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Top Reasons That New York Subway Accidents Happen

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Top Reasons That New York Subway Accidents Happen

 

We’ve all felt a little shaky on the subway. There can be something unnerving about traveling underground. Moreover, as all New Yorkers know, subway accidents aren’t just in the movies. They do happen, and certain risk factors increase your chances of being caught in an unfortunate situation.

 

Because of this, it’s important to know the risk of hopping on the subway and what causes New York subway accidents. Over 5.7 million people ride our city subway system every day, and each person could be at risk of an accident due to the following reasons.

 

Negligent Drivers

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Watch for These NY Heat Injuries That Can be Due to Negligence    

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Watch for These NY Heat Injuries That Can be Due to Negligence

 

The heat can be deadly, causing people all kinds of injuries if they’re not careful. Below, we’re going to go over some of the most common types of heat-related injuries someone can suffer from.

 

If you get these types of heat injuries at work, you may be able to file a personal injury claim. Learn more about these injuries and what you can do according to New York law.

 

Common Heat Injuries and Illnesses New Yorkers Might Suffer

 

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Ways Car Drivers Cause New York Motorcycle Accidents

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Ways Car Drivers Cause New York Motorcycle Accidents

 

As a motorcyclist, you face many more dangers on the road than car drivers – including car drivers themselves. Collisions with cars are particularly dangerous, as cars have greater size, weight, and momentum on their side.

 

As a responsible motorcyclist, you are no doubt aware of the hazard that cars pose, but you might not know the many different specific ways that they typically get into accidents with motorcycles.

 

Below we cover some common ways car drivers cause motorcycle accidents — and how to avoid them

 

A Car Hits You Head-On

 

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Reasons New Yorkers Should Pursue a Slip and Fall Claim

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Reasons New Yorkers Should Pursue a Slip and Fall Claim

 

A “slip and fall” doesn’t sound like a serious accident… so why are there so many cases of million-dollar slip and fall accidents?

 

If you or a loved one are suffering from a recent slip and fall accident, you know that medical bills pile up fast. These types of accidents result in a range of injuries – from a bump on the head to broken bones, brain injuries, or even paralysis or death. Over eight million people go to the hospital each year for slip and fall accidents. In fact, half of all accidental deaths are caused by Continue Reading

Pharmacist Errors are a Form of Medical Malpractice in New York  

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Pharmacist Errors are a Form of Medical Malpractice in New York  

 

Did you know that up to 10% of all prescriptions are filed in error?

 

Patients don’t always see or understand what happens behind the counter at a pharmacy, but we trust the people behind the counter to bring us the prescriptions that were written by our doctor.

 

This makes sense. After all, pharmacists go to school for a number of years to understand what medicines and dosage you need in order to get better. They should know how to do their jobs correctly. They are, in fact, required to do their jobs correctly under the law.

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