One of the worst things to realize is that a vehicle that is near you is going to hit you. You might be stopped at an intersection or be faced with the reality that a large truck is moving into your lane without enough space for you to get out of the way.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You have probably heard plenty of stories about how dangerous pit bulls are. It comes up in the news all the time.
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.
It's hard to imagine why any driver wouldn't be aware of pedestrians on or around roadways, especially in a busy area like Long Island. Even when it's the early morning hours, people are often out and about. They may go to bars or be coming home from work. They might be visiting friends or coming back into town.