Benefits of a Lawyer for Civil Justice Cases After a Crime

“Regardless of the outcome of the criminal prosecution, or even if there was no prosecution, crime victims can file civil lawsuits against offenders and other responsible parties. Unlike the criminal justice process, the civil justice system does not attempt to determine an offender s guilt or innocence. Offenders are also not put in prison. Rather, civil

Doctors Continue To Struggle With Blood Clot Treatment

Over two decades after scientists discovered a “breakthrough procedure” in stroke treatments, many patients still have no access to advanced tPA therapy, largely because of potential medical malpractice issues. If ischemic (blood clot) stroke patients receive tissue Plasminogen Activator injections within three to four-and-a-half hours after the onset of symptoms, the tPA can effectively dissolve

PFOA/PFOS Water Contamination Class Action Filed in MA

Napoli Shkolnik PLLC and the Law Offices of Brian Cunha & Associates have filed a lawsuit against five manufacturers of aqueous firefighting foams (“AFFF”) containing perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (“PFOS”) and perfluorooctanoic acid (“PFOA”) for the contamination of the groundwater relied upon by Hyannis, Hyannisport, and West Hyannisport. The class action complaint was filed in the Federal

Hill Harper, Napoli Shkolnik File Injunction in Flint

NorthStar Legal Action Group, PC, Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, and actor and activist Hill Harper have filed a motion for a preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order against the State of Michigan, seeking to compel the State to continue providing bottled water at the remaining four Point of Distribution (POD) sites. Recently, the State of Michigan

Sexual Discrimination in the Workplace

When men and women go to their jobs day in and day out they expect fair treatment and a decent pay and to be treated like the hardworking individuals they are. When people are discriminated against solely because of their sex, then that person has become a victim of sexual discrimination in the workplace. For

What Exactly Are Occupational Diseases?

An occupational disease is any chronic ailment that occurs as a result of work or occupational activity. It is an aspect of occupational safety and health. An occupational disease is typically identified when it is shown that it is more prevalent in a given body of workers than in the general population, or in other worker populations. The first