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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.

4 Bizarre Personal Injury Cases That Won

4 Bizarre Personal Injury Cases That Won

| Personal Injury
Personal injury lawsuits are some of the most common lawsuits filed. Many of these involve the kind of everyday injuries you would expect—broken bones, slip-and-fall accidents, vehicle crashes, and more. But there are also occasional cases that involve bizarre circumstances. These are four of the strangest personal injury cases that have been filed . .…Read the article
How Do Masks Affect Facial Recognition Technology?

How Do Masks Affect Facial Recognition Technology?

| Personal Injury
Rest assured that Big Brother is still watching you. But, he has a hard time seeing past your surgical or other mask. Before the pandemic, most facial recognition software focused on the entire face. Now, there is a race to create a program which focuses on the area around the eyes. Retinal and other scanners…Read the article
Revel Puts Brakes on NYC Moped Leasing Service

Revel Puts Brakes on NYC Moped Leasing Service

| Personal Injury
The ridesharing company announced it was suspending service in the Big Apple due to issues with “rider accountability and safety measures.” After two Revel riders died in two separate incidents in less than two weeks, New York Mayor Bill deBlasio called the company’s safety record “unacceptable.” “Our people have been talking to Revel, and they’ve…Read the article
Does Social Media Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

Does Social Media Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

| Personal Injury
This question affects many personal injury cases, as over two-thirds of New Yorkers regularly use social media platforms. As outlined below, Facebook posts and other social media posts and likes could have either a positive or negative impact on your claim for damages. So, if you were hurt in an accident, think before you hit…Read the article
Is Camping Safe in the Coronavirus Era?

Is Camping Safe in the Coronavirus Era?

| Personal Injury
In a nutshell, the great outdoors (such as camping) are still pretty great, even during coronavirus pandemic, as long as you follow basic safe guidelines. A group of public health physicians rated outdoor camping as a relatively-low 3 on a 10-point risk scale. For comparison, they rated a gym as an 8 and a round…Read the article
Spate of Attacks Highlights Twitter’s Vulnerability

Spate of Attacks Highlights Twitter’s Vulnerability

| Personal Injury
The largest hack in the platform’s history was just the latest in a long series of incidents. What implications does this lack of security have for ordinary New Yorkers? Hackers recently compromised some of the platform’s largest accounts and used them to promote a Bitcoin donation scam. Twitter is much smaller than Facebook and some…Read the article
Motorcycle Wrecks in New York: A Closer Look

Motorcycle Wrecks in New York: A Closer Look

| Personal Injury
During the first half of the year, motorcycle crashes are not as common in New York. It’s simply too cold to ride. But when spring arrives, motorcycle crash season is in full swing. The weather is warmer during the second half of the year, so more bikers are on the roads. The seasonal nature of…Read the article
Was I Sexually Harassed If It Only Happened Once?

Was I Sexually Harassed If It Only Happened Once?

| Personal Injury
It is very possible you were, depending on the type of sexual harassment claim. Frequently, this question refers to hostile environment claims. Single-incident sexual harassment is rare in this context. Other times, the single incident involves a quid pro quo or retaliation. However, in every situation, once is too much. After a few moments in…Read the article
Evenflo Car Seat Manufacturers Under Scrutiny

Evenflo Car Seat Manufacturers Under Scrutiny

| Personal Injury
Evenflo voluntarily recalled a number of car seats after a consumer watchdog group uncovered a critical flaw, and some parents say Graco invented inflated safety claims to pump up sales of some models. Consumer Reports testing revealed that some Evenflo car seats had a critical flaw. During low-speed impacts, the plastic split, causing the strap…Read the article
Water Safety Over the Holiday Weekend

Water Safety Over the Holiday Weekend

| Personal Injury
The last Monday in May is usually one of the biggest holiday on the calendar. But it will feel a bit different this year. So, if the surf beckons on Memorial Day 2020, leave early and be flexible. LOCAL TRI-STATE OPENINGS/CLOSURES Coney Island, Rockaway Beach, and other New York City beaches are closed. Fire Island,…Read the article