Medical errors: a widespread issue

For some New Yorkers, simply making an appointment with a doctor is enough to bring on a world of stress. When that doctor makes a mistake, however, everything can change. Depending on the type of medical condition, a person’s overall health could be thrown into jeopardy. The following delves into the most common medical errors and… read more

Which factors can contribute to truck rollover accidents?

Nearly any type of large truck accident you can imagine is terrifying to think about. From being t-boned or rear-ended by a commercial truck to getting hit head-on or involved in a chain reaction crash, you and other New Yorkers could face serious injuries or death when confronted by a semi on the road. Another… read more

OSHA releases list of top safety violations

If you or one of your family members is employed in the construction industry in New York, you have good reason to want to stay aware of the type of risks faced on job sites everyday. You should be able to trust that employers will do all they can and should to keep people safe… read more

Why are there drug recalls?

Vehicles, toys, food, drugs; it seems that there is always something being recalled in New York and throughout the U.S. Despite meeting required testing and safety standards, there may still be problems that aren’t discovered until these products are in the hands of consumers. The federal government’s Food and Drug Administration requires meticulous testing of… read more

High malpractice rates for misdiagnosis

Like many in New York, you take your health seriously. You schedule regular checkups and receive your recommended screenings. When you began to feel something wasn’t right, you went to your doctor or even to a specialist to have it checked out. Unfortunately, this proactive move did nothing to spare you pain and suffering. If… read more