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What safety gear should I get for my bicycle?

Perhaps you have decided that the best way to traverse the streets of New York City is by bicycle. A bicycle is a great option for a number of reasons. For example, thanks to bike lanes, you can typically keep moving even when the motor vehicle traffic is at a standstill. Also, while traveling from here to there on your bike, you are getting a great workout.

Can I seek damages after being injured in an elevator accident?

Regardless of where you work, live or visit in New York City, there is virtually no way to avoid boarding an elevator from time to time. And if you frequent any of the city's many towering skyscrapers, elevators are one of your chief forms of transportation. The height of these buildings makes it impracticable or even impossible to use the stairs to get to your desired floor.

Disruptive doctors can cause patients to suffer injuries

When you go into a hospital for treatment, you may be looking for any source of assurance you can find. It is easy to feel vulnerable when undergoing surgery or some other procedure. And your doctor's demeanor could determine if your stay will be as comfortable as possible or a source of stress and worry. Most doctors understand that having a good bedside manner means a great deal to their patients. As such, they treat their patients, as well as other staff members, with understanding and respect.

What is the best way to deal with aggressive drivers?

We all know how the stop and start traffic on New York streets can push one's patience to the brink. And while most of us are able to keep our emotions in check, there are motorists whose anger will get the better of them. A driver who has lost control of his or her temper can quickly become a threat to other road users.

Lawsuits filed claiming link between Cialis and skin cancer

Before a drug is made public, pharmaceutical companies should do everything in their power to make sure it is safe. And if any possible side effects are discovered during testing, they should be made known to all potential users. If a drug unexpectedly produces dangerous symptoms, then the company selling that drug should be held accountable.

Cyclists, motorists and pedestrians have long history of issues

While finding a safe and effective way for bicyclists, pedestrians and motorists to coexist on the streets of New York City may be of current concern, it is hardly a new issue. In fact, news stories dating back to near the turn of the 20th century told bicycle-related tales that demonstrate how, when it comes to NYC traffic, the more things change, the more they remain the same.

In spite of changes, premises hazards still exist in NYC

Perhaps you lived in the Big Apple way back in the late sixties or seventies. Or maybe your only familiarity with the city from that time comes courtesy of such movies as "Midnight Cowboy" or "Saturday Night Fever." In either case, you are likely quite aware of the changes that the entire city has undergone.

Pokemon Go use leads to car accident

Of course, the last thing New York City needs is more distractions causing drivers to avert their eyes from the busy streets. But it seems that there is an endless stream of amusements and communication tools that people cannot put down, even after they get behind the wheel of a car. And the latest such contrivance is in the form of a new phone app that is currently extremely popular.

Fatal auto-bicycle accident demonstrates hazards of NYC streets

As you are likely aware, there is an ongoing conflict occurring on the streets of New York City. The players in this battle include the police, bicyclists, pedestrians and motorists. And a recent tragedy has given rise to even more complaints among these groups.

Parents need to keep eyes open for dangerous toys

As a parent, you have likely come to recognize the importance of toys in your child's life. Toys are more than just objects of desire, they can play a very important role in your child's development. And, of course, toys are fun and they make children happy. But regardless if a toy is educational or just a diversion, it must be safe for use.

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