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Woman Struck By Falling Metal In Boston’s North End

A woman in her 30s sustained critical injuries when she was apparently struck by a falling metal railing while walking on a sidewalk on Atlantic Avenue around 8:30 Thursday morning. Witnesses say she was walking with her husband and her dog when it happened. “People

By |2019-07-26T16:23:14+00:00July 26th, 2019|Construction Site Accidents, In The News|Comments Off on Woman Struck By Falling Metal In Boston’s North End

Boom in electric scooters leads to more injuries, fatalities

Boom in electric scooters leads to more injuries, fatalities   Andrew Hardy was crossing the street on an electric scooter in downtown Los Angeles when a car struck him at 50 miles per hour and flung him 15 feet in the air before he smacked

By |2019-06-13T16:15:21+00:00June 13th, 2019|Accidental Death, Car Accidents, Catastrophic Injuries, In The News|Comments Off on Boom in electric scooters leads to more injuries, fatalities

Fisher-Price invented a popular baby sleeper without medical safety tests and kept selling it, even as babies died

Fisher-Price thought it had a hit on its hands.   It was 2009, and a small team of engineers at the toy company outside Buffalo seemed to have solved one of the most vexing problems for new parents: getting babies to sleep. Their invention was

By |2019-06-03T07:21:36+00:00June 3rd, 2019|In The News, Product Recall|Comments Off on Fisher-Price invented a popular baby sleeper without medical safety tests and kept selling it, even as babies died

Underground Propane Gas Tank

Forty-two-year-old man sustained catastrophic burn injuries while filling an underground propane gas tank. Unknown to the man, the underground tank had been inactive for years and had developed a hole. When the propane was inserted into the tank, it leaked out onto the adjacent ground

By |2018-07-10T21:27:17+00:00July 10th, 2018|In The News|0 Comments

Push Toy

A 2-year-old boy sustained serious brain damage from anoxia caused when his air supply was cut off by the knob of a push toy handle which detached itself and lodged in his throat. The manufacturer was liable for negligent defective design and construction of the

By |2018-07-10T18:31:27+00:00July 10th, 2018|In The News|0 Comments

W.A.T.C.H.’S 2017 Nominees for “10 WORST TOYS”

  HALLMARK “ITTY BITTYS” BABY STACKING TOY PRICE: $24.99 MANUFACTURER OR DISTRIBUTOR: Hallmark Marketing Company, LLC; Disneybaby.com RETAILER(S): eBay.com AGE RECOMMENDATION: None WARNINGS: None HAZARD: Potential for Choking Injuries! W.A.T.C.H. OUT!: This plush Disney-themed stacking toy with four rattling rings is sold without age recommendations

By |2018-06-30T20:49:24+00:00December 10th, 2017|In The News|0 Comments