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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
Lawmakers Prod EPA For Action on PFAs

Lawmakers Prod EPA For Action on PFAs

| Environmental Litigation
During a lengthy hearing, members of the House Energy and Commerce Environment Subcommittee urged the Trump Administration to take firmer action against the “forever chemicals” which pollute drinking water supplies across the country. Once people are exposed to them, perfluoroalkyl and polyfluouroalkyl chemicals remain in the human body almost indefinitely. PFAs are probable carcinogens, and…Read the article
Cruise Ship Accidents and Injuries

Cruise Ship Accidents and Injuries

| Personal Injury
Every year people everywhere board cruise ships and set sail for grand adventures and relaxing vacations. And while the majority of the trips go off without a hitch, cruise ship accidents can happen and there are some risks that cruise ship travelers need to know about.   Statistics on Cruise Ship Accidents and Injuries During…Read the article
Natural Hazards That Can Lead to Injury on a Cruise Ship

Natural Hazards That Can Lead to Injury on a Cruise Ship

| Personal Injury
When you are on a cruise your main goal is to relax and have fun. Whether you are heading to a tropical destination like the Caribbean or are taking a winter cruise to beautiful Alaska. However, Mother Nature does not always play nice. Natural hazards can come along and in some cases can lead to…Read the article
Nationwide 9/11 Anniversary Commemorations To Attend

Nationwide 9/11 Anniversary Commemorations To Attend

| World Trade Center
With the 17th anniversary of the attacks on 9/11 tomorrow, there will be numerous commemorative ceremonies honoring the victims and those brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice while saving others. Along with the many memorial events in New York City, there will be ceremonies taking place across the country. If you live…Read the article