There are many hazards that can be present on private property. With the summer months coming up, homeowners need to ensure they have everything secured on their property so that nobody, especially children, are harmed. One thing that must be addressed is the security of swimming pools and other bodies of water.
If you or a family member was bitten by a dog in New York, you will know how upsetting and traumatic this can be. Young children, in particular, can be significantly affected by dog bites, both physically and emotionally. It is likely that you will have needed to pay for medical services after the incident. Additionally, dog bites can be traumatic incidents for victims of all ages, causing them to be fearful of dogs in the future.
Children with disabilities and special needs are at greater risk of being arrested than other children. School resource officers (SROs) and other law enforcement officers may not understand that their behavior is related to their condition.
A crash on the highway is one that is likely going to be serious because of the higher speeds that cars travel on these roads. For the victims of these wrecks, the injuries can be debilitating. It is imperative that they take the time to get the medical care they need right away. Failing to do this can lead to the worsening of the injury.
The beach is a great place to go to in Long Island, but there are some hazards you'll need to watch out for. As a public space, there is a potential that you could file a claim if you're hurt in some places, but not everywhere will be covered.
Three people suffered injuries in northern New York when a motorcyclist with a passenger apparently went through a stop sign and slammed into a car at the intersection.
With spring in full bloom and summer on the way across New York, many are taking advantage of getting their motorcycles out on the open roads in the warmer weather. However, with all the freedom and fun that motorcycles provide, there are also serious risks to be continually mindful of.
Landlords in New York have to ensure that they are meeting certain responsibilities. When they don't, there is a chance that their tenants and visitors to their properties might suffer harm. Unfortunately, some landlords choose to prey on tenants due to the difficulty of finding rentals in the city. Legal action is sometimes necessary to combat these conditions.
You get accused of a crime and arrested. The reason that the case against you looks so strong is because an eyewitness comes forward and says that they remember you being at the scene of the crime and playing a role in that event.
When you have to help an elderly family member move into a nursing home or other senior living facility, it's natural to have concerns about their care, safety, health and well-being -- all of which the staff and management bear responsibility for. You may not consider that your loved one could be at risk of harm from another resident.
A DWI is life-changing, even if it's only the first time you're convicted. As a result, it's of the utmost importance that you do all you can to avoid a conviction.
Anyone who has been out on a motorcycle probably realizes that there are some very serious risks that come along with this form of transportation. One of the most serious of these is having to ride through intersections. While you can't control the actions of motorists who are also driving through these, there are some options that you have that could make it easier for others to spot you as you ride.
One of the best things that any parent can do for their kids is to teach them road safety. Kids need to know from a very early age that they are never to go into the street.
You might think that the risk of slip-and-fall accidents is over now that the snow has gone, but this isn't the case. Now, people who are walking about have to worry about water on the sidewalks and other surfaces. This might not seem like a huge ordeal, but it can be very dangerous when that water is trekked onto slick surfaces like the entrance of a business.
When truck accidents happen, it's usually not the truck drivers who are in danger. It's other drivers and passengers on the road around them.