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.

Statute of Limitations for Filing Claim Against City of NY

Statute of Limitations for Filing Claim Against City of NY

| Personal Injury
When you are injured due to the negligence of the city of New York or a city employee, you have a right to pursue a claim against the city for damages. However, when filing a claim against the City of New York (or another municipality within the state), there are a number of rules that…Read the article
What To Do After A Car Accident

What To Do After A Car Accident

| Personal Injury
Insurance companies lose money when they pay claims, so they pay as few of them as possible. They particularly dislike paying claims in favor of third parties, because there is no customer goodwill at stake. So, in order to obtain maximum compensation for your injuries, an experienced and aggressive attorney is a must-have right from…Read the article
OSHA Violations In Your Workplace?

OSHA Violations In Your Workplace?

| Personal Injury
Federal and state laws govern what measures employers must take to protect workers in the workplace. These laws govern everything from workplace safety – i.e. ensuring that workers are protected from falls from heights – to the number of hours worked and wages to ensure that workers are not taken advantage of. These laws govern…Read the article
DUI/DWI – It’s Never A Good Time to Drink and Drive

DUI/DWI – It’s Never A Good Time to Drink and Drive

| Personal Injury
Driving and alcohol don’t mix, and combining the two is a dangerous cocktail. Before you think about drinking and driving, consider these statistics about alcohol-related crashes. Beyond that, think of the impact any car accident will have on the families and neighborhoods involved. Alcohol-Related Collisions in the US The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and…Read the article
How To Recognize the Signs of Elder Abuse

How To Recognize the Signs of Elder Abuse

| Personal Injury
Elderly people are some of the most vulnerable in our society, and sadly, they are often abused by those who are supposed to be providing them with care. If you have a loved one who is being cared for in a nursing home or by an in-home nurse, here are some of the common signs…Read the article
How to Avoid A Car Accident in Bad Weather

How to Avoid A Car Accident in Bad Weather

| Personal Injury
If you live in the tri-state area, chances are you drive on a regular basis. With huge highways and heavy traffic levels, commuting in New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey can be a stressful hassle. To add to that, the tri-state area is known for its less-than-ideal winters, with rain, snow, ice, sleet, and hail…Read the article
Los Angeles Tour Bus: 13 Passengers Confirmed Dead

Los Angeles Tour Bus: 13 Passengers Confirmed Dead

| Personal Injury
The Riverside County Coroner’s Office confirmed 13 passengers’ lives have been taken after a Los Angeles tour bus returning from a trip to a Red Earth Casino in Thermal violently collided with a big rig on the westbound I-10 near Palm Springs before sunrise this Sunday Morning. At least 30 additional injured bus passengers have been taken to Palm…Read the article
Distracted Driving as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

Distracted Driving as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

| Personal Injury
New York’s texting while driving law is one of the toughest in the nation, with a license suspension of 120 days for the first offense. Subsequent offenses may result in a license suspension of a year, depending on how long it has been since the first offense. The state justifiably believes that texting while driving…Read the article
Federal Tort Claims Act

Federal Tort Claims Act

| Personal Injury
Accidents and injuries can happen anywhere at any time. Slip and falls at the post office, the local museum, or any other similar location happen just as often as at the movie theater or the local bank. If you happen to have an accident at a property owned and maintained by the federal government, you…Read the article
Dog Bite Liability in New York

Dog Bite Liability in New York

| Personal Injury
Dog bite law in New York is complicated, and unfortunately, New York does not protect dog bite victims as much as some other states. For this reason, it is especially important to work with an experienced New York dog bite attorney who is familiar with the complexities of New York law and can help you…Read the article