New York residents who are fans of NASCAR racing have probably been following the case of Tony Stewart, the winner of the Sprint Cup Series champion on three past occasions. Stewart recently was in the news for a much less positive reason. On Aug. 9, he struck fellow racer Kevin Ward, Jr. with his racing vehicle, killing him. The sprint car race was taking place in upstate New York at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park.
Last week, we discussed the luck of two New York City construction workers who were not seriously injured in a scaffolding mishap requiring extrication by the Fire Department New York. This week we will expound some on scaffolding hazards and how to be safer on the job.
If you are injured through someone else's fault, whether on a private premises, in a subway or on a city street or in a car or construction accident, it is very important that you take the extra time to properly document the accident rather than leave and worry about it later. This is particularly important in a premises liability case where a potential defendant often claims that the injured party is making the whole thing up.
It's perhaps every New York construction workers' worst nightmare -- trapped on scaffolding high above the streets of Manhattan and unable to get to safety.
Manhattan's Times Square was the scene this week of a collision between two sightseeing tour buses that injured over a dozen people, sending them to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.
New York residents planning to attend the August concert of Aussie country star Keith Urban in Bethel may be a bit wary after learning of some unfortunate events that unfolded at his recent outdoor show at the Xfinity Center's amphitheater located approximately 30 mouths south of Boston in Mansfield, Massachusetts.