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.

Pirates Catcher Gives Up Position; Cites Concussion Risk

Pirates Catcher Gives Up Position; Cites Concussion Risk

| Personal Injury
After suffering his sixth career concussion, Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli said he wants to move to first base, the outfield, or another less-dangerous position. “I can’t live like this,” he said. The 33-year-old MLB veteran has played 663 games behind the plate, posting a .358 on-base percentage during those contests. But Cervelli is currently…Read the article
Disturbing Link: Cosmetic Products and Serious Injuries

Disturbing Link: Cosmetic Products and Serious Injuries

| Personal Injury
Every year, thousands of young children are too near toxic household products. Every year, these close encounters send thousands of victims to the emergency room. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the vast majority of these victims are children under 5. Many of these injuries happen after children were exposed to products that…Read the article
7 Beach Dangers to be Aware of This Summer

7 Beach Dangers to be Aware of This Summer

| Personal Injury
Very few people can resist the allure and pull of beach. The vivid blue inviting water, the warm cloudless skies with a cool breeze, the beautiful warm sand, and much more call to us to come and relax and wash away the cares of the world. As beautiful and welcoming as they may seem, beaches…Read the article
Common Injuries Kids Get Playing Sports

Common Injuries Kids Get Playing Sports

| Personal Injury
It is estimated that as many as 1.5 million kids ended up in the ER with sports injuries during the 2012 -2013 year. That’s a lot of injuries and a lot of worried and frantic parents. Many kids today play sports for school as well as a way to get exercise and stay healthy. But are sports…Read the article
New Jersey Poised to Extend Sexual Assault SOL

New Jersey Poised to Extend Sexual Assault SOL

| Personal Injury
Following a nationwide trend, legislators in the Garden State approved a measure which radically extends the statute of limitations in sexual assault cases. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is expected to sign the measure, which passed both legislative houses by a wide margin. The bill would extend the sexual abuse statute of limitations until the…Read the article
Class Action Lawsuit Filed Alleging Labor Law Violations

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Alleging Labor Law Violations

| Personal Injury
Napoli Shkolnik filed a class action lawsuit in the Supreme Court of New York, New York County on behalf of lead plaintiff Maria Vecchio and on behalf of all others similarly situated, against Quest Diagnostics Inc., ExamOne World Wide Inc., and ExamOne LLC.  Our firm is also seeking to represent other current and former Mobile…Read the article
How Does the Child Victim’s Act Affect My Family?

How Does the Child Victim’s Act Affect My Family?

| Personal Injury
In January 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Child Victims Act. This measure, which had been pending for more than a decade, significantly expands the statute of limitations in sexual assault cases. Survivors as old as 55 can file claims in civil court. In one respect, the CVA is nothing new. It is…Read the article
Amusement Park Injuries: What You Need to Know

Amusement Park Injuries: What You Need to Know

| Personal Injury
Amusement park rides like roller coasters and Ferris wheels and bumper cars are a lot of fun but are also the leading cause for injuries among those who report getting hurt while at theme parks. Injuries can range from cuts and bruises to broken bones and head trauma resulting in brain injuries. The most serious…Read the article
Motorcycle Laws You Must Follow in New York in 2019

Motorcycle Laws You Must Follow in New York in 2019

| Personal Injury
Riding a motorcycle or scooter in New York City is convenient, time-efficient, easy to park, and economical. Cruising the scenic, forested roads of upstate New York is just pure bliss. Whether you ride for fun, convenience sake, or both, we understand your passion. It can be dangerous riding a motorcycle among drivers who are in…Read the article
Self-Driving Cars and Traffic Safety Concerns

Self-Driving Cars and Traffic Safety Concerns

| Personal Injury
We have seen many amazing revolutionary breakthroughs in technology over the last few decades. And there seems to be no sign of it slowing down any time soon. Of all the advances we have seen some of the greatest are demonstrated in our vehicles. From advanced safety features to better comfort controls and enhanced designs…Read the article