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August marks the beginning of a new summer month, and with it, World Lung Cancer Day. Lung Cancer continues to be one of the most common cancers worldwide, claiming more lives than breast, colon, and prostate cancers combined. In the early twentieth century, lung cancer was rare. Today it is…

According to the NYC DOT, nearly 4,500 bicyclists were injured in accidents involving a motor vehicle in 2017. Twenty-four of those bicyclists died. Even though the risk of being injured while riding in NYC decreased dramatically between 2000 and 2017, there are still serious reasons to remain alert and careful…

Uber and other rideshare services are an attractive alternative if you don’t feel like using yellow cabs or the subway to get around New York City. But just like there are hazards with traditional methods of commuting, there are risks associated with using rideshare services. An accident could cause serious…

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 60 percent of fatal traffic accidents in New York City involve pedestrians. That’s more than any other city in the United States. While some accidents are unavoidable, many are preventable. Both motorists and pedestrians are responsible for knowing and following all of…

Property owners have a duty to warn and/or correct any hazardous conditions that exist on their properties. If they fail to do so and someone gets hurt, the injured party may be entitled to file a premises liability claim for compensation. Slip and fall accidents are one of the most…

While dogs provide unconditional love and companionship, even the sweetest of dogs can bite when overly stressed. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that there are approximately 4.9 million dog bites reported in the United States every year. Knowing the signs of a distressed dog and how…

Table of Contents1 Common Workplace Accidents in Albany, New York2 Most Common Workplace Accidents and injuries3 What to Do If You’ve Been Injured4 Injured Workers Face Mounting Costs5 Contact Our Experienced Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Today Common Workplace Accidents in Albany, New York Most people tend to associate workplace accidents with…

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority operates the most used subway system in North America. With an estimated 8 million daily trips, construction and repairs are usually underway on some portion of the system at any given time. Unfortunately, construction zones can be hazardous for commuters. If you slipped and fell at…