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What Happens If I Have A Public Transportation Injury?

We know that mass transit in New York City isn’t always the most fun way to get around town. Everyone has a story or two about watching a fight break out or how an issue caused annoying delays.  Delays can be a real annoyance, but a public transportation injury is far worse. Sometimes, however, hazards on the subway are more than just annoying or frustrating – they can cause serious injury. If you slip and fall on […]

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Six Things To Do After a Car Accident

A car accident can cause lifelong injuries and huge amounts of money in damages to you and your car. To make matters worse, receiving fair and just compensation from those liable can be confusing and demoralizing. To receive the compensation you need after an auto accident, document the crash thoroughly, consult with insurance and legal advisers, and treat your injuries immediately. Unfortunately, most people aren’t thinking completely clearly right after an accident. We hope that by going […]

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The 5 Most Common Personal Injury Claims

A simple slip and fall can cost thousands of dollars. A mistake by a doctor may lead to many future trips to the hospital. Car accidents cost billions of dollars each year in injuries around the country. Injuries are expensive, but there are ways to receive compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. Filing a personal injury lawsuit will allow you to make a claim for the damages and losses sustained. You are entitled to receive compensation for […]

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Pedestrian Accidents Are On The Rise in the Bronx

Pedestrian accidents in the Bronx have been increasing at an alarming rate. An NYPD police car was involved in a pedestrian accident recently, leaving her looking like “a human pretzel”. The 13-year-old girl tried to run across the street with the light still blinking.  The police officer that hit her had just given a motorist a ticket and was responding to a call about a stabbing at the time of the accident. The lights and sirens were […]

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Does a Driver’s Lack of Experience Make Them More Susceptible to Automobile Accidents?

It’s a scene that happens all too often with teen drivers. Two people died when their vehicles crashed at a busy intersection in Brooklyn. The impact was so powerful it split one of the vehicles in half as it hit a nearby utility pole. A Nissan Maxima driven by 20-year-old Philbert Martin Williams struck a BMW as it was turning. Both Williams and his passenger, 18-year-old Christina Wipper, died as a result of the crash. The […]

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Brooklyn Workplace Injury Turned Fatal Under Investigation

 Earlier this month, Gustavo Tapia, aged 22, died in a forklift accident in Brooklyn, New York. He was using a walk behind forklift to push a Yale forklift up a ramp when it rolled backward and pinned him against the wall. The operator of the electric forklift was unscathed but Tapia died from his workplace injury. The Dangers of Forklifts The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) estimates that inadequate training causes a number of […]

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How to Avoid an Amusement Park Accident and Injury

As summer approaches and the school year comes to a close, you’re likely to have a vacation or two planned. If you choose to visit an amusement park, waterpark or go-kart track, however, there are some things you should know about the attraction and its commitment to safety. After all, you work hard to protect the ones you love. A momentary lapse in judgment or lack of safety training is all it takes for an employee […]

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What is the Risk of Child Injury on the Playground?

Could one of the happiest places for your children to play be among the most dangerous?  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “About 75% of nonfatal injuries related to playground equipment occur on public playgrounds.  Most occur at schools and daycare centers”. More alarming is the rate of child injury between boys and girls.  The CDC reports, “While all children who use playgrounds are at risk for injury, girls sustain injuries […]

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Mazda Issues Product Recall Because of Spiders in the Fuel Tank

Added to the list of product recall is the Mazda 6, but not for the reason you might suspect.  Apparently, the problem lies in the vehicle’s fuel tank.  The fuel tank attracts spiders, who nest there, causing a potentially dangerous situation for motorists.  A web woven in the evaporative canister vent line causes the fuel tank to crack because of excess pressure.   This is the second time Mazda has problems due to arachnids.  The first recall […]

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A Stroke is Preventable With Regular Health Screenings

A Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus driver suffered a stroke recently and slammed the bus that he was driving into more than a dozen parked vehicles.  The accident occurred at Nassau Avenue and Sutton Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.  Nearly 20 cars were damaged across a two block radius.  Some vehicles received minor scrapes while others received more visible damage with broken mirrors, dented doors, missing mirrors and tires, and front and rear-end bumpers crumpled.  One car was even pushed […]

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