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Burn Injury in the Workplace

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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 involving burns, whether caused by fire, chemicals, or otherwise, account for many labor injuries that occur. 

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Be Aware of Dogs

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In the United States, there are approximately 4.7 million incidents involving dog bites each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP), most dog bite victims are children. In addition, emergency room visits for dog bites cost an average of $3,000 per person per visit.  Furthermore, individuals under the age of 17 are two times more likely to sustain a dog bite. In accordance with the New York City Health Code 311, animal bites must be reported within 24 hours of the event.

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Auto Mechanic Negligence May Cause A Crash

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Under certain circumstances, an auto mechanic and repair shop may be held liable for a crash when an improper repair causes an accident. Auto mechanic negligence can lead to a serious accident that results in life-threatening injuries.

In New York State, a person may file a claim against an auto mechanic under the theory of negligence. Under a negligence theory, a plaintiff will assert the following:

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Suing the State or a Municipality for Your Personal Injury

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Sometimes your personal injury may be caused by the negligence of the State of New York or a municipality. But suing the government is not is not the same as suing other defendants. Because there are strict notice requirements, time is of the essence. Here are some things you need to know about suing the government in New York.

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