip Peche The Riverside County Coroner’s Office confirmed 13 passengers’ lives have been taken after a Los Angeles tour bus returning from a trip to a Red Earth Casino in Thermal violently collided with a big rig on the westbound I-10 near Palm Springs before sunrise this Sunday Morning. At least 30 additional…Read the article
WHDT Requests Hunter Shkolnik’s Legal Opinion: NYT vs Trump

WHDT Requests Hunter Shkolnik’s Legal Opinion: NYT vs Trump

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Hunter Shkolnik was asked to join WHDT to give his legal opinion on “Can Trump Successfully Sue the New York Times?“. Mr. Trump’s legal team has threatened to sue The New York Times for liable in response to an article they published where two women accuse Donald Trump of touching them inappropriately years ago. Mr.…Read the article
Hunter Shkolnik Co-Chair of Mass Tort Litigation Conference

Hunter Shkolnik Co-Chair of Mass Tort Litigation Conference

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Hunter is proud to be the Co-Chair of HarrisMartin’s California Mass Tort and Class Action Litigation Conference: The Impact of Daimler and BMS-Plavix. Partners Shayna Sacks and Jennifer Liakos will be also be Speakers at the event being held October 28 at Hotel Nikko San Francisco. Join them at the following Panels: The History of…Read the article
Roundup® Weed and Grass Killer

Roundup® Weed and Grass Killer

| Environmental Litigation
The Law Firm of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is investigating the nationwide exposure to glyphosate (the active ingredient in Roundup® and other commercially produced herbicides.) The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO) assessed the carcinogenicity of glyphosate and found that it is “probably carcinogenic to…Read the article
Hageland Aviation—Two Recent Fatal Commuter Crashes Add to a Troubling History of Accidents

Hageland Aviation—Two Recent Fatal Commuter Crashes Add to a Troubling History of Accidents

| Aviation Accidents
This article is by Napoli Shkolnik PLLC Aviation Attorney Phillip Peche. In just the past two months, Alaskan communities have suffered two tragic aviation accidents. On October 2, 2016, a Hageland Aviation Services Cessna 208 on a scheduled commuter flight, Ravn Connect flight #3153, crashed into terrain near Togiak, Alaska killing everyone on board.  Just…Read the article
Hunter Shkolnik Quoted in NY Daily News About Boeing Lawsuit

Hunter Shkolnik Quoted in NY Daily News About Boeing Lawsuit

| Aviation Accidents
The near catastrophe occurred as an American Airlines jet was approaching Ezeiza International Airport in Argentina on October 3, 2014. The Boeing 777 plunged into a 4000-foot nose first dive when the first officer was lurched forward, in his alleged defective flight seat, trapping him against the plane’s yoke and disengaging the auto-pilot. About 300…Read the article

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