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Manhattan to Add New Bike Lanes

The number of New Yorkers that rely on bicycles to get around the city has been on the rise in recent years as the congested gridlock gets worse. Despite the fact that the number of pedestrian accidents in New York City has decreased over the last year, the number of serious accidents involving bicyclists has [...]

2018-01-19T10:23:59+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Bicycle Accidents, Blog|0 Comments

Slip and Fall Accidents in NYC

Some of the most common personal injury accidents that happen in New York City are those that involve slip or trip and falls. Often, the injuries that people face after being involved in a slip and fall accident involve broken bones and a few bruises here and there. However, there are instances in which a [...]

2018-01-17T09:17:11+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Drivers: Stay Cautious of Black Ice

As we have just experienced a significant winter weather event, New Yorkers should make themselves aware of the dangers that we can't see. Black ice is not easily seen because it is very thin and blends in on roadways and sidewalks. This is one of the biggest dangers plaguing New Yorkers because pedestrians and drivers [...]

2018-01-10T12:25:27+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Blog, Car Accidents|0 Comments

Bundle Up!: Staying Safe in these Record Low Temperatures!

If you live on the east coast, then you already know how miserably cold its been in recent weeks! A tremendous winter storm called Storm Grayson just finishing running through the New York City area, leaving behind substantial snowfall and frigid temperatures. Although Grayson is finally clearing the NYC area, the winter weather is far [...]

2018-01-08T08:50:33+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

OSHA Violations Lead to Workplace Accidents

Employers have a responsibility to make sure all of their employees have the means to knowledge and safety when it comes to workplace hazards. When employers fail to provide their workers with safety training or safety equipment, employees can become seriously injured or suffer fatal consequences. In an effort to hold employers accountable for providing [...]

2018-01-03T15:22:11+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

What Should I Do if I’m Injured in Accident?

If you are injured in an accident, you may be left feeling overwhelmed and not sure what you should do next. Of course, different types of accidents can lead to different injuries. That being said, the type of accident an individual was injured in may also be an indicator of how serious an injury may [...]

2018-01-02T12:26:13+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

What are independent medical examinations?

When a person gets into an accident that causes them to become injured due to the negligence of another party, they may want to bring a lawsuit. A personal injury lawsuit can allow you to collect damages for your medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you are bringing a lawsuit against a [...]

2017-12-21T14:42:15+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Christmas Tree Safety in Apartments

With Christmas just around the corner, it is important to make sure that anyone with a real Christmas tree in a New York CIty apartment takes safety precautions to avoid a fire from starting. Between 2011 and 2015, there were an average of 200 fires related to Christmas trees, according to the National Fire Prevention [...]

2017-12-20T10:29:42+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Are firefighters eligible for workers’ compensation?

Firefighters have a very important job and we rely on them to keep us safe. That being said, working as a firefighter is a very dangerous job and there is a high chance for an on-the-job injury. Unfortunately, firefighters are not eligible for workers’ compensation benefits in New York City. When firefighters do become injured, [...]

2017-12-06T07:39:05+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Blog, Firefighter Injuries|0 Comments