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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.

NY State Car Seat Laws & Legal Boundaries

NY State Car Seat Laws & Legal Boundaries

| Personal Injury
Many parents may still be unaware of changes to New York car seat laws which took place back in November. The state was the 10th one to pass the child safety seat law, which went into effect late last year. Car seat laws in NY are made to protect children from serious injury or death…Read the article
Sex Trafficking: Our Worst Global Pandemic

Sex Trafficking: Our Worst Global Pandemic

| Personal Injury
As America and the rest of the world battle the Coronavirus crisis, we have, within our midst, what is one of the worst global pandemics to ever strike humankind. While many think of slavery as a thing of the past, sex slaves are sold right under our noses, on a daily basis, and most of…Read the article
Where Do Most Accidents On The Road Occur?

Where Do Most Accidents On The Road Occur?

| Personal Injury
When it comes to auto accidents, the numbers are real and they’re scary. In fact, in the US, nearly 40,000 people are killed in vehicle accidents every year. We don’t tend to think about being involved in one until it happens. Understanding where most accidents occur on the roadway can help you to heighten your…Read the article
Cronología de una demanda por daños

Cronología de una demanda por daños

| Personal Injury
La gran mayoría de las reclamaciones por daños no llegan al tribunal. De hecho, más del 95% de estos asuntos se resuelven fuera del tribunal. Algunos casos se transigen rápido, pero en su mayor parte, el proceso de transacción toma tiempo. Al igual que con otras negociaciones, es importante no llevar estos procesos de manera…Read the article
Timeline of a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Timeline of a Personal Injury Lawsuit

| Personal Injury
The Personal Injury Timeline Most accident claims do not go to court. In fact, over 95 percent of these matters settle out of court. A few cases settle very quickly. But for the most part, the settlement process takes time. As with any other negotiations, it’s important to not resolve the claim too early. If…Read the article
What’s the Difference Between Furloughs and Layoffs?

What’s the Difference Between Furloughs and Layoffs?

| Coronavirus
Some words, such as coronavirus and COVID-19, are synonymous. They mean the same thing. Other words, like furlough and layoffs, do not exactly mean the same thing. Both the l-word and the f-word mean the employee is not working. But there are some significant differences, mostly in terms of employee rights. In normal times, employers…Read the article
Pfizer Suspends EpiPen Injector Sales

Pfizer Suspends EpiPen Injector Sales

| Personal Injury
Many people trust epinephrine injectors to protect them against serious allergic reactions. It now appears this trust might have been misplaced. The company largely blamed product misuse for the EpiPen injector problems. The failure to release a safety catch and injecting the chemical at the wrong angle might cause either too much or too little…Read the article
Third-Hand Smoke: Unseen Toxins in Your Everyday Life

Third-Hand Smoke: Unseen Toxins in Your Everyday Life

| Personal Injury
Third-Hand Smoke Toxins Most of us are aware of the dangers of smoking tobacco products. According to the Center for Disease Control, or CDC, smoking causes chronic bronchitis, emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes, lung disease, stroke, cancer, and heart disease. Smoking also greatly increases your risk for immune system issues such as rheumatoid…Read the article
Electric Scooter-Related Injuries On The Rise

Electric Scooter-Related Injuries On The Rise

| Personal Injury
Electric scooters have recently become more and more popular in cities all across the United States, but with that popularity has also come an increase in scooter-related injuries, according to a report from CNN. Known as E-Scooters, these compact modes of transportation are popping up on city streets across the globe and causing more serious…Read the article
What to Do Immediately After a Car Accident

What to Do Immediately After a Car Accident

| Personal Injury
If you have been involved in a car accident, you know it can be very difficult to think quickly and to know what you should do next. But a wrong move could result in you accepting liability for a crash that wasn’t your fault. That’s why it is pivotal to know beforehand what you should…Read the article