Whenever a person seeks the care of a medical professional, he or she has an expectation of trust and adequate care. When that care is negligent or substandard, the consequences can be life-altering and financially devastating. For New York patients who have been the victim of medical malpractice, there are legal rights and ways to pursue compensation for a wide variety of injuries and outcomes.
When a driver agrees to take passengers in a vehicle, that driver has a legal responsibility to ensure the safety of those passengers. If a passenger is injured, or worse, as a result of the recklessness, carelessness or negligence of a driver, the passenger, or the family of the passenger, may have legal cause to pursue a civil action against the driver. One recent fatal accident in New York may very well fall under the legal realm of wrongful death.
Whenever there is a collision on the road, the police may need to investigate the scene to determine exactly what happened and who or what was responsible for the crash. One recent car accident in New York is being investigated after the injuries turned fatal for one of the two people involved. The two-car accident happened on a road in Oswego County, New York.
In large metropolitan areas, bikes are a common site. In fact, bike lanes serve to ensure bikes, vehicles, drivers and pedestrians are all safe from harm and injury. However, when a bike is ridden in the roadway or in the wrong lane, an accident can occur. Recently in New York, a woman was struck and became the victim of a fatal accident in the street.
Recently in New York, a tragic car accident claimed the life of a Middle Island woman. It is believed that this car accident was caused by a doctor who was driving while intoxicated at the time. The fatal car accident occurred as the woman was driving to her job where she worked in a dialysis clinic.