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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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Routine Dental Procedure Kills 3-Year-Old Boy

Routine Dental Procedure Kills 3-Year-Old Boy

| Personal Injury
The child’s heart stopped during a simple tooth extraction procedure. He had no pre-existing conditions and no known anesthesia allergies. According to police, a certified nurse anesthetist put the boy to sleep immediately prior to the procedure. Less than an hour later, the young man’s pulse slowed and cheek swelled. Despite some unspecified medical intervention,…Read the article
Paraquat Herbicide Poisoning: Have You Been Affected?

Paraquat Herbicide Poisoning: Have You Been Affected?

| Personal Injury
Paraquat is a widely used herbicide often sold under popular brand names such as Gramoxone, Parazone, and Firestorm. This chemical compound is so toxic that the US supply has a distinct blue color, an unpleasant odor, a vomit-inducing additive, and is only available to licensed users. Introduced in 1961, it’s still one of the most…Read the article
Stay Safe Over the Holiday Weekend

Stay Safe Over the Holiday Weekend

| Personal Injury
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced that the state was ending most coronavirus restrictions in time for the Independence Day holiday weekend. California, a similar move at about the same time. Coronavirus vaccines and protective measures have reduced this disease to a few pockets, mostly in overseas countries. But other risks, which most of…Read the article
Causes of Lead Poisoning Crisis at Gopher Smelting Plant

Causes of Lead Poisoning Crisis at Gopher Smelting Plant

| Personal Injury
For years, Tampa’s lead-smelting plant workers have cried foul at the plant’s unsafe working environment that puts all its workers at risk. Lead poisoning is the primary concern for hundreds of workers exposed to this toxin at dangerous levels. Minnesota-based company Gopher Resource gained the smelting plant in 2006 and immediately made plans to transform…Read the article
Legal Terms to Know for a Personal Injury Case

Legal Terms to Know for a Personal Injury Case

| Personal Injury
A personal injury case can be stressful, especially if you don’t fully understand everything that is being discussed during the proceedings or between the lawyers involved. Some legal terms may be familiar to you, such as plaintiff and defendant. Other terms, such as torts, burden of proof, and negligence, will likely need a bit of…Read the article
When Is an Employer Responsible for a Workplace Injury?

When Is an Employer Responsible for a Workplace Injury?

| Personal Injury
Accidents happen in the workplace, and serious injuries can be the result. Here’s what you should know regarding workplace injuries and how to address them. What Are Workplace Injuries? Workplace injuries are illnesses or injuries that take place at an employee’s place of work or develop due to the requirements of their occupation. Nearly any…Read the article
What Is a Mass Tort?

What Is a Mass Tort?

| Personal Injury
Mass torts are complex litigation cases where multiple plaintiffs come together to file their claims in one lawsuit. Mass torts differ from regular personal injury lawsuits because they typically involve a group of plaintiffs with similar claims that file together; however, they’re also different from class action cases because plaintiffs may still face different circumstances…Read the article
Be Careful On The Road: Memorial Day 2021

Be Careful On The Road: Memorial Day 2021

| Personal Injury
Around Memorial Day Weekend, alcohol sales usually increase over 25 percent. The unofficial first day of summer is an even bigger drinking holiday than New Year’s Eve. The effects of alcohol, such as slower motor skills and an elevated sense of well-being, help many people relax. But this combination is always dangerous, and often fatal,…Read the article
What is a Good Settlement Offer?

What is a Good Settlement Offer?

| Personal Injury
At the absolute minimum, a good personal injury settlement offer must cover all past and future injury-related expenses. Using a spine injury as an example: the past and future medical bills in these situations can exceed $5 million. This figure usually includes medical treatment, physical therapy, and other direct costs. Spine injuries also have significant…Read the article
Coronavirus Triggers Spike in Nursing Home Vacancy Rates

Coronavirus Triggers Spike in Nursing Home Vacancy Rates

| Personal Injury
New York nursing home patients are receiving COVID-19 vaccinations in droves. But the coronavirus-induced nursing home crisis might be entering a new phase. New York’s vacancy rate is three times higher now that it was before the pandemic. Many nursing home residents died during the height of the pandemic, and “building that population back is…Read the article
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