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School is Out: Tips for a Safe Summer

For children the sun is fun — and also dangerous. In April of this year, a nine-month-old California boy was left strapped in his car seat parked on a neighborhood street when his father went to work. The father, a diligent dad with two other children, forgot his son was in the car. On his… Read More »

Fatigue: A Serious Factor in Transportation Accidents

The voices of two pilots from the grave may someday impact legislation concerning human fatigue. On August 14, 2013, a United Parcel Service (UPS) Airbus plowed into an Alabama hillside after an early morning flight from Kentucky. The flight crew of two and the airplane were destroyed. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) undertook investigation… Read More »

Train the Trainer: Dealing with Basketball Injury in Schools

Across the country, about one million students play basketball. A recent study looked at more than two million injuries suffered by school basketball players between 2005 and 2010. Researchers explored treatment that occurred on the premises where the injury occurred versus a hospital emergency department. Findings of the study include the following: During the term… Read More »

A New York Plan to Share the Road: Swedish Style

In May each year, the National Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reminds motorists across the United States to share the road. In New York this year, Mayor Bill de Blasio planned for New Yorkers to share the road Swedish style. In February, Mayor Blasio announced Vision Zero, a sweeping plan to eliminate traffic fatalities in the… Read More »

NYC Spring Bike Safety Tips

Spring or fall, New York City is a great place to ride a bicycle. However, despite the Big Apple’s numerous bike-friendly parks and paths, the city streets can be perilous for even the most adept rider. With such a harsh winter behind you, you may be itching to get back onto your bike. But before… Read More »

Avoiding Dog Attacks in NYC This Spring

With spring well on its way, many New Yorkers are taking to the streets to enjoy the beautiful weather. However, while meandering through the city, it’s important to remain wary of potentially dangerous dogs — including small ones on leashes. Even if you are a dog owner yourself, you can never predict how a strange… Read More »

Common Types of Slip and Fall Accident Injuries

As a kid, you probably experienced your share of falls and tumbles. But what many people may not realize is that some slip and fall accidents can result in catastrophic injuries and even death. And they can occur virtually anywhere.  Slips and falls happen in restaurants, grocery stores, shopping malls, stairwells, elevators, parking garages, apartments… Read More »

How Can Money Compensate for the Death of a Loved One?

It goes without saying that no amount of monetary award can compensate for the loss of a loved one. However, money is the only thing our legal system can provide. It is hoped that money helps survivors to move forward with their lives after the devastation of an unexpected death due to the negligence of… Read More »

Can I Sue if a Pharmacy Gives Me the Wrong Drug?

Medical malpractice law applies to all health care providers, including pharmacies. Individuals who suffer injury due to medication errors made by doctors or pharmacies may have grounds to file a lawsuit, typically based on if a provider failed to exercise a reasonable standard of care. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, adverse… Read More »

Is Workers Compensation My Only Option if I Suffer Serious Injuries on a Construction Job?

When you suffer on-the-job injuries at a construction site, or any other place of employment, the Workers Compensation program can provide important benefits to help you obtain immediate medical treatment. However in certain situations, workers can also file a personal injury claim, to pursue additional compensation. In its online Introduction to the Workers Compensation Law,… Read More »