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Napoli Shkolnik newsletters, whitepapers and articles.

At Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, our nationally acclaimed attorneys are frequently featured in various industry publications and quoted across numerous newspapers, blogs, television networks, and other media outlets. These industry journals often seek out our attorneys due to their knowledge and experience both inside the courtroom and out, and their involvement in a number of landmark case settlements and verdicts.

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Below is a selection of articles and publications we have appeared in.

NY Law Journal Quotes Paul Napoli on Opioid Ruling

A New York state court judge has refused to dismiss lawsuits against several opioid manufacturers in some of the first substantive rulings to come out of the barrage of cases brought by governments over the prescription painkillers. In a pair of rulings on Monday, Suffolk County Supreme Court Judge Jerry Garguilo rejected motions to dismiss brought…
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2nd Circuit Revives 9/11 Workers’ Suit

A long-running legal battle between workers who say they became sick as a result of working in Lower Manhattan after the Sept. 11th terrorist attacks and the Battery Park City Authority was revived by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Wednesday. Napoli Shkolnik of counsel Paul Napoli, who represented a portion of…
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Buffalo News: Tate Kunkle Quoted on Love Canal Chemicals

Hundreds of families occupy homes within a few blocks of the toxic waste site, which was temporarily evacuated in 1979, after nearly 22,000 tons of dangerous chemicals were found. “Niagara Falls residents have been living in the vicinity of the Love Canal site on the promise that the approximately 22,000 tons of … chemical waste…
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Spearmint Rhino, Dancers Asked To Weigh In On Epic’s Impact

The Spearmint Rhino chain of nightclubs and a group of exotic dancers who worked there were ordered by a California federal judge Tuesday to explain how the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Epic Systems impacts a contested $8.5 million settlement in their case. The clubs, led by Santa Barbara Hospitality Services Inc., had drawn the…
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Newburgh Water Lawsuit Can Continue

New York City-based Napoli Shkolnik first filed the lawsuit on Sept. 27, 2017, on behalf of people who have lived or worked in Newburgh, NY or have private wells contaminated with PFOS. Each plaintiff claimed elevated levels of PFOS and associated health problems, including testicular cancer, ulcerative colitis and high cholesterol. The firm was also seeking…
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MDL Leadership Is Gaining in Diversity/Gender Gap

Plaintiffs’ lawyers appointed to lead multi-district litigation are starting to come from outside what some critics have called the “Good Ol’ Boys” network. The change is fairly recent: From 2011 to 2016, women made up on average 17 percent of all appointments, according to a 2017 report called “Vying for the Lead in the Boys’…
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