Suffering a workplace injury can change your life forever. Even if you are able to make a full recovery, you should expect some short-term changes.
Pedestrian accidents can be just as devastating as accidents between two motor vehicles, or an accident involving a motor vehicle and an inanimate object. Without the protection of a vehicle frame around them, pedestrians are far more vulnerable to impact damage from a crash. But what exactly defines a pedestrian accident?
If you have been exposed to a low-oxygen environment in the workplace, in the home or in other areas of New York, you may have concerns about damage to your brain cells from lack of oxygen. If, since the exposure, you have felt cloudy or have had trouble with cognition, this may present a serious concern and could be the result of exposure to a major health risk. But how possible is it for insufficient oxygen to lead to permanent brain trauma?
Electrical injuries are one of the most common and least discussed accidents to happen to construction workers and other skilled laborers, and if you've suffered an electrical shock you may suffer a number of complications. Others have died from electrical shock related injuries, and under New York workers' compensation law you may wonder if electric shock related injuries or deaths are covered.
When a slip and fall accident happens on your New York City property, it can be frustrating to deal with liability if the injured party pursues a case. But what about the sidewalks outside your property? How much liability do you have for maintaining the sidewalks in good condition, especially if those sidewalks are city property?