Whiplash can occur when your neck is forcefully swung back and forth during, for instance, a motor vehicle accident. A hit from the car behind you can cause this injury which can be a simple sprain that heals in a few weeks, or more serious and chronic. Many people are unaware of the symptoms that …October 5, 2022
In 2020, alone, private industry employers reported 129,000 non-fatal work-place injuries and illnesses in New York State, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This, despite specific labor laws requiring employers, general contractors, and other related parties to utilize safety equipment, procedures and proper tools aimed at one thing: keeping employees safe from workplace hazards. Much …September 1, 2022
As of this past May, 8 New Yorkers have died from NYC traffic accidents, a 13% increase compared with the same time in 2021. Fatalities included a man on a motorized bike who was hit by a van making a left turn in a No Left Turn lane; and several pedestrians, one a result of …September 1, 2022
As some of my readers may know, I lost my dear mother this year. After a long and arduous battle with cancer, and one in which she was brave and valiant, my mother, RoseMary, ultimately lost. Although over the last 3 decades, the death rate from cancer has dropped 32%, still, in America, more than …December 14, 2021
When snow and ice make a New York City sidewalk unsafe for pedestrians, some people will blame the weather. However, the law may hold the property owner accountable. HOLDING PROPERTY OWNERS RESPONSIBLE According to New York City code section 16-123, the owner, lessee, tenant, occupant, or other person having charge of property abutting a paved …
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