Napoli Shkolnik Law Firm Receives Top Honors in 2024 Best Law Firms Rankings

Melville, NY – Napoli Shkolnik, a nationally recognized law firm, has achieved significant recognition in the legal industry. Led by Founding Partner Marie Napoli, the firm has secured five Tier 1 distinctions in the 2024 edition of the prestigious Best Law Firms rankings. These accolades cover three practice areas. The firm’s accomplishments are as follows: for National Tier 1, Napoli Shkolnik received recognition in Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs. At the regional level, the firm obtained Tier 1 distinctions in Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs and Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs in New York … Read more

Bayer’s Monsanto Unit Receives $1 Billion Reduction in Roundup Cancer Verdict, Providing Relief Amidst Legal Battles

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri – A judge in Missouri has reduced a $1.5 billion jury verdict against Bayer AG’s Monsanto unit by nearly $1 billion, marking a significant victory for the company in its ongoing legal battle over the cancer risks associated with its Roundup weedkiller. Judge Daniel Green refused to grant Monsanto’s requests for a new trial or to dismiss the entire verdict, but he did reduce the punitive damages portion of the award by over 60% to approximately $550 million. This reduction in the Missouri award comes as a relief for Bayer, which has … Read more

Family Receives $10 Million Jury Award as Negligence in Special Olympian’s Tragic Death Comes to Light

GREENWICH, Conn. – A jury has awarded a family $10 million in a negligence lawsuit against a Connecticut facility in the death of a Special Olympian. The verdict was reached in the case of a 19-year-old athlete, who drowned during a swim practice session. The tragic incident occurred at the University of Connecticut-Avery Point campus in 2017. The athlete, identified as T.J., was participating in a swim practice as part of a Special Olympics training program. T.J. had Down syndrome and was a member of the Special Olympics since he was 10. According to the … Read more

Landmark Verdict: Victim of Sexual Abuse by County Juvenile Shelter Worker Receives $750K Compensation

PATERSON, New Jersey – In a recent verdict, a jury awarded $750,000 to a man who was sexually abused by a worker at a county juvenile shelter. The victim came forward with his story and sought justice through the legal system. The abuse, which happened at an unnamed county juvenile shelter, took a toll on the victim’s mental and emotional well-being. During the trial, the victim testified about the traumatic experience and its lasting impact on his life. The jury recognized the severity of the abuse and delivered a verdict that aims to provide some … Read more