An 88-year-old man was struck and killed by a 40-year-old motorist as he walked about his Astoria neighborhood on Jan. 11.
The demands of modern life can make people feel like they need to be in two places at once. It's no wonder that so many people divide their attention between more than one thing at a time. This process, called multitasking, can help people survive in the cutthroat modern workforce.
A fire that ripped through a high-rise apartment building in Rego Park on Jan. 13, 2019, claimed the life of one resident and left many others with serious injuries.
Many think that they can simply go online and learn how to do virtually anything. They tend to think that everything that they find there is written by someone who's qualified to speak authoritatively about it. This is far from the case though,especially when it comes to legal documents, like a will.
The number of fatal car accidents involving teenagers is typically disproportionate to the number of teen drivers on the road. They crash at a higher rate than other age groups and many of these accidents are incredibly serious. Even non-fatal wrecks lead to significant injuries, both for teens and others.
Should you take yourself to the hospital after a car crash or let an ambulance take you? If you're only bumped and bruised and your car is functional, you may be tempted to take yourself. However, there are many benefits to taking an ambulance to the hospital as opposed to driving yourself.
Subways stations can be dangerous. First, you have to descend a staircase in order to get the platform, then you have to stand there among crowds waiting as fast-moving trains pass you by. There are even more hazards that you encounter as you move aboard your subway car or once you make it inside. If you've been hurt at a station or on a train, you may be wondering who you can hold accountable to cover your medical bills and other expenses.