Publication Archive: Paul Napoli

PFAS and Their Implications for Landfills

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Source: Napoli Shkolnik PLLC
by Paul J. Napoli and Michelle Greene There has been a renewed focus on groundwater contamination and the threat unregulated contaminants pose to the safety of communities’ drinking water. An emerging family of contaminants known as Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances (collectively “PFAS”) has been found in the public water supply throughout the State of New…Read the article

NYLJ Publishes Paul Napoli and Michelle Greene Article

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Source: New York Law Journal
The enactment of CPLR 214-f allows plaintiffs more time to bring a toxic tort claim. This amendment will have significant impacts in the coming years allowing plaintiffs to bring toxic tort claims in connection with newly designated Superfund sites, claims that might otherwise be barred by existing New York statutes of limitations.Read the article

3 Maine Opioid Lawsuits Moved to Federal Court

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Source: Bangor Daily News
The Portland, Bangor and Lewiston lawsuits, along with many others, will now be influenced by three “bellwether cases” set to be tried in the Northern District of Ohio next year, said Paul Napoli, a New York-based lawyer for the Maine cities, as well as many others. Settlements in those cases, brought by the city of…Read the article

5 More W. VA Counties Join Opioid Litigation

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Source: West Virginia Record
Five county commissions, including Monongalia, Marion, Doddridge, Randolph and Upshur, are joining in on dozens of lawsuits filed against Purdue Pharma and many other pharmaceutical companies for the opioid crisis. The commissions claim the defendants put their desire for profits above the interests of the health and well-being of the counties’ residents. The counties are…Read the article

NBC News 4 Tucson Quotes Paul J. Napoli

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Source: NBC4 Tucson
With contaminants like perfluorinated compounds circulating national headlines, the City of Tucson and Town of Marana has filed a lawsuit against five companies who allegedly caused this compound to seep into public drinking water supply wells. “Tucson Water, like dozens across the nation, has had to face difficult decisions concerning PFCs in the water, especially…Read the article

Fall/Winter 2018 Napoli Shkolnik Newsletter, The Verdict

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Source: Napoli Shkolnik PLLC
Find out the latest firm news: Our lawyers are Super Lawyers: 12 of our attorneys have been selected to this prestigious honor. Age and Gender Discrimination Lawsuit filed against CBS on behalf of a former, Emmy-winning CBS Investigative Reporter Class Action Filed against Central Maine Power (CMP) and in Bethpage, NY for a toxic plume…Read the article

Dayton, OH Files Federal Water Contamination Lawsuit

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Source: Legal Newsline
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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Source: Law360
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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Source: China Press
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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Source: CBS13 WGME
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