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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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December 23, 2019 | Personal Injury Shopping online is far preferable to riding in a one-horse open sleigh. It is also just about as risky. A recent study suggests that Amazon has become an online flea market where there is almost no corporate oversight. Out of 4,000 dangerous products identified in this study, about half of them were toys and other products marketed to children. Many of these sales occur in a legal grey area.…
December 19, 2019 | Personal Injury If you are one of the millions of Americans who will be traveling during the holidays, you know how important it is to prepare. Whether by car, bus, train, or plane, you can never be too prepared. If you are traveling by car, make sure your vehicle is up to date on maintenance. Even if the car and tires have been inspected, keep roadside assistance contact information with you.…
December 17, 2019 | Napoli Shkolnik News Preparing for the holidays usually means shopping, booking flights, and dusting off the festive ornaments and holiday lights to turn your home into a winter wonderland. But one area of holiday preparation that is often over looked involves the invisible organisms that invade our homes and make us sick. Germs! Let’s dive a little deeper into how your holiday road trip really looks. Let’s start with your car.…
December 13, 2019 | Personal Injury Fatal Pedestrian Accident in East Harlem, New York A toddler is dead, and his mother is seriously injured, after a speeding pickup struck them as they crossed the street. The wreck accident occurred near the intersection of 116th Street and First Avenue in East Harlem. A 59-year-old-man, whose name was not released, struck a woman and her child, who was in a stroller, in his Ford F-250 truck. Emergency…
December 10, 2019 | Napoli Shkolnik News Numerous homes were flooded with raw sewage over Thanksgiving weekend in Queens, New York. While Christmas and New Year’s approach, the City leaves residents with questions unanswered and homes still contaminated with hazardous waste. The sewage filled homes in South Jamaica and South Ozone Park destroying everything it touched, including boilers, heating systems, and irreplaceable family mementoes. Basements were filled ankle, knee, and door knob high with toxic…
December 9, 2019 | Personal Injury Personal injury lawyers are experts in the legal field who have their primary focus on representing people who have been injured in some way through no real fault of their own. They provide an important connection between the legal support of law proceedings and individuals whose lives have been turned upside down due to an injury. Dealing with everything on your own can be overwhelming. There is a lot…
An Indiana hospital recently sent a letter to over 1,100 patients which said that unsafe practices placed them at risk for HIV, hepatitis, and other serious infections. Officials at Goshen Hospital told patients that a surgical technician failed to properly clean instruments for several months. However, the hospital insisted the actual illness risk was “extremely……
December 3, 2019 | Pharmaceutical Litigation The Food and Drug Administration told over a dozen companies to stop selling cannabidiol-infused food products and stop making inflated health claims about their products. CBD is a non-psychoactive marijuana ingredient which has medicinal properties. Yet the FDA has only approved one CBD product. Epidiolex treats some rare forms of childhood epilepsy. Other CBD products, such as health supplements and edibles, have not been reviewed. Regulators are especially concerned…
November 27, 2019 | Winter Tips Earlier this month, an “artic outbreak” brought record-breaking cold weather and snow across the U.S. from the Midwest to the East Coast and up through New England. It even went as far south as the upper coast of Texas, where temperatures dropped around 40 degrees over one 24-hour period. In Buffalo, New York, the 8.2 inches of snow on November 11 of this year broke a record snowfall of…
November 25, 2019 | Napoli Shkolnik News Last month, the US Food And Drug Administration released draft guidance called “Breast Implants- Certain Labeling Recommendations to Improve Patient Communication” that included various recommendations to ensure that patients receiving saline and silicone gel-filled breast implants were completely informed about the product and its risks. The draft guidance recommends a boxed warning, the strongest FDA warning for prescriptions drug labeling to bring attention to life-threatening risks, as breast…