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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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June 5, 2019 | Commercial Litigation & Class Actions Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is proud to announce that Jennifer R. Liakos has been appointed the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in In Re: 3M Combat Arms Earplug Products Liability Litigation (Case No. 3:19md2885) by United States District Court Judge M. Casey Rogers for the Northern District of Florida Pensacola Division. The Panel received and reviewed close to 200 applications and selected Ms. Liakos from this highly qualified field…
May 22, 2019 | Personal Injury Very few people can resist the allure and pull of beach. The vivid blue inviting water, the warm cloudless skies with a cool breeze, the beautiful warm sand, and much more call to us to come and relax and wash away the cares of the world. As beautiful and welcoming as they may seem, beaches are subject to the unpredictable, wild, and at time dangerous ways of Mother Nature.…
May 20, 2019 | Pharmaceutical Litigation We trust our doctors and trained medical professionals to take care of us and recommended medications that will keep us safe and healthy and that won’t end up causing more harm than good. Unfortunately, more and more often these days, medications are being shown to have known risks and dangers associated with them. Many of these dangers were not properly disclosed to patients by medical professionals, pharmaceutical companies, or…
May 13, 2019 | World Trade Center No one who was old enough to know what was going on that day will ever forget where they were and what they were doing on September 11, 2001 when the terrorist attack occurred. It was an event that has been burned into your memories even if we were not there in person for the events that unfolded. According to Wikipedia, it was the single largest loss…
May 3, 2019 | Personal Injury It is estimated that as many as 1.5 million kids ended up in the ER with sports injuries during the 2012 -2013 year. That’s a lot of injuries and a lot of worried and frantic parents. Many kids today play sports for school as well as a way to get exercise and stay healthy. But are sports really a good choice for kids today? Which are the most dangerous sports today?…
April 24, 2019 | Personal Injury Following a nationwide trend, legislators in the Garden State approved a measure which radically extends the statute of limitations in sexual assault cases. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is expected to sign the measure, which passed both legislative houses by a wide margin. The bill would extend the sexual abuse statute of limitations until the future victim reached age 55. Additionally, the bill gives current victims a two-year window…
April 17, 2019 | Personal Injury Napoli Shkolnik filed a class action lawsuit in the Supreme Court of New York, New York County on behalf of lead plaintiff Maria Vecchio and on behalf of all others similarly situated, against Quest Diagnostics Inc., ExamOne World Wide Inc., and ExamOne LLC.  Our firm is also seeking to represent other current and former Mobile Examiners who worked for Quest and affiliated Quest entities within New York state…
April 16, 2019 | Personal Injury In January 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Child Victims Act. This measure, which had been pending for more than a decade, significantly expands the statute of limitations in sexual assault cases. Survivors as old as 55 can file claims in civil court. In one respect, the CVA is nothing new. It is the latest development in the seemingly endless tort reform saga. Generally, these battles feature…
April 11, 2019 | World Trade Center The much-anticipated 9/11 Memorial Glade will be opening this spring, seventeen years to the day after the Ground Zero recovery mission officially ended. Michael Arad, who designed part of the original 9/11 Memorial, has also designed the Glade. The Glade is primarily dedicated to 9/11 survivors and those who are sick or have died from exposure to the toxins in the aftermath of 9/11. About 400,000 New Yorkers…