Publication Source Archive: New York Law Journal

NYLJ Speaks With Paul Napoli on NY Judge Opioid Ruling

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Source: New York Law Journal
A New York judge has allowed a group of consolidated cases brought by several counties and cities in New York to pursue claims against the Sackler family in order to recoup millions of dollars in costs tied to the opioid crisis. In a ruling Friday, Suffolk County Supreme Court Justice Jerry Garguilo found two cities and 31…Read the article

NYLJ Publishes PI Article by Partner Joseph Napoli

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Source: New York Law Journal
Partner Joseph Napoli outlines the necessary steps involved in building a successful, plaintiff personal injury case. As he points out, in the age of mass tort litigations and class actions, he prefers the challenges involved with labor law, negligence and defective products.Read the article

Marie Napoli Pens Article for NYLJ on Child Victims Act

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Source: New York Law Journal
On Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, Governor Cuomo signed the Child Victims Act into law, cutting much of the procedural red tape that for years has kept victims from bringing criminal charges and filing civil lawsuits for damages and harms caused by abuse and assault on minor children. The Child Victims Act lifts some of the…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

NYLJ Publishes Joe Napoli, Kristina Georgiou Article

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The New York Law Journal has published “Forceful Brief Writing and Oral Argument” written by partner Joseph Napoli and associate Kristina Georgiou. The article focuses on the best way to win an appeal, which is to thoroughly prepare the case on the facts and the law.Read the article

NYLJ Quotes Paul Napoli On NY Opioid Litigation

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A New York judge presiding over the state courts’ multicounty opioid litigation in Suffolk County brought on behalf of a coalition of New York counties, which is being closely watched by courts in other jurisdictions around the country, has refused to toss claims against drug distributors. “This is another major victory for New York in…Read the article

NY Law Journal Quotes Paul Napoli on Opioid Ruling

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Source: New York Law Journal
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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Source: New York Law Journal
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

Discovery to Proceed in NY Counties Opioid Litigation

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Source: New York Law Journal
In an interview, Paul Napoli said Suffolk County Supreme Court Justice’s Jerry  Garguilo’s ruling was a major victory for the plaintiff’s and that in his 25 years in practice, he had never seen a judge take the extra step of lifting a stay discovery with dismissal motions pending. “It’s a means to an end of…Read the article

NYLJ Quotes Paul Napoli on Bethpage Water Contamination

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“Having been a longtime Long Island resident, it’s the secret that everyone knows about, that Bethpage and the site are a contaminated mess that is causing cancer and causing everyone suffering and loss of loved ones,” said Paul Napoli.Read the article