Publication Archive: Paul Napoli

Dayton, OH Files Federal Water Contamination Lawsuit

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The City of Dayton filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio against multiple defendants alleging strict liability, negligence and other counts. The complaint outlines how the City seeks to recover damages for the treatment of removal of contamination allegedly from the defendants’ products from its public drinking water supply.…Read the article

Law360 Quotes Paul Napoli on PFOA Water Contamination

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Tyco Fire Products LP, 3M Co. and other companies that produced a fire suppressant foam have told a Massachusetts federal court that a suit filed by a group of Cape Cod residents claiming the product caused illnesses should be tossed, arguing the allegations couldn’t properly be connected to specific manufacturers. Paul Napoli of Napoli Shkolnik…Read the article

China Press Interviews Paul Napoli on 9/11

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China Press spoke with Of Counsel Paul Napoli to discuss his personal connection with the tragic events of 9/11 and what he and his firm are doing to assist survivors, first responders and their families. Paul explained the Zadroga Act and the approaching deadlines involved with filing a claim with the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund…Read the article

Defendants Try Delay Tactic in Portland (ME) Opioid Lawsuit

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Drug companies are trying to move Portland’s lawsuit over the opioid crisis to a federal court in Ohio – a maneuver lawyers for the city call a stalling tactic. The city is challenging these moves in its effort to keep the case over the mounting financial and human toll of the opioid crisis in a…Read the article

Portland, ME Opioid Case Should Remain in Maine

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Portland’s lawsuit over costs associated with opioid addiction maybe heard elsewhere after defendants moved to shift the case from Cumberland County Superior Court to the U.S. District Court of Northern Ohio. Attorney Paul J. Napoli of Napoli Shkolnik in New York City along with local counsel filed a motion to remand, or return the case to Cumberland…Read the article

Westchester, Rockland, Putnam Join Opioid Lawsuit

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The counties sued the drug companies in various lawsuits that were consolidated in Suffolk County Supreme Court, where lawyer Paul Napoli is representing multiple counties, including Westchester and Putnam. “People are dying daily,” he told The Journal News/lohud today. “We’ve tried to impress upon the judge, who takes his job seriously in this situation, the…Read the article

NY Law Journal Quotes Paul Napoli on Opioid Ruling

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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…Read the article

2nd Circuit Revives 9/11 Workers’ Suit

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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…Read the article

New Meso Cases Will Not Be Occupational Exposure post-2040

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Paul Napoli, a lawyer with Napoli Shkolnik, a firm that has been involved in much asbestos-related litigation, believes the more important point to make is not so much the strategy defense attorneys might take, but where cases are filed going forward. “Because of recent decisions with regard to jurisdiction, cases are now being filed in…Read the article

Opioid Research Institute Quotes Paul and Marie Napoli

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Almost all the suits in the MDL seek reimbursement for increased opioid-related costs imposed by the epidemic, including, for instance, first-responder and Narcan costs, emergency room care, neonatal care, foster care, expanded morgue space, and body bags. “It’s truly cradle-to-grave expenses,” plaintiffs lawyer Marie Napoli said. Polster’s other key act last week was ordering the…Read the article
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