Traumatic brain injuries occur from a number of accidents. No matter how you suffered the injury, your focus now becomes coping with the effects. These can be considerable since your brain is responsible for most of your bodily functions.
Drivers who fail to pay attention to their surroundings can easily cause collisions with other vehicles. There can be many reasons drivers may be deemed negligent after car accidents, such as speeding, texting while driving or even being too tired to drive. A recent accident that led to the death of one New York woman may be the result of a negligent driver.
Heavy machinery, elevated working areas and many other potential hazards can make construction work a dangerous undertaking. Unfortunately, construction accidents are a common occurrence both in New York and across the country. Depending on the type of accident, some workers may face serious injuries. One employee was recently injured when he fell on the job.
New York residents know that driving can be dangerous when the wrong person is behind the wheel. Those on foot must be especially observant to avoid such drivers, as a collision could lead to serious injury. However, being aware of one's surroundings is not always enough to prevent car accidents. One woman was recently killed near a college campus after being struck by a car.
New York construction workers face hazards on the job every day. Though not always serious, some construction accidents can lead to severe injuries. When injuries occur, those involved may consider filing workers' compensation claims. A recent accident injured two workers when part of a wall they were working on collapsed.
Those employed with the police department are often held to a higher standard. This is why it is particularly shocking to find out that when officers fail to obey the laws they are intended to uphold and cause car accidents. An off-duty New York detective was recently charged with several offenses after allegedly drinking and driving.