If you get into a serious car accident, as common as this is in New York City, odds are that it's your first one. If you've never been in this position before, it can be surprising, chaotic, painful and stressful. It's easy to feel overwhelmed by the whole thing.
On this blog, we often recommend that people who have been injured talk to a personal injury lawyer as soon as they can. This is because a claim can fail if the injured person files it after the statute of limitations has tolled.
We are accustomed to reading about serious accidents at construction sites and factories, but workers can face life-threatening injuries at all kinds of work sites. Recently in New York, a lifeguard was seriously injured by chemical fumes when he was cleaning an indoor swimming pool.