Parents in New York City often have to use the services of a daycare provider to care for their child. When doing so, they trust that the center will provide responsible care and ensure that the child does not suffer any hurt. Unfortunately, some daycare facilities do not live up to expectations and negligence of daycare centers is one of the significant causes of injuries and even death of young children.
Bicycling is good exercise for kids, and can be an enjoyable experience, too, which is why many parents encourage their young children to ride. However, it is equally important to stay alert to the possibility of children being involved in bicycle accidents.
When a person is driving on the road, we trust that they will drive safely, with concern for the safety of others around them. Sadly, this isn’t always true and there are an increasing number of distracted driving accidents in New York City being caused by drivers who use of cell phones to talk or text or scroll through their social media feeds while driving.
Exposure to heat, chemicals, electricity, or some types of radiation can cause tissue damage. If this type of damage causes tissue death, the injury is considered a burn injury. Burn injuries are far more common than most people realize and they are known to be a major cause of unintentional injuries that may even lead to death. Data from the CDC shows that about 1.1 million Americans suffer burn injuries that are serious enough to warrant medical attention.
The National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA) statistics show that in 2018, more than 9,500 people were killed by speeding drivers, and close to 400,000 were injured in accidents caused by distracted drivers. Both speeding and distracted driving may be considered acts of reckless driving that are responsible for many accidents in New York.