Two New York police officers will not be charged for misconduct

Victims of police brutality may seek justice for their injuries in several ways. One is through a civil lawsuit. In some other cases, prosecutors may file criminal charges against police officers who assault or abuse other people. It appears that some people who alleged they were harmed by police brutality during the 2011 Occupy Wall […]

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New York City bills bicyclist after a police car hits him

A New York City bicyclist involved in a recent bicycle accident received large gashes in his elbows after a car swiped him as he rode to work one morning. The bill the bicyclist later received may have been worse than his injuries, however. The Ford Taurus that hit the bicyclist was an unmarked police car. […]

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Woman awarded $843,000 for severe injuries from nursing home fall

Falls are common in nursing homes. Residents of nursing homes are usually more frail than older adults who live independently. They may have more chronic health conditions, more difficulty walking and other factors that make them more likely to fall. Often, these conditions are the reason that older adults move into nursing homes in the […]

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Data about leading driving distractions released

When someone is distracted while driving, he or she is paying less attention to the road, increasing his or her chance of a car accident. Nearly everyone in Flushing already knows this, but they may not know what all of those distractions are that are putting other drivers, motorists and pedestrians at risk. A new […]

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