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Category Archive: Personal Injury

Many personal injuries can lead to significant medical expenses and financial burdens, as well as intangible losses too. Fortunately, the victims of others' negligence are able to recover damages through a civil action. If you have been injured in an auto or aviation accident, due to a defective pharmaceutical, or in any other negligence-based accident, the attorneys at Napoli Shkolnik, PLCC are prepared to advocate on your behalf.

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Food Safety Concerns Continue in New York

Food Safety Concerns Continue in New York

| Personal Injury
Just as we were celebrating National Food Allergy Awareness Month, a report surfaced that many food packaging materials contain high levels of a dangerous chemical. The tainted packages were from large fast-food chains, like Cava, Arby’s, Nathan’s Famous, Burger King, Stop & Shop, Chick-fil-A, and Sweetgreen. These companies used PFAS to separate grease from wrappers.…Read the article
Feds Investigate Popular Breakfast Cereal

Feds Investigate Popular Breakfast Cereal

| Personal Injury
There appears to be an issue with the cereal product, Lucky Charms,  as the Food and Drug Administration said it was “reviewing and investigating” reports of adverse episodes. A consumer protection website said it had received over 1,000 complaints about problems like diarrhea, vomiting, and nausea. The company said it took “the consumer concerns reported…Read the article
What Is Bodily Injury Liability?

What Is Bodily Injury Liability?

| Personal Injury
Bodily injury liability may be words you’ve seen on your insurance coverage, but do not yet fully understand. This article will cover what bodily injury liability is, the legal side of bodily injury liability, and how professionals can help you get the compensation you deserve for bodily injury. What is Bodily Injury Liability? Bodily injury…Read the article
What is Erb’s Palsy and How Is It Caused?

What is Erb’s Palsy and How Is It Caused?

| Personal Injury
Newborns are incredibly vulnerable individuals. Many newborn babies don’t weigh much more than a two-liter bottle of soda. Excessive force on a baby’s arm or head usually causes Erb’s palsy, which affects the brachial plexus nerve bundle under the arms. Usually, this excessive force occurs during difficult deliveries, as outlined below. Like many other palsies…Read the article
Types of Evidence in a Personal Injury Claim

Types of Evidence in a Personal Injury Claim

| Personal Injury
Proof is critical in injury claims for two basic reasons. First, victims must establish negligence, or a lack of care, by a preponderance of the evidence, or more likely than not. Second, there is usually a direct link between the amount of evidence victims present and the amount of damages jurors award. Generally, the evidence…Read the article
Deodorants Recalled Over High Levels of Carcinogenic Benzene

Deodorants Recalled Over High Levels of Carcinogenic Benzene

| Personal Injury
Under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a holding company finally agreed to voluntarily take some tainted cosmetic products off the shelves. The HRB Brand-produced spray-on antiperspirant and deodorant products all have expiration dates prior to August 2023. Government tests revealed disturbingly high levels of benzene fumes in the chemical propellant that powers…Read the article
Common Myths About Personal Injury Cases

Common Myths About Personal Injury Cases

| Personal Injury
Falls, car wrecks, medical mistakes, environmental poisonings, and other unintentional injuries claimed over 200,000 American lives in 2020. Usually, these incidents are not accidents. Instead, negligence, or a lack of care, usually causes such injuries. Even if these victims survive, they can sustain serious injuries, like broken bones, head injuries, and internal injuries. The average…Read the article
The Police Report’s Role in Car Crash Cases

The Police Report’s Role in Car Crash Cases

| Personal Injury
Fewer vehicle collisions was supposed to be one of the silver linings of the dark pandemic lockdown cloud. But instead, the number of fatal wrecks increased in 2020, as drivers developed some very bad habits. The number of fatal wrecks increased again in 2021, to their highest level since 2006. Frequently, the police accident report…Read the article
Important Steps to Take After a Slip-and-Fall Accident

Important Steps to Take After a Slip-and-Fall Accident

| Personal Injury
During the late winter and early spring, black ice patches are an issue in New York and elsewhere. These thin, translucent ice patches are much slicker, and much harder to see, than white ice. Furthermore, black ice usually hangs around even when the sun comes out and the temperature rises. These hazards aren’t just hard…Read the article
Baby Formula Side Effects: What You Should Know

Baby Formula Side Effects: What You Should Know

| Personal Injury
Lactose intolerance is common. Many people have a more severe dairy allergy which, in many cases, could be fatal. Premature babies have underdeveloped gastrointestinal tracts. So, they are particularly susceptible to digestive diseases, including necrotizing enterocolitis. The intestines of NEC babies cannot properly hold waste. So, bacteria could leak into the baby’s blood and cause…Read the article
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