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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Legal Responsibility Following a Rideshare Accident

Legal Responsibility Following a Rideshare Accident

| Personal Injury
Ten years ago, Uber was little more than an idea. Now, Uber drivers make over 500 million trips every month. Largely due to the ridesharing revolution, fewer people under 25 are buying cars than ever before. For many people, ridesharing services are a convenient and cost-effective way to get around. But rideshare operators receive almost…Read the article
What Happens if an Uninsured Driver Hit Me?

What Happens if an Uninsured Driver Hit Me?

| Personal Injury
What Happens if an Uninsured Driver Hit Me? This question comes up a lot, because when it comes to vehicle insurance, New York is an extreme state. The Empire State has one of the highest percentages of uninsured motorists in the country. New York also has one of the lowest auto insurance minimum requirements in…Read the article
Top Five Construction Accident Causes

Top Five Construction Accident Causes

| Personal Injury
Here’s the top construction accident causes, as construction accidents are quite common in New York. OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, has only one inspector for every 59,000 workers. Therefore, this agency usually does not uncover violations until someone gets seriously hurt. Moreover, New York’s construction industry is very competitive. Some companies may being…Read the article
Water-Borne Brain-Eating Bacteria Kills Texas Boy

Water-Borne Brain-Eating Bacteria Kills Texas Boy

| Personal Injury
After a bacterial infection killed a 6-year-old boy, officials warned residents in several Houston-area towns not to trust the municipal water supply. Health officials are unsure if Josiah McIntyre contracted a Naegleria fowleri infection from water in his family home or at a neighborhood public splash park. Officials in several cities, including Josiah’s hometown of…Read the article
Event at Gender Reveal Party Sparks Raging Wildfire

Event at Gender Reveal Party Sparks Raging Wildfire

| Personal Injury
A California couple faces criminal and civil liability for a wildfire that began with a malfunctioning pyrotechnic device at a gender reveal party. The gender reveal party was at El Rancho Dorado Park, an area that’s very scenic and very popular with visitors. Surveillance video shows a smoke device malfunction and the starting of a…Read the article
Are Car Accidents Criminal or Civil Matters?

Are Car Accidents Criminal or Civil Matters?

| Personal Injury
Are Car Accidents Criminal or Civil Matters? Vehicle collisions are usually not “accidents” at all. People do not accidentally drive drunk and run red lights. In fact, some form of human error causes over 90 percent of the car wrecks in New York. For this reason, these incidents could involve criminal liability, civil liability, or…Read the article
Thinking About One Last Road Trip? Keep These Things in Mind

Thinking About One Last Road Trip? Keep These Things in Mind

| Personal Injury
One of the nice things about living in the Tri-State Area is that you are never more than about 200 miles away from something you have never seen before. And, since Old Man Winter is still at least a month away (we’re keeping our fingers crossed on that one), many people are thinking about squeezing…Read the article
Pittsburgh Girl Who Fell Off Trampoline Fights Paralysis

Pittsburgh Girl Who Fell Off Trampoline Fights Paralysis

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13-year-old Mary Maloney was an athletically gifted girl before she fell from a trampoline. Now, she lies virtually motionless in a hospital bed and faces an uncertain future. Maloney fell on her head while practicing somersaults. She initially did not feel hurt, but soon lost feeling in much of her body. On her way to…Read the article
Top 3 Most Diagnosed Primary Care Physician Claims

Top 3 Most Diagnosed Primary Care Physician Claims

| Personal Injury
Almost all Primary Care Physicians claim that they listen closely to their patients when they discuss their symptoms. Yet in these circumstances, most doctors only tune in for about eleven seconds. That brief interaction, along with some physician’s “I already know what’s wrong with you” attitude, often sets the stage for medical negligence. Doctors hear…Read the article
4 Bizarre Personal Injury Cases That Won

4 Bizarre Personal Injury Cases That Won

| Personal Injury
Personal injury lawsuits are some of the most common lawsuits filed. Many of these involve the kind of everyday injuries you would expect—broken bones, slip-and-fall accidents, vehicle crashes, and more. But there are also occasional cases that involve bizarre circumstances. These are four of the strangest personal injury cases that have been filed . .…Read the article
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