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What You Need to Know About Insurance Fraud

What You Need to Know About Insurance Fraud

| Napoli Shkolnik News
“Insurance fraud occurs when an insurance company, agent, adjuster or consumer commits a deliberate deception in order to obtain an illegitimate gain. It can occur during the process of buying, using, selling or underwriting insurance. Insurance fraud may fall into different categories from individuals committing fraud against consumers to individuals committing fraud against insurance companies.…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik works on PFAS Case In New Mexico

Napoli Shkolnik works on PFAS Case In New Mexico

| Environmental Litigation
Water contamination continues to plague every corner of the United States. A notable water contamination is the Flint Water Crisis, which involves lead exposure.    Napoli Shkolnik client Art Schaap’s dairy farm located in southeastern New Mexico continues to be devastated by a different type of environmental pollution. More specifically, traces of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl…Read the article
Having a Safe and Fun Time at a Campground

Having a Safe and Fun Time at a Campground

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Many families enjoy camping out during the warm weather months, and if you are planning on a trip to the campground, there are many tips that you can follow to ensure your safety during a fun-filled adventure in the great outdoors! From food to fire to activities to travel it is important to do everything…Read the article
Understanding Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Understanding Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

| Medical Malpractice
Personal injury law, which is also known as tort law, allows someone to pursue legal action against another party that caused bodily harm (medical malpractice lawsuit) or some sort of injury or damages to the individual. There are many different types of situations that can lead up to a personal injury case, although not all…Read the article
FDNY Firefighter Comments on 9/11 VCF Extension

FDNY Firefighter Comments on 9/11 VCF Extension

| World Trade Center
In a move which ended years of financial and other squabbles, on July 29, 2019, President Donald J. Trump signed into law a bill to extend 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund eligibility and payments for the next seventy-three years. Prior to the reauthorization, Senators had voted 97 to 2 to reauthorize the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund…Read the article
Essential Summer Travel Planning Tips

Essential Summer Travel Planning Tips

| Personal Injury
Summer is the time for family vacations and grand travel adventures but it is important to take the time to plan for the trip and make all arrangements and necessary preparations. Here are some of the things you should be keeping in mind while preparing for that big vacation, road trip, plane trip, or other…Read the article
High Risk Occupations

High Risk Occupations

| Workers Compensation
What You Need to Know Before It’s Too Late Some jobs are inherently more risky than others. Firefighters and Miners, for example, have a high probability of injury and death than your typical office worker. Even still, every occupation carries a certain amount of risk. Even occupations that you would think are low risk have…Read the article
The Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis

The Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis

| Opioid Crisis
Pain is something we all experience in some way shape or form throughout our lives and we always want it gone as soon as possible. When you are living with severe pain from an injury, during surgery recovery, or from a disease or illness, you can reach a stage where you are desperate for relief.…Read the article
Newark, NJ Receives Bottled Water Due to Lead Poisoning

Newark, NJ Receives Bottled Water Due to Lead Poisoning

| Personal Injury
Officials admitted that the filters designed to keep lead out of the drinking water supply have not worked, so they have turned to Plan B. In 2018, the City of Newark (New Jersey) distributed over 40,000 water filters to local residents, in response to extremely high lead levels in the public water supply. But a random test…Read the article
The Difference: Identity Theft & Medical Identity Theft

The Difference: Identity Theft & Medical Identity Theft

| Civil Rights
Identity theft, which is basically stealing someone’s financial and personal information for personal gain, is considered to be the fastest growing crimes in the United States. In the US, identity theft costs people around $5 billion annually. Personal information such as Social Security numbers, birth dates, address, and bank information are what is needed for…Read the article