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Forms of Distracted Driving

Forms of Distracted Driving

| Personal Injury
There is an old Country song that says “I’m in a hurry to get things done… I’m in a hurry and I don’t know why.” Today multitasking seems to be as much a part of life as the internet and cell phones are. We are always trying to get more done and do more things…Read the article
New Year’s Resolutions: Making Them Last and Staying Safe

New Year’s Resolutions: Making Them Last and Staying Safe

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
With two months of the new year nearly complete, now’s the perfect time to reflect on your New Year’s resolutions and your progress, and perhaps reassess your goals and your strategy for accomplishing them. If you’re like many people, chances are one of your major goals this year was to improve your health or/and lose…Read the article
Michigan Shoemaker in PFOA Water Contamination Disaster

Michigan Shoemaker in PFOA Water Contamination Disaster

| Environmental Litigation
Did Wolverine World Wide turn a blind eye to an old toxic dump site that has subsequently poisoned the local water supply for generations hence? Through their reckless and negligent actions, people in the community became very sick and property values plummeted. For roughly a hundred years, Wolverine World Wide, the parent company of Hush Puppies…Read the article
Stupid and Dangerous Challenges Spread by Social Media

Stupid and Dangerous Challenges Spread by Social Media

| Personal Injury
The internet has brought us many great things that have advanced us as a society, but it has also enabled the extreme stupidity in much of our society. This is evident when looking back over the stupid and dangerous, and often potentially deadly challenges that have spread like wildfire online through social media outlets like…Read the article
How Opioid Addictions Affect Our Healthcare

How Opioid Addictions Affect Our Healthcare

| Opioid Crisis
Heroin along with a long list of other opioid drugs are having a devastating impact on social, health, and economic wellbeing of communities big and small all across the United States. Opioid addiction does not discriminate and no one is immune to the dangers. Once addicted, users find it difficult to fight and overcome the…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Files PFOA/PFOS Water Contamination Lawsuit

Napoli Shkolnik Files PFOA/PFOS Water Contamination Lawsuit

| Environmental Litigation
In the News Hampton Bays Water District sues over contaminated wells, NewsDay (March 1, 2018) Hampton Bays Water District Files Lawsuit Over Well Contamination, 27east.com (February 23, 2018) Lawsuit Filed For PFOA and PFOS Contamination in the Hampton Bays Water District, Town of Southampton, New York Napoli Shkolnik PLLC has filed a lawsuit against five…Read the article
Schuyler County Opioid Lawsuit Fight Continues Forward

Schuyler County Opioid Lawsuit Fight Continues Forward

| Opioid Crisis
Public Hearing Scheduled on Local Law to Declare the Opioid Epidemic a Public Nuisance Schuyler County will hold a public hearing on March 12 to review a proposed local law declaring the opioid epidemic and its effects on the County a public nuisance. According to Schuyler County Attorney Steven Getman, the draft local law is…Read the article
Understanding the Basics of DACA

Understanding the Basics of DACA

| Civil Rights
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was a piece of legislature in the United States that makes provisions for a number of individuals who entered the country as minors, and who were in good standing, to seek deferment and protection from deportation of illegals. The aim of DACA was to give those who were brought into the…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Files Two Cancer Cases for Railroad Workers

Napoli Shkolnik Files Two Cancer Cases for Railroad Workers

| Workers Compensation
Napoli Shkolnik has filed two cases in Fort Worth, Texas against BNSF Railway, for injuries that two former employees suffered related to toxic exposures on the job. Burlington Northern Santa Fe is one of the nation’s largest railroads, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.  The two former employees brought suit separately under the Federal Employee Liability…Read the article
What to do if You Are Injured While Traveling on Vacation

What to do if You Are Injured While Traveling on Vacation

| Personal Injury
This is the time of year when people are traveling with friends and family and enjoying time away from their homes. Whether it is across the state or across the country or across the globe, everyone makes plans for the best trip possible. What they probably never even think about is what they would do…Read the article
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