Every day, people in New York use a stairwell to get from one place to another. For some there are no other options. Sometimes, however, if not properly maintained, stairwells can become hazardous and significant injuries and even death can result. Recently, a New York man was killed in a slip and fall incident involving a stairwell.
The loss of a loved one is always challenging. For friends and family of the deceased, the loss may be even more difficult if the death was caused by the acts of another person. In New York, a family who believe their loved one was wrongfully killed has planned a march and press conference in memory of the deceased.
In preparing meals for their children, parents are typically concerned about whether there is enough nutrition in the meals and whether their children have had enough to eat. People often take for granted the food safety of their meals. Unfortunately, there are risks of outbreaks and contamination. Recently, a company recalled its product after it became aware of the possible dangerous product.
Recently, adverse event reports related to caffeinated energy drinks were released by the FDA to the New York Times pursuant to a Freedom of Information Act request. The request came from a couple suing the manufacturer of Monster brand caffeinated energy beverage for the wrongful death of their 14-year old daughter. The couple claims that the beverage company failed to adequately warn of the danger of consuming the drink.