We hope you never are injured in a car accident. However, statistics show that people are involved in at least two motor vehicle accidents during their lifetime. If, or when, this happens to you, you should be prepared. Here is our advice on the top 5 things to do if you are involved or injured in an auto accident: Seek Medical Attention. . . .
Protection gear such as harnesses can possibly save your life when you work at heights. But if your harness is not properly inspected prior to use, you could be putting your life in danger. You must always follow the recommendations of the manufacturer of the gear for inspections and maintenance. You can find some of these recommendations for . . .
Experienced Building Accident Lawyers for Brooklyn Snowy and Icy Conditions | Slippery Sidewalks, Driveways and Parking Lots |Broken Steps, Stairs or Sidewalks | Failure to Shovel| Slip and Fall Accidents In January in Brooklyn, snow and ice are pretty much a given, and can pose a serious risk of injury. Under the law, property owners and . . .
When the hot water temperature in a building fluctuates into extreme temperatures, it creates dangerous conditions for tenants. If you are taking a shower or a bath you can receive severe burns because of scalding hot water. At 140°, water takes only a few seconds to cause third-degree burns, which penetrate the skin and can create permanent . . .
Slip and fall injuries on construction sites can be caused by many things and occur even more often when the weather is poor. Construction work during the winter can become even more dangerous because ice can build up on ramps, walkways, scaffolding or sidewalk bridges and cause falls. Dripping snow and ice can freeze over and may cause floors, . . .
Another commuter train accident has occurred in the New York City metropolitan area. According to officials, around 8:30 am EST, a Long Island Rail Road train derailed at the Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn. Early reports indicate that at least 103 people were hurt, although the most serious injury thus far reported is a broken leg. Officials from . . .
Large trucks, 18 wheelers, and delivery trucks, are supposed to share the road with smaller cars, pedestrians, bicyclists and other vehicles. These large trucks present serious dangers if not operated properly. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2013, 3,964 people died as a result of accidents involving large trucks . . .
On May 31, 2015 construction workers at a high rise on Madison Avenue were attempting to hoist a 4-ton air conditioning unit into an opening on the 30th floor when things went awry. For reasons yet unknown, the unit suddenly broke free of the crane and then fell the 30 stories to the street below but not before parts of the unit smashed into the . . .
If your baby suffered a lack of oxygen to the brain during pregnancy or delivery it may have been a result of medical malpractice. It may have been a result of the failure of the doctors, nurses or midwives to recognize a problem during pregnancy or during labor and delivery that caused the problem. Make the right call, (718) 993-9999, and speak . . .
All too often people are injured in work accidents. Every day workers suffer broken arms, broken legs, injured necks and backs, as well as other injuries due to on the job accidents. On the job safety is very important to prevent trips and falls on debris, falls from scaffolds, and ladders, and other types of accidents. Very few people are prepared . . .