At approximately 10:15 a.m. on a recent Friday morning, an MTA bus crashed into a building in Brooklyn. The incident happened at Ralph Avenue and St. Mark's Avenue and resulted in six injuries.
Scaffolds are integral parts of most construction sites, but just because workers use them day in and day out does not mean that they're using them safely. In fact, even workers who have been thoroughly trained on scaffold safety may become complacent over time and forget to pay attention to the most important details that will keep them safe and prevent them from getting hurt.
It's common to hear the term "jackknifing" in reference to automobile accidents in the news. For example, perhaps you've heard this before: "A semitruck jackknifed along the interstate." But do you really know what it means to "jackknife" a car, and how do we avoid getting hurt in an accident like this?
Nursing home abuse is a huge problem that no senior citizen should have to worry about, but it is a daily occurrence in this country. It is imperative that anyone who is in a nursing home, and those who have a loved one in such a setting, take steps to ensure they are safe.
If you are part of a car accident, it's easy to lose track of what you're doing. Even with the best intentions, it's possible you could make a mistake that ends up costing you in the long run.