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.

Staying Safe While Riding a Bike in the City

Staying Safe While Riding a Bike in the City

| Personal Injury
Biking is a popular hobby and it is also a wonderful way to get exercise. It is also a very environmentally friendly way of getting around. However, many bikers, as well as those driving motor vehicles, do not always practice the safest habits while on the road. “Biking in the city can make you feel…Read the article
Legal Issues Regarding The ‘Tide Pod Challenge’

Legal Issues Regarding The ‘Tide Pod Challenge’

| Personal Injury
Since 2012, eight people have died after ingesting the contents of Tide laundry pods, and the manufacturer may be legally responsible for these deaths. A number of teens in New York and elsewhere have placed the detergent pods into their mouths and measured the effects. These effects include foaming at the mouth and uncontrollable coughing.…Read the article
The Six Most Common Causes of House Fires

The Six Most Common Causes of House Fires

| Personal Injury
There are a number of things that can lead to a fire breaking out in your home. Aside from the devastation and loss of personal property and possessions house fires have a high death rate associated with them as well. In order to keep you and your family as safe as possible and to protect…Read the article
6 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Text and Drive

6 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Text and Drive

| Personal Injury
All of us have seen the videos that show the horrific dangers of texting while driving and we have seen numerous billboards that urge us not to use our mobile phones on the road, but many people still continue to do it, thinking that they have everything under control and that nothing will ever happen…Read the article
University Policies On and Off Campus

University Policies On and Off Campus

| Personal Injury
Each university has the authority to set its own policies for students behavior, both on and off campus. Indeed, a student may be penalized for a violation even when it occurs off-campus, such as an act of sexual assault. For those attending college, understanding your university’s on- and off-campus policies is essential. Here are some…Read the article
Do I Need an Attorney for a Car Accident

Do I Need an Attorney for a Car Accident

| Personal Injury
From minor fender-benders to major crashes that leave those involved with serious or fatal injuries, when a motor vehicle accident occurs, you may have a lot of questions about what to do. And depending upon the severity of your crash, you may be wondering whether or not you need an attorney to manage your car…Read the article
Traveling for the Holidays: What You Need to Know

Traveling for the Holidays: What You Need to Know

| Personal Injury
With the holiday season here, many may be planning trips to spend the festive time with family or friends. If you will be traveling this holiday season, it is important to review the basics for staying safe, whether you will be traveling by plane or car. Travel Tips When Going by Air Flying is often…Read the article
Reasonable Care And Standard: What is the Difference?

Reasonable Care And Standard: What is the Difference?

| Personal Injury
In personal injury law, in order to be negligent, you either have to do something to cause harm to someone else or fail to act to do something that causes their injury. This is a gray area since accidents happen all the time; finding fault and liability are not always as clear-cut as you would…Read the article
Gun Control – Who’s Liable?

Gun Control – Who’s Liable?

| Personal Injury
The recent attack by a lone gunman in Las Vegas has, rightly so, reignited the debate about gun control in the United States. In addition to gun control laws, many are asking questions about liability when shootings and serious or fatal injuries occur. The Argument for Gun Insurance One area of conversation that has been…Read the article
Have A Disaster Preparation Plan

Have A Disaster Preparation Plan

| Personal Injury
Natural disasters seem to be striking at an alarmingly high rate, with events like tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, and fires causing devastation to people in the United States and around the world. Since natural disasters can be hard to predict–and often hit suddenly and forcefully–preparing for a natural disaster is smart. Unfortunately we have seen the…Read the article