We often think of bullying as something that happens in the schoolyard, something that kids tend to work out between themselves. However, with advances in technology, bullying is not something that takes place only in the schoolyard. It follows our children home, occurs in the middle of the night and has resulted in countless tragedies. Furthermore, it is not something that solely occurs between students. Cases of teachers and administrators engaging in bullying against students have also been known to happen.
Of all the types of construction work in existence today, working on tall bridges and/or skyscrapers likely ranks highest where personal safety risks are concerned. Construction accidents frequently occur, resulting in serious injuries and sometimes fatalities to New York workers. This state does not stand alone, however, when it comes to construction tragedies, as made evident by a recent incident south of here.
When a patient goes to a New York hospital, it is expected that any doctor, nurse or practitioner providing care will act in accordance with accepted safety standards. One only has to review the latest data regarding medical malpractice statistics to realize there are many who don't. In order to determine if a particular injury or illness was caused by medical negligence, it's important to first understand more about standard of care, and how to recognize when medical staff members have fallen short of the mark.
New York City is a hub for a wide variety of activities, and people are often in a rush to get where they want to go. Unfortunately, if they happen to be behind the wheels of their vehicles at the time, they can be menaces to those who share the road. Many serious car accidents are later discovered to have been entirely preventable were it not for the negligence of someone involved.
Homeowners, painters, construction workers and others in New York often have occasions to use ladders. These useful tools come in various sizes and weights, some able to be extended to towering heights. Slip-and-fall accidents often occur, resulting in severe injuries.
The birth of your baby was supposed to be the most joyous day of your life. Instead, it was a day filled with fear and grief over a birth injury your baby suffered. You trusted the doctor, nurses and medical team to care for you and your unborn baby and provide a healthy birth. You can't help but shake the feeling that a mistake they made or something they missed caused your baby's birth injury.
As a construction worker, you must always realize one thing to be true: An accident could occur at any time.