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Large Trucks are Big Danger for Cyclists

Large Trucks are Big Danger for Cyclists

Despite Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative, 18 cyclists have lost their lives on the streets of New York this year. This is already eight more than all of 2018. Why is Vision Zero failing for cyclists? Some say large trucks are to blame. What is Vision Zero? In...

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Preventable Accidents: Slip, Trip, and Fall

Preventable Accidents: Slip, Trip, and Fall

The 2nd leading cause of accidents in the workplace is 100% preventable. Slip, trip, and falls account for 15% of all accidental deaths and 25% of all reported injury claims per year. Only vehicle-related accidents injure and kill more people each year. Negligence,...

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Car Accident in Brooklyn? When to Hire a Lawyer

Car Accident in Brooklyn? When to Hire a Lawyer

Over 5,000 car accidents occur in Brooklyn every year. Brooklyn car accident lawyers know that many of these accidents will resolve with personal insurance claims and pay outs, but for those that cause serious injuries, the law does give an opportunity to sue the...

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Restaurants a Hot Spot for Slip, Trip, and Fall Injuries

Restaurants a Hot Spot for Slip, Trip, and Fall Injuries

When eating out at a restaurant, the last thing customers should be concerned about is a dangerous slip, trip, and fall. However, each year many patrons experience fractures, sprains, and breaks after a slip in a restaurant. In general, falls account for “over 8...

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Crashed on a Rental Scooter? Know Your Rights

Crashed on a Rental Scooter? Know Your Rights

A new rental scooter company made a limited debut in Brooklyn ten months ago, and after the pilot program, more than 1,000 scooters were released for Brooklyners to rent and drive. With these new transportation options readily available, what happens if you find...

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Choose the Right Motorcycle Helmet

Choose the Right Motorcycle Helmet

Driving a motorcycle comes with inherent risks: exposure to the elements, higher levels of fatalities, and more sensitivity to changing road conditions. Choosing the right motorcycle helmet can reduce the risk. According to the Center for Disease Control, motorcycle...

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Top Signs of Nursing Home Neglect in For-Profit Homes

Top Signs of Nursing Home Neglect in For-Profit Homes

In the United States, over 65% of nursing homes are run by for-profit organizations. According to a 2018 study, residents at these for-profit homes are “twice as likely to experience adverse health problems as a result of substandard care.” Choosing a facility run by...

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Nursing Homes Across the Country Are Closing

Nursing Homes Across the Country Are Closing

As a new generation of people enter into old-age, many are spending their last decades in nursing homes. The nursing home establishment promises a higher and safer standard of living than those one might have at home alone, but this standard is at risk because the...

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