Category: Personal Injury

Construction Worker Shortage Jeopardizing Workplace Safety

Without skilled construction workers, we wouldn’t have sturdy roofs over our heads or the highways, bridges and other infrastructure that are necessary to our everyday lives. Construction is important work that unfortunately is filled with safety risks. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Stati...

Conor McGregor Storms Barclays Center, Opening Questions of Negligent Security

Theatrics are common in UFC media events. Pushing, insulting and hurling water bottles are simply part of the hype one can expect in the build-up to a high-profile mixed martial art bout. But when Conor McGregor and several of his associates

Deathly Falls Continue to Plague Construction Workers

After recently creating a unique database from numbers provided by the CDC’s

Safety Hazards That Might Be Lurking in Your Office

When thinking of workplace safety, most of us envision a warehouse, factory or construction site. Few think of a business office as a dangerous place, but they can be far from safe. Many office workers are injured every year on the job, though not as dramatically as their blue collar counterparts. A...

Will Protected Crosstown Bike Lanes Reduce Cyclist Injuries in NYC?

New York City transportation officials are creating a pair of protected Manhattan crosstown bike lanes on streets that have a sidewalk curb on one side, and a row of parked cars on the other. They would be the first such lanes in Manhattan that stretch almost completely from the East River to the Hu...

Teens Fall Through Frozen Ice

Frozen Ice Panic in Central Park

In a terrifying tale that turned out well, seven teens plunged through the frozen ice of a Central Park pond last Tuesday, but were saved thanks to the quick-thinking of some Good Samaritans. It’s all caught on tape- the gaggle of teens crusading dangerou...

Crane Accident Kills Two in Queens

Steel Beam Kills Two Queens Construction Workers

There is some debate as to the root cause of a construction site accident which occurred last month in the Briarwood neighborhood of Queens, New York. It was a windy day in the borough, which some say may have been what caused a crane to dro...

Tappan Zee Bridge Crane Collapse

Crane Collapse Injures Five

A construction crane on the Tappan Zee Bridge toppled Tuesday afternoon, injuring five and interrupting traffic for hours on end. “We don’t know exactly what caused the malfunction. Sometimes equipment breaks and sometimes accidents happen. As simplistic as ...

What to Do When You Get Food Poisoning

Shake Shack Seriously Sickens Hungry Upper East Siders

Shake Shack is well known for two things: its delicious food and its seriously long lines. These days, they’re in danger of adding one more item to the negative column: last month, nearly a dozen people reported feel...