The current situation of the expiration of rent regulation laws due to the intransigency of the state senate, who refused to pass a bill on tenant protections, has led to some New York City slumlords to harass their rent-controlled tenants.
It's one of the toughest conversations adult children can have with their parents — asking them to quit driving due to age-related debilities. If you feel that they can no longer navigate the roads safely, however, below are some things you should know.
Of the more than 8 million motorcycles being ridden in 2013, statistics indicate that, per mile, those riding motorcycles were approximately 26 times more likely to have a fatal accident that those in automobiles. Their rate of injury was also five times higher than their counterparts in four-wheelers.
Ten people were injured recently on Madison Avenue in Manhattan when a crane lost its payload around 10:45 a.m. on a Sunday.
8 pedestrians and 2 construction workers were injured when a cable snapped in a crane in Manhattan, causing an industrial air conditioning unit to drop nearly 30 stories to the sidewalk below. The pedestrians were hurt by the debris, and life-threatening injuries were avoided, likely due to the fact that the crane failure occurred on a Sunday morning. Often when a crane fails, the entire crane collapses, causing devasting injuries and damage to the nearby buildings. Construction workers and passerby are both at risk when a crane fails or collapses.