Birth defects and injuries that are identified while a fetus is still in utero can be assessed and addressed by the proper medical professionals. In recent months, birth defects stemming from the Zika virus have been highly publicized. This health crisis sheds light on the larger issue of how a pregnant woman should be monitored throughout her pregnancy.
The city of New York is a labyrinth of construction with scaffolding covering the sides of buildings throughout the entire 5 boroughs. With so much scaffolding on construction sites, used by window washers, and utility workers it is no surprise there are many accidents involving scaffolding and other types of hoists, ladders, and lifts resulting in injury or even death.