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How to Avoid Slip and Fall Accidents in Winter

The change of seasons in New York doesn't arrive without challenges. During the winter months, many people experience slip and fall accidents. Additionally, they fear going outdoors and getting injured because of snow and harsh weather conditions. There are different ways people can stay safe and avoid slip and fall accidents during the cold weather months.  At Dalli and Marino Law Firm, our Read More >>

How Brain Shrinkage Contributes to Brain Injuries in Older Adults

Falling as an older adult is dangerous for many reasons, including the increased likelihood of sustaining a traumatic brain injury. Among the reasons brain injuries from falls are more common in older populations is due to changes in the brain that take place later in life. Brain shrinkage, for instance, can contribute to brain injuries in older adults. Healing from such an injury takes much Read More >>

How to Identify a Concussion after a Fall in a Nursing Home

The dangers of concussions are frequently discussed on the news, typically in relation to athletes, children, and teenagers. But it’s often overlooked that seniors are at high-risk too. Elderly people are especially susceptible to concussions while in nursing homes, with nearly 75% of concussions leading to catastrophic brain injuries. The following information will discuss why this is, how to Read More >>

Falls Rank As #1 Cause of Injuries Among Older Adults: What If Your Loved One Falls In A Nursing Home?

Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries among adults 65 and older, according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Even worse, the agency reports that death rates in this category among older adults increased 30% from 2007 to 2016.  Older adults living in nursing homes could be particularly vulnerable. “With that high frequency among older adults, nursing Read More >>

Trump had injured condo worker wait 9 years to collect payout – NY Post

A 2016 article in the New York Post, by Richard Morgan, was entitled, "Trump had injured condo worker wait 9 years to collect payout". Morgan reported that, "A 51-year-old brass polisher badly hurt in 2007 while working at a Trump condo on Manhattan’s East Side had to wait nine years to collect a payout for his injuries because the billionaire developer’s company waited too long to inform its Read More >>

Injuries from Falls Affect People of All Ages, Not Just Elderly

According to the National Safety Council, over 34,000 Americans died in 2016 from the common and preventable injury of falling. Even more worrisome is that this number has only increased since 2000 and shows no sign of slowing. You should know surprising facts about falls, what causes this avoidable injury and how people of all ages can help prevent falls. Click here to read the Read More >>

Adults Are Key to Preventing Playground Injuries

School’s out for summer, and kids are bursting to get outside and hit area playgrounds. No surprise then that June is a particularly dangerous month for playground injuries. Before you let those kiddos loose, learn how adults are the key to playground safety with tips on equipment, clothing and safe behavior. Click her to read the Newsletter Read More >>