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Furniture giant Ikea kept selling a dresser it knew was dangerous to children

Over the past decade, Ikea’s tip-prone dressers have killed six children, forcing the retail giant to recall millions of bureaus worldwide and pay at least $96 million in settlements to grieving families. But last year, when another Ikea dresser no longer met safety standards, the company didn’t rush

By |2020-03-12T16:59:31+00:00March 12th, 2020|In The News, Negligence, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Furniture giant Ikea kept selling a dresser it knew was dangerous to children

Dozens Hurt In Southern State Parkway Bus Crash

An investigation is underway after dozens of people, mostly high school students, were injured when a bus slammed into an overpass on the Southern State Parkway on Long Island. New York State Police Major David Candelaria said based on the preliminary investigation, there was no sign of

By |2020-02-10T16:41:38+00:00February 10th, 2020|In The News, Negligence, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Dozens Hurt In Southern State Parkway Bus Crash

David Faraci – Discusses the Importance of Understanding Negligence for Your Potential Personal Injury Case

  David Faraci - Discusses the Importance of Understanding Negligence for Your Potential Personal Injury Case What are some examples of Negligence in Personal Injury Cases? Construction Accidents: Construction work, while often dangerous, can present unnecessary perils due

By |2019-11-22T17:35:43+00:00November 22nd, 2019|In The News, Negligence, Personal Injury|Comments Off on David Faraci – Discusses the Importance of Understanding Negligence for Your Potential Personal Injury Case

Takata Acknowledges a Defect in Air Bag Inflators

A recent article has reported that the air bag manufacturer, Takata, has agreed to a national recall of certain types of their driver and passenger side air bag inflators. These air bag inflators were made with a propellant that degraded over time causing ruptures that

Recent Death Highlights Treadmill Dangers

The recent death of Dave Goldberg has spotlighted the hazards of treadmills, as reported in a recent article. See http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/06/health/goldberg-treadmill-accident-cases/index.html. The question is being asked: how does a seemingly healthy 47-year-old businessman, husband and father die in a treadmill accident? Unfortunately, treadmill-related accidents are more

Swartz & Swartz, P.C. Brings Suit Against Emerson College For Mishandling A Second Rape Case

Emerson College is facing a second lawsuit, by an anonymous student identified as Jane Doe, alleging that the college and six administrators failed to “promptly and appropriately” respond to her assault, according to documents filed with the U.S. District Court in Springfield on December 31,

Government Announces Recall Of Play Yard Due To Strangulation Hazard

On December 9, 2014, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall of about 10,000 “Dream On Me Incredible” Play Yards. A determination was made that the play yard’s rails can collapse, presenting a strangulation hazards to young children. The play yards, which can

Hazards Lurking In The Toy Aisle This Holiday Season

Parents and caregivers should be aware that many toy hazards can be found on toy shelves this holiday season. Some dangers may be evident, however many hidden hazards exist. Please be sure you are informed about what hazards to look for, and importantly – do

Increase in Robotic Surgeries Raise Concerns

Robotic surgical equipment, now solely made in the United States by Intuitive surgical Inc. of Sunnyvale, Calif., has been a topic of controversy since its U.S Food and Drug Administration approval in 2000. Recently at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, seven nurses and doctors along