A New York driver, who traveled more than 6 miles in the wrong direction on Interstate 95 in an intoxicated condition, causing a fatal accident, has been charged with second degree manslaughter.
Compared to other large cities, New York City has some of the most disproportionate rates of male and female bicyclists. New York bicycle accident lawyers suspect that this has much to do with the high accident risks facing cyclists in the city.
Budget cuts in New York have meant the disappearance of vital judicial hearing officers, who often support jury selection and other backroom court procedures. In a situation like this, delays have become inevitable. As a New York personal injury lawyer, I have found that simple court procedures that should not take more than five minutes with the help of a judicial hearing officer, have taken much longer than that. You can read my views on the budget cuts on Thomson Reuters.
The Occupational Safety And Health Administration has cited three New York construction companies for several violations in the death of a worker in an accident in January. The three companies, H Rock Corporation, Vera Construction Inc. and Sing Da corp., have been cited for willful repeated and serious violations of construction safety standards.
The US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a New York company for several workplace safety violations. The company, Heng Wei Construction Inc. has been cited for 11 alleged violations of workplace safety standards.
Failure to warn visitors and guests on a property about a dangerous condition can qualify as negligence, and people who are injured by these dangerous conditions are eligible to file a lawsuit alleging negligence against the property owner.