Commercial vehicle inspectors ordered almost 12,000 semi-tractor trailers out of service between June 5 and June 7 during the annual International Roadcheck safety initiative organized by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance and taking place in New York and across North America. Inspectors also removed 2,664 drivers from duty during the 72-hour safety blitz according to figures released by the CVSA. The road safety advocacy group says that almost three out of four of the trucks issued out-of-service orders were pulled off the roads following grueling Level I inspections.
The last thing you want is to see a loved one hurt or mistreated, particularly by those entrusted with their care. Too often there are cases of abuse and neglect or the elderly by caretakers, nursing home employees and other residents of a care facility.
About 19 million people live in the larger New York City metropolitan area. Of that population, 69 percent are renters. For most New Yorkers, apartment living is a way of life.
There are many product malfunctions that can put individuals at risk for serious harm. Among these are electrical defects. Such defects can lead to fires or other accidents that could expose individuals to injuries and significant property damage. Burns and electrical shocks are among the common injuries connected to such defects. Product liability attorneys can advise individuals harmed by electrical defects in products on their options and rights related to pursuing monetary relief.