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Does Social Media Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

Does Social Media Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

| Personal Injury
This question affects many personal injury cases, as over two-thirds of New Yorkers regularly use social media platforms. As outlined below, Facebook posts and other social media posts and likes could have either a positive or negative impact on your claim for damages. So, if you were hurt in an accident, think before you hit…Read the article
Coronavirus: Can You Still File Personal Injury Claims?

Coronavirus: Can You Still File Personal Injury Claims?

| Coronavirus
Governor Andrew Cuomo says he plans to let some PAUSE restrictions expire in mid-May, but he will extend others. Does that mean the COVID-19 crisis is almost over, and how does this development affect your potential or active personal injury claim? Coronavirus is more widespread in New York than anyplace else, including China. According to…Read the article
Cronología de una demanda por daños

Cronología de una demanda por daños

| Personal Injury
La gran mayoría de las reclamaciones por daños no llegan al tribunal. De hecho, más del 95% de estos asuntos se resuelven fuera del tribunal. Algunos casos se transigen rápido, pero en su mayor parte, el proceso de transacción toma tiempo. Al igual que con otras negociaciones, es importante no llevar estos procesos de manera…Read the article
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
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

| Napoli Shkolnik News
One advocacy group has big plans for Brain Injury Awareness Month, highlighted by an advocacy day in Albany on March 25. Some legislative priorities include “keeping the TBI waiver out of Medicaid managed care, expanding the Concussion Management and Awareness Act of 2011 and creating a resource facilitation program,” said Brain Injury Association of New…Read the article
Can Doctors Perform Pelvic Exams Without Asking?

Can Doctors Perform Pelvic Exams Without Asking?

| Medical Malpractice
Before she had stomach surgery at an Arizona hospital, Janine specifically told doctors she did not want a pelvic exam. They gave her one anyway. And, this was not an isolated incident. Only a few states in the Union require pelvic exam informed consent. In most cases, doctors or even medical students may perform such…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
What is a Food Allergy and Can it Lead to a Lawsuit?

What is a Food Allergy and Can it Lead to a Lawsuit?

| Personal Injury
Most of us have heard the term ‘food allergy’ or have had friends, family, or co-workers mention that they are allergic to certain foods. But what exactly is a food allergy and how could it result in a lawsuit? A food allergy is a negative reaction that the body has when certain foods are consumed…Read the article
Napoli’s Work in Pharmaceutical Litigation

Napoli’s Work in Pharmaceutical Litigation

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Modern medicine has helped people to live with debilitating diseases and cure life-threatening illnesses. However, used improperly, or without knowledge of their side effects, medicine can have the adverse effect and have an impact on an individual’s quality of life, or even result in death. Every year, thousands of Americans are injured or killed by…Read the article