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.

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
NHL and Retired Players Agree on Brain Injury Lawsuit

NHL and Retired Players Agree on Brain Injury Lawsuit

| Personal Injury
Assuming a Minnesota federal judge approves the deal, roughly three hundred former players will each receive a share of about $19 million. These benefits break down to roughly $22,000 per player in cash compensation and about $75,000 per player in medical benefits. “The cash amount of $22,000, that’s small,” remarked former Detroit Red Wings defenseman…Read the article
Tips For Safer and Less Stressful Flights This Holiday

Tips For Safer and Less Stressful Flights This Holiday

| Personal Injury
Of all the travel times of the year, the busiest by far is the Thanksgiving holiday followed by the Christmas and New Years holiday breaks. Countless people fly to and from their holiday destinations during these peak times and that means airports, planes, and roads are packed and there is a lot that can happen…Read the article
Update on Columbia Gas Company Explosions in Massachusetts

Update on Columbia Gas Company Explosions in Massachusetts

| Personal Injury
One September 13, 2018 there was a disaster involving gas lines exploding that killed one person, injured some 25 others and damaged or destroyed dozens of homes and businesses. The incident occurred in Massachusetts and affected three small towns in a localized Merrimack Valley area. The tragedy occurred without any warning and the effects are…Read the article
Who is Liable For Damages if Someone Else Wrecks My Car?

Who is Liable For Damages if Someone Else Wrecks My Car?

| Personal Injury
“Contrary to popular belief, in case of an accident, car insurance follows the car — not the driver. So if you lend your car to a friend or a visiting relative, you could be liable if an accident occurs. Even if your friend has great coverage with the highest limits and the lowest deductibles, your auto…Read the article