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Food Poisoning Cases as Product Liability

Food Poisoning Cases as Product Liability

| Personal Injury
Most people do not think that food poisoning is a problem to warrant a personal injury court case. At the same time most people are aware that every so often this country faces a major food recall or has some sort of salmonella outbreak that can result in death of some of the unfortunate first…Read the article
Flint Water Crisis Results in Criminal Charges

Flint Water Crisis Results in Criminal Charges

| Environmental Litigation
Michigan Attorney General, Bill Schuette, recently announced criminal charges for three employees associated with the Flint drinking water crisis. State officials and investigators believe that the City of Flint received artificially low lead readings because employees failed to test homes most at risk — those with lead service lines or other features with high lead…Read the article
Civil Rights Cases

Civil Rights Cases

| Personal Injury
It happens often enough that people within the custody of the police get hurt. Sometimes the police arrest somebody by requiring them to lay on the ground, which they do peacefully and without incident, but that the police may, for example, pick them up in a manner that damages ligaments, tears muscles, or breaks bones.…Read the article
What is Medical Malpractice?

What is Medical Malpractice?

| Medical Malpractice
Medical mistakes happen all the time in every locale across the country. Medicine is often more of an art than a science and if you ask three doctors their opinions about a complicated matter, you very well may get three different answers. There are many simple mistakes that can cause some significant damages.Read the article
Attractive Nuisances

Attractive Nuisances

| Personal Injury
Personal injury as a specific topic of the law is quite broad. So many topics can fit under that umbrella: Medical malpractice, auto accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, product liability and the list goes on and on. One specific topic that could also fall under personal injury is particular to minors and called attractive…Read the article
Hunter Shkolnik on CBS News

Hunter Shkolnik on CBS News

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Hunter Shkolnik was recently invited on CBS News to offer his legal opinion on former U.S. House speaker Dennis Hastert. “There’s never going to be justice for these young men. He (Mr. Hastert) will not be punished for what he did,” says Hunter. “So for the very least, punish him for trying to hide it.…Read the article
New York’s Nursing Home Abuse Statute

New York’s Nursing Home Abuse Statute

| Personal Injury
In the 1970s a series of scandals converged involving New York state’s system of nursing homes, which culminated in then Governor Carey’s appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate alleged unlawful practices within nursing homes throughout the state. At the time, the New York Times helped to uncover systemic, widespread occurrences of underfeeding, safety violations…Read the article
Newark, New Jersey Lead Poisoning

Newark, New Jersey Lead Poisoning

| Environmental Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC served a Notice of Claim against the New Jersey State District Superintendent, the principal of New Jersey Regional Day and the New Jersey Department of Education on behalf of a Newark family alleging their child was exposed to lead and other toxic substances in the drinking water of the Newark Public School…Read the article
Free & Open to the Public: Help with Paying Medical Bills

Free & Open to the Public: Help with Paying Medical Bills

| Napoli Shkolnik News
If you are seeking information and help on how to pay your medical bills, we encourage you to attend a free event hosted by Napoli Shkolnik PLLC (NS) on April 25th, 6-10pm at the Borough of Manhattan Community College Multi-Purpose Room (199 Chambers Street). NS attorneys will explain how a newly reenacted government program could provide…Read the article
Subway Accidents in New York City

Subway Accidents in New York City

| Personal Injury
It is an unfortunate fact of life that accidents happen, sometimes very bad ones. Bad things happen to good people. Just last month, on February 15, 2016 a man was trying to board a subway train when it appears as if he did not make it onto the train. At the same time it seems…Read the article