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3 Common Causes Of Boating Accidents

Both the warmer and colder months bring ample opportunity for enjoying the refreshing spray of open waters from in the waters themselves, along the shores and on the decks of boats. However, an increase in people making recreational use of lakes also means an increase…

Did Your Construction Injury Involve A Negligent Third Party?

If you are a construction worker, you know how complicated the job site can be. You likely work with employees and managers from several different companies, and you might also work with different types of heavy equipment. If you experience an injury on the job,…

3 Tips To Drive Safely Near Semi-Trucks

Collisions with semi-trucks often cause devastating injuries and death due to their massive size and weight. While all drivers owe a duty to each other to drive as safely as possible, there are steps all drivers should take when driving near semi-trucks to help avoid…

What To Do If You Are Injured In An Accident With A Trucker

If you are in a motor vehicle wreck with a tractor-trailer, chances are you or someone else affected sustained injuries. In fact, according to statistics, 74% of fatal vehicle accidents involve a large truck. You may not know who is responsible for crashes involving truckers,…

How Does The No-Fault Rule Work In New York?

You may have heard that New York has a no-fault car insurance system. This means that in most instances if you are in a motor vehicle accident, you cannot recover damages from the other party for injuries. However, you can still recover funds from the…

Common Misunderstandings About Construction Site Accidents

One desire of every construction site manager is a reduction of injuries. Misunderstandings about why they occur hinder us from pursuing this commendable goal. Thousands of construction site accidents happen every year. Clearing up certain misconceptions is bound to lower this figure. Misunderstandings about construction…

Falls Are The Leading Cause Of Death On Construction Sites

Working in construction in New York involves certain risks, and some of the most notable risks you face in your line of work involve falls. Falls have become the leading cause of death in construction, leading employers and safety advocates to question what they might…

How Do Physicians Diagnose Brain Injuries?

If you get into a serious accident, you could be at risk for a brain injury. These injuries typically occur after a violent jolt or blow to the head and can result in short-term symptoms that resolve after a few days to lasting brain damage.…

Construction Trenches May Collapse During Winter Months

Construction sites are often full of trenches workers use to build foundations, install utilities and perform other functions. If a trench is deeper than five feet, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires it to have a trench box. This structure helps to prevent trench…

What Damages Can Plaintiffs Collect For Wrongful Death?

After someone dies due to someone else’s negligence, his or her family may have to contend with extreme financial hardship while also coping with a devastating loss. A legal action for wrongful death may provide a way for families to manage the immediate economic impact…

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