If you're like most people, you don't like to make a big fuss when you get injured at work. Your first impulse may be to brush it off and play the stoic. Unfortunately, injuries that you thought were minor at first often turn out to be more serious. That's why it's important you follow proper procedures regarding any injury you receive at your workplace. There are certain steps you need to take to protect yourself.
New York City officials are currently preparing to crack down on commercial bicycle delivery riders who violate regulations in a variety of ways. However, safety advocates hope that officials will pay equal or greater attention to the aggressive crosswalk culture that inspires most bicycle accidents in the first place.
New York winters can be brutal. The cold alone is enough to knock you off your feet even without ice beneath them. However, too often New Yorkers are subject to devastating falls as a result of snow and ice sidewalk accidents. Even though property owners have an obligation to clear their walkways within a certain period of time, many fail to do so.
Constitutional civil rights trumped diplomatic immunity, opening the door to a legal settlement. A settlement was announced in New York State Supreme Court in the sexual assault civil lawsuit filed against Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF,) by Nafissatou Diallo, a hotel housekeeper at the Sofitel Hotel in midtown Manhattan.