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Bus Accidents in the News

Bus accidents seem to be happening—and appearing in the news—more often than ever before as of late. The following provides a brief synopsis of a few of these most recent bus accidents, both across the nation and right here in New York: Lincoln Tunnel Bus Accident  On June 10, 2015, a New Jersey transit bus […]

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Compiling a Motorcycle Safety Kit

Whether you’re riding in the summer or the winter, commuting or heading for an overnight trip somewhere, taking safety precautions as a motorcycle is important. Outside of wearing the right gear and always wearing a DOT-approved motorcycle helmet, you should also compile a motorcycle safety kit that can be attached to your bike. Besides making […]

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Summer Safety When Working Outdoors

While New York reaches below-freezing temperatures in the winter that can be nearly unbearable, the opposite is true in the summer; temperatures can get in the high 90s and low 100s. Because of the humidity, construction workers, landscapers, and more out-of-doors employees need to seriously consider their safety when working outdoors. Since providing employees with […]

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Premises Claims Liability for Lack of Signs

Property owners of all types have a duty to keep their property reasonably free from hazards that could cause harm to a person who enters the property. When dangers are inherent to the property, then the property owner must give warning of the risk to potential invitees and licensees. When a property owner fails to […]

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Approved GM Car Ignition Switch Death Claims Hit High of 111

The GM car ignition switch debacle is still ongoing. At this point, hundreds of victims and victims’ families have made claims for damages over injuries and fatalities caused by the defective ignition switches. As of early June 2015, the number of approved death claims related to the ignition switches has risen to 111. Claims Approved […]

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NHTSA’s New Car Detects Alcohol Use for Drunk Driving Prevention

While drunk driving is declining, it’s still a major killer every year in the U.S. In 2013, more than 10,000 people were killed in accidents caused by alcohol-impaired driving. To enhance drunk driving prevention, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is unveiling a new vehicle that will detect alcohol use of drivers. New Technology […]

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Wrongful Death Claims Stemming from Medical Malpractice

No one likes to think that the actions of a healthcare professional could lead to severe harm, especially harm serious enough to cause death. According to the Journal of Patient Safety, though, preventable harm to patients causes more than 400,000 patient deaths each year. When medical malpractice causes the wrongful death of a loved one, […]

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3 Tips if You’re Suing a Truck Company

An accident with a large truck is scary. Filing a lawsuit against a big truck company after the fact can be overwhelming. If you’re planning on suing truck company, it’s likely that you have questions about the process. Not to mention frustration over what has already happened and what’s yet to come in terms of […]

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