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  • New York State Cycling Myths

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    Cycling is an extremely popular means of transportation in New York City- but it can also be dangerous. In recent years the number of cyclists injured and killed in New York city has risen significantly. While cyclists can’t control the actions of motor vehicle drivers, it is important for all cyclists to know and understand NYS bicycle laws. Below are common misconceptions and myths that put cyclists at risk for serious injury:

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  • Nursing Home Abuse in the Bronx

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    If you have a loved one in a nursing home facility in the Bronx and are concerned about their safety and well-being, it is a good idea to learn more about signs of nursing home abuse and neglect.

    There are five basic types of nursing home abuse: physical abuse, verbal and emotional abuse, sexual abuse, personal property abuse (exploitation) and neglect (physical and medical).

    Who is at risk?

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  • Tips to Increase Your Child’s Pedestrian Safety

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    Many of us have raised our little ones in the Five Boroughs, and assume they are pro’s when it comes to navigating city streets. But the fact is the number of children injured and killed on New York Streets is growing at an alarming rate:

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  • NYC Bikers and Pedestrians Fed Up, Here’s How You Can Step Up

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    The majority of New Yorkers who bike or walk regularly would admit to feeling unsafe from time to time on city streets. Many feel unsafe every day, but feel powerless and unable to avoid their dangerous daily commute.

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  • Independence Day Safety, Don’t be Part of the Statistics

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    In less than 24-hours many of us will be celebrating Independence day with friends and loved ones. Sadly, each year thousands of individuals suffer serious and life-threatening injuries during Fourth of July celebrations.

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  • When Your Landlord Fails to Address Mold

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    According to the Centers for Disease Control, mold can cause nasal stuffiness, throat irritation, coughing or wheezing, eye irritation, or, in some cases, skin irritation. People with mold allergies may have more severe reactions. Immune-compromised people and people with chronic lung illnesses, such as obstructive lung disease, may get serious infections in their lungs when they are exposed to mold.

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  • How Our Sister Firm Gave Elderly Victims a Voice

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    In 2017 families in Upstate New York shared real-life horror stories about their loved ones’ experiences at Syracuse's James Square Health and Rehabilitation Centre. One woman described the deplorable conditions her husband was left in, and the considerable effect that had on her day-to-day life. “She'd find him drenched in his own urine at 9 a.m. every day, she said.

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  • June Marks National Elder Abuse Awareness Month

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    This June please join us in our efforts to bring awareness to an issue affecting millions of elderly Americans: elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. 

    According to national databases, every year roughly 5 million older Americans are victimized, and millions of instances of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation go unreported. 

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  • Dangerous Drug K2 Invading our Neighborhoods

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    In 2018 alone more than 600 people have been treated in New York City emergency rooms after consuming the drug K2. The drug has been linked to numerous mass overdoses in New York City and around in the country. In May of 2018, emergency workers rushed to Brooklyn to treat 14 people, all of whom were sickened due to what is believed to be K2.

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  • Motorcyclists Are Relying on You. Here’s Why

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    According to experts, New York State has the fifth largest population of registered motorcycles in the Country. In total there are more than 4 million motorcycles registered in the U.S.

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