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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Driver Arrested For Manslaughter Defiant In Courtroom

Posted: September 30, 2019 | Categories: News

Driving recklessly is never a good behavior for anyone to engage in. In most states, if a person is driving recklessly when they are involved in an accident, they can often face more serious charges. In New York, if the accident causes the death of another person, the driver can be charged with second-degree manslaughter. […]

Another Military Cadet Death Blamed On Vehicle Rollover

Posted: September 25, 2019 | Categories: News

Frequent deployments and unpredictable defense funding since 9/11 has forced the Armed Services to make do on less. Most of the vehicles currently being used by soldiers today are older than the servicemen who utilize them. The newer vehicles suffer from a shortage of parts. Constant maintenance being done by fewer and fewer troops mean […]

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