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7 Ways to Stay Safe in the Snow

7 Ways to Stay Safe in the Snow

Winter is upon us here on the east coast, with the New York City area having been blanketed by over two feet of snow and experiencing arctic temperatures. While winter is nothing new to many of us, many precautionary methods need to be reinforced each year to make sure everyone knows how to stay safe, warm and alert during extreme weather conditions. 1) Stock Up on the Essentials Milk, non-perishable food, and of course water are the staples[...]

Avoiding Injuries in the Snow and Ice

Avoiding Injuries in the Snow and Ice

Snow and ice lead to slippery conditions, and these always create the opportunity for slip and fall injuries to occur. It is crucial to know, especially in New York where apartment and office buildings rule the streets, who is responsible to shoveling sidewalks, distributing salt for the ice, and maintaining safe conditions for cars and pedestrians. The New York City Sanitation Department mandates that a clearance of a 48" wide path is created in the snow and ice[...]

Construction workers’ rights on the jobsite

Construction workers’ rights on the jobsite

As a worker on a construction site in New York, you should never encounter situations that compromise your safety. However, identifying hazards and reporting them may seem like a good way to lose your job. We at the Law Office of Richard M. Kenny are aware of the potentially serious consequences of the loss of income, and are ready to answer questions regarding your workplace rights. Your employer is required by law to eliminate accident risks due to[...]

Food Truck Safety Issues

Food Truck Safety Issues

Food trucks are all the rage lately. On practically every corner in New York City on a given day, food trucks cater to workers on their lunch breaks. Smorgasboard, the weekend food phenomenon in Williamsburg, has made its existence all about food trucks. Sadly, the rise of food truck popularity has also led to hazards such as explosions and truck fires. Last year, a Philadelphia food truck exploded while parked in a neighborhood, causing 13 injuries and two[...]

Identifying and avoiding drunk drivers

Identifying and avoiding drunk drivers

People in New York and across the country continue to get behind the wheel while alcohol impaired in spite of the stiff penalties and the potential for causing an injury or fatality collision. According to new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration statistics, there were 317 motor vehicle crash fatalities involving drivers in New York who had a blood alcohol concentration of .08 percent or higher during 2014. Certain behaviors are common when a person is driving impaired, and[...]

New York’s Vision Zero project may be failing residents

New York’s Vision Zero project may be failing residents

Traffic accidents in New York City are inevitable with the number of vehicles and pedestrians on the roads at any one time during the day or night. These may occur because of driver negligence, reckless or aggressive driving or careless pedestrians, as well as other circumstances. When there is a disproportionate number of motor vehicle crashes on a particular street or intersection, the problem could be due to a lack of appropriate traffic regulation. One such intersection has[...]

The Ongoing Problems with Chipotle

The Ongoing Problems with Chipotle

Over the past several years, Chipotle has rose to extreme prominence as the go-to fast food Mexican chain. They're known for fresh ingredients, unprocessed foods, and fast service. However, with the news as of late thet E.Coli has broken out due to food eaten in Chipotle restaurants, this means bad news for the business as well as restaurant patrons. There is still no reasonable explanation for how or why this occurred. A recent article from Forbes explained the[...]

What is your best tool after an accident? A smartphone

What is your best tool after an accident? A smartphone

It seems as though everyone has a smart phone these days. You can use it for everything: taking pictures, sending emails, checking your news feed, communicating with family and friends, and everything in between. A smartphone can also be your most reliable tool after an auto accident, especially since its constantly on your person and can manage to do so much. One of the most important things to do after any auto accident is to take photos of[...]

What to do with all that Snow

What to do with all that Snow

The blizzard that all the weathermen predicted became a reality this past weekend, when the clouds dumped more than two feet of snow in the New York area, blanketing the busy streets and leading to nonexistant traffic, pedestrians, and other sights typical of this area. While many of us may think the snow is beautiful and peaceful when it is falling, it becomes a huge hassle once its all fallen and we are left to deal with it[...]

What your ombudsman wants you to know

What your ombudsman wants you to know

As the family member of a nursing home resident in New York, you may feel as if you are the only one making sure your loved one is receiving the proper level of care. We at the Law Office of Richard M. Kenny understand that this can be a heavy burden, particularly if you have other responsibilities that also require your time. The New York Office of the State Long Term Care Ombudsman wants residents, family members and[...]

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