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The 100 Deadliest Days: The Dangers Facing Teen Drivers

Your teens may be looking forward to summer fun right around the corner, but it’s time for parents and guardians to step up their road safety efforts. This holiday weekend marks the beginning of the 100 Deadliest Days for teen drivers. Every year, AAA reports that American roads see a 14% increase in fatal car… (keep reading)

Going Beyond National Safety Stand-Down Week

Falls have consistently ranked as the leading cause of work fatality in the construction industry, specifically falls from elevation. In 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (B.L.S.) reported that out of 1,008 construction fatalities reported, 351 of them (nearly 35% of all fatalities) involved workers falling from elevated heights. Sadly, most fatal falls on construction… (keep reading)

NYC Pedestrians–Don’t Walk Here!

New York City has experienced an alarming uptick in pedestrian accidents affecting communities across five boroughs. The New York Post recently reported that 59 pedestrians in NYC were killed within the first quarter of 2022, a 44% increase from the previous year. These new statistics mark the highest rate of pedestrian fatalities that NYC has… (keep reading)

Fatal Construction Fall at Queens Worksite

An Ecuadorian construction worker was killed in a tragic construction accident last week after falling 20-ft down an open shaft on a worksite in Queens. Channel 4 News reported the worker was moving a plywood board on the ground level of the building at St. Nicholas Avenue in Ridgewood when he fell through a hole… (keep reading)

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April marks the beginning of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, a life-saving initiative that becomes more necessary every year. In 2020, the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (N.H.T.S.A.) reported 3,142 fatalities due to distracted driving accidents, all of which were 100% preventable.  This year, the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (G.T.S.C.) announced that New York State… (keep reading)

Important Steps To Take After You Slip And Fall On Ice Or Snow

Slip and fall accidents can result in various injuries such as hip fractures, head injuries, spinal cord injuries, muscle sprains, and many more. Slip and fall injuries are very common in the winter and could leave you with unexpected medical bills. Icy roads, pavements, sidewalks, and parking lots may be especially dangerous and you should… (keep reading)

Important Steps To Take After A Slip, Trip And Fall Accident

Dangers and hazards in any environment or setting should be dealt with as soon as possible. Unfortunately, this is not always the case on a commercial premise. A slip, trip, and fall accident can occur unexpectedly any second, and it is almost impossible to prevent it from happening, especially in an unfamiliar environment that you… (keep reading)

Important Steps To Take After A Rental Ceiling Collapse

Naturally, as a renter, you trust your landlord to maintain the structural integrity and facilities regularly and ensure that they stand up to the test of time. Of course, the last thing that anyone expects to happen is for their ceiling to collapse. After all, we all want our home to be a safe and… (keep reading)

How To Determine Fault In A Ceiling Collapse Accident

In the blink of an eye, when you least expect it, your ceiling comes crashing down. After getting the medical treatment you need, you may also plan to pursue legal action. When ceiling disasters happen, you and your loved ones are at high risk of sustaining severe injuries such as bone fractures, internal bleeding, and… (keep reading)

What Are The Most Common Injuries Caused By Slipping On Ice?

Most people love to go out to ski, enjoy the outdoors, and marvel at the scenery during the winter season. However, if you are not careful, you may find yourself getting easily injured from slipping on the ice. Ice is the number one culprit for most people getting injured and greatly increases the risk of… (keep reading)

As New York Begins to Thaw Out into Spring– Beware of Broken Sidewalks

As all New Yorker’s know by now, the Tri-State area is in the midst of what is historically the snowiest part of the winter season. While most residents stay warm and dry in their houses and apartments–watching endless news coverage and social media feeds showing beautiful pictures of accumulating snow, kids on sleds and dogs… (keep reading)

Top Four Qualities Of A Competent Personal Injury Attorney

A competent personal injury attorney can be the difference in whether or not you receive a successful settlement and the number of damage claims you are entitled to. After undergoing a traumatic and serious injury, it is natural to want to find the best and most competent personal injury attorney to provide the best legal… (keep reading)