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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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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…
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is proud to announce that Paul J. Napoli has been appointed Plaintiffs’ Co-Lead Counsel in In Re: Aqueous Film-Forming Foams Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2:18-mn-2873-RMG) by United States District Court Judge Richard Mark Gergel for the District of South Carolina, Charleston Division. Mr. Napoli was selected for this role as he……
March 25, 2019 | Personal Injury Amusement park rides like roller coasters and Ferris wheels and bumper cars are a lot of fun but are also the leading cause for injuries among those who report getting hurt while at theme parks. Injuries can range from cuts and bruises to broken bones and head trauma resulting in brain injuries. The most serious theme park ride mishaps can even result in death. People visit theme…
March 18, 2019 | Mesothelioma In the past, automobiles and parts were frequently made with asbestos-containing materials. Before it was known how dangerous it was, asbestos was used for durability, insulation, heat resistance, and fireproofing- all things that are very important when working with intricate and vital automotive components. Many car parts have to endure high friction or intense heat situations on a regular basis, relying on asbestos for protection so the parts do not catch…
March 13, 2019 | Aviation Accidents Less than two years after aerospace giant Boeing introduced its 737 Max with tremendous fanfare, two of these planes have crashed and hundreds of people have died. The families of those lost deserve compensation for their losses. In March 2019, an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max crashed just minutes after it took off from Addis Ababa. The wreck killed all 157 people on board. The crash was eerily similar…
February 20, 2019 | Personal Injury We have seen many amazing revolutionary breakthroughs in technology over the last few decades. And there seems to be no sign of it slowing down any time soon. Of all the advances we have seen some of the greatest are demonstrated in our vehicles. From advanced safety features to better comfort controls and enhanced designs there is a lot that has changed in the automotive industry. One of the…
February 15, 2019 | Commercial Litigation & Class Actions Far too many people have lost millions of dollars as well as their personal information because thy have become victims of the common tax scams that run rampant around this time of the year. Scammers use the regular mail, telephone, or email to set up individuals, businesses, payroll and tax professionals and to get personal information and money from them. As a follow-up to our previous article
John Ramsey spent 33 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. He and his legal team, including civil rights attorney Craig Phemister, recently filed a motion to prove his innocence. The court papers were filed in Brooklyn Supreme Court and charge that the NYPD and Brooklyn District Attorney withheld exculpatory evidence. The motion seeks to vacate John Ramsey’s 1981 conviction in the murder of a drug dealer in a Flatbush crack house.…