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Publication Archive: Environmental Contamination

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WKBT-TV News Quotes Paul Napoli on La Crosse, WI PFAS Suit

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Source: WKBT-TV
The city of La Crosse has filed a lawsuit against nearly two dozen chemicals companies aimed at getting those companies to take responsibility for groundwater well contamination on French Island. Napoli Shkolnik and local Co-Counsel filed the lawsuit on behalf of the city against eight manufacturers of firefighting foams containing PFAs and PFOS and 15…Read the article

La Crosse, WI Files PFAS Lawsuit Against 23 Companies

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Source: Wisconsin Public Radio
The City of La Crosse, WI claims products containing PFAS chemicals caused contamination of public and private wells in a lawsuit filed against nearly two dozen chemical companies. The city is part of an ongoing investigation into PFAS contamination at the La Crosse Regional Airport on French Island. The investigation began after the Wisconsin Department…Read the article

Forever Chemicals Lawsuit Filed in Wisconsin

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Source: ehextra.com
Along with Co-Counsel, Napoli Shkolnik filed a lawsuit on behalf of the City of La Crosse against nearly two dozen chemical companies whose products the city alleges caused groundwater well contamination in La Crosse, Wisconsin. DownloadRead the article

PFAS Lawsuit Filed in Wisconsin Circuit Court

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The City of La Crosse was required to used firefighting foam containing PFAS chemicals at the city-owned La Crosse Regional Airport. Those chemicals have since spread to over 100 private wells nearby. Along with Co-Counsel, Napoli Shkolnik looks to litigation the case on the federal level, and if nothing is resolved, they will come back…Read the article

US District Judge and MI State Judge Slam False Flint Claims

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Source: Law360
A pair of judges on Thursday slammed the conduct of an attorney who sent information “rife with material misrepresentations” to 298 residents of Flint, Michigan, that urged them to opt out of a $641 million proposed settlement related to the city’s lead water crisis, ordering him to draft a corrective letter. Hunter Shkolnik of Napoli…Read the article

Hunter Shkolnik Quoted on Flint Litigation Red Flag

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Source: Law360
  Hunter Shkolnik, one of the plaintiffs’ lawyers who raised a red flag about the letters, said attorney Loyst Fletcher Jr.’s role in other lead-water matters hadn’t been made clear before a recent hearing that resulted in an injunction and restraining order. But with “confusing” letters appearing in Flint mailboxes in recent weeks and at…Read the article

Lacrosse, WI City Councils Vote To Take Action on PFAS

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Source: ABC 19 WXOW
A pair of legal efforts are now in the early stages both with the goal of compensating French Island residents impacted by groundwater contamination. The La Crosse Common Council voted unanimously Thursday night to retain a pair of law firms to move forward with a proposed lawsuit against PFAS chemical manufacturers. The approval given utilizes the…Read the article

Lacrosse, WI Hires Napoli Shkolnik in PFAS Litigation

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Source: Lacrosse Tribune
The La Crosse Common Council unanimously approved hiring Crueger Dickinson, LLC and Napoli Shkolnik PLLC to represent the city  to represent the city in litigation against chemical companies involved in the PFAS contamination. DownloadRead the article

Law360 Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on Flint Lead Case Development

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Source: Law360
A Michigan federal judge on Monday ordered Loyst Fletcher Jr. of Loyst Fletcher Jr. & Associates to stop “improper” communications pushing Flint, Michigan, residents to opt out of a $641 million settlement related to Flint’s lead water crisis. Hunter Shkolnik of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, an attorney for the residents, said that at a hearing over…Read the article

KCBD Covers PFAS Contamination: Reese Airforce Base

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Source: KCBD-NBC
New York based Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is adding Lubbock residents to its fight with manufacturers of a firefighting foam used on former Air Force bases, alleging the substances have harmed the health and well-being of residents who consumed contaminated groundwater. “Decades of use, storage, and disposal of [the foam] at the former Reese Air Force…Read the article
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