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Friday, July 1, 2022 - 13:58

Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of motor vehicle accidents across the country, with an estimated 3,000 people being killed in accidents involving distracted drivers. These accidents could be avoided if drivers did not subject themselves to distractions while behind the wheel. But what is distracted driving, and how does it cause auto accidents?

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Friday, June 17, 2022 - 14:55

Employers have a legal responsibility to ensure their workplace is safe for their employees to work in. When they fail to do what they are supposed to do, it can lead to otherwise avoidable accidents that can cause serious injuries, or even deaths. Here are five ways that negligent employers can cause workplace accidents:

  1. Failing to provide adequate safety equipment
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Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 15:32

Every year, around 17,000 people are killed across the United States by people driving under the influence (DUI), which amounts to one death roughly every 28 minutes. In New York State, close to a third of all motor vehicle fatalities are the result of intoxicated drivers. That is why, if you are driving on the road, you should do your...

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Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 15:29

Safety Inspections are an essential part of keeping workers safe in any dangerous work environment. This could not be truer for construction sites. Construction sites see more workplace injuries and fatalities than any other industry. As such, it is extremely important that construction site owners and contractors perform safety inspections to ensure workplaces are safe. Here are just some of...

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Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 17:38

Among all types of motor vehicle accidents, none are quite so dangerous as pedestrian accidents. No other type of accident, except perhaps motorcycle accidents, has the same rate of severe injury or death as a pedestrian accident. However, there are many risk factors that make pedestrian accidents more likely. Here are some of the biggest factors that contribute to pedestrian accidents:

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Wednesday, March 16, 2022 - 17:54

Electrocution is the fourth most common cause of injury and death in workplaces around the country, and the vast majority of those electrocutions occur in the construction industry. This makes electrocution a serious hazard for any construction worker using electrical tools or equipment or working around live power lines. But why is electrocution so common in construction, and what happens...

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Friday, March 4, 2022 - 17:39

The construction industry undoubtedly has the honor of being the single most dangerous industry in America, with the highest rate of on-the-job injuries and deaths of all industries. This is due to a variety of factors, much of which is the result of negligence on the part of construction site owners and contractors. But why do construction injuries happen in the first place, and what can be...

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Thursday, February 17, 2022 - 17:43

Premises liability accidents are one of the most common sources of personal injury lawsuits, year after year. That is partly because there are many different ways that property owners can fail to keep their property secure, leading to otherwise preventable harm. Here are seven ways that people may become the victim of premises liability accidents:

 

  1. Failing to clean up...
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Monday, February 14, 2022 - 17:34

According to the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR), about 1 in 4 construction workers fail to report workplace-related injuries every year. Unfortunately, construction workers are not alone in this, and a shocking number of workers are injured on the job and fail to...

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Monday, January 24, 2022 - 17:48

If you have been involved in a serious accident, whether it is a motor vehicle accident, a slip and fall accident, or any other kind, you should seek medical attention right away. Even if you do not feel significant pain or have any apparent injuries, a prompt medical examination can make a significant difference. Here are just a few reasons why that is:

  1. You may be injured and not...
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