If you are involved in a car accident o, you may be able to hold the other driver accountable for your damages. However, in New York and in many states across the country, a court could take your level of responsibility for the incident into account.
For many residents of New York, summer means a much-needed trip to the local pool to cool down. However, unintentional drowning poses a very serious threat to both children as well as adults, and as a result the proper steps must be taken to ensure a safe and secure experience when spending the day swimming.
Each year, preventable medical errors are responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Americans in New York and all over the nation. Scientific American reports on these serious events, which has medical professionals referring to a crisis within the current state of healthcare.
Traumatic brain injuries can have a range of devastating effects that impact both you and your family, whether resulting from motor vehicle accidents, slip-and-falls or other causes of physical trauma. These effects can require ongoing medical treatment while also decreasing your overall quality of life.
While they play a vital role in transporting goods throughout the U.S., large commercial trucks can also be extremely dangerous and, during 2014 alone, 3,660 people were killed in traffic accidents involving large trucks. During this same year, 97 percent of the individuals who died in fatal truck accidents were occupants in passenger vehicles.