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Timeline of a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Timeline of a Personal Injury Lawsuit

| Personal Injury
The Personal Injury Timeline Most accident claims do not go to court. In fact, over 95 percent of these matters settle out of court. A few cases settle very quickly. But for the most part, the settlement process takes time. As with any other negotiations, it’s important to not resolve the claim too early. If…Read the article
Current Coronavirus Crisis Might Just Be the Beginning

Current Coronavirus Crisis Might Just Be the Beginning

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Some experts predict that the COVID-19 virus might be infinitely more dangerous than the early 2000s SARS outbreak which killed 800 people and infected about 8,000 others. The warning came as the casualty count in China continues to climbed to 2,700 infections and 80 deaths. According to models, the number of domestic infections could reach…Read the article
Alaska Dentist Extracted Tooth While Riding a Hoverboard

Alaska Dentist Extracted Tooth While Riding a Hoverboard

| Medical Malpractice
An Anchorage dentist was convicted on multiple criminal counts, including Medicaid fraud and failing to abide by the medical standard of care. Superior Court Judge Michael Wolverton said the state presented an “overwhelming” amount of evidence during a five-week trial. According to prosecutors, Dr. Seth Lookhart performed a number of unlawful acts. That included sedating…Read the article
How To Minimize Injury Risk on Black Ice

How To Minimize Injury Risk on Black Ice

| Personal Injury
Winter weather brings with it ice, and ice is slippery business, especially when it is the kind you can’t see: Black Ice. Despite the name, black ice is in fact ice that forms to be completely clear. Because black ice allows you to see roads and sidewalks under it, it can be difficult to know when you are…Read the article
NHL and Retired Players Agree on Brain Injury Lawsuit

NHL and Retired Players Agree on Brain Injury Lawsuit

| Personal Injury
Assuming a Minnesota federal judge approves the deal, roughly three hundred former players will each receive a share of about $19 million. These benefits break down to roughly $22,000 per player in cash compensation and about $75,000 per player in medical benefits. “The cash amount of $22,000, that’s small,” remarked former Detroit Red Wings defenseman…Read the article
Back to school after the summer: School risks and dangers 

Back to school after the summer: School risks and dangers 

| Personal Injury
As the summer winds down for kids all across the country that time of the year has come- time to prepare for the return to school. For most it means new classes, new teachers, new friends, and new things to learn. For first time students it is a time of great wonder and excitement and…Read the article
Common Causes of Boating Accidents in the US

Common Causes of Boating Accidents in the US

| Personal Injury
Summer is upon us, and many of us turn to the water as a fun escape from the heat. Swimming pools, lakes, and other bodies of water are a common destination for families looking for fun in the sun. Unfortunately, these fun and exciting water based activities carry with them a certain amount of interent…Read the article
The Perils of Pool Injury in New York

The Perils of Pool Injury in New York

| Personal Injury
Somewhat astoundingly, unintentional drowning is the leading cause of accidental death for children under 4. Those who survive often have permanent injury. It only takes a few moments below the water to cause irreversible brain damage. Many, many other victims become violently ill due to a chemical imbalance. Pool chlorine has many more active ingredients,…Read the article
What You Need to Know About BBQ Safety

What You Need to Know About BBQ Safety

| Personal Injury
With warmer weather coming, many New Yorkers break out their barbeque grills. July is the worst month for BBQ accidents, as almost a fifth of the reported barbeque fires occur during this month. May, June, and August follow close behind. Many times, BBQ accidents in New York cause a lot more than nuisance injuries. About…Read the article