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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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An arbitror ordered the ridesharing company to pay Lisa Irving $1.1 million to compensate her for the economic and noneconomic damages she sustained when drivers repeatedly refused to give her rides. After about a dozen Uber drivers either refused to pick her up or otherwise harassed her, Irving said she felt “demeaned, humiliated, devalued, embarrassed,……
The distinguished Napoli Shkolnik law firm, along with noted civil rights attorney Ben Crump, filed an action against New York City’s Arlo Hotel, accusing it of sponsoring a controversial racial profiling incident which centered on a 14-year-old boy. Initially, a white woman accused the young man of stealing her smartphone. When he denied responsibility, the……
The survivors of 64-year-old Robert Maraj, who was killed in a tragic hit-and-run, recently filed a $150 million wrongful death claim in New York Supreme Court. Attorneys Paul J. Napoli and Ben Crump will represent the family in court. According to investigators, Maraj was walking on a Mineola roadway when a man, later identified as……
Although virtually anyone can file a personal injury case, successfully navigating that case to a favorable settlement or verdict is more difficult. For a successful personal injury case, you must be able to prove that you were injured, the extent of your injuries, and that your injury was caused through the fault or negligence of……
Strawberries, spinach, and other green leafy vegetables topped an advocacy group’s Dirty Dozen list of consumer foods contaminated by dangerously high levels of pesticides. An Environmental Working Group study concluded that 70 percent of the non-organic fresh produce sold in the United States is laced with dangerously high levels of deadly pesticides, herbicides, and other……
Like the rest of the United States, New York faces a developing environmental crisis as city and state governments try to determine how they can manage waste and recycling more effectively. A new bill (S.1185A) sponsored by Senator Todd Makinsky plans to tackle the problem by shifting responsibility for recycling costs from local governments to……
Since the first appeared in the 1970s, airbags have saved thousands of lives. Most people do not know it, but the airbag is an engineering marvel. A chemical propellant must rapidly inflate the bag upon impact, yet not trigger an airbag explosion. In other words, an airbag has lots of moving parts. As outlined below,……
Class-action lawsuits seek justice for a group of individuals or entities against a single defendant. If people suffer damage from an organization, corporation, or a single person, they can file a case. The affected persons may hire an attorney to file a single legal action as a group. This legal action is known as a……
The average vehicle collision claim could settle out of court a little over a year after the accident. During these months, you will hear or read many terms you might not be familiar with. Lawyers do their best to speak English instead of Legalese. But no one’s perfect! Regardless of the language we use, our……