NY Personal Injury

Placing an elderly loved one in a nursing home is often a stressful process, both emotionally and financially. However many find comfort in the fact that in the end, their loved ones will be well cared for and in a safer, healthier place. 

Boy with a dog

Any dog owner knows training a dog or puppy can be extremely taxing. However, when a person decides to bring a dog home they are making a commitment to the dog, their neighbors, and the community that he or she will put in the work to keep their dog and those it encounters safe. While each dog is different taking a few safety precautions can help prevent injury.

car crash

Early Saturday morning, on July 12, 2015, a Perinton woman crashed her car into a Henrietta hotel room. Two guests were asleep inside the room at the time of the incident. 

According to authorities, the driver of the vehicle was attempting to park. Instead of pressing down on the brake, she hit the gas pedal, sending her car over a curb and into the hotel.

A terrifying new scam is targeting New York City residents warns The Federal Bureau of Investigation and New York City Police Department. People are receiving calls from individuals claiming to have kidnapped a family member. No kidnapping has taken place, but the callers use co-conspirators to add believability to the story. 

Temperatures scale

With temperatures plummeting further this week, and more snow forecast, here is your quick guide to government issued weather terms for winter weather emergencies:

Freezing Rain - Rain that freezes when it hits the ground. This type of weather is particularly dangerous when driving. It can cause a layer of ice on roads, walkways, trees and power lines. 

On Tuesday, February 3, 2015, a croweded Metro-North train passing through Westchester County during rush hour slammed into an SUV that was on the tracks at a crossing. The crash created an explosion, killing seven people and injuring a dozen. The crash is deemed the deadliest crash in Metro-North's history.

Hundreds of passengers were evacuated from the train. Service was suspended on the Harlem line on Tuesday night while firefighters responded to the smoking first car.