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Pedestrian avoids injuries as SUV hits an office in Long Island

Personal injury claims are important for victims to pursue. Why? Without one, victims of accidents may be left to foot the bill for their injuries, which could add up to hundreds or thousands of dollars. Fortunately, you have a right to file a claim and seek compensation.

Women suffer more personal injuries than men

There are many different kinds of motor vehicle accidents in New York. They can be caused by drivers who are overtired, careless or under the influence of drugs or alcohol. They can also be caused by mechanical difficulties, road damage or weather conditions. Regardless of the cause, most motor vehicle accidents result in personal injuries.

Car collision sends 4 to hospital

Anyone traveling through New York knows that it is one of the highest-traffic parts of the country, and hopes that they will stay safe while driving on the roads. Unfortunately, that doesn't always happen, and sometimes, drivers and passengers are in motor vehicle accidents that result in personal injury and even death.

Beware of the common ways individuals get hurt during the summer

Today marks the official start of the summer. Families often take advantage of their kids being out of school for the summer to head out on vacations to other parts of New York and places far and near. Individuals are often more active and spend extended time outdoors during these warm months. It's no wonder that emergency room doctors see an uptick in patients being seen for certain conditions or concerns during this time of the year.

Understanding New York's 'One Bite Rule'

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.

Bullying and physical assault can be a problem in nursing homes

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.

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.