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Hunter in USATODAY about Daily Fantasy Sports Sites

Hunter in USATODAY about Daily Fantasy Sports Sites

| Napoli Shkolnik News
As USATODAY  reports, daily fan sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel have been sued by athletes and users and declared illegal under the laws of a handful of states in recent months. But arguably the biggest blow came Friday as a major payment processing company declared it would no longer process payments for daily fantasy sites in the U.S. beginning next month. “I don’t…Read the article
Hunter Shkolnik on Flint Michigan Water Crisis

Hunter Shkolnik on Flint Michigan Water Crisis

| Environmental Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik Partner, Hunter Shkolnik talks on Fox Business News about the water crisis in Flint Michigan, what consumers should know and what they can do. What we’re dealing with here is a tragedy that’s affecting the whole community – Hunter Shkolnik The Children of Flint Flint’s kids have been especially influenced by drinking filtered…Read the article
Deadly Chemicals in Air After Attack on WTC

Deadly Chemicals in Air After Attack on WTC

| World Trade Center
Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Immediately after the attack, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Christie Whitman announced that New Yorkers need not worry about breathing in the dust-filled air. People were told that the air was safe and free of toxic chemicals. This was not true. People began to come down…Read the article
Be Wary of Dogs That Show These Signs of Aggression

Be Wary of Dogs That Show These Signs of Aggression

| Personal Injury
Even experienced dog owners and people who are comfortable around dogs sometimes miss vital cues that signify that a dog does not want to be touched, that it is afraid, or that it has an intent to bite or attack. Dogbites.org reports that there were 42 fatal dog attacks in 2014. Tens of thousands more…Read the article
Signs of Emotional Elder Abuse

Signs of Emotional Elder Abuse

| Personal Injury
Bullying does not stop at the playground. Just as 12 year-olds torment, tease, and pick on the kids who are not as big or strong as them, the same thing happens to the elderly. Younger caregivers use their physical strength, positions of power, and mental sharpness to bully and belittle the elderly they are supposed…Read the article
Natural Gas Leak Threatens Porter Ranch, CA

Natural Gas Leak Threatens Porter Ranch, CA

| Environmental Litigation
Attention Porter Ranch, CA residents and property owners – Natural gas continues to spew from a ruptured SoCalGas well, forcing thousands of residents to relocate and triggering a state of emergency in California. One of the largest environmental disasters in United States history is happening right now in California. Harmful methane gas is leaking from…Read the article
Indoor Air Quality at Work

Indoor Air Quality at Work

| Environmental Litigation
Every employee has the right to a safe, healthy working environment. This includes air quality. Having poor air exchange or unhealthy air quality not only affects the work that employees are capable of performing, it can also lead to serious health consequences. Indoor Air Quality There are a variety of factors that can affect a…Read the article
Mold at Home and at Work

Mold at Home and at Work

| Environmental Litigation
Mold does not solely exist in the fridge on that forgotten piece of cheese sitting near the back. Mold can be rampant in lower bathroom cabinets, in the basement, or beneath the carpet right under your feet. While the sound alone of mold is unappetizing, it can be much more harmful than most people think.…Read the article
State of Emergency Declared in Flint, MI Over Water Crisis

State of Emergency Declared in Flint, MI Over Water Crisis

| Environmental Litigation
Attention Flint, MI residents and property owners – Lead contamination of the city’s drinking water has prompted Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to declare a state of emergency. Nearly three years ago, the city of Flint, Michigan made the decision to disconnect from the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD), from which it had been receiving…Read the article
Staying Safe and Warm During A Winter Bike Commute

Staying Safe and Warm During A Winter Bike Commute

| Personal Injury
Total traffic fatalities went on the decline from 2013 to 2014 in New York City, with the only group seeing a rise in deaths being cyclists. In 2013 there were 12 cyclist fatalities, versus 20 in 2014, according to data released by the Department of Transportation. 2014 also saw almost 4,000 cyclists get injured. While…Read the article