If someone in your home receives government benefits such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI) because they're either physically or mentally impaired, then it's likely that you've heard a special needs trust. While government programs like Medicaid are intended to cover an individual's basic needs, they don't cover "creature comforts" that we'll all come to enjoy having access to.
Whether you enter a big box retailer, toy store or grocery store, it's likely that you'll see signs with pictures of products that have been recalled right near the entrance. You may even hear about the recall on the nightly news.
On Wednesday, June 6, countless bicyclists lined the bike lane nearby the intersection of 39th Street and 43rd Avenue in the Sunnyside. They did so in hopes of reminding Queens Community Board members of the importance of protecting bicyclists. The location the advocates selected to quietly protest from happens to the same stretch of roadway where a local resident was mowed down by a driver while on his bike last year.
Falling from a height puts a person at risk of multiple injuries. Some common injuries caused by falls include broken bones and traumatic brain injuries (TBI). From lacerations to bruising, the risks associated with a long fall can be extensive.
When many people think about drafting a will, they often think that the process involves simply taking their assets that they intend for their loved ones to inherit and writing them down alongside the names of the individuals that they want them to go to.
If you go into the grocery store, bank or public places nowadays, you'll often see an armed guard working either inside or outside of the establishment. If you're wondering why there's been an uptick in the number of businesses using security in recent years, it has a lot to do with companies' fears of being sued.