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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
Tips for Traveling During the Holidays

Tips for Traveling During the Holidays

| Personal Injury
If you are one of the millions of Americans who will be traveling during the holidays, you know how important it is to prepare. Whether by car, bus, train, or plane, you can never be too prepared. If you are traveling by car, make sure your vehicle is up to date on maintenance. Even if…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
Personal Injury Lawyer What to Look For & Is One Needed?

Personal Injury Lawyer What to Look For & Is One Needed?

| Personal Injury
Personal injury lawyers are experts in the legal field who have their primary focus on representing people who have been injured in some way through no real fault of their own. They provide an important connection between the legal support of law proceedings and individuals whose lives have been turned upside down due to an…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
Vaping Related Injuries, Deaths Linked to Specific Chemical

Vaping Related Injuries, Deaths Linked to Specific Chemical

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Vitamin E acetate is one culprit named in the recent U.S. outbreak of vaping related lung injuries across 46 states and one US territory. The Center for Disease Control reports there have been 2,172 vaping related lung illness and injury cases and 43 vaping related deaths. Vitamin E acetate is a chemical found in illicit…Read the article