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Five Steps to Take After Being Injured in a Slip and Fall in New York City

The Law on Slip and Falls in New York City The law on slip and falls that is followed in New York City mirrors the law for the rest of the state of New York. It just so happens that New York City has 8 million+ residents and an endless amount of pavement where people …

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Distracted drivers very likely to crash in highway work zone

Highway work zones can be a dangerous place thanks to the narrower lanes and the reduced speed limit that many drivers ignore, so it’s not surprising that work zones are common sites for many accidents in New York. In fact, a crash occurs every 5.4 minutes in a highway work zone across the country. A …

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IIHS: driver-assist systems need improving in three ways

Drivers in New York who own a vehicle with driver-assist technology should make sure that they are not becoming inattentive. Many let themselves become inattentive because they think that driver-assist systems take over the driving for them when, in fact, this is far from the case. These systems only provide Level Two automation whereas fully …

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Disturbing charges allege youth coach sexually abused multiple teenagers

A youth soccer coach is accused of sexually abusing teenage boys and girls over the course of 14 months, in a criminal case described by one official as “every parents’ nightmare.” The District Attorney Queens County announced the charges against Harrison Torres on Tuesday, Dec. 17. Authorities allege the 23-year-old engaged in a disturbing pattern …

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