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How smartphone use may make roads more dangerous

On behalf of Keith D. Silverstein & Associates, P.C. posted in car accidents on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. In 2008, there were 37,262 traffic deaths, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Although traffic fatalities went down in later...

What is the FDA’s process for recalling dangerous drugs?

On behalf of Keith D. Silverstein & Associates, P.C. posted in defective drugs on Friday, October 20, 2017. It seems as though a new medication comes onto the market every week. Many of these drugs literally save people’s lives. However, in the rush to be...

Research indicates that stairs injure all age groups

On behalf of Keith D. Silverstein & Associates, P.C. posted in premises liability on Thursday, October 19, 2017. In New York City, there are many areas where stairs can pose a safety hazard. A study in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine has stated that...

The fall season can cause hazardous road conditions

While many New York residents love the fall weather, it can actually be dangerous for drivers. This is because the fall season is often accompanied by a change in weather and road conditions. Those who do not take the seasonal changes into account when driving could...

Safety experts say slip and fall risk is underestimated

New York is sometimes called a walking city. Unfortunately, walking can often be a risky business — even indoors. Slip and fall risks can exist anywhere there is pedestrian traffic, and a new report says that many organizations underestimate the risk of slips...