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J&J Talc Powder and Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit Update

J&J Talc Powder and Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit Update

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
“Johnson’s Baby Powder has been a staple cosmetic for over a century. Made from the naturally occurring soft mineral talc, baby powder has been encouraged by Johnson & Johnson for use in daily feminine hygiene routines. A more recent creation, Shower-to-Shower Body Powder has also been used for cosmetic and hygiene purposes for several decades. Citing studies…Read the article
How to Find a Personal Injury Attorney For Your Case

How to Find a Personal Injury Attorney For Your Case

| Personal Injury
If you are working on getting a personal injury case before a judge you have an uphill battle on your hands from the very start. Insurance companies and businesses and big corporations have the financial resources to hire the best lawyers who have years of experience defending against personal injury claims. You will need to…Read the article
Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe This Halloween

Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe This Halloween

| Personal Injury
   “With more than 179 million Americans planning to partake in Halloween festivities, up from 171 million last year, spending is slated to reach a record high in survey history. This year, consumers are expected to spend $9.1 billion, up from $8.4 billion in 2016” (National Retail Federation). Halloween is easily one of the favorite…Read the article
Invokana and Fournier’s Gangrene

Invokana and Fournier’s Gangrene

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
When you take a medication prescribed to you by your health care provider to treat a condition, you usually expect some side effects. You usually do not think about the medication killing you faster and in a more painful way than the condition you are trying to treat. However, for some unlucky souls taking Invokana,…Read the article
Columbia Promises to Pay Gas Explosion Claims

Columbia Promises to Pay Gas Explosion Claims

| Personal Injury
The Massachusetts utility company says it will make good on customer losses related to a September 2018 natural gas explosion. These victims now face an age-old question in class action cases: Is the settlement offer fair? Company officials say they have set up several centers to examine claims related to the explosion. That blast killed…Read the article
What Can a Parent do if Their Child Was Abused at School?

What Can a Parent do if Their Child Was Abused at School?

| Civil Rights
Every day, parents entrust the teachers, coaches, and school counselors within their community to do their jobs and they trust these individuals with the safety and well-being of their children. That is how things are supposed to happen. But what happens when school employees betray that trust and abuse their power? What can a parent…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Attorneys Listed in 2018 SuperLawyers®

Napoli Shkolnik Attorneys Listed in 2018 SuperLawyers®

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is proud to announce that fourteen of its attorneys have been included in the 2018 Super Lawyers® lists. Included in the 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers® list are: Partners Marie E. Napoli, Hunter J. Shkolnik, Christopher R. LoPalo, Shayna E. Sacks and Of Counsel to the firm, Paul J. Napoli. Selected…Read the article
Saxenda, Victoza, and Januvia Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

Saxenda, Victoza, and Januvia Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
In 2014, the FDA approved Saxenda (liraglutide) for the treatment of obesity. Novo Nordisk is the responsible pharmaceutical company. Liraglutide, the active ingredient for Saxenda, is a glucagonlike peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist. More generally, Saxenda is in the incretin mimetic class of drugs. In recent years more and more cases of pancreatic cancer have arisen…Read the article
CBS Investigative Reporter Files Lawsuit Against CBS

CBS Investigative Reporter Files Lawsuit Against CBS

| Napoli Shkolnik News
A clear message has been sent to the highest level of corporate corridors with the departure of Les Moonves, Chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, and Jeff Fager, Executive Producer of 60 Minutes and former Chairman of CBS News. Once again, we have seen men in powerful positions take center stage in the media this…Read the article
The Connection Between Mesothelioma and Military Families

The Connection Between Mesothelioma and Military Families

| Mesothelioma
Mesothelioma is an aggressive and deadly form of cancer that most often develops after exposure to asbestos. Mesothelioma treatments are available for those who have been diagnosed with the disease. As of yet a cure for the cancer is not possible. Asbestos exposure is the primary risk factor for developing mesothelioma. Almost all known cases…Read the article