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$233,400 Zadroga Award

Our client lived in the World Trade Center area at the time of 9/11 and was exposed to the toxins in the air. She also had to walk over the Brooklyn Bridge to get to work and  developed asthma, which is a persistent problem for her. Ultimately she lost her job due to frequent asthma…

$1M+ Zadroga Award

Our client was an engineer who cleaned up debris at the World Trade Center site.  He filed a claim with the original Victim Compensation Fund and received a non-economic award for his pain and suffering. The WTC Health Program certified asthma, chronic rhinitis, sinusitis, gastro reflux disease and sleep apnea as being exposure-related. When our client…

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  • Endo Exits NY Opioid Jury Trial: $50M Settlement

  • Endo Pharmaceuticals has reached a $50 million settlement in the New York Opioid Jury Trial. “This result is a victory for everyone as it ensures resources will be delivered to communities in need without having to deal with the potential for bankruptcy proceedings,” Counsel for Nassau County said Partner Hunter Shkolnik. Download 

  • Veteran & Partner Hank Naughton Interviewed on Afghanistan

  • Former State Representative and current Napoli Shkolnik Partner  Hank Naughton was interviewed by the Telegram & Gazette regarding the current situation in the country. Naughton served in an active-duty U.S. Army unit in Afghanistan in 2011 and 2012.  He was a member of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division that, he said, established a court system in southern Kandahar Province. He says he…

  • Hunter Shkolnik on Opioid Defendants in Contempt

  • Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, facing civil contempt allegations related to the New York opioid litigation, is in hot water in a case that highlights the increasingly high stakes for law firms handling voluminous discovery. Senior enforcement counsel in the AG’s office, and Napoli Shkolnik have argued it was impossible to know what the result…

  • Quotes Paul Napoli on NY Opioid Trial Defendant Endo

  • In a statement, Paul Napoli of Napoli Shkolnik said the Arnold & Porter attorneys who worked on the case “should be disciplined by the Court and the bar.” Suffolk County Supreme Court Justice Jerry Garguilo scheduled a hearing for attorneys from defense counsel and their client, Endo Pharmaceuticals, to explain why he should not hold…


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NY Nursing Home COVID Controversy Continues

09.23.21 | Personal Injury

Largely depending on your perspective, nursing home data recently provided by the New York State Health Department either exonerates these facilities or condemns them. Coronavirus was “a perfect storm” for nursing homes, explained UMass Professor William Miller. “You have extremely vulnerable residents living in a congregate setting being served by people who come in from…

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Appeals Court Reinstates MTA Access Lawsuit

09.21.21 | Personal Injury

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals revived a lawsuit by disability advocates which claimed that the subway system didn’t provide equal access to everyone, as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Earlier, a judge threw out the 2017 lawsuit, after the MTA submitted evidence that subway elevators were accessible over 95 percent of the…

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Court Documents Detail Bob Dylan’s Alleged Sexual Assault

09.16.21 | Personal Injury

An alleged victim of the iconic folk singer has come forward, alleging that Bob Dylan sexually abused her in 1965, when she was twelve years old. According to the woman’s lawyer, Dylan “lower[ed] her inhibitions with the object of sexually abusing her, which he did, coupled with the provision of drugs, alcohol, and threats of…

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Best Lawyers in America Recognizes Napoli Shkolnik Lawyers

09.14.21 | Napoli Shkolnik News

Paul J. Napoli and Hunter J. Shkolnik Honored by Best Lawyers in America® Nicholas R. Farnolo, Shayna E. Sacks, and Christopher L. Schnieders Also Recognized Best Lawyers in America® has honored five attorneys at Napoli Shkolnik PLLC as Best Lawyers in the areas of Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs, Personal Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs,…

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