Those of us living in New York City several years ago remember the harrowing incident of an 8-year-old boy injured when the staircase collapsed in his Park Slope, Brooklyn apartment building. The boy was standing in the interior stairwell of his 5-story building when several of the landings above him suddenly gave way.
As a parent, you take great care to choose a daycare center that will keep your child safe. But even a thorough screening and review of a daycare's credentials cannot guarantee that the staff will perform their duties diligently at all times. And when daycare centers are negligent, the results can be heartbreaking.
Be it a factory, construction site, or in an office, there are inherent dangers present in every workplace and the possibility of an employee getting seriously injured at work here in New York City is very real.
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.
It's a beautiful winter landscape to behold when snow falls on New York City, yet there's a dangerous undertone in the picturesque scene. Snow and ice from a snowstorm is one of most common causes of slip and fall injuries through-out the City. Winter is at our doorstep, and several weather forecasters are predicting above normal snowfall this winter; which can lead to above normal incidents of slip and fall injuries.