Forklifts are handy vehicles to have in a business, especially a retail business that sells goods. Many businesses in New York could not get by without one. When we shop at supermarkets, or even when we order online products, we don't think about how the merchandise got shipped or placed on a shelf in our favorite store. More than likely, there was a forklift running around in a warehouse or the back of a building somewhere, loading and moving around pallets or merchandise.
New Yorkers love their Smartphones and electronic devices. You will see heads buried over phones and tablets in any subway car or train in the city. It is certainly fine to lose oneself in a mindless game of Candy Crush or Facebook while a passenger. The problem is that some are texting, updating statuses and holding animated telephone conversations while behind the wheel.
When someone is killed in an accident, the surviving family is often left with many questions and few answers. Getting those answers and finding out who may have been at fault is the first step toward discovering if legal action is a possibility, but this can be difficult task for the victim's family to undertake while grieving. This is where we can help.
New York City always seems to have construction going on in its boroughs, whether it is Manhattan's Freedom Tower or the proposed traffic safety project in Queens. But construction workers can face risks of injury or even death from unsafe conditions present on their job sites.
New Yorkers see their share of wintry weather that snarls traffic and jeopardizes drivers, passengers and pedestrians. While it is not possible to avoid every collision or winter weather mishap, below are a few tips to keep our roads safer.