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New York bicyclist hospitalized after accident

New York City faces a problem that few other cities in the country face: an abundance of bicyclists on the road. The addition of bicyclists to the constant city traffic can add another level of complexity, both from the legal perspective and driving perspective, to daily travel. Bicycle accidents can be very devastating and complicated. In instances where a bicyclist hits a pedestrian, there is employment liability to think about, and in instances where a bicyclist is struck by a vehicle, the damages can be catastrophic to the cyclist.

Defective product forces General Motors to recall cars

The average American expects a certain standard of quality, particularly when it comes to their technology and devices. We want our phones to work reliably so that we can communicate to our loved ones and co-workers. We expect our cars to work safely and efficiently so that we can make it to the grocery store and buy food for our families. Occasionally, the products that we expect to work well have malfunctions. While these malfunctions are often minor annoyances or manageable problems, they can sometimes have much more serious consequences.

Is medical malpractice to blame in death of New York woman?

Many different types of medical procedures exist today, ranging from cosmetic enhancement to life-saving treatments. Some of these procedures must be undertaken to ensure continued wellness, while others are optional choices to achieve personal goals. But whether you're having your prostate removed to stop cancer or Lasik to improve vision, all medical procedures come with potential danger. The medical staff responsible for surgery may be trained professionals, but even trained professionals can make mistakes.

New York car accident leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

Car accidents and New York seem to go together like baseball and the Yankees. The population density of the city and its surrounding areas, combined with natural dangers that accompany any urban driving, make New York a veritable hot spot of car accidents. In fact, more than 150,000 people suffer injuries in car accidents in New York every year. Some may think car accidents are just natural parts of life, but these people forget just how devastating an accident can be.

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