After suffering serious injuries in an accident, doctors work to determine what treatment will provide you with the best chance of getting back to a normal life. Unfortunately, that might mean the amputation of a limb. Fear and anxiety often surround hearing that you will lose a limb, but knowing what to expect might help reduce at least some of those emotions.
When injured, it is natural to want to reach out to your support system for comfort. In this day and age, that often means posting information on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter or Snap chat. Although this is tempting, those who are moving forward with a personal injury claim need to use these sites carefully.
Much has been made in the news of late regarding the combusting batteries in Samsung's Galaxy Note 7. The world's largest cell phone manufacturer recalled 2.5 million units of its new top-of-the-line model on Sept. 2nd after it was reported that there were 92 instances in the U.S. where batteries overheated or caught fire while charging. This is the result of a battery manufacturer error.
New Yorkers have all heard about injuries resulting from people slipping on ice. For many of people, the fear of falling on ice causes them to be more cautious when they walk on the sidewalks in the winter. Less commonly, people may hear about slip and falls that occur in places of worship. Recently, there has been an increase of premises liability cases as a result of individuals being harmed in unexpected places such as these.
Emergencies occur on a daily basis in New York. Luckily, dispatchers are available around the clock to keep an emergency from becoming a fatal accident. But what happens when an individual dials 911 and is ignored? A family from Queens is currently suffering through the anguish that goes with trying to get an answer to just that question.
Brain injuries are very serious. In many cases, a person who has suffered a brain injury will need lifelong care.
Car accidents happen every day in New York City and beyond, but that doesn't make them any less serious. People can suffer injuries that affect them for the rest of their lives. In some cases, victims may be awarded compensation for the injuries they suffered as a result of another person's negligence. That was the case for one woman who was involved in a car accident with a well-known football player.
One construction worker died and four others were injured following a recent building collapse in New York City. Three of the four had a personal injury that required treatment, and were taken to Lutheran Medical Center where they initially were listed in stable condition. Another worker declined treatment.
Three Bronx residents lost their lives on Oct. 29 when the vehicle they were in headed the wrong direction and crashed with another car.
Car accidents resulting in personal injury do not happen every day in the Bronx, but Oct. 13 was an exception. On this otherwise peaceful day, pedestrians on Marmion Avenue had to scramble for their lives as a car veered off the street and onto the sidewalk. While no one was killed, three people suffered personal injury as a result of the accident.