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Napoli Shkolnik represents victims across the country in complex litigation, arbitration, and mediation related to a number of practice areas, including Medical Malpractice,  Environmental Litigation, Aviation Accidents, Mesothelioma, and Civil Rights. We also handle FELA Accidents, and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claims for injured and disabled workers and assist responders and survivors of September 11, 2001, World Trade Center Claims attacks on the United States with claims for compensation and medical care through the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.

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Almost all Primary Care Physicians claim that they listen closely to their patients when they discuss their symptoms. Yet in these circumstances, most doctors only tune in for about eleven seconds. That brief interaction, along with some physician’s “I already know what’s wrong with you” attitude, often sets the stage for medical negligence. Doctors hear……
Personal injury lawsuits are some of the most common lawsuits filed. Many of these involve the kind of everyday injuries you would expect—broken bones, slip-and-fall accidents, vehicle crashes, and more. But there are also occasional cases that involve bizarre circumstances. These are four of the strangest personal injury cases that have been filed . .……
Mesothelioma, an aggressive and rare form of heart-lung cancer, is probably the most common health effect of asbestos exposure. The minimum mesothelioma latency period is around twenty years. So, many 9/11 victims who were exposed to asbestos might just now be beginning to experience some mesothelioma symptoms, such as chest tightness, overall lethargy, and trouble……
The CDC has recommended that individuals wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in public settings and when social distancing isn’t possible. Many US state and city governments have now made wearing masks in public a requirement. Such mandates mean individuals could be charged fines and children could be sent home from school as……
The clock is ticking on the 2020 U.S. Census. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the government recently moved the deadline to September 30, 2020. This decision is a stunning reversal from an earlier pronouncement. In April 2020, officials told Congress they needed until at least October 31 to ensure an accurate count. Originally, the Census……
The ridesharing company announced it was suspending service in the Big Apple due to issues with “rider accountability and safety measures.” After two Revel riders died in two separate incidents in less than two weeks, New York Mayor Bill deBlasio called the company’s safety record “unacceptable.” “Our people have been talking to Revel, and they’ve……
Napoli Shkolnik and National Civil Rights and Personal Injury Attorney Ben Crump Joins with National Black Farmers Association to Seek to Block Sale of Weedkiller Roundup Crump, NAACP, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists call for Bayer-Monsanto to “end Black farmers’ bondage to their GMO seeds and cancer-causing herbicide” Co-counsel Chris Schnieders, said it’s time for……
This question affects many personal injury cases, as over two-thirds of New Yorkers regularly use social media platforms. As outlined below, Facebook posts and other social media posts and likes could have either a positive or negative impact on your claim for damages. So, if you were hurt in an accident, think before you hit……