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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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Videos

  • Patrick Lanciotti on KAMC-ABC About PFAS Class Action Suit

  • Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of private water well owners in Lubbock for contamination of the groundwater. "They knew for decades that these chemicals were bio-cumulative, persist in the environment, and would accumulate in people’s blood,” said Patrick Lanciotti, a Napoli Shkolnik associate.  

  • Hunter Shkolnik Speaks to The Associated Press: Opioid Suit

  • Partner Hunter Shkolnik discusses the role Purdue and the Sackler family had in the country’s opioid crisis. “Purdue is a bad company. The Sackler's ran it in a bad way. They're out of the company. No one's going to bring back the family, the family members they lost. No one is going to cure an opioid addict because of a settlement. But what's important here is we really cut the head off of this serpent. It is never going to be able to do this again."

  • Marie Napoli on the Dr. Oz Show

  • Marie Napoli represents Charity Carson who has filed a civil complaint against adult film actor Ron Jeremy. Charity describes how she believes that she was going to be raped by her former friend and decided to come forward to share her experience. Marie Napoli explains how bringing the civil action is part of the healing process for Charity as she works to take back control of her life.

Publications

  • NY Law Journal: Hunter Shkolnik on McKinsey Opioid Role

  • The global consulting firm asked the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to transfer all the lawsuits in New York, where it has headquarters. Dozens of plaintiffs opposed that request this week. “This case is unlike the other cases filed against McKinsey and should not be transferred — at least not until the New York…

  • Counties & Municipalities Object to NY AG McKinsey Deal

  • A New York judge has approved a $32 million agreement between McKinsey & Co. and the state’s attorney general over its alleged role in the opioid epidemic, over the objections of counties and municipalities that challenged the deal because it could potentially block them from pursuing their own claims against the consulting firm. Download

  • Law360: Hunter Shkolnik On State AGs and Purdue Ch. 11 Plan

  • However, the Sacklers are widely seen as the public face of the addiction crisis, and Hunter Shkolnik of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, who represents local governments in litigation over the opioid crisis, told Law360 that he wasn’t surprised by the instant outcry from attorneys general. “There are some AGs that want a deal at all costs.…

  • Law360 Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on McKinsey Opioid Crisis Role

  • Napoli Shkolnik PLLC partner Hunter Shkolnik, whose firm has had a prominent role in the existing opioid MDL and represents cities and counties suing McKinsey, criticized the company’s bid for a new MDL in New York. “McKinsey cut a sweetheart deal with state AGs to cover up its corrupt conduct, and now it is running…

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Our Lawsuit Asserts SoHo Hotel Fostered Racial Injustice

04.13.21 | Civil Rights

The distinguished Napoli Shkolnik law firm, along with noted civil rights attorney Ben Crump, filed an action against New York City’s Arlo Hotel, accusing it of sponsoring a controversial racial profiling incident which centered on a 14-year-old boy. Initially, a white woman accused the young man of stealing her smartphone. When he denied responsibility, the…

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Nicki Minaj Family Files Wrongful Death Action

04.08.21 | Personal Injury

The survivors of 64-year-old Robert Maraj, who was killed in a tragic hit-and-run, recently filed a $150 million wrongful death claim in New York Supreme Court. Attorneys Paul J. Napoli and Ben Crump will represent the family in court. According to investigators, Maraj was walking on a Mineola roadway when a man, later identified as…

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What Evidence Do I Need for a Personal Injury Case?

04.06.21 | Personal Injury

Although virtually anyone can file a personal injury case, successfully navigating that case to a favorable settlement or verdict is more difficult. For a successful personal injury case, you must be able to prove that you were injured, the extent of your injuries, and that your injury was caused through the fault or negligence of…

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The Dirty Dozen Pesticide-Laced Foods in 2021

04.01.21 | Environmental Litigation

Strawberries, spinach, and other green leafy vegetables topped an advocacy group’s Dirty Dozen list of consumer foods contaminated by dangerously high levels of pesticides. An Environmental Working Group study concluded that 70 percent of the non-organic fresh produce sold in the United States is laced with dangerously high levels of deadly pesticides, herbicides, and other…

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