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What On Earth Is A ‘SMIDSY’ Crash?

What On Earth Is A ‘SMIDSY’ Crash?

| Personal Injury
Inattention-related motorcycle-vehicle crashes are so common in the United Kingdom and some other overseas nations that officials call them “smidsy” crashes, for “sorry, mate, I didn’t see you.” Another frequent acronym, TBFTL or “turned but failed to look,” simply does not roll off the tongue quite as well. Besides, SMIDSY captures the rather callous attitude…Read the article
Al Jazeera Interview: Nassau County Opioid Litigation

Al Jazeera Interview: Nassau County Opioid Litigation

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Al Jazeera reporter Kristen Saloomey recently met and spoke with Napoli Shkolnik PLLC attorney Salvatore Badala regarding the Nassau County, NY opioid epidemic and litigation. Mr. Badala is one of the lead attorneys in the suit in which Nassau County is suing nineteen pharmaceutical companies and five doctors. Suburban Long Island, outside the hustle &…Read the article
The Pretrial Claims Process In Asbestos Cases

The Pretrial Claims Process In Asbestos Cases

| Mesothelioma
Almost all negligence cases — around 90 percent, by most counts — settle out of court before trial. In many negligence matters, such as some car crashes, liability is relatively clear and the damages, while significant, are not overwhelmingly large. But in mesothelioma lawsuits, liability is not always as clear, especially in ambient (indirect) exposure…Read the article
Legal Issues In Mesothelioma Cases

Legal Issues In Mesothelioma Cases

| Mesothelioma
It is a well-established scientific principle that asbestos causes cancer. However, to establish a claim for financial compensation, victim/plaintiffs must do more than present well-established scientific principles. They must prove that a specific tortfeasor (negligent actor) was responsible for this exposure, and they must also prove that their claim is legally recognized. The obstacles to…Read the article
What Does the Healthcare Plan Look Like?

What Does the Healthcare Plan Look Like?

| Napoli Shkolnik News
As Republicans attempt to change the healthcare laws in America, dozens of modifications to proposed bills are being made at a rapid rate. While no one knows exactly what the final law will be–assuming that Republicans can get their bill through both the House and the Senate–here’s a look at what the new healthcare plan…Read the article
What is the FDA Approval Process?

What is the FDA Approval Process?

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Before any drug can be sold to consumers in the United States, it must first be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Unfortunately, the approval process–while it is designed to protect consumers from dangerous drugs–is not always as thorough as it should be, and many dangerous drugs are approved by the FDA.…Read the article
Vicarious Employer And Owner Liability

Vicarious Employer And Owner Liability

| Personal Injury
New York’s auto insurance minimum requirements is one of the lowest ones in the country, as vehicle owners need to carry only $25,000 in personal injury insurance and $10,000 in property damage coverage. Statistics vary widely, but the average injury-related hospital bill is about $14,000, and when adding other economic losses, like lost wages and…Read the article
Just for Men: Hair Dye Lawsuits

Just for Men: Hair Dye Lawsuits

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Just for Men hair dye, which is a hair coloring product manufactured by Combe Inc. and is marketed specifically for men who want to get rid of their grey hair, may be dangerous. To be sure, the product, which was introduced by Combe Inc. in 1987, has caused numerous men serious complications, resulting in myriad…Read the article
Common Issues In Alcohol-Related Car Crashes

Common Issues In Alcohol-Related Car Crashes

| Personal Injury
Since the early 1990s, state legislators have passed strict anti-DUI laws, while at the same time, courts and law enforcement agencies have developed aggressive anti-DUI procedures. Yet despite this crackdown, alcohol is still a factor in about a third of the fatal car crashes in New York. Victims in these cases are usually entitled to…Read the article
What Are Some Common Mesothelioma Diagnosis Issues?

What Are Some Common Mesothelioma Diagnosis Issues?

| Mesothelioma
Cancer is one of the most commonly misdiagnosed illnesses, affecting as many as 1.3 million Americans each year. In most cases, the doctor either fails to identify cancer altogether or fails to diagnose the right kind of cancer. Lots of doctors miss lung cancer in general, and mesothelioma in particular. Perhaps more so than other…Read the article

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