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How high-rise window washers stay safe

As the Office for Occupational Health and Safety says, window washing is not a profession that many people think about when it comes to dangerous jobs. However, working on high rises can prove injurious. Of course, many building owners, window washers and their...

How safe are you on a NYC bus?

If you are a typical New Yorker, taking the bus is an almost daily occurrence for you. On any given weekday, 2.38 million people ride a city bus, 1,997,302 of them on one of the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s five local bus routes in Brooklyn, the Bronx,...

The dangers of being an NYC sanitation worker

Sanitation workers deserve more respect than they receive. Keeping NYC streets clean is not only a demanding and continuous job but also one that comes with more dangers than most people think. In fact, the sanitation industry has the most fatalities in New York,...

3 common severe car accident injuries

You are lucky if you are uninjured in a car accident. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 2.5 million Americans went to the emergency room for motor vehicle accident injuries in 2012. Almost 200,000 of these people went...

Proving medical malpractice on a minor

Medical malpractice can have devastating effects, especially when it occurs in the lives of children. A physician's lack of proper medical care can lead to serious issues for children throughout their lives. Thankfully, a successful medical malpractice claim can...

How a wrongful death case works in New York

When negligence leads to an accident that results in death, filing a wrongful death case can provide recourse. While many parts of such a case will cover the same ground as a personal injury case, wrongful death suits also have some unique aspects....