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Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 07:58

Landlord-tenant disputes are quite common, especially if the building being rented is not up to code. In New York, there are a slew of regulations that landlords must follow to ensure their building is safe and livable. A landlord is responsible for the upkeep of the property and for the health and safety of their tenants, which is referred to as the warrant of habitability. If this is...

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Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 14:14

Rainy weather can make it difficult to navigate the roadways. Here are tips to decrease the risk of an accident during the rain:

  • Ensure that your headlights are working and are on at all times. 

According to New York State law, if your windshield wipers are being used then your headlights must be on to increase visibility.

  • Inspect your vehicle to ensure...
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Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 14:08

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nonfatal workplace injuries occurred at an average rate of 2.9 reported cases per every 100 employees (approximately 2.9 million) in 2016 with a reported tally of 5,190 fatal work injuries in that same year. Workplace injury...

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Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 11:55

Rescue workers recovered the body of a construction worker who died after being trapped in a trench when a retaining wall collapsed at a worksite. The New York Times reported that the accident happened on September 12 at approximately 1:30 p.m. A group of construction workers was digging a trench 30 feet below street level at the site, located at 39th Street and Seventh Avenue in...

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 14:26

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP), Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) contributes to 50,000 deaths each year and 282,000 hospitalizations. According to the Mayo Clinic, a TBI happens when the skull is penetrated from a blow to the head. According to the CDCP, one of the leading causes of TBIs is being stuck in the head by an object. The CDCP estimates that...

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 13:53

The New York City Department of Buildings has issued a stop-work order on a repair project after a construction worker was killed when he was struck by a beam that fell from a high-rise building.

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Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 16:53

In 2015 in the United States alone, there were 3,978,497 child births, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, many of these births did not go as planned. According to a long-term study produced by USA Today, approximately 50,000 women suffer severe injuries during childbirth each year, while 700 of these cases are fatal. The study named the United States...

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Monday, September 24, 2018 - 19:02

Summer and early fall are great times to engage in recreational boating and other water sports. These family fun activities are seen as enjoyable by individuals across the country, however, boating can turn from fun to fatal in a split second. Without the proper safeguards in place, you and your family can be put at risk for injury. According to the ...

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Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 17:20

When a person is injured in an automobile accident or a slip and fall, it takes time to mentally and physically recover. However, it is important to be aware that the law provides time limits for which a personal injury claim may be filed against the defendant in order to recover compensation for your injuries.  If the statute of limitations has expired, then a plaintiff will be precluded from...

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Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 12:27

QNS.com reported that residents of an apartment complex in Glendale, Queens have complained of odors emanating from the unoccupied units as a result of their landlord’s extreme hoarding.

 

An empty first-floor...

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