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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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The new report by the Environmental Protection Commission (“ECP”) Hillsborough County shows multiple egregious violations and problems within Gopher Resource, LLC. The Hillsborough County Environmental Protection Commission published an EPA Level 4 Investigation of Gopher Resource Tampa Plant on June 30, 2021, and found 14 allegations that are considered violations of the air pollution permits……
Under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, Johnson & Johnson recalled five popular sunscreens which were tainted with benzene, a chemical which can cause serious health problems at even very low levels. The affected aerosol products are Aveeno Protect + Refresh aerosol sunscreen, along with four versions of Neutrogena sunscreen: CoolDry Sport aerosol sunscreen,……
What to Know Before Filing an Abdominal Mesh Lawsuit There are currently thousands of ongoing lawsuits involving abdominal mesh in the US, filed by patients who underwent surgery involving mesh products to fix hernias or other problems, but whose procedures ended up causing them more pain and harm. If you’ve gone through a similar procedure……
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is fed up with the way fraudulent license plates hamstring police investigations. Officials believe the fake license plate market began during coronavirus shutdowns, when the Department of Motor Vehicles was closed for most purposes. Now, buyers might pay up to $2,000 for a fraudulent license plate from an……
A local court sentenced 51-year-old Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein, of New Rochelle, to five-and-half years in prison. Goldstein had previously pleaded guilty to charges that he accepted kickbacks and bribes to prescribe Fentanyl to his patients. According to court documents, Insys paid Goldstein about $200,000 to stop prescribing a competitor’s product and start prescribing Insys’ Fentanyl.……
Paraquat is a widely used herbicide often sold under popular brand names such as Gramoxone, Parazone, and Firestorm. This chemical compound is so toxic that the US supply has a distinct blue color, an unpleasant odor, a vomit-inducing additive, and is only available to licensed users. Introduced in 1961, it’s still one of the most……
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced that the state was ending most coronavirus restrictions in time for the Independence Day holiday weekend. California, a similar move at about the same time. Coronavirus vaccines and protective measures have reduced this disease to a few pockets, mostly in overseas countries. But other risks, which most of……
How Are Nursing Homes Recovering After COVID? Vacancy rates in New York nursing homes have been rising due to the lack of trust caused by the handling of the COVID-19 crisis. High numbers of nursing home inhabitants passed away during the pandemic, and occupancy rates are still low compared to pre-COVID numbers. Nearly half of……
For years, Tampa’s lead-smelting plant workers have cried foul at the plant’s unsafe working environment that puts all its workers at risk. Lead poisoning is the primary concern for hundreds of workers exposed to this toxin at dangerous levels. Minnesota-based company Gopher Resource gained the smelting plant in 2006 and immediately made plans to transform……
A personal injury case can be stressful, especially if you don’t fully understand everything that is being discussed during the proceedings or between the lawyers involved. Some legal terms may be familiar to you, such as plaintiff and defendant. Other terms, such as torts, burden of proof, and negligence, will likely need a bit of……