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Bus Accident Lawyers

There are many kinds of buses that can be found on the roads of New York. These can include school buses, MTA bus, tour buses, Greyhound buses, airport buses, and many more. Each kind of bus is there for a specific purpose, but they are all used to take many people from one place to another at one time. In a place like New York City, riding on a bus is a normal part of life for many people. While most of the time these rides are safe and everything goes smoothly, just like with any other type of vehicle, crashes...

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MTA Accident Lawyer

MTA Accident Lawyer

The MTA, which stands for Metropolitan Transportation Authority, is in charge of one of the largest mass transit systems in the world. They handle subway lines, commuter railways, buses, bridges, and tunnels in the five boroughs of New York City as well as surrounding suburban areas. The daily number of riders on the MTA is over 8 million. So, it makes sense that accidents related to the MTA sometimes happen. When a rider, or employee, suffers injury or wrongful death because of the negligence of the MTA, the victim or the victim’s family deserves compensation for what happened. If you’ve been...

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Update on MTA Bus Accident in Brooklyn

An update on a story we reported on earlier in the week has come in. This accident occurred on Friday, April 6. There were around 20 people who were injured in an accident on this day. The accident involved an MTA bus and multiple vehicles, and it happened in Brooklyn. Overall, the injuries to the passengers and those in the vehicles were minor. But, some passengers who were on the B44 bus were taken to the hospital for their injuries. The extent of the injuries is not known. While the details are still not known, early reports indicate that a BMW rear-ended...

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Burn Injury Lawyers Examine the Facts on Burns

How Will My Burn Injuries Be Treated

The American Burn Association estimates that 486,000 people seek medical treatment for burns annually. Most burns occur in the home, are caused by a flame or scalding, and have a high survival rate at 96.8%. They are the most painful types of injury and cause disfigurement in severe cases. The Four Types of Burns Burns are categorized by the layers of skin affected: First degree burns. These affect the epidermis, which is the outermost layer of the skin. First degree burns cause redness and swelling of the skin. They take up to a week to heal and usually do not require hospitalization. Second degree...

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Types of Ceiling Collapse Accidents and Evidence to Give To Your Lawyer

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You may need a ceiling collapse accident lawyer when a ceiling collapses in a place where it's not your fault. While it may sound rare to be injured from a collapsing ceiling, it's not quite as rare as you think if you live in very old apartments or work in old buildings. What's the most common reason for this ceiling collapses? And what evidence should you give your personal injury lawyer if you discover that you have a serious injury due to a chunk of ceiling hitting you? Ceiling Collapses from Neglected Plumbing Issues When you live in a multi-story apartment that's...

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What Are The Four Warehouse Dangers At Work

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Warehouses are large buildings that store "things" such as raw materials, machine or device components, and finished goods for distribution to retailers. They often become busy and even frenetic places during peak demand periods of the year. This places a lot of pressure on their workers to move products rapidly explains one of New York work accident lawyers at the F&A injury law firm. Unfortunately, some warehouse managers solve this by compromising safety as well as pushing their workers too hard and/or making them work long shifts. A warehouse full of rushed people on foot moving among racing forklifts through...

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Five Causes of Trench Accidents

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Trenches are a common sight in the construction industry and present several dangers. These include falls, cave-ins, dangerous fumes and gases, and worker vulnerability to falling loads from above. The greatest danger however, is a cave-in on the workers inside the trench. Here are five factors that cause cave-in trench accidents: Inadequate Protection Systems in Place A vertical wall of soil is generally unstable. Although it may initially hold up when the soil conditions are right, disturbances such as vibration or changes in the soil's moisture can cause the wall to collapse. To ensure worker safety, appropriate protection systems are required. Depending on...

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It May Be the Only Option: Spinal Fusion Surgery After A Truck Or Car Accident

The Mayo Clinic likens the rubbery cushions or discs found between back vertebrae to jelly donuts, in that they encase a soft center in a tougher exterior. When the tougher exterior tears, some of the softer material may push out of the disc. These herniated discs are also sometimes called ruptured discs or slipped discs and may require spinal fusion surgery after a truck or car accident. Severe Pain Possible This protruding material may impinge on nerves. This may cause pain which often radiates down an arm or leg. In some instances, the pain is excruciating and debilitating. Nerve impingement may also...

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Most Recent Trial Court Verdicts for Spinal Discectomy

Verdicts for Spinal Discectomy

Most Recent Trial Court Discectomy Verdicts In New York City Recent verdicts involving the spinal discectomy surgical procedure confirm that many factors determine the ultimate outcome of a personal injury trial. The court venue, the type of case, liability, the attorneys, experts, the severity of the injury, and other elements all play a role.   #1 RESULT: $875,000 Fall on Waxed Floor. Bronx INJURIES: Avila was taken by ambulance to the emergency room, from the scene of the accident. She claimed cervical disc herniations at C4-5, C5-6, and C6-7, as well as a lumbar disc herniation at L5-S1. She underwent physical therapy to treat the injuries for...

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Degloving Injuries Caused by Motor Vehicle and Workplace Accidents

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Although severe head trauma and broken bones cause extensive suffering after major auto and workplace accidents, “degloving” injuries can prove even more challenging. The most common types of these accidents shave or shear off the top layer of your skin. Imagine what happens to a human body as its partially jutting out of a vehicle during a rollover accident. The term “degloving” was coined since it makes you think of what you see when a person quickly removes latex gloves off their hands. Workers on assembly lines or managing large farm equipment can also experience devastating “degloving” injuries. While many of these...

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