Napoli Shkolnik PLLC News

NAPOLI SHKOLNIK PLLC: The Newest Uber Lawsuit leads to another resignation

By Press release submission | Aug 11, 2018

Most of us have at least heard of Uber and a fair number of us may have very well used this service.

NAPOLI SHKOLNIK PLLC: What do you need for a good auto accident case?

By Press release submission | Aug 3, 2018

There is never a good time to be involved in a car accident and even if no one is injured there is still pain and anguish- the frustration of dealing with insurance claims. If someone is injured in an auto accident then you have to face the battle to get compensation for your injuries and build a case to bring against the responsible party.

NAPOLI SHKOLNIK PLLC: What you should do if your insurance claim is denied

By Press release submission | Jul 15, 2018

Filing an insurance claim is often directly preceded by a traumatic event in your life.

Looking forward to the well running dry

By The Madison County Record | May 9, 2018

It's interesting how two people or groups of people can have completely different reactions to the same situation. Consider the diametrically opposed perspectives on the legal climate in Madison County. The hellhole status we've deplored for years is considered positively paradisaical by profiteers.

Study predicts most new cases of mesothelioma will not be related to occupational exposure after 2040

By John Breslin | May 7, 2018

A new study has found that all new cases of mesothelioma will largely be so-called "background," that is not linked to the hazards of directly working around asbestos, after 2040.

N.Y. opioid litigation won't be stayed; Lawyers seeking 1,000 more county-plaintiffs

By Daniel Fisher | Mar 16, 2018

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - A New York judge has refused to stay lawsuits by a number of New York counties against opioid manufacturers and distributors, rejecting arguments that the Food and Drug Administration hasn’t yet determined whether narcotic painkillers are unnecessarily dangerous - a central question in any litigation.

Napoli Shkolnik files medical malpractice suit against physicians for prescribing increasing doses of fentanyl

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 16, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — Napoli Shkolnik filed a suit on behalf of a deceased patient alleging several physicians prescribed increasingly high dosages of fentanyl for back and knee pain, eventually causing the patient’s death from acute fentanyl toxicity.

Alabama man files suit against John Crane Inc. over father's alleged asbestos exposure injuries

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 1, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE – An estate representative residing in Alabama has filed a suit over allegations that his late father's lung cancer was caused by exposure to asbestos.

Napoli attorney Melanie R. Swearengen dies in collision with train

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 15, 2017

Edwardsville attorney Melanie R. Swearengen died earlier this month when her vehicle became stuck on train tracks in Brighton and was hit by an Amtrack train.

Couple says secondary exposure of asbestos, other materials led to wife's failing health

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 1, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A couple is suing an industrial parts manufacturer, citing alleged negligence and failure to protect employees from hazardous dust in the workplace.

Stobbs to consider case law before ruling on motions to dismiss asbestos cases for want of prosecution

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 11, 2016

Madison County Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs must decide whether to dismiss dozens of asbestos cases that are not ready for trial scheduled in October -  some of which were originally filed by Associate Judge Donald Flack before he became judge.

More than 300 Madison County asbestos cases set for trial this week settle

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 12, 2015

Each of the 316 asbestos cases set for trial this week in Madison County have settled.

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