Police Search for Driver in Fatal Bronx Hit and Run Accident

A 26-year-old man was fatally struck by a white box truck while crossing E. 233rd Street in the Bronx. After hitting the man the truck driver did not even slow down, and continued on Barnes Avenue making a left turn. Police are now looking for the driver. The young man was left bleeding in the […]

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Heavy Equipment and Construction Accident Dangers

One may assume that moving construction equipment on and off trucks or trailers is common and relatively safe for construction workers. In reality, however, several construction workers are killed each year during accidents while loading and unloading heavy machinery. On average nine construction workers lose their lives every year due to accidents occurring during the […]

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Study Reveals Significant Risk of Injury for Disabled Workers

In New York and throughout the U.S., falls and transportation accidents are recognized as two of the leading culprits of occupational injuries among workers. In fact, thousands of people are injured at work every year for these reasons. A new study appearing in the American Journal of Public Health, however, suggests that workers with disabilities […]

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NYPD False Arrest Related to Racial Prejudice

For the most part, police officers and law enforcement officials protect and serve our communities with dignity, honor, and respect for all citizens. However, a recent incident involving an NYPD police officer calls attention to a problem that still pervades the police culture in many parts of the country. Prejudicial attitudes among police officers, unfortunately, […]

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