In this article, we'll discuss two separate subway shaft accidents, and the events that led up to them. While these incidents are infrequent, it's not uncommon for pedestrians to injure themselves while navigating the sometimes perilous streets of New York City. If you've been injured, it's important that you know what to do next.
Earlier this week, a small, private plane crashed off the coast of Queens. Private planes are, statistically, much more dangerous than commercial planes. Click here to see why, and to learn valuable safety information you can use when flying.
Unfortunately, it sometimes takes a tragedy to instigate change. It is sad but true that heartbreak can, now and again, become the strongest impetus for a call-to-arms. Such was the case earlier this summer, when a small, leafy hamlet in the Catskills was shook to its core by the deaths of two young boys. These native sons, taken before their time, overdosed on high-grade heroin. All lives are sacred, every death a tragedy.
It’s been a tumultuous summer for the New York City rail-riders. First things first, we at Kaplan Lawyers PC would like to extend our sympathies to all those affected by the Penn Station power outage that caused hours of delays for inbound and outbound LIRR, Jersey Transit and Amtrak trains yesterday. These delays added hours on top of thousands of commutes, and added to the overall frustration of ever-burgeoning crowds. However we’d also like to shine light on a happier tale, of a New York City transit cop who rescued a young boy after he fainted on a subway platform.
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