Blog 2017-09-06T14:01:11+00:00

The Hidden Dangers of Private Trash Collection in New York City

NEW YORK. ProPublica recently performed an investigation into private trash collection services in New York City, and the results were alarming and concerning. Seven people were killed by private garbage trucks in 2017, while city [...]

Crossing the Street Safely: The Importance of Eye Contact

NEW YORK. Many of New York’s road users are pedestrians. While the city has been making changes to street crossings to increase pedestrian safety, every year, pedestrians are killed or injured in vehicle accidents while [...]

New York Won’t Arrest You for Drinking Alcohol in Public—But Does This Put Pedestrian Safety at Risk?

NEW YORK. In March, the New York Times announced that individuals would no longer be arrested for minor crimes, like drinking in public. If the police determine that offenders don’t pose a risk to public [...]

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When Doctors Ignore Women During Childbirth, Medical Malpractice May Soon Follow

NEW YORK. According to NPR and ProPublica, more women die in childbirth in America than in any other developed country. The investigative report found that hospital care is geared toward the wellbeing of the newborn, [...]

New York City Crosswalks Give Pedestrians a “Head Start”

NEW YORK. According to NPR, approximately 25% of all pedestrian accidents in the U.S. occur when a pedestrian has a cross signal and a car has the green light to turn left. Both the driver [...]

Five Tips to Avoid A New York City Car Crash

NEW YORK. Thanksgiving is on its way. This means more drivers might be heading into the city to visit family and it also means that some drivers might be heading out for upstate celebrations. Regardless [...]

When Being at Work Makes You Sick

NEW YORK. According to the New York Times, approximately 45 percent of American workers don’t have paid sick leave. This has an impact on all of us. Individuals who are injured in a car accident [...]