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Parents Intentionally Leave Child in Hot Car

Parents Intentionally Leave Child in Hot Car

| Personal Injury
When authorities rescued a 1-year-old child from a hot car in a shopping mall parking lot, he was “breathing heavily, sweating profusely, and at grave risk of death.” Several witnesses reported seeing a crying infant alone inside a car which was parked in a Manhasset shopping mall. Police had to break one of the vehicle’s…Read the article
Safety Issues for Labor Day 2021

Safety Issues for Labor Day 2021

| Personal Injury
The COVID-19 delta variant has cast a shadow over many plans for the long holiday weekend in September 2021. A fourth of travelers have changed their destinations, and many people have eschewed flying for driving. Our New York personal injury attorneys obtain the compensation injury victims need and deserve, whether they are close to home…Read the article
Drunken Long Island Bus Driver Causes Multiple Wrecks

Drunken Long Island Bus Driver Causes Multiple Wrecks

| Napoli Shkolnik News
The Baiting Hollow Scout Camp bus driver, whose BAC level was roughly six times the legal limit, now faces multiple criminal charges. The 61-year-old bus driver was transporting campers and staffers when she hit a large concrete pillar, ran a stop sign, and sideswiped a car near the intersection of Oak Hills and Sound Avenue.…Read the article
Stay Safe Over the Holiday Weekend

Stay Safe Over the Holiday Weekend

| Personal Injury
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced that the state was ending most coronavirus restrictions in time for the Independence Day holiday weekend. California, a similar move at about the same time. Coronavirus vaccines and protective measures have reduced this disease to a few pockets, mostly in overseas countries. But other risks, which most of…Read the article
Be Careful On The Road: Memorial Day 2021

Be Careful On The Road: Memorial Day 2021

| Personal Injury
Around Memorial Day Weekend, alcohol sales usually increase over 25 percent. The unofficial first day of summer is an even bigger drinking holiday than New Year’s Eve. The effects of alcohol, such as slower motor skills and an elevated sense of well-being, help many people relax. But this combination is always dangerous, and often fatal,…Read the article
Nicki Minaj Family Files Wrongful Death Action

Nicki Minaj Family Files Wrongful Death Action

| Personal Injury
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…Read the article
Your Airbag Failed, Now What?

Your Airbag Failed, Now What?

| Personal Injury
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,…Read the article
Seven Common Car Accident Terms You Should Know

Seven Common Car Accident Terms You Should Know

| Personal Injury
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…Read the article
Automotive Software Failure and Car Accidents

Automotive Software Failure and Car Accidents

| Personal Injury
Driverless cars are here, at least to an extent. Most people operate Level 1 or Level 2 autonomous vehicles. Level 1 cars and trucks have some features, such as anti-lock brakes and blind spot sensors, which help them operate their vehicles. Level 2 cars and trucks, like a GM Cruise, have more advanced driver-assist features…Read the article
Who is Liable in a Commercial Vehicle Accident?

Who is Liable in a Commercial Vehicle Accident?

| Personal Injury
At-fault drivers are legally responsible for commercial crash damages. Typically, employers are financially responsible for car crash damages, because of the respondeat superior rule. This legal doctrine holds employers responsible if their employees are negligent. As outlined below, New York law defines these key terms in broad, victim-friendly terms. So, these victims have an additional…Read the article