She was a 27-year old Harrison, NY social studies teacher, a volleyball coach and a dedicated Boston Red Sox fan. But a home heating oil truck struck her in a recent pedestrian accident just a few steps from her home in Murray Hill, Manhattan and she was pronounced dead at the scene.
Unless you are a vegetarian, you probably relish the idea of a sizzling T-bone steak, grilled to perfection and placed in front of you for dinner. However, there is another type of T-bone that is not so enticing and may even be fatal.
In a recent accident, a young mother fell to her death in a Manhattan subway station.
It has been four months since the fatal limousine accident that killed 20 people. And while investigations are ongoing, the federal probe led by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has been unable to examine the vehicle itself.
A 41-year old cheese factory worker was recently killed at work when he apparently fell into a mixing machine. The ICCO Cheese Co. manufactures grated cheeses and bread crumbs in Orangeburg, Rockland County.
We all trust our doctors and surgeons and believe that they will accurately diagnose our medical conditions based on their experience and expertise. These critical diagnoses will determine a course of treatment. But what if the diagnosis is wrong?
Did you know that car accidents cause more than 50% of all traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) in the U.S.? A TBI may result if the head is subjected to a jolt or blow from blunt trauma or from a penetrating object.
Every day we choose and purchase products, relying on federal law and industry standards to ensure that they are safe to use and that their package labeling is compliant with all health and safety warnings. Sadly, that is not always the case.
Road rage is blamed in the recent death of an off-duty New York City firefighter. The victim was involved in a minor car accident on the Belt Parkway near the Verrazzano Bridge. When he pulled over to the side of the road, the second driver allegedly attacked him, stuck him in the head with a heavy object and fled the scene. The 33-year old victim's death was ruled a homicide, with the cause of death determined to be blunt force trauma of the head.