Archive for July 31, 2014

On-site injuries in New York City up 46% from 2011 to 2012

  • July 31, 2014
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Back in April this year, a construction worker, who was working on the façade of the Dream Hotel near Broadway, fell 80 feet to his death through an area of unprotected scaffolding where some planks had been removed. Witnesses at…

Medical Negligence – The Third Largest Killer In The US

  • July 24, 2014
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Almost a quarter of a million patients across the US die every year due to medical mistakes. Whether it’s a wrong diagnosis, an undetected infection, being given the wrong prescription, or errors during surgery, most, if not all, of these…

Distracted Driving: Texting While Driving Is Up By 234%

  • July 3, 2014
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Cellphones are a major cause of distracted driving accidents, and it’s not only teens and young adults who are the culprits. Recently, in Oakland, CA – where it is illegal to use a cellphone while driving, the city’s mayor, Jean…