Jul 6, 2021, 12:47 PM
In an attempt to deal with the ongoing congestion of NYC traffic, many people in New York City are turning to alternative forms of transportation like scooters, e-scooters, and the like. While advocates claim these vehicles do help with congestion and pollution—and users truly enjoy riding them—they’re also creating additional threats to pedestrians. Not only are these e-vehicles fast and more difficult to spot, but users often ride them in shared paths with pedestrians (which they’re not supposed to do). Let’s take a closer look at this dilemma and the risks to NYC pedestrians you need to know about.
Jul 6, 2021, 12:38 PM
Few cities in the world have as many taxi drivers as New York City. Given the traffic issues and abundance of tourists, taxis are a preferred mode of transportation, especially if you don’t like the idea of slogging down NYC’s congested streets. Unfortunately, this also means there are thousands of accidents each year involving NYC taxi drivers—including more than a few pedestrian accidents. The question is if you’re hit by a taxi and injured while walking the streets of New York—who gets sued?
Jul 6, 2021, 12:20 PM
For years, yoga celebrity Rachel Brathen (aka, “Yoga Girl”) struggled with a series of mystery health issues. Symptoms included respiratory issues, sinus problems, nagging cough, fatigue, eczema, and even depression. When she finally suspected the cause might be toxic mold in her home, she says she was “gaslighted,” told she was overreacting, even told she was crazy.