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.

Medical Products Liability Cases Can Happen to Anyone

Medical Products Liability Cases Can Happen to Anyone

| Personal Injury
It is a sad reality that some medical devices that physicians and surgeons place inside people do not function in the fashion for which they were intended. This does not even begin to question the actions or inactions of the surgeon or physician who placed the medical device. Often enough a medical product does not…Read the article
Traumatic Brain Injuries: Causes and Costs

Traumatic Brain Injuries: Causes and Costs

| Personal Injury
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a serious health care matter. At any one time approximately 1.6 million people in America has or had a diagnosis of TBI, which can be scaled from mild to moderate to severe. Depending on the severity of the injury, some who are diagnosed are able to regain some or all…Read the article
Alcohol-Fueled Negligence

Alcohol-Fueled Negligence

| Personal Injury
Alcohol is a powerful drug which can severely inhibit a person’s ability to properly and safely function. It almost goes without saying that driving, operating machinery, and performing dangerous operations such as operating a gas grill, lighting fireworks, or even working in the kitchen with sharp cutlery can put you at risk of injury. Some…Read the article
Making a Federal Case of Cruise Ship Liability

Making a Federal Case of Cruise Ship Liability

| Personal Injury
Millions of passengers go on cruises every year. Unfortunately, injuries, illnesses, or even death on the high seas happen often enough on these ships. There are obviously times when these things happen and they are not the result of any negligence, as human life is indeed delicate.  There are other times, however, that the cruise…Read the article
Personal Injury on Airplanes

Personal Injury on Airplanes

| Personal Injury
It is no surprise to anyone reading this blog or for anyone who has traveled at all that accidents happen on planes. A whole host of things can happen on a plane that would warrant a passenger to seek compensation from the airline carrier. There are factors that are beyond the control of the airlines,…Read the article
Food Poisoning Cases as Product Liability

Food Poisoning Cases as Product Liability

| Personal Injury
Most people do not think that food poisoning is a problem to warrant a personal injury court case. At the same time most people are aware that every so often this country faces a major food recall or has some sort of salmonella outbreak that can result in death of some of the unfortunate first…Read the article
Civil Rights Cases

Civil Rights Cases

| Personal Injury
It happens often enough that people within the custody of the police get hurt. Sometimes the police arrest somebody by requiring them to lay on the ground, which they do peacefully and without incident, but that the police may, for example, pick them up in a manner that damages ligaments, tears muscles, or breaks bones.…Read the article
Attractive Nuisances

Attractive Nuisances

| Personal Injury
Personal injury as a specific topic of the law is quite broad. So many topics can fit under that umbrella: Medical malpractice, auto accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, product liability and the list goes on and on. One specific topic that could also fall under personal injury is particular to minors and called attractive…Read the article
New York’s Nursing Home Abuse Statute

New York’s Nursing Home Abuse Statute

| Personal Injury
In the 1970s a series of scandals converged involving New York state’s system of nursing homes, which culminated in then Governor Carey’s appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate alleged unlawful practices within nursing homes throughout the state. At the time, the New York Times helped to uncover systemic, widespread occurrences of underfeeding, safety violations…Read the article
Subway Accidents in New York City

Subway Accidents in New York City

| Personal Injury
It is an unfortunate fact of life that accidents happen, sometimes very bad ones. Bad things happen to good people. Just last month, on February 15, 2016 a man was trying to board a subway train when it appears as if he did not make it onto the train. At the same time it seems…Read the article