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Panthers LB Luke Kuechly Announces Retirement

Panthers LB Luke Kuechly Announces Retirement

| Personal Injury
The 28-year old from Boston College was the Rookie of the Year in 2012 and the Defensive Player of the Year in 2013. In 2021, he will not suit up at all. Citing the risk of multiple concussions, Luke Kuechly said he was stepping away from football. Kuechly sustained serious head injuries in 2015, 2016,…Read the article
How to Be Safe with Your Baby in the Car

How to Be Safe with Your Baby in the Car

| Napoli Shkolnik News
With their spine still developing and heads large for their bodies, babies are at a higher risk of injury in crashes. If you’ve placed your child riding facing forward, in a crash, his spinal cord could stretch, resulting in serious injuries or death. Hence, we recommend riding with your baby facing the rear in a…Read the article
Ikea To Pay $46 Million in Wrongful Death Claim

Ikea To Pay $46 Million in Wrongful Death Claim

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
The home furniture giant agreed to pay the record amount to resolve a claim that its dresser tipped over, killing a 2-year-old boy. The settlement is almost three times greater than a similar one the company reached with three families in 2016. Although the dresser was only thirty inches high, it fell onto Jozef Dudek…Read the article
Tour Bus Wreck in PA Kills and Injures 60+ People

Tour Bus Wreck in PA Kills and Injures 60+ People

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Overall, the overnight wreck on the Pennsylvania Turnpike killed five people and seriously injured sixty others. According to investigators, the Z&D Tours bus rolled downhill and careened off an embankment prior to overturning. Two large trucks then collided with the wrecked bus. Investigators ruled out icy conditions as a cause, but they still do not…Read the article
How Does Nurse Burnout Affect Patient Care?

How Does Nurse Burnout Affect Patient Care?

| Medical Malpractice
New York nurses experience “extremely high rates of burnout,” according to a national labor union. This burnout affects the patients they attend to, as well as the nurses themselves. Many nurses must deal with poor working conditions. A significant number of nurses said they have been victims of workplace violence or bullying, and a majority…Read the article
Watch Out for Dangerous Toys

Watch Out for Dangerous Toys

| Personal Injury
Shopping online is far preferable to riding in a one-horse open sleigh. It is also just about as risky. A recent study suggests that Amazon has become an online flea market where there is almost no corporate oversight. Out of 4,000 dangerous products identified in this study, about half of them were toys and other…Read the article
What To Do In A “Hit and Run”

What To Do In A “Hit and Run”

| Personal Injury
Fatal Pedestrian Accident in East Harlem, New York A toddler is dead, and his mother is seriously injured, after a speeding pickup struck them as they crossed the street. The wreck accident occurred near the intersection of 116th Street and First Avenue in East Harlem. A 59-year-old-man, whose name was not released, struck a woman…Read the article
Queens Sewage Disaster: Residents Deserve Answers/Action

Queens Sewage Disaster: Residents Deserve Answers/Action

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Numerous homes were flooded with raw sewage over Thanksgiving weekend in Queens, New York. While Christmas and New Year’s approach, the City leaves residents with questions unanswered and homes still contaminated with hazardous waste. The sewage filled homes in South Jamaica and South Ozone Park destroying everything it touched, including boilers, heating systems, and irreplaceable…Read the article
Dirty Surgical Tools Sicken Hundreds

Dirty Surgical Tools Sicken Hundreds

| Personal Injury
An Indiana hospital recently sent a letter to over 1,100 patients which said that unsafe practices placed them at risk for HIV, hepatitis, and other serious infections. Officials at Goshen Hospital told patients that a surgical technician failed to properly clean instruments for several months. However, the hospital insisted the actual illness risk was “extremely…Read the article
10 Things to Do Immediately After an Auto Accident

10 Things to Do Immediately After an Auto Accident

| Personal Injury
We all hope that we or our loved ones will never be in a serious auto accident, but unfortunately the odds are stacked against us and most drivers will be in some sort of accident while driving at some point in their lives. Whether you are the one at fault or not and whether you…Read the article