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The Law Office of Heather M. Nappi, P.C.

Focusing on
Personal Injury, NYS Workers’ Compensation, Residential

Real Estate, and Wills

Heather M. Nappi

Attorney-at-Law

Thank you for visiting The Law Office of Heather M. Nappi, which is located in Stony Point and serves the entire New York metropolitan area and the Hudson Valley. 


Getting into an accident and suffering a serious injury, you may be frightened, worried or confused on what to do next. You may be asking yourself things like---should I seek medical treatment, how am I going to pay my bills, who is responsible to pay my bills, what happens if I cannot return to work, and how do I get compensated for my injuries and my pain and suffering. 

As an experienced personal injury lawyer, I can help you answer all of these questions and more.The special focus of my firm is plaintiff’s personal injury ranging from injuries sustained on the job, in a motor vehicle accident, a slip/trip and fall, or if a loved one suffered injury or death at the hands of a nursing home.  

Heather M. Nappi
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This area of law has been my main focus throughout my legal career, I have represented clients in three states, Ohio, Michigan, and New York, and I know what it takes to successfully build and pursue your case. If you are looking for thorough and efficient representation, I urge you to contact me for a free consultation about your case.

When you come to me for legal services I will personally handle your case from start to finish and handle your case with the utmost care, no matter how big or how small, and will work vigorously on your behalf to achieve the best possible outcome for you.

To schedule a free consultation at The Law Office of Heather M. Nappi, please call 845-324-8289 or email [email protected]

About Us

Prior to opening my own firm, I began my legal career as a paralegal in Cleveland, Ohio assisting in civil litigation and specializing in all areas of plaintiff’s personal injury. After graduating from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, I began practicing law in the state of Michigan where I represented injured drivers, passengers, motorcyclists and pedestrians that were involved in automobile accidents.


When I moved to New York, I specialized in real estate closings and had the pleasure of assisting the public and several Patrolman Benevolent Associations, such as the Rockland County PBA and the Rockland County Sheriff’s Office, in the areas of Workers’ Compensation, NYS local retirement litigation, General Municipal Law Section 207(a) and 207(c), motor vehicle accidents, and other plaintiff personal injury matters. I also had the honor and privilege of assisting several 911 first responders in obtaining benefits under the NY Workers’ Compensation Law and the Victims Compensation Fund (Zadroga Act) which they so rightfully deserved.


More recently, I spent the last five years representing claimant’s in NY Workers’ Compensation and plaintiff personal injury matters ranging from car/motor vehicle accidents, dental and medical malpractice, nursing home neglect, wrongful death, and slip/trip and fall. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my husband and two stepchildren and staying active by going hiking and running, doing hot yoga, and participating in Spartan races with my friends.

EDUCATION:

  • Case Western Reserve University, B.A, Political Science, Cum Laude
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude

ADMISSIONS:

  • Michigan Bar
  • New York Bar

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

  • New York State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Rockland Women’s Bar Association
  • Rockland County Bar Association

Practice Areas

Workers’ Compensation

If you get injured on the job, workers compensation is a type of insurance that provides monetary and/or medical benefits regardless of fault. It is important that you report this injury to your employer and seek medical treatment for your injuries right away.

Obtaining the benefits and settlement you are entitled to for a work-related accident can be extremely difficult as you could be getting denied the benefits you so rightfully deserve. I will do whatever it takes to make sure you get the benefits and/or settlement that you deserve for your injuries.


For a free consultation at The Law Office of Heather M. Nappi, P.C. please call 845-324-8289 or email [email protected]

Car and Motor Vehicle Accidents

It is shocking how many automobile accidents occur in New York per year that lead to serious injury and sometimes even death, so if you were injured in an automobile accident that was caused by the negligence of another person or company, you are not alone.


There are many different types of automobile accidents. These kinds of accidents can occur in a car, while using public transportation, as a pedestrian, and more.


If you were injured in one of these accidents and have suffered serious injury, you have the right to be compensated for your property damage, medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering. In the state of New York, there is a limited amount of time you have to bring a lawsuit against the party responsible for your injuries so it is imperative that you contact me so I can fight for you to receive proper compensation for your injuries.


For a free consultation at The Law Office of Heather M. Nappi, P.C. please call 845-324-8289 or email [email protected]

Slip/Trip and Fall

When you slip and fall on commercial or private property, the owners or caretakers of this property can be held responsible for failing to clean or warn passersby of any unsafe and hazardous conditions. If this happens to you it is important to report this incident as soon as possible so an investigation of the scene can be performed, it can be determined who is ultimately responsible, and once liability is established pursue compensation for your economic loss and your pain and suffering.


You can slip/trip and fall just about anywhere. Some examples of these places are: 

  • Slipping on water, ice, snow, food, drink, cleaning solutions, gasoline, oil or other auto fluids;
  • Tripping over broken or uneven pavement or sidewalk;
  • Falling due to broken or nonexistent lighting;
  • Falling or tripping into a hole; and uneven steps or height changes in floor.

In the state of New York, there is a limited amount of time you have to bring a lawsuit for your injuries so it is imperative that you contact me so I can fight for you to receive proper compensation for your injuries.


For a free consultation at The Law Office of Heather M. Nappi, P.C. please call 845-324-8289 or email [email protected]

Nursing Home Neglect and Wrongful Death

The decision to put a loved one in a nursing home is a difficult one, but it becomes even more difficult when that loved one is not treated with the care, dignity, and respect that they deserve. This can lead to serious injury or tragic loss of life.


Nursing home cases can be complex because they can involve multiple theories of liability, such as medical malpractice, but most of these cases fall under the theory of negligence. A nursing home is also responsible for the actions of its employees and have to answer for harm that results from negligence related to things such as hiring unqualified individuals; poor staff training; failure to follow procedures and protocols; failure to supervise; failure to follow orders; and inadequate facilities and equipment.

Due to the nursing home and its employee’s negligence its residents suffer harm such as:

  • Bedsores,
  • Fall, Fractures, and Bruises,
  • Dehydration and Malnutrition, 
  • Infection,
  • Weight Loss,
  • Medication Errors, 
  • Physical Assault and Verbal Abuse,
  • Wrongful Death.

In the state of New York, there is a certain amount of time you have to bring a lawsuit for the aforementioned causes of action so it is imperative that you contact me so I can fight for you and your loved ones to receive the compensation your family rightfully deserves.


For a free consultation at The Law Office of Heather M. Nappi, P.C. please call 845-324-8289 or email [email protected]

Wills

It is important to have a Will to ensure that your final wishes are carried out and your assets are distributed accordingly. It is equally important to have a power of attorney and/or health care proxy in place in case you can no longer make decisions for yourself. I will work with you and prepare any of the aforementioned documents that best accomplish your goals to give you the peace of mind you deserve.


For a free consultation at The Law Office of Heather M. Nappi, P.C. please call 845-324-8289 or email [email protected]

Residential Real Estate Closings

Purchasing a new home or selling your home can be exciting, but also a little nerve racking as real estate closings can be complex transactions that require an attorney to ensure that you and your home are protected during every step of the process. I will review every last detail of every real estate contract so that you will never be unpleasantly surprised at the closing table.


If you are looking to buy or sell a home, condominium or co-op, please call The Law Office of Heather M. Nappi, P.C. for a free consultation at 845-324-8289 or email [email protected]

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Per Diem Services

I provide temporary per diem services to handle plaintiff personal injury court conferences and depositions in Rockland, Orange, Putnam, Dutchess, and Westchester County Supreme Court. I regularly appear in Supreme Court in the aforementioned counties and am fully familiar with the Court staff and procedures in each respective Court.


I also provide temporary per diem services to handle claimant Workers’ Compensation appearances anywhere in New York.


If you are in need of any of the above services, please contact me at 845-324-8289 or [email protected] for my availability and rates (please be advised that rates will vary based upon location and the type of matter).

Service Areas

I serve clients in the following counties in New York:

    • Dutchess County
    • Orange County
    • Putnam County
    • Rockland County
  • Westchester County
    • New York City


Contact Information

The Law Office of Heather M. Nappi, P.C.

2 Joyce Plaza, Suite 5

Stony Point, New York 10980

Phone: 845-324-8289

Email: [email protected]

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