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winter driving

Winter brings unique hazards for motor vehicle drivers that can be frightening and potentially harmful. And drivers need to be extremely cautious and watch-out for dangers that can cause severe accidents, such as rain, snow, ice, cold, poor visibility and…

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accidents

Although the bus is not the most-used form of transportation in New York, millions of people use it on a daily basis. It is affordable, comfortable, and reaches many places the subway doesn’t. Unfortunately, commuters underestimate the risks of riding…

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condiciones de trabajo inseguras

We all have the right to work in a safe environment, free of hazards and with the necessary equipment to avoid putting our lives at risk. Unfortunately, work accidents often occur because this right is not protected, the necessary precautions…

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slip-and-fall

Few things are more beautiful than waking up to streets covered in white after a cold and snowy night. But the scenery can be dangerous. Melting snow and ice can cause slip-and-fall accidents with serious consequences for pedestrians. Pedestrians can…

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safety driving tips

We all know that as we get older, our senses are not as “operational” as they once were. Our hearing, motor skills, and eyesight may deteriorate, and we may need to take extra precautions when we get behind the wheel….

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construction work

Winter can bring extremely cold temperatures, high winds, ice and snow. Days are shorter, and visibility is usually reduced. All of which can make some types of construction work, like grading and road paving, impossible, and others, like pile driving,…

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home heating

Fall marks the beginning of one of the most beautiful seasons in New York, but also the beginning of colder and shorter days. Winter is weeks away, but most of the people living in the city have already turned their…

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  Accidents in construction happen all of the time. The most common include falls from high places (scaffolds, ladders and roofs), slips and falls, electrocution, fires and explosions, and being hit by falling debris or by a vehicle. These accidents…

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medical negligence

Medical negligence occurs when a medical professional — doctor, nurse, or technician — fails to provide proper health care, which can result in injury or harm to the patient. As patients, we expect the best possible treatment from our caregivers. But…

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Last week, we discussed some of the reasons why slip and fall accidents increase in the Fall. This season also brings some unique hazards for drivers which can be even more harmful than those for pedestrians. For this reason, we’re…

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