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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Evenflo Car Seat Manufacturers Under Scrutiny

Evenflo Car Seat Manufacturers Under Scrutiny

| Personal Injury
Evenflo voluntarily recalled a number of car seats after a consumer watchdog group uncovered a critical flaw, and some parents say Graco invented inflated safety claims to pump up sales of some models. Consumer Reports testing revealed that some Evenflo car seats had a critical flaw. During low-speed impacts, the plastic split, causing the strap…Read the article
Water Safety Over the Holiday Weekend

Water Safety Over the Holiday Weekend

| Personal Injury
The last Monday in May is usually one of the biggest holiday on the calendar. But it will feel a bit different this year. So, if the surf beckons on Memorial Day 2020, leave early and be flexible. LOCAL TRI-STATE OPENINGS/CLOSURES Coney Island, Rockaway Beach, and other New York City beaches are closed. Fire Island,…Read the article
Remote Workplaces: Not Cybersexual Harassment Haven

Remote Workplaces: Not Cybersexual Harassment Haven

| Personal Injury
According to a recent survey, almost half of women and nearly a quarter of men have been victims of cybersexual harassment. Overall harassment figures were at 81 percent for women and 43 percent for men. These numbers are much higher than the figures from previous surveys. Anita Raj, director of the Center on Gender Equity…Read the article
NY State Car Seat Laws & Legal Boundaries

NY State Car Seat Laws & Legal Boundaries

| Personal Injury
Many parents may still be unaware of changes to New York car seat laws which took place back in November. The state was the 10th one to pass the child safety seat law, which went into effect late last year. Car seat laws in NY are made to protect children from serious injury or death…Read the article
Sex Trafficking: Our Worst Global Pandemic

Sex Trafficking: Our Worst Global Pandemic

| Personal Injury
As America and the rest of the world battle the Coronavirus crisis, we have, within our midst, what is one of the worst global pandemics to ever strike humankind. While many think of slavery as a thing of the past, sex slaves are sold right under our noses, on a daily basis, and most of…Read the article
Where Do Most Accidents On The Road Occur?

Where Do Most Accidents On The Road Occur?

| Personal Injury
When it comes to auto accidents, the numbers are real and they’re scary. In fact, in the US, nearly 40,000 people are killed in vehicle accidents every year. We don’t tend to think about being involved in one until it happens. Understanding where most accidents occur on the roadway can help you to heighten your…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
What’s the Difference Between Furloughs and Layoffs?

What’s the Difference Between Furloughs and Layoffs?

| Coronavirus
Some words, such as coronavirus and COVID-19, are synonymous. They mean the same thing. Other words, like furlough and layoffs, do not exactly mean the same thing. Both the l-word and the f-word mean the employee is not working. But there are some significant differences, mostly in terms of employee rights. In normal times, employers…Read the article
Pfizer Suspends EpiPen Injector Sales

Pfizer Suspends EpiPen Injector Sales

| Personal Injury
Many people trust epinephrine injectors to protect them against serious allergic reactions. It now appears this trust might have been misplaced. The company largely blamed product misuse for the EpiPen injector problems. The failure to release a safety catch and injecting the chemical at the wrong angle might cause either too much or too little…Read the article
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