We have all been there - found ourselves drowsy or falling asleep while driving. But we all do the same thing, and that is to try to keep ourselves awake by opening the window or turning up the volume on the music.
A recent fatal motorcycle accident in West Haverstraw illustrates the dangers and vulnerabilities of biking.
It's the twenty-first century and most of us turn to social media to report the happenings in our lives. There are events that you want to share with family and friends - promotions, movie and restaurant reviews, family news. But if you are involved in a car accident or any other type of injury, stay away from social media.
Did you know that texting behind the wheel has become the most dangerous practice on the road, even surpassing driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs?
In a recent Manhattan construction accident, a 51-year old worker was killed while suspended on a scaffold 7 stories from the ground. While working on the 14-story Upper East Side residential building, a heavy stone slab known as a coping stone was dislodged above him. The stone hit the worker on the head and, although he was rescued from the scaffold by firefighters, he later died at a hospital.
36 people were hospitalized as a result of a recent accident where a Viking cruise ship lost engine power in stormy weather. The cruise accident occurred off the coast of Norway and became what passengers called a chaotic 48-hour nightmare.
If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, you probably have a lot of questions about your next steps. When researching this type of injury, you may be puzzled by conflicting information that you find on the internet as well as hear from friends and colleagues.
The circumstances are eerily similar. A new Lion Air Boeing 737 Max 8 jet crashed into the Java Sea in Indonesia last October, killing all 189 people on board. And earlier this month, a new Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed near Addis Ababa in Ethiopia with 157 people aboard. There were no survivors.
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.