New York State is known for its congested highways and the prevalence of large trucks sharing the roads. Over the years, numerous accidents involving big rigs have caused concern among not only the public, but local legislators.
If you have children, you probably baby-proofed your home and continue to make adjustments to your house and property as your children grow to keep them safe. What if there is something on your property that could injure a neighborhood child? There is an aspect of law called attractive nuisance doctrine, which may hold you and other Schenectady residents liable for failing to take measures to prevent a known risk from injuring a child who comes onto private property.
It will not be long before the roads across New York State are dusted with frost, with the occasional snowfall blanketing the ground. You might enjoy the picturesque beauty of fresh snow, but slippery roads are anything but pretty. You might not be able to prevent the poor driving habits of other people, but your own actions may help to keep you and others safe on the roads this winter.
Samsung has announced a recall of 2.8 million washing machines after numerous reports of explosions. The manufacturer says that it has received reports of at least 730 explosions related to its top-loading washing machines resulting in nine people being injured.
Chances are, you or someone you know has taken a ride with one of the ride-sharing services that are popular today in New York and across the country. These services have provided countless customers an affordable, easy and convenient alternative to traditional taxis or public transportation. Additionally, they have given many drivers a flexible and customizable way to make a living.