Month: October 2016

Train Collision Results In Injuries to Thirty-Three In New York

Posted On October 20, 2016 In General

On Saturday, October 8th, 2016, the last thing that commuters on the Long Island Rail Road expected was to end up in the hospital. Yet, by the end of the night, that’s exactly where thirty-three of them ended up.

A Splatter Of Yellow Paint

Shortly after the accident, Governor Cuomo updated the public.

Special Inspectors EIther Prevent Accidents Or Cause Them

Posted On October 13, 2016 In Construction Accidents

In addition to all of the other safety issues being addressed by the Department of Buildings (DOB), the administration may now need to look into the work being done by Special Inspectors throughout the city on construction sites.

Revoked License

The DOB announced that they have pulled the license of an engineer who was hired to look over the job site of a building that was under construction in 2011.

Ruling Now Prevents Arbitration Clauses In Nursing Home Contracts

Posted On October 6, 2016 In General

In an effort to protect the elderly who are patients in nursing homes throughout the country, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) ruled that nursing homes can no longer include arbitration clauses in their contracts if they receive funding from Medicare or Medicaid.…