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.

Who is Responsible for a Slip or Fall on Government Property

Who is Responsible for a Slip or Fall on Government Property

| Personal Injury
Slips can happen anytime anywhere to anyone and when they involve a fall, serious injuries can occur. From twists and sprains, broken bones, pulled muscles, bruises, and more serious injuries like head trauma, these injuries can cause a lot of pain and suffering and can cause problems for years after the initial fall. Falls often…Read the article
Hearing Loss on the Job Site- Can I Sue My Employer?

Hearing Loss on the Job Site- Can I Sue My Employer?

| Personal Injury
If the hearing loss you experience because of your work environment is caused by someone’s negligent or intentional behavior, there may be options available to you to seek compensation in a personal injury lawsuit. Hearing loss is more common on the worksite than many people realize and certain professions and industry workers are more at…Read the article
Forceful Brief Writing and Oral Argument

Forceful Brief Writing and Oral Argument

| Personal Injury
By Joseph P. Napoli Esq., Partner and Kristina Georgiou, Esq., Associate In his celebrated article, John W. Davis, the leading advocate of his time, observed that the supreme objective of a brief is to convince the judicial mind. Davis, The Argument of an Appeal, 26 A.B.A.J. 895 (1940). What is required is a technique of…Read the article
Most Common Risks and Hazards on a Construction Site

Most Common Risks and Hazards on a Construction Site

| Personal Injury
“In 2016/17, construction was found to be the main industry for fatal injuries to workers. Construction hazards are heavily dependent on the type of construction work that is being carried out. For example, working on scaffolding presents entirely different hazards to working with asbestos” (High Speed Training). The top ten risks and hazards from working…Read the article
Respondeat Superior: What Does it Mean?

Respondeat Superior: What Does it Mean?

| Personal Injury
Respondeat Superior is a Latin phrase that means- Let the master answer. This is a common-law doctrine that holds an employer legally liable for the actions of an employee when the actions take place within the scope of employment and under the supervision of the employer. “The common law doctrine of respondeat superior was established…Read the article
Slip and Fall Cases on Public Property

Slip and Fall Cases on Public Property

| Personal Injury
One of the most common types of personal injury cases seen in court rooms today, aside from medical malpractice and injury cases are those that involve slip and fall accidents. Slip and fall cases can happen anywhere to anyone and can have devastating affects on an individual’s health and well-being. There are many dangerous conditions like torn…Read the article
How to Find a Personal Injury Attorney For Your Case

How to Find a Personal Injury Attorney For Your Case

| Personal Injury
If you are working on getting a personal injury case before a judge you have an uphill battle on your hands from the very start. Insurance companies and businesses and big corporations have the financial resources to hire the best lawyers who have years of experience defending against personal injury claims. You will need to…Read the article
Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe This Halloween

Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe This Halloween

| Personal Injury
   “With more than 179 million Americans planning to partake in Halloween festivities, up from 171 million last year, spending is slated to reach a record high in survey history. This year, consumers are expected to spend $9.1 billion, up from $8.4 billion in 2016” (National Retail Federation). Halloween is easily one of the favorite…Read the article
Columbia Promises to Pay Gas Explosion Claims

Columbia Promises to Pay Gas Explosion Claims

| Personal Injury
The Massachusetts utility company says it will make good on customer losses related to a September 2018 natural gas explosion. These victims now face an age-old question in class action cases: Is the settlement offer fair? Company officials say they have set up several centers to examine claims related to the explosion. That blast killed…Read the article
Cruise Ship Accidents and Injuries

Cruise Ship Accidents and Injuries

| Personal Injury
Every year people everywhere board cruise ships and set sail for grand adventures and relaxing vacations. And while the majority of the trips go off without a hitch, cruise ship accidents can happen and there are some risks that cruise ship travelers need to know about.   Statistics on Cruise Ship Accidents and Injuries During…Read the article