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$6 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement

Our client underwent a discectomy back procedure at a local hospital, which resulted in a sever to the thyroid artery.  He then developed post-operative bleeding in his neck, which led to a blocked airway and eventually hypoxic brain damage. This left him in a temporary coma and with significant permanent disabilities.  As part of the…

$4.8 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement

This settlement was won on behalf of a child who suffered an anoxic brain injury leading to significant developmental delays after a hospital failed to intervene to perform a timely c-section. The child suffers from significant developmental disabilities as well as cerebral palsy and a significant seizure disorder.

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  • Hunter Shkolnik on FoxBusiness Discussing J&J Case in OK

  • Johnson & Johnson has a history of taking plaintiffs to the mat and they generally get hit pretty hard and pretty bad. Then on the appellate level they begin to settle. Napoli Shkolnilk represents the cities and counties and by extension the actual people who have lost loved ones. The companies knew what they were doing and caused this problem.

  • NY1: A Step Closer to Justice for John Ramsey

  • "There is no physical evidence linking John Ramsey to the crime," said Craig Phemister, his attorney from the litigation firm of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC. "He was not even there that night."

Publications

  • Scholar: PFAS Regulations Are Tied to Science and Politics

  • A federal multidistrict litigation proceeding has commenced in South Carolina, where more than 100 lawsuits have been consolidated. Some have called PFAS “the next asbestos” because of the potential for decades of litigation. States have used varying strategies to determine their maximum toxicity levels, which would explain why they haven’t reached a consensus maximum contaminant…

  • Paul Napoli Quoted on Multi-District Firefighting Foam Case

  • Paul Napoli, co-lead counsel from the law firm Napoli Shkolnik, which is acting for a number of the plaintiffs, told Chemical Watch that the burden of dealing with PFAS contamination falls on municipalities to make sure engineering controls are up to date. “To avoid forcing resident ratepayers to cover the additional treatment costs through higher…

  • Marie Napoli’s NYLJ Child Victims Act Article Quoted

  • It is a sad reality in this world that children are not respected and safeguarded as they ought to be. More and more we learn about abuses that happen to children by persons who were entrusted with their care—pastors, teachers, rabbis, scout leaders. These abusers cause severe physical, psychological, and emotional trauma to their young…

  • Greene County (NY) Joins Class Action Against Big Pharma

  • Greene County added its clout to a dozen New York counties in a nationwide class action lawsuit against  pharmaceutical companies accused of price fixing. The suit is before U.S. Judge Cynthia M. Rufe in the Eastern District Court of Pennsylvania. Forty-four states in all are combining in the class action suit, according to the New…

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Understanding Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

08.23.19 | 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…

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FDNY Firefighter Comments on 9/11 VCF Extension

08.21.19 | 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…

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Essential Summer Travel Planning Tips

08.20.19 | 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…

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High Risk Occupations

08.19.19 | 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…

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