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.

Top Tips for What to do After a Car Accident

Top Tips for What to do After a Car Accident

| Personal Injury
Being involved in any sort of car accident is a scary and painful experience to be sure but it is important to take care of yourself and stay calm in the minutes, hours, days, and weeks that follow. After a car accident, you need to keep a clear head and make smart decisions and choices.…Read the article
March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

| Personal Injury
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, which serves as an opportunity to raise public awareness about how brain injuries occur, the prevalence of brain injuries, and the life-changing effects that brain injuries can have. While many organizations recognize brain injury awareness, the Brain Injury Association of America is one of the leaders, and has been…Read the article
Causes of Railway Accidents

Causes of Railway Accidents

| Personal Injury
According to the Federal Railroad Administration, in 2014 there were 11,896 train accidents at railroad crossings, resulting in 804 fatalities and thousands of injuries over the course of that year. There are a variety of reasons why these accidents occur. In the United States alone, we have over 600 separate and identified railroad lines, hundreds of…Read the article
Modern Car Safety Features You Should Check For

Modern Car Safety Features You Should Check For

| Personal Injury
We all want a safe and reliable car that gets us where we need to go and that keeps us and our loved ones safe. We have come a long way since the early cars that has no seat belts or windshields and there are many amazing safety features that modern vehicles have. Here are…Read the article
Forms of Distracted Driving

Forms of Distracted Driving

| Personal Injury
There is an old Country song that says “I’m in a hurry to get things done… I’m in a hurry and I don’t know why.” Today multitasking seems to be as much a part of life as the internet and cell phones are. We are always trying to get more done and do more things…Read the article
Stupid and Dangerous Challenges Spread by Social Media

Stupid and Dangerous Challenges Spread by Social Media

| Personal Injury
The internet has brought us many great things that have advanced us as a society, but it has also enabled the extreme stupidity in much of our society. This is evident when looking back over the stupid and dangerous, and often potentially deadly challenges that have spread like wildfire online through social media outlets like…Read the article
What to do if You Are Injured While Traveling on Vacation

What to do if You Are Injured While Traveling on Vacation

| Personal Injury
This is the time of year when people are traveling with friends and family and enjoying time away from their homes. Whether it is across the state or across the country or across the globe, everyone makes plans for the best trip possible. What they probably never even think about is what they would do…Read the article
#MeToo Takes Center Stage At New York Fashion Week

#MeToo Takes Center Stage At New York Fashion Week

| Personal Injury
For years, fashion models have been seen and not heard. Now, organizers at New York Fashion Week are trying to change that dynamic. In one event, models will end a traditional catwalk by sharing their stories about sexual abuse and exploitation. These stories are especially common in fashion circles where young women are often in…Read the article
NY State Assembly To Debate ‘Intoxication’ Definition

NY State Assembly To Debate ‘Intoxication’ Definition

| Personal Injury
Assistant Speaker Felix Ortiz (D-Brooklyn) said he would re-introduce a proposal to change New York’s alcohol intoxication threshold from .08 to .05, based on a recent National Academy of Sciences report that made the same recommendation. Brushing off criticism from restaurant owners and lobbying groups which claimed that the proposal would effectively shut down many…Read the article
Brett Favre Speaks Out Against Head Injury Risks

Brett Favre Speaks Out Against Head Injury Risks

| Personal Injury
While the two Super Bowl quarterbacks are getting most of the headlines, the Hall of Famer made headlines of his own when he said that he would discourage his grandchildren from playing football. In an interview, Favre called football concussions “a scary issue.” Additionally, traumatic head injuries in football are going to get worse as…Read the article