A cesspool collapse spawned a sinkhole which swallowed and killed one Long Island man last month. This article reviews cesspool safety tips.
A sewage leak at Penn Station last week turned the stomachs of commuters as they made their way home after work. In this article, we'll investigate sewage leaks and provide safeguarding and reactionary tips in case a leak occurs in your home.
Last week, an 8-year-old boy was killed when a large flower pot loosed from a window and crushed him as he retrieved a ball he had been playing with. This tragic story illuminates a real concern for home and property owners: the danger of things falling out of windows and injuring passers-by. In this article, we'll take a look at premises liability law and give tips on how to properly secure items into windows.
On Monday, February 20th, residents of Forest Hills, Queens reported hearing explosions near Queens Boulevard and 68th Street. Buildings were physically rocked by the force of the blasts, and power went out in the immediate vicinity but, fortunately, no injuries were reported.
Every day, we climb up and down more sets of stairs than we may realize. Most staircases we traverse are safe, sturdy, well-lighted and well-maintained. However, a faulty staircase could lead to catastrophic personal injury.
A tractor-trailer experienced a mechanical failure and overturned on the Tappan Zee bridge last Friday. Fortunately, no one was injured.
Earlier this month, 15-year-old Xinyi Huang was pushed from a subway platform in front of an oncoming train. Thinking quickly, she rolled herself out of the way, saving her life. It's important to always stay alert in order to stay safe on NYC subway platforms. Here, you can learn more about what you can do to stay safe.
Elevator accidents are rare occurrences. However, just this month, two high-profile elevator deaths have made the news. What's behind this recent spate of elevator-related deaths? Click here to read up on what you can do to keep yourself safe.
A 35-year-old Long Island man strayed from a trail in Hook Mountain State Park, where he lost his balance and slid down a steep cliff face. When hiking, you should never leave the trail. Click here to find more tips that will keep you safe when you hike.
Overcrowding is becoming more and more of a problem in New York City, as evidence by a recent story out of Elmhurst, Queens. Landlord Eddie Shiew claims two of his tenants converted a 3-bedroom unit into a 10-bedroom "illegal hotel." Here, we'll take a closer look at your rights as a tenant.
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