Now that the weather is warming up, you may be ready for some summer fun like many residents in Schenectady. No summer is complete without activities involving the water or the outdoors, and recreational toys are a big part of many family adventures. At Bendall & Mednick, we understand that a defective product can lead to injury or worse.
Protecting oneself from slip-and-fall accidents may seem like a full-time job in the often chaotic modern world. Now that Americans are experiencing unprecedented life expectancy, as revealed by Time Magazine, it could be even more vital to be cautious to prevent injuries that may have lasting consequences. With potential lifespans topping 78 years, people would be well advised to keep the risks of falling in mind as they age.
We've all heard of the breathalyzer test, but have you heard of the textalyzer? The implementation of this new technology is rolling out in New York as a means of determining if distracted driving occurred before an accident took place. If this was the case, those who were injured might have some additional evidence for use in their lawsuits.
Now that the weather has warmed up, drivers in Schenectady and across New York State will have to contend with a road hazard that is no less dangerous than winter weather conditions. During the spring, summer and early fall, road workers can be found on highways and interstates everywhere, improving the condition and safety of our high-speed roadways.
You can do it all. Sitting at a red light, you send a quick email to your co-worker letting her know you'll grab the donuts for the meeting. At the next red light, you start a text to your significant other to remind him/her you'll be late tonight.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the risk of a fatal crash for drivers who are between the ages of 16 and 19 is three times higher than the risk that older motorists face. The agency also reports that the most common cause of death for teens in that age group is a motor vehicle accident.