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Blinds To Go Recall

Blinds To Go has voluntarily recalled about 200,000 custom made window shades. While no incidents or injuries have been reported, there is a potential strangulation hazard for small children due to the capacity for the shades chain/cord loop to slip out of the device. Window Blind Injury Statistics Statistics show a child is strangled from -->

Syracuse Truck Rollovers: What You Need to Know

Syracuse Truck Rollovers and Truck Accidents

Like any city, Syracuse relies on large trucks to keep its economy humming. Trucks deliver inventory to downtown retailers and packages to homes in Tipperary Hill and other neighborhoods. They transport equipment for events at the Carrier Dome and the New York State Fairgrounds. They come-and-go from businesses along I-690 and I-81. Truck traffic inevitably -->

Syracuse Dump and Garbage Trucks: The Dangers They May Pose

Garbage trucks traverse Syracuse every day, picking up waste from homes in Eastwood, restaurants on Fayette Street, and countless other locations throughout the city. Dump trucks also navigate Syracuse roads, hauling loads of building materials to public and private construction sites citywide. Few Syracuse residents give much thought to the potential dangers posed by those -->

What to Do After an Albany Car Accident That’s Not Your Fault

Getting into a car accident in Albany, or anywhere in the Capital Region, will cause anyone significant emotional, if not physical, distress. The aftermath of an accident, especially one in which you got hurt and wasn’t your fault, can feel overwhelming. It’s often difficult to know what steps to take to protect yourself and your -->

When Unqualified Truck Drivers Injure Others in Albany…

Albany serves as more than just the center of government in New York State. The city also sits as an important commercial hub, at a crossroads of Upstate New York, the Hudson Valley, and Southern New England. That means that trucks crowd the roads throughout the Capital Region, especially the major highways—I-90, I-87, and I-787—and -->

What Happens When Tractor-Trailers Injure People in Albany?

As a crossroads of commerce, Albany and its environs see lots of truck traffic. Tractor-trailers traverse the Capital Region headed east into New England, west toward Canada, and south to New York City. Drive any stretch of I-87, I-90, and I-787 in and around Albany, and you will likely share the road with numerous big -->

What Happens After Crashes With Albany Tow Trucks?

Cars break down in Albany, and when they do, the city’s private tow truck companies provide essential services for drivers, businesses, and City of Albany police (among others) in removing them from roadways and private properties. No matter whether they remove a vehicle from an accident scene on I-787 or from a driveway in Whitehall, -->

When Semi-Trucks Collide in Albany

Large trucks crisscross the Albany area regularly. Semi-trucks, in particular, roll through Albany on I-90, I-87, and I-787, on their way to deliver cargo to businesses and consumers throughout the United States and Canada. Many of those trucks also serve Albany-area manufacturers and retailers. All that semi-truck traffic has its benefits for the Capital Region. -->

Blind Spot Truck Accidents Haunt Syracuse Victims

Blind Spot Truck Accidents Haunt Syracuse Victims

I-81 is a main artery through Syracuse, for individuals driving passenger cars and those driving commercial trucks into and out of the city. However, the congestion on I-81 has gotten so bad that city and state officials, with the backing of the U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, are planning to tear down the -->

The Types of Auto Accident Injuries We See in Albany

The Types of Auto Accident Injuries We See in Albany

Albany is not the biggest city in New York State, but it often has big city traffic woes. Each day, business visitors, tourists, and politicians join the state capital’s traffic flow. They add to the commuter transportation stream and contribute to weekend traffic jams. Even though you follow the rules of the road, there is -->

Albany Medical Errors Can Devastate Innocent Patients

Albany Medical Errors Can Devastate Innocent Patients

As a patient, you usually do what your healthcare providers tell you to do. Until something goes wrong, you never consider that they might commit a medical error. You submit yourself to every recommended diagnostic test. You take the medications your doctors prescribe. If a physician misses an important diagnosis, you might never know. If -->

Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Albany

Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Albany

When you ride your motorcycle in Albany, you become part of a statewide biker tradition. You travel long stretches of New York highways. You have easy access to parks, mountain trails, riverside drives, and city venues. Motorcyclists enjoy a sense of openness and freedom, but riding a motorcycle comes with a downside. As a biker, -->

The Dangers of Syracuse Head-On Truck Collisions

The Dangers of Syracuse Head-On Truck Collisions

A head-on collision with any type of vehicle can lead to severe injuries and suffering for the victim. A head-on collision with a big truck is particularly devastating. Syracuse truck drivers face unique challenges that can increase the risk that they will end up causing head-on collisions. Why Do Syracuse Truck Drivers Face a Risk -->