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Transportation Alternatives, Advocate for Bicycling, Walking and Public Transit, Releases Report Decrying Gaps in Deterrence of Dangerous Driving and Makes Sensible Recommendations

Earlier this month, Transportation Alternatives (TA) released Executive Order: A Mayoral Strategy for Traffic Safety, which TA says shows startling gaps in the way NYC…

Posted by SEO Admin on Jul 30, 2009

New Yorks Statutes Aimed at Protecting Construction Workers Held to Apply to Accident on Indian Reservation

In Alexander v. Hart, --- N.Y.S.2d ----, 2009 WL 1955556, 2009 N.Y. Slip Op. 05716 (N.Y.A.D. 3 Dept., 2009) the plaintiff, a service technician, fell…

Posted by SEO Admin on Jul 26, 2009

The Governments Deadly Secret: Hands-Free Cell Phones No Less Distracting Than Handheld Devices

While driving on the highways in the New York metropolitan area, have you noticed that when the overhead highway electronic traffic signs have no traffic…

Posted by SEO Admin on Jul 23, 2009

Report Debunks the Myths of Medical Malpractice Litigation and Health Care Costs and Shows that Most Compensated Injuries are Extremely Serious

If you spend an hour reading this report, chances are that five to 11 Americans will die from preventable medical errors by the time you…

Posted by SEO Admin on Jul 19, 2009

Gas Buyers, Ever Wonder Who Checks the Pumps For Accuracy? (Who Checks the High Price, You Ask? Fuggedaboudit!)

Under New York Citys Weights and Measures law, the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) tests all gas pumps for accuracy. In the past year, DCA…

Posted by SEO Admin on Jul 16, 2009

Brain-Computer Interface Research Used for Speech Prosthesis to Assist Locked-In Motor Vehicle Accident Victim

Around midnight on November 5, 1999, Erik Ramsey was a passenger in a friends Camaro that was in an accident with another vehicle and flipped…

Jul 13, 2009

Jaloma Pacifiers Sold in New York and New Jersey Recalled Due to Choking Hazard; One Million Play Yards Recalled Nationwide Due to Fall Hazard

Its been a tough couple of days for the safety of infants and toddlers. On July 7, 2009, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC),…

Posted by SEO Admin on Jul 10, 2009

Is Nothing Sacred Anymore? FDA Warns Bar-B-Q and Dessert Lovers to Guard Against E. coli

On June 19, 2009, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned consumers not to eat…

Posted by SEO Admin on Jul 07, 2009

FDA Requires Boxed Warning on Serious Neuropsychiatric Events for Chantix and Zyban. Is a Ban Next?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on July 1, 2009, that it is requiring manufacturers to put a Boxed Warning on the prescribing…

Posted by SEO Admin on Jul 03, 2009

Suit for Injury During Insurance Company Doctor's Medical Examination Subject to Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations, Holds Court of Appeals

Part and parcel of many types of claims for bodily injuries is the medical examination conducted by a physician designated by an insurance company. This…

Posted by SEO Admin on Jul 01, 2009

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