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Bedsores are a preventable condition

Do not be lulled into thinking that bedsores are not a serious threat to a person’s health.  Bedsores, pressure sores and decubitus ulcers are most often a sign that a patient is being neglected.  And where there is neglect, there’s a good chance that a hospital, nursing home or home care nurse is guilty of…

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Determining who is at fault in an elevator accident

One of the great tools of making New York a thriving city is the use of a simple invention known as an elevator.  It has enabled the city to go vertical and turned the Big Apple into a great modern day metropolis. People who use elevators on a daily basis probably don’t think twice about…

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In a city of walkers, sidewalk accidents are bound to occur

In blistering cold weather or harsh heat, New Yorkers are a hardy lot, preferring to walk to many of their destinations, beating traffic jams and getting a good dose of exercise. Unfortunately, because New York is a city that continues to age, infrastructure in general, and sidewalks, in particular, continue to require ongoing maintenance.  Sometimes…

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Who is liable in a bus accident?

Millions of people ride Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) buses in New York City every year. And for the most part, these trips are safe and comfortable journeys with well-trained drivers behind the wheel. But because New York City is so crowded with all types of commuters, sometimes bus accidents happen due to sudden stops, pedestrians…

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