Woman’s car accident becomes fatal after failed 911 call

A 911 operator has been placed on paid administrative leave after she failed to dispatch first responders to an emergency scene where a woman later died. While this tragic story did not happen in New York, it is an accident that could happen anywhere. According to police, a 39 year old was trapped in her […]

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For-profit nursing homes have higher rates of abuse and fraud

As the number of for-profit nursing homes grows in New York and across the country, so do cases of abuse and fraud. For-profit nursing homes may show greater financial success than their non-profit counterparts, yet allegations exist that the success is due to for-profit nursing homes providing fewer staff and cutting staff hours to reduce […]

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Two dead and one critically injured when driver runs a red light

New York drivers can take a variety of steps to protect themselves against motor vehicle accidents and the injuries that can be caused by them. Drivers can make sure their vehicles are in good working order, wear seatbelts, and be as alert and observant as possible when behind the wheel to avoid situations that can, […]

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4 percent of adults admit to drowsy driving, CDC says it’s higher

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently published a study that found that 1 in 24 adults or roughly 4 percent openly admitted to falling asleep while driving in the past month. The CDC says that those are the ones who admit to the dangerous behavior, but officials think that the number is in […]

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