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3 Most Common Construction Site Injuries

Construction is one of the most dangerous industries to work in, but injuries/accidents can be avoided. Workers should stress safety in the workplace to avoid construction related injuries and accidents. Here are 3 of the most common construction site injuries that can be avoided: Burns Burns are one of the most common construction site injuries. Fires and […]

Construction Accidents on the Rise

There have been a number of construction accidents this year following 2015. There were 433 accidents in 2015 compared to 231 in 2014, according to the city’s Department of Buildings. Just last week, a part of a crane from a nearby construction site, hit the 3 World Trade Center. The weighted ball part of the […]

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 […]

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

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 trip, and fall accidents are much more common […]

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 […]

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