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Teens Killed When Porsche Knocked Off Of Overpass Onto Train Tracks

Posted: October 16, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

Getting a driver’s license is a right of passage that many teenagers look forward to and many parents dread. Parents are quite right to have concerns; 3,255 young drivers aged 15 to 19 were involved in fatal crashes in 2017. Due to lack of experience and an increased incidence of risk taking, teens are more […]

Hard Rock Hotel Collapses In New Orleans, Two Dead, 19 Injured

Posted: October 15, 2019 | Categories: News

The construction industry employed about 4% of all workers in the United States in 2017. This equals about 6,882,000 people employed in the industry. Despite employing just 4% of workers, the construction industry accounted for 21% of all worker deaths. The U.S. Department of Labor reported in 2015 that 64% of all construction worker deaths […]

Girl Killed Riding A Festival Ride In New Jersey

Posted: October 14, 2019 | Categories: News

Tis’ the season for pumpkin spiced lattes, pumpkin carving, candy binges, watching leaves turn, and fall festivals. Many places also hold their state fairs at this time of year, allowing for farmers to show off those prized crops. With these festivals often come thrilling rides that are often erected quickly and come down just as […]

Tire Company May Have Falsified Records Related To Limo Crash

Posted: October 11, 2019 | Categories: News

It’s been almost a year since the October 2018 limousine crash in Schoharie that claimed the lives of 20 people. Since that crash became one of the deadliest transportation accidents in recent history, both civil lawsuits and criminal charges have been filed. The owner of Prestige Limousine, Nauman Hussein is facing 20 counts of negligent […]

Police Blame Pedestrian For Crash In Brooklyn

Posted: October 10, 2019 | Categories: News

Vehicle on vehicle collisions are a serious problem, but the odds of death or serious injury begin to rise sharply when autos collide with pedestrians. Improved technology and law enforcement play a major role in crosswalk safety, but the most impact comes from public education. Pedestrians are urged to always use marked crosswalks when crossing […]

Teen Identified In First Vaping Death In New York City

Posted: October 9, 2019 | Categories: News

Vaping has become a popular way for current smokers to kick the habit. Vaporizing devices come in all forms, but some of the most popular are those that resemble cigarettes, the tank mods, and the pod-style vapes. Juices, known as either e-juice or vape juice, come in many flavors and nicotine strengths. Due to recent […]

Young Boy Killed Riding His Bicycle In Crosswalk By Inattentive Driver

Posted: October 8, 2019 | Categories: Bicycle Accidents

In all of 2018, New York City saw 10 cyclists die in traffic accidents. 2/3 of the way through 2019, that number is already more than doubled to 24. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative has come under scrutiny in the wake of these fatalities. The mayor has promised that the Department of Transportation […]

Mayo Clinic Reports Vaping Injures Resemble Chemical Burns

Posted: October 7, 2019 | Categories: News

The debate about the safety of vaping has always been contentions, but now the New York Times reports the lung damage from vaping resembles chemical burns. On Wednesday, doctors at the Mayo Clinic reported that the lung damage in people who had become ill after vaping nicotine or marijuana products resembled chemical burns.  Samples were taken […]

Man Makes A Leap And Saves His Life After Car Crashes Into Storefront

Posted: October 4, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

Horror stories of elderly drivers accidentally pressing the gas instead of the brakes have given older drivers a bad reputation. As we age, we experience increased visual, mobility, and memory impairments. These impairments can affect a senior’s ability to drive or the ability to react to situations. The incident of fatal crashes per miles traveled […]

Investigation Shows That Seatbelts In Limos Could Have Saved Lives In Schoharie Crash

Posted: October 3, 2019 | Categories: News

The Schoharie limousine crash became one of the deadliest transportation accidents to occur in the United States. The October 2018 crashed killed twenty people, including two pedestrians. Family members of those killed in the crash have all filed lawsuits against multiple parties, including the limousine company, the estate of the driver or the limousine, and […]

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