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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How to File a Sexual Harassment Claim in New York

How to File a Sexual Harassment Claim in New York

| Personal Injury
Sexual harassment, especially when it takes place in the workplace, can make you feel like you have no reasonable resources to turn to. Some victims are afraid to speak up and even fear their employer may reprimand them if they report an offense. However, there are specific laws that require employers to acknowledge and resolve…Read the article
5 Steps for Filing a Car Accident Lawsuit in New York

5 Steps for Filing a Car Accident Lawsuit in New York

| Personal Injury
If you’ve been the victim of a car accident, you know that the damages usually go beyond needing a few auto repairs. You may sustain injuries that take weeks or even months to recover from, which can impact your career, family, and other obligations. You may even experience psychological or emotional damage. The stress of…Read the article
Vontaze Burfict: Season-Long NFL Suspension

Vontaze Burfict: Season-Long NFL Suspension

| Personal Injury
On Monday, the NFL announced that Oakland Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict has been suspended without pay for the remainder of the season due to “unnecessary roughness.” This is the longest discipline for an on-field exploit in NFL history, as it includes all postseason games as well. This suspension came directly after the Raiders versus Colts…Read the article
New NYCHA Head Faces Daunting Problems

New NYCHA Head Faces Daunting Problems

| Personal Injury
Incoming New York City Housing Authority Director Gregory Russ faces a number of challenges, including serious problems with lead poisoning which have existed since at least 2012. Over 400,000 people live in NYCHA’s 176,000 units, making this Authority by far the largest such organization in the country. For now, Russ and Bart Schwartz, whom a…Read the article
Pressure Increases on Vaping Companies After Recent Deaths

Pressure Increases on Vaping Companies After Recent Deaths

| Personal Injury
JUUL is in danger of being fined after the US Food and Drug administration sent a warning letter to the company on Monday addressing the company’s marketing tactics. The company, who is currently the leading manufacturer of e-cigarettes, markets their product as a safer alternative to smoking, a claim that when made without evidence that…Read the article
Twenty-two Injured in New Jersey Deck Collapse

Twenty-two Injured in New Jersey Deck Collapse

| Personal Injury
Twenty-two people were hospitalized after a two-story wooden deck collapsed in Wildwood, New Jersey on Saturday. The debris from the decks trapped and injured a number of people, including children and an infant. As of Sunday, two victims remain hospitalized. The incident occurred at around 6 p.m. at an older condominium building on the 200…Read the article
Traumatic Brain Injuries – Football Season

Traumatic Brain Injuries – Football Season

| Personal Injury
Traumatic brain injury can include a range of injuries to the head and brain including the most common type of injury- a concussion. Brain injuries can come from any number of causes such as falls, impacts, blunt trauma to the head, or a violent attack. Unfortunately, almost all causes for a concussion of other TBI…Read the article
Essential Summer Travel Planning Tips

Essential Summer Travel Planning Tips

| Personal Injury
Summer is the time for family vacations and grand travel adventures but it is important to take the time to plan for the trip and make all arrangements and necessary preparations. Here are some of the things you should be keeping in mind while preparing for that big vacation, road trip, plane trip, or other…Read the article
Newark, NJ Receives Bottled Water Due to Lead Poisoning

Newark, NJ Receives Bottled Water Due to Lead Poisoning

| Personal Injury
Officials admitted that the filters designed to keep lead out of the drinking water supply have not worked, so they have turned to Plan B. In 2018, the City of Newark (New Jersey) distributed over 40,000 water filters to local residents, in response to extremely high lead levels in the public water supply. But a random test…Read the article
Is Your Employer Liable for an On-the-Clock Car Accident?

Is Your Employer Liable for an On-the-Clock Car Accident?

| Personal Injury
When it comes to liability for employers, they should be aware of the finer nuances of the law to protect themselves in the event that an employee is involved in an accident. Although you may think that it is a matter of common sense that an employee is responsible for his own conduct, the law…Read the article
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