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.

Hit and Run Accident: What do I do?

Hit and Run Accident: What do I do?

| Personal Injury
What to do if You are Involved in a Hit and Run If you are in a car accident or collision and the other driver leaves the scene without talking to you or leaving their insurance information, it’s called a hit and run accident. Whether you were in your vehicle when it was hit or…Read the article
Top Car Wreck Causes and How to Avoid Them

Top Car Wreck Causes and How to Avoid Them

| Personal Injury
If given enough time, humans can grow comfortable with almost any situation. Sometimes, we become a little too comfortable. We tend to become desensitized to dangers that are part of our daily life. Occasionally, we need to step back and evaluate those daily dangers and our approaches to them. We needlessly lose 1,250,000 people to…Read the article
Why You Need A Personal Injury Lawyer For Your Case

Why You Need A Personal Injury Lawyer For Your Case

| Personal Injury
If you’ve ever been faced with a personal injury due to the negligence of another, you know how frustrating it can be to get the compensation you deserve. And if you’ve tried settling this case yourself, you know that it’s almost never worth the effort or nearly impossible to work through the case alone, without…Read the article
More Takata Airbag Recalls

More Takata Airbag Recalls

| Personal Injury
Approximately sixteen years after company executives first knew there was a problem, manufacturers are still issuing vehicle recalls, and there are more to come. In January 2019, Ford announced it was recalling nearly one million Edges, Rangers, Fusions. Mustangs, and other vehicles which contained Takata airbags. The propellant used in these airbags significantly increases the…Read the article
Avoiding the Most Common Gym Related Injuries

Avoiding the Most Common Gym Related Injuries

| Personal Injury
Happy 2019! The new year is upon us, and with it, everyone’s favorite New Year’s Resolution. The two most common resolutions are to exercise more and to lose weight. This results in most americans hitting the gym pretty hard in the beginning of the year. For those of us who don’t typically go to the…Read the article
Federal Class Action Lawsuit for Mislabeled Sunblock

Federal Class Action Lawsuit for Mislabeled Sunblock

| Personal Injury
The federal class action alleges that Banana Boat Kids SPF 50 sunscreen lotion is mislabeled and has an actual SPF of only 10.44.  A Third Amended Complaint was filed today in the Eastern District of New York, in a proposed nationwide class action lawsuit alleging that the popular children’s sunscreen lotion Banana Boat Kids SPF…Read the article
How To Minimize Injury Risk on Black Ice

How To Minimize Injury Risk on Black Ice

| Personal Injury
Winter weather brings with it ice, and ice is slippery business, especially when it is the kind you can’t see: Black Ice. Despite the name, black ice is in fact ice that forms to be completely clear. Because black ice allows you to see roads and sidewalks under it, it can be difficult to know when you are…Read the article
New Study Explores Additional Youth Sports Dangers

New Study Explores Additional Youth Sports Dangers

| Personal Injury
The cumulative effects of small impacts may result in decreased brain development in children between 9 and 18, causing lifelong effects. Researchers at Dallas’ UT Southwestern Medical Center examined dozens of youth football players who had no history of head injuries. Gowtham Krishnan Murugesan and his team found that small, repetitive blows to the head,…Read the article
Victims Cry Foul Over Excessive Air Ambulance Bills

Victims Cry Foul Over Excessive Air Ambulance Bills

| Personal Injury
Charges as high as $55,000 for a one-hour ride are not uncommon, according to many accident victims. That was the amount ValleyMed charged Sonna Anderson after she fell off her horse in Montana. Even though a ground ambulance was already on scene and time was seemingly not a factor, emergency responders insisted on the airlift.…Read the article
How to Pack a Roadside Emergency Kit

How to Pack a Roadside Emergency Kit

| Personal Injury
The holidays are officially upon us, which means many of you will be traveling long and short distances to be with friends and loved ones this Thanksgiving. As we mentioned in our recent blog, Tips for Safer and Less Stressful Flights This Holiday, Thanksgiving is the busiest travel holiday for travel. While traveling by air…Read the article