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The Lethal Threat of Asbestos at Home and Work

The Lethal Threat of Asbestos at Home and Work

| Mesothelioma
Asbestos is a group of minerals with microfibers that are resistant to fire, chemicals, and heat. They do not conduct electricity, either, which made them a widely-used substance in the automotive and construction fields at the end of the 19th century and into the 20th. Asbestos was used in concrete structures, fire-retardant coatings, bricks, fireplace…Read the article
Recognizing Physical Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly

Recognizing Physical Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly

| Personal Injury
With our aging population, elder abuse and neglect at nursing homes and private residences is on the rise. There are various forms of elder abuse, including physical abuse and neglect, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, and financial abuse. Recognizing the signs of physical abuse and neglect can be difficult unless the family members and friends of…Read the article
Hunter Shkolnik Quoted in The National Law Journal

Hunter Shkolnik Quoted in The National Law Journal

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC filed a class action lawsuit against UBER Technologies Inc. and Raiser LLC alleging UBER withheld tips earned by drivers and incorrectly classified the drivers as independent contractors to avoid reimbursing drivers for costs associated with driving for UBER.  As per Ms. Bronstad’s article in The National Law Journal, Hunter has filed nearly half…Read the article
Marie Napoli Featured in Attorney at Law Magazine

Marie Napoli Featured in Attorney at Law Magazine

| Napoli Shkolnik News
For their first anniversary edition, Attorney at Law Magazine Long Island chose Marie Napoli as their cover story! The feature highlights Marie’s beginning as a law clerk in her father’s practice, to meeting her husband Paul, to founding her own practice last year. The story also discusses Marie’s work-life balance as well her passion for philanthropy…Read the article
Marie Napoli on Fox Business News

Marie Napoli on Fox Business News

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Marie Napoli was asked to appear on Fox Business Countdown Closing Bell with Liz Claman to discuss the Mall of America Black Lives Matter protest, at which many business operations were disrupted by a large group of protesters. Hundreds of protesters shut down shops, light-rail trains and visitors into the airport, making a rolling wave…Read the article
James Zadroga 9/11 Health Compensation Bill Reauthorized

James Zadroga 9/11 Health Compensation Bill Reauthorized

| World Trade Center
The Bill includes the re-authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) and extends the time for filing many claims. As a result of the reenactment, many old claims that were barred may now receive money, and many new illnesses a person has recently developed in the last 14 years may also be compensable.  These claims…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Files Southwest Airlines Lawsuit

Napoli Shkolnik Files Southwest Airlines Lawsuit

| Aviation Accidents
MSN Video Update SOUTHWEST AIRLINES PILOTS FOUND RESPONSIBLE FOR HARD LANDING CRASH AT NEW YORK LaGUARDIA AIRPORT THAT INJURED PASSENGERS We have filed a lawsuit for serious injuries sustained by a passenger when Southwest Airlines Flight 345 had a hard landing at New York’s LaGuardia Airport on July 22, 2013 resulting in the planes landing gear crashing into…Read the article
Consolidation of Amtrak Train 188 lawsuits

Consolidation of Amtrak Train 188 lawsuits

| Personal Injury
All of the personal injury lawsuits resulting from the derailment of Amtrak Train 188 in May will now be consolidated and heard in Philadelphia, PA. More than 60 lawsuits were filed, including some in New York, related to the train derailment. U.S. District Judge Legrome D. Davis will now oversee all the cases under the…Read the article
Auto Injury Settlements

Auto Injury Settlements

| Personal Injury
Auto Injury Claims Costs are Rising According to a recent report by the Insurance Research Council (IRC), a division of the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters, the cost of each injury claim per insured vehicle is rising in the United States. This increase in costs is happening despite the fact that vehicles have…Read the article
Mirena IUD May Be Defective and Dangerous

Mirena IUD May Be Defective and Dangerous

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals is defending a series of lawsuits across the United States regarding the birth control device known as Mirena. The intrauterine device (IUD) is a reversible method of birth control that is intended to prevent pregnancy for a period of time up to five years. It does this by emitting hormones after it…Read the article
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