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Safe (ish) Activities for Your Family During the Pandemic

Safe (ish) Activities for Your Family During the Pandemic

| Coronavirus
Far and away the best way for your family to stay safe and do some activities during the coronavirus pandemic is to stay at home, whether or not such an order is in place. Face masks and social distancing also slow the virus’ spread, but they are not as effective as sheltering in place. But…Read the article
Water Safety Over the Holiday Weekend

Water Safety Over the Holiday Weekend

| Personal Injury
The last Monday in May is usually one of the biggest holiday on the calendar. But it will feel a bit different this year. So, if the surf beckons on Memorial Day 2020, leave early and be flexible. LOCAL TRI-STATE OPENINGS/CLOSURES Coney Island, Rockaway Beach, and other New York City beaches are closed. Fire Island,…Read the article
The Perils of Pool Injury in New York

The Perils of Pool Injury in New York

| Personal Injury
Somewhat astoundingly, unintentional drowning is the leading cause of accidental death for children under 4. Those who survive often have permanent injury. It only takes a few moments below the water to cause irreversible brain damage. Many, many other victims become violently ill due to a chemical imbalance. Pool chlorine has many more active ingredients,…Read the article
Breaking Down Public Swimming Pool Drownings

Breaking Down Public Swimming Pool Drownings

| Personal Injury
Many hotel owners, apartment complex owners, and other landowners try to shield themselves from liability in this area by using fancy legal tricks and gimmicks. However, an experienced injury attorney can find ways to permanently close these legal loopholes. Such ability is important. Most drowning victims suffer permanent and severe brain damage after as little…Read the article
Residential Swimming Pool Drownings: A Primer

Residential Swimming Pool Drownings: A Primer

| Personal Injury
Most swimming pool drowning victims experience serious brain damage after just three minutes underwater, so prevention is key to residential pool safety. Active supervision is the best kind of prevention, but such watchcare is not always possible. Indeed, most all swimming pool drownings occur when no one else is around, and such supervision is impossible.…Read the article
Pool Safety Tips To Keep You and Loved Ones Safe

Pool Safety Tips To Keep You and Loved Ones Safe

| Personal Injury
While swimming pools provide entertainment and relief from the heat of summer, they are also extremely dangerous. Not only are surfaces around pools wet, creating the risk of slip and fall accident, but unintentional drowning incidents are the fifth leading cause of injury death in the United States. Drowning deaths primarily affect children aged 14…Read the article
Attractive Nuisances

Attractive Nuisances

| Personal Injury
Personal injury as a specific topic of the law is quite broad. So many topics can fit under that umbrella: Medical malpractice, auto accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, product liability and the list goes on and on. One specific topic that could also fall under personal injury is particular to minors and called attractive…Read the article