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Settlement for Rear-End Car Accident in Bay Shore, New York

by The Schlitt Law Firm | Uncategorized
Car accident attorney in New York, Carol Schlitt

A Long Island pre-school aide was struck from behind and suffered a head injury as well as neck and shoulder injuries. Upset at the way the injuries were affecting her life, she sought a female attorney with strong testimonials and … Read more

What To Do If Your Child Witnesses Bullying at School

by The Schlitt Law Firm | General Info
Girl being bullied in Huntington, New York

Nearly one in four students (22 percent) reports being bullied at least once during the school year according to the National Center for Educational Statistics. Bullying hurts the victims and has a negative impact on the bully too, but those … Read more

Settlement for a Car Crash on the Northern State Parkway

by The Schlitt Law Firm | Car Accidents Blog
Photo of the car accident scene from the Northern State Parkway in New York

The Schlitt Law Firm announced that it has obtained a settlement for a Hauppauge man injured in a car crash on the Northern State Parkway. The man sought an attorney with strong online reviews and experience in obtaining rapid settlements. … Read more

Young Athletes and Concussions: The Risks, Warning Signs and What To Do

by The Schlitt Law Firm | Personal Injury Blog
football player who is at risk of concussion in New York

The start of school in New York also means the start of school sports. And the start of the sports season, particularly football, will bring up discussions of concussions. Head injuries have deservedly become a hot topic as more research … Read more

Have You Been Falsely Arrested? The Statistics May Say Yes

by The Schlitt Law Firm | Police Misconduct
Man in handcuffs from false arrest in New York

In 2015, 280,412 adults were arrested in New York City – the fewest in a decade. Yet, over 30 percent of cases are dismissed or dropped by the District Attorney. As shown in Figure 1 below, while a majority of … Read more

Settlement for a Blown Stop Sign Collision in South Huntington, NY

by The Schlitt Law Firm | Motor Vehicle Cases
Car accident with a taxi in New York

A man ignored a stop sign in South Huntington, New York and rammed into the side of a taxi. A woman who rode in the back seat of that taxi suffered neck and back injuries as a result of the … Read more

Make Your Child’s First Bus Ride to School Safe

by The Schlitt Law Firm | Bus and Subway Cases
school bus - kid getting on

Imagine that first bus ride from your child’s point of view. You’re standing at the bus stop with your Mom or Dad and they keep telling you that everything will be alright (which they only say when things may not … Read more

Settlement for a Broken Ankle from a Trip and Fall on a Stairway in Mount Vernon, New York

by The Schlitt Law Firm | Slip and Fall Blog

A woman visiting from North Carolina tripped and fell on stairs in Westchester and fractured her ankle. The stairs – just two steps – were oddly designed and had caused a previous person to fall and break an ankle. The … Read more

Enjoy Pokémon Go, but Be Safe: Injuries, Accidents and Robberies Are Real

by The Schlitt Law Firm | Personal Injury Blog
car crash from pokemon go

Pokémon Go has become all the rage for some and a mystery to others. There is no denying the phenomena: it is now the bestselling mobile app game ever and has attracted over 21 million daily users. That’s more people … Read more

8 Easy Tips to Help You Drive Safer

by The Schlitt Law Firm | Car Accidents Blog
safe driving in New York

Our cars are far safer than a generation ago, but safety on the roads still depends on what drivers do. Here are eight easy tips on how you can become a safer driver: Don’t Drive Drunk Drinking impairs your decision-making … Read more