When you think of a car accident, you might imagine busy roads, speeding cars or impaired drivers weaving between lanes. However, a car accident can occur due to a simple slip-up on a quiet road or even in a parking lot.
It is a worrying thought that every day in New York we put our lives in the hands of countless manufacturers, having faith that their products will be safe and reliable. Most of the time this is no problem as these products are tested and maintained to high standard. However, when a manufacturer fails to meet its safety obligations and releases a defective product, it is the consumer who pays the price.
When medical professionals make mistakes, it is almost always their patients who suffer the shortcomings of their negligence. In a profession where people's lives and well-being are so much at stake, attention to detail is vital and mistakes can be costly. Incidences of medical malpractice are all too common in New York. Patients should be prepared to hold their doctors accountable for their errors, in order to prevent anyone else coming to harm.
A New York City subway derailed on May 2 in Queens injuring 19 people. Several passengers were transported to local hospitals to be treated for serious injuries.
Everyone makes mistakes, but when someone’s negligence results in harm coming to another person, it is a serious matter. There are many people in New York who will lose someone they know to a fatal accident or as the result of negligence at some point in their lives. All they can do then is look to the future and perhaps attempt to seek justice for the person they have lost.
The brain is a delicate thing and it only takes a seemingly small knock to cause a great deal of damage. It is an unfortunate fact that head injuries are a common occurrence and their after-effects can be devastating. In a recent and tragic accident in Manhattan, a fall resulted in a fatal head injury for the brother-in-law of the British Prince of Wales.