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School Accidents, Tips & Concerns

Parents always want to know their children are safe at school, even when school accidents are inevitable. When a child is injured, their parents are forced to worry about the responsibility and the liability of payments towards recovery. To ensure security and safety in public schools, the courts place upon school administrators and teachers with […]


Manufacturing Defects

Manufacturing defects are defects that affect performance, construction, components, or material of a motor vehicle. It is a problem that exists in a motor vehicle that poses a risk to motor vehicle safety. In addition, manufactures are required to design safe cars without any possible problems. Advancements are being made everyday to improve vehicles in […]


Sports Injuries and Accidents

Millions of children and teenagers participate in sports and engage in competitive activities nationwide. However, sports and injuries seem to go ‘hand in hand’ since injuries can be an unavoidable part of sports activities. A wide range of sport injuries can be resulted from engaging in sports, such as broken bones, concussions, wounds, paralysis, and […]


Beware of Teen Drivers!

Newly licensed, teen drivers are most likely to be in car accidents. Car accidents are the leading cause of death for United States teenagers. Of course, inexperienced and recklessness are a dangerous combination for teen drivers as they focus on testing the limits instead of properly driving the car. Teen drivers are more likely to […]


Knee Injuries from Car Accidents

Major injuries and concussions can result from auto accidents, knee injuries in particular can have serious effects on one’s well being. Knees are responsible for ones comfort and mobility as they are made up of several muscles, ligaments, bones, and cartilage. Therefore, it is important to receive proper treatment and medical attention for knee injuries. […]


Don’t Cut Corners! Left-Hand Turns Are Dangerous

A study by the NYC DOT found left-hand turns can be significantly more dangerous than right hand turns. This puts runners, bikers, and walking pedestrians at a higher risk of being hit when drivers cut corners. The DOT report finds that pedestrians and bikers are killed or severely injured by left- turning vehicles at three […]


Pokemon Go Crashes

Pokemon Go players have been hurting themselves and causing injury related accidents all over the city. A man of 28 says that  he was playing the infamous game when he crashed into a police car on his way home. Shortly after the crash, the SUV driver stopped and admitted to playing Pokemon Go to the […]


Combi Children Car Seats Can Cause Chest Injuries

Combi USA is officially ordering costumers to return its car seats because of its car seats injuries.  The car seats can transmit too much force to a child’s chest in a crash. This problem has been discovered in government tests. Government documents state that the injuries happen when the seats are installed in a forward-facing […]


Hit-and-Run Brooklyn Car Crash

Monday night, a 58-year-old father of three, and his 41-year-old friend, were getting a midnight meal together on the corner of Fulton and Chestnut Streets in Brooklyn when a car took everything away. The driver of an Acura TL Sedan was speeding when he fatally hit the two victims in a Brooklyn car crash. Authorities […]


Double Traffic Car Crashes

Two traffic car crashes occurred Wednesday morning. A deadly motorcycle accident shut down the north tube of the Lincoln Tunnel. The tunnel was closed for four hours after the crash that killed a 23-year-old woman driving her car on the back of a motorcycle and injured the 35-year-old driving the bike. Meanwhile, on a Long […]


Slip and Fall Case against Hotel in Philly

Slip, Trip and Fall personal injury cases: Earlier this month, a woman claimed she slipped on a ballroom dancing floor at the Sherton Valley Forge Hotel in Haverford, due to “accumulated water, moisture or liquid on the floor.” She allegedly suffered a bicep rupture, and a labral tear – all of which require surgery. Slip, […]


Subway Assault

There was a possible bias attack on the subway in lower Manhattan Sunday involving two Hispanic women and an Asian woman. They all boarded the same car at the 86th street train station. One of the two Hispanic women leaned towards the Asian woman, screaming and shouting profanities. According to the NYPD, one of the […]


Passengers Injured on a New York Waterways Ferry

More than one dozen passengers aboard a ferry from the World Financial Center were injured Saturday evening. The boat made a rough docking in Jersey City, jarring the boat, which was carrying 56 passengers. “The boat is supposed to kiss the dock and this boat kissed the dock too hard,” said a Waterway spokesman. Nine […]


East Harlem Building

A landowner in New York City was accused of trying to evict a family from their rent-stabilized apartment. He turned the unit into dangerous property by creating life-threatening conditions, and harassing and intimidating an undocumented family of seven. The city says that he essentially demolished the building around the family by stripping away the floors […]


Deadly Fire Collide With Woman’s Car

On Thursday afternoon, two Nassau County police officers were heading north while trying to respond to a fire on Broadway in Massapequa when they collided with a woman’s Camry. The cause of the fire is under investigation. They jumped the curb and hit a male pedestrian, plowing into a hair salon at the corner of […]


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