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.

The 9 Most Common Injuries during an Auto Accident

The 9 Most Common Injuries during an Auto Accident

| Personal Injury
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than three million people are injured each year in vehicle accidents across the country. The different injuries resulting from a car accident can be as varied as the individual circumstances of each collision, but there are some types of injuries that are more common than others. Some…Read the article
More Kids Drinking Toxic Liquids

More Kids Drinking Toxic Liquids

| Personal Injury
In the first few months of 2017, over 8,000 children under 6 drank e-cigarette nicotine. Officials blame the manufacturers for the problem, so they may be liable for damages in court. Packaging is the biggest problem. In many cases, the e-liquids are almost indistinguishable from food products. The containers often resemble juice boxes or cans…Read the article
Understanding the Cost of Your Lawsuit Claim

Understanding the Cost of Your Lawsuit Claim

| Personal Injury
In legal practices, “costs” is not the same as the fees that are paid to your accident lawyer for their services. Instead, costs refer to the expenses paid by the lawyer’s office in investigating your claim and representing you and presenting your case to the judge. There are many aspects of costs that can affect…Read the article
Is Coffee Really Linked to an Increased Cancer Risk?

Is Coffee Really Linked to an Increased Cancer Risk?

| Personal Injury
Trouble may be brewing for coffee lovers, especially those who live in California, where a judge recently ruled that sellers must have warnings about cancer risks on all coffee products sold. But how frightened should we really be about enjoying a cup or two of Joe each day before work? Most experts and the bulk of the…Read the article
The Devastating Effects of Brain Injury and Trauma

The Devastating Effects of Brain Injury and Trauma

| Personal Injury
Today is the 2018 NFL Draft. A day where dreams are realized for many children who grew up wanting to be a professional football player. Something that may not have been considered in the pursuit of their goals is the extreme risk that being a professional athlete poses, especially in a high contact sport such…Read the article
Hurt on the Job? Do I File a Workers Compensation Claim

Hurt on the Job? Do I File a Workers Compensation Claim

| Personal Injury
An on-the-job injury is extremely common. In fact, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that in 2016 alone, there were approximately 2.9 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry employers. Workers who are injured on the job often require medical care, ongoing treatment, and time off of work. In some…Read the article
Types of Subway Accidents and Injuries

Types of Subway Accidents and Injuries

| Personal Injury
There are unfortunately a number of ways that people end up getting injured on the New York subway system. Subway accidents and injuries take place in the stations, on the platforms and on the trains. A brief list some of the most common subway hazards includes: Derailments or collisions involving one or more trains on the…Read the article
Understanding How Legal Contingency Fees Work

Understanding How Legal Contingency Fees Work

| Personal Injury
“A contingency fee agreement is a payment arrangement that allows a plaintiff who has been injured and is seeking legal remedy to obtain legal representation even if they do not have money to pay a lawyer at the beginning of the case. A client does not have to pay a contingency fee up front, agreeing instead to pay…Read the article
Food Contamination Can Lead to Serious Health Problems

Food Contamination Can Lead to Serious Health Problems

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Food contamination can lead to foodborne illnesses, typically called food poisoning. Foodborne illness is a serious occurrence, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting that an estimated 48 million people get sick each year, that over 120,000 are hospitalized, and that about 3,000 die as a result of food contamination annually in…Read the article
Wage and Hour Laws – Your Rights

Wage and Hour Laws – Your Rights

| Personal Injury
For both employees and employers in the United States, being aware of the state and federal laws regarding employee wages and hours is critical; a breach of the law could result in penalties for an employer, and an employee may seek damages if their rights are violated. At the law offices of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC,…Read the article