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February 2019 Archives

Reacting to a New York car accident

If you have been involved in a car accident in New York, it is likely that you are feeling very upset and distressed in regard to what happened. You may also be physically injured as a result. It is important that you get checked by a medical professional after being involved in a car accident, even if you feel well. This is because some forms of serious injuries such as head trauma can take several hours or days to become apparent.

Even minor symptoms can signal serious injuries after a crash

Victims of car crashes are often shaken up at the scene of the crash. This is a difficult time because they might be so worried about what to do now that they miss the signs of injuries. We know that you are probably hoping that nothing serious is going on, but don't let that thinking cloud your judgment when it comes to seeking medical care.

Construction worker severs both legs in Roslyn Heights

Officers with the Nassau County Police Department were dispatched to aid an injured construction worker at a worksite near the intersection of Locust and Corncrib lanes in Roslyn Heights just after 8:00 a.m. on Feb. 13.When they arrived on the scene, they found a 39-year-old construction worker in a 10-feet-deep manhole.

Drivers might not watch for bikers at the start of the season

While most motorcyclists won't be riding right now, the nicer weather that is perfect for drives is coming up quick. You should make sure that your motorcycle is ready for the open road now so that you are prepared when the weather improves. On those first rides of the year, remember that motorists might not be as vigilant about watching for bikers as what they are later in the year when they see them more often.

Car accidents and the psychological impact on children

When you get into a car accident with your children in the car, it can have a massive impact on them psychologically even if they do not suffer any physical injuries. It is still an emotionally traumatic experience, probably the most traumatic one of their lives.

Tips for walking on snow and ice this winter

Now that winter is upon the New York area, everyone who is going to go anywhere needs to know how to walk on the snow and ice. This isn't as easy as it sounds, so make sure that you aren't trying to rush about when you are on this type of surface. Remember that sometimes, ice can blend in with the pavement, so you might not realize how slick it is until you step on it.