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.

Do I Have A Valid Case?

Do I Have A Valid Case?

| Personal Injury
To obtain compensation for victims in a negligence case, New York personal injury lawyers must essentially prove that the tortfeasor’s (negligent actor’s) conduct fell below the standard of care, and there are several ways to establish this point. The plaintiff nearly always has the burden of proof in civil court, and to meet this burden,…Read the article
Don’t Text and Drive

Don’t Text and Drive

| Personal Injury
Of all of the dangerous behaviors that a person can engage in when behind the wheel of a car, texting while driving is at the top of the list. Texting while driving takes a person’s attention off of the road and the act of safe driving, and is a top cause of accidents on American…Read the article
Boating Accidents: Top Causes

Boating Accidents: Top Causes

| Personal Injury
Recreational boating accidents cause thousands of injuries and hundreds of death every year. The U.S. Coast Guard reports that in the year 2016, there were 4,463 recreational boating accidents counted that resulted in 701 deaths, 2,903 injuries, and about $49 million in property damage. Consider these top causes of accidents, and what to do if…Read the article
Pool Safety Tips To Keep You and Loved Ones Safe

Pool Safety Tips To Keep You and Loved Ones Safe

| Personal Injury
While swimming pools provide entertainment and relief from the heat of summer, they are also extremely dangerous. Not only are surfaces around pools wet, creating the risk of slip and fall accident, but unintentional drowning incidents are the fifth leading cause of injury death in the United States. Drowning deaths primarily affect children aged 14…Read the article
3 Reasons To Pick A Local New York Personal Injury Lawyer

3 Reasons To Pick A Local New York Personal Injury Lawyer

| Personal Injury
Injury victims face many tough choices, and one of these decisions is which New York personal injury lawyer to trust with their cases. Many people think they only have a choice between a small local firm that may not have the resources to take on big cases, like environmental cancer or large product liability matters,…Read the article
Top Causes of Slip and Fall Accident

Top Causes of Slip and Fall Accident

| Personal Injury
Slip and fall accidents affect people across the United States every year, and can cause serious harm to those young and old alike. Typically involving negligence – most often that of the property owner where the slip and fall happens – consider the three top causes of slip and fall accidents in the U.S.– Spills…Read the article
What To Expect After A Car Accident

What To Expect After A Car Accident

| Personal Injury
Car crash victims have a lot on their plates. The physical pain is often very intense, and the only way to alleviate it, at least in the short term, is with powerful and mind-numbing painkillers that are probably addictive. Since many victims are off work as they recuperate, they have little to do all day…Read the article
Automobile Insurance: Importance of Having a Good Policy

Automobile Insurance: Importance of Having a Good Policy

| Personal Injury
Automobile insurance, or proof of financial responsibility, is required in nearly all states in the nation. And whether you live in an at-fault car insurance state or a no-fault insurance state, automobile insurance is important, and protects your financial interests in the event that you are in a crash. Here are some things to keep…Read the article
Truck Accidents In New York

Truck Accidents In New York

| Personal Injury
Many people admire truckers for their determination to deliver their cargo without any excuses. Now, with the rise of autonomous vehicles just beyond the horizon, many truckers are determined to prove that they can stay on the road longer and be more reliable than machines. Unfortunately, this environment creates a need for truck accident lawyers…Read the article
Winning Damages In Car Accident Cases

Winning Damages In Car Accident Cases

| Personal Injury
The first thing to know about liability in car wreck cases is knowing what to call them, because the right language sets the proper tone for the jury. In 2014, New York City joined San Francisco and several other major municipalities in replacing “accident” with “crash” when discussing vehicle collisions. After all, the reasoning goes,…Read the article