A recent report compiled by Localize.city highlights how dangerous some spots can be for bicyclists and pedestrians in New York City. Particularly dangerous areas, according to the report, are the intersections near bridges and areas that pass under elevated tracks. These areas are often narrow, yet need to handle heavy traffic that includes: . . .
A 27-year-old man who put three people in the hospital after a July 21 pedestrian accident in Brooklyn is now facing charges. The victims suffered injuries after the 27-year-old allegedly struck them while driving a minivan in reverse. The injured victims were standing on the corner of 11th Avenue and 56th Street when the accident occurred. The . . .
There were massive traffic backups on the George Washington Bridge because of a seven-vehicle crash that happened around 8 pm on July 8 on the inbound upper-level of the bridge. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the New York Fire Department came to the scene. Officials closed several lanes of the bridge, but the entire inbound . . .
A livery cab driver was arrested in the Bronx on June 14 after striking a pedestrian. The accident occurred when the 39-year-old victim attempted to cross East 149th Street and River Avenue in Melrose at around 2:30 a.m. The pedestrian was rushed to the emergency room after the accident. Reports indicate that the 39-year-old was in critical . . .
A huge chunk of the scaffolding around a building in Brooklyn fell to the ground last month, causing injury to two pedestrians and a construction worker. The incident occurred on Saturday, April 14, near the Borough Hall subway station near Joralemon and Court Street. According to a witness, who operates a food truck across the street from the . . .
Experienced New York City Construction Accident Attorneys Obtain Settlement in Excavation Accident Claim The law offices of Oresky & Associates, pllc secured a $2,500,000 settlement for the family of a 22-year-old New York City construction worker who was killed on a jobsite when a trench collapsed on him. Oresky & Associates brought a . . .
Why It's Essential That You Seek Medical Care Immediately after a Motor Vehicle Accident Whether you've been in a serious auto accident or a fender-bender, if injured, it's critical that you seek medical treatment as soon as possible after the accident. Don't think that because you're still moving under your own power that you won't experience . . .
Almost 100 years ago, as skyscrapers increasingly appeared along the New York City skyline, state legislators passed a new law designed to protect workers who increasingly found themselves working far above the ground. Known as the Scaffold Law, New York Labor Law §240 mandates that certain safety precautions be taken to minimize the risk of . . .
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