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.

Is Your Employer Liable for an On-the-Clock Car Accident?

Is Your Employer Liable for an On-the-Clock Car Accident?

| Personal Injury
When it comes to liability for employers, they should be aware of the finer nuances of the law to protect themselves in the event that an employee is involved in an accident. Although you may think that it is a matter of common sense that an employee is responsible for his own conduct, the law…Read the article
Don’t Kid Around With Your Child’s Toys

Don’t Kid Around With Your Child’s Toys

| Personal Injury
As a parent, you want the best for your child, and their safety is always a priority. Parents buy toys to put a smile on their child’s face, but what happens when toys do more harm than good? Items you buy from toy stores and online vendors may seem innocent on the surface, but underneath…Read the article
What is a Food Allergy and Can it Lead to a Lawsuit?

What is a Food Allergy and Can it Lead to a Lawsuit?

| Personal Injury
Most of us have heard the term ‘food allergy’ or have had friends, family, or co-workers mention that they are allergic to certain foods. But what exactly is a food allergy and how could it result in a lawsuit? A food allergy is a negative reaction that the body has when certain foods are consumed…Read the article
E-Cigarette Maker Apologizes for Teen Vaping ‘Epidemic’

E-Cigarette Maker Apologizes for Teen Vaping ‘Epidemic’

| Personal Injury
Almost overnight, Juul became the leading provider in the burgeoning e-cigarette market. Recently, company CEO Kevin Burns said that he was “sorry” so many teens were using the product, as vaping is not safe for minors. “It’s not intended for them,” Burns offered. “I hope there was nothing that we did that made it appealing…Read the article
How to Keep Your Child With Food Allergies Safe At Camp

How to Keep Your Child With Food Allergies Safe At Camp

| Personal Injury
Summer camp is a fun time for many youths across the country. Memories of campfires, crafts, camping out, canoeing, tents and camp food, sports, outdoor hiking, and friendships are all part of the camping experience. It’s something every child should have the chance to experience, and children with food allergies are no exception. However, for…Read the article
Some Obvious and Hidden Heat Wave Consequences

Some Obvious and Hidden Heat Wave Consequences

| Personal Injury
As one of the worst heat waves since the Stone Age drags on, many New Yorkers are aware of possible ill effects like heat wave dehydration and heat stroke. But did you know that heat waves also increase the number of violent assaults? Extreme high temperatures are the most deadly form of weather in the…Read the article
Staying Safe With A Food Allergy At Summer Parties/ BBQs

Staying Safe With A Food Allergy At Summer Parties/ BBQs

| Personal Injury
Celebratory events and parties with friends and family are a time of sharing and fun. Summertime is the best time for BBQs and backyard parties while the weather is good and people have off from school and have longer vacations from work. Getting together and having fun is what summer is all about. But for…Read the article
Dangers of Kids Being Left in a Hot Car

Dangers of Kids Being Left in a Hot Car

| Personal Injury
On an 85F day, it can take as little as 10 minutes for a warm car to turn into a dangerously hot oven. When you combine this with the fact that a child’s body temperature will cling up to 5 times as fast as an adult’s and it is easy to see why leaving your…Read the article
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