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Number of children swallowing dangerous magnets surges as industry largely polices itself

The number of children ingesting rare-earth magnets — powerful tiny balls that are a popular desk toy and can shred a child’s intestines — has skyrocketed in the three years since courts blocked the efforts of federal regulators to force changes to the industry, which

By |2019-12-31T16:21:53+00:00December 31st, 2019|Dangerous Toys, In The News, Personal Injury, Product Recall, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Number of children swallowing dangerous magnets surges as industry largely polices itself

Fake and dangerous kids products are turning up for sale on Amazon

The listing on Amazon (AMZN) described it as a "4 in 1 Baby car seat and Stroller" and featured images of a popular brand called Doona, including a photo of the US President's daughter, Ivanka Trump, with hers. Listed for $299, this copycat  was $200 cheaper than a real

By |2019-12-26T17:25:05+00:00December 26th, 2019|In The News, Personal Injury, Product Recall, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Fake and dangerous kids products are turning up for sale on Amazon

James Swartz on Holiday Toy Safety

James Swartz on Holiday Toy Safety Toys are often colorful and innocent-looking, and should provide hours of safe enjoyment and learning opportunities. Unfortunately, defective toys, sold for infants and children of all ages, can cause death and debilitating injury when designers

By |2019-12-11T17:23:48+00:00December 11th, 2019|Dangerous Toys, Defective Toys, In The News, Personal Injury, Products Liability|Comments Off on James Swartz on Holiday Toy Safety

T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods sold 19 different products after they were recalled

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission is warning the public that T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods sold 19 different recalled products after they were recalled between 2014 and 2019. About 1,200 units of recalled products that pose the risk for infant fatalities, fires, burns, choking, falls,

By |2019-12-05T08:50:25+00:00December 5th, 2019|In The News, Personal Injury, Product Recall, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods sold 19 different products after they were recalled

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

2019 “10 Worst Toys” by W.A.T.C.H

2019's - 10 Worst Toys by W.A.T.C.H One Child Is Treated In U.S. Emergency Rooms Every Three Minutes For A Toy-Related Injury (Boston, MA–Nov. 19, 2019)  World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (W.A.T.C.H.) today revealed its nominees for the “10 Worst Toys of 2019” and

By |2019-11-21T17:57:17+00:00November 21st, 2019|Child Safety, Consumer Protection, In The News, Personal Injury|Comments Off on 2019 “10 Worst Toys” by W.A.T.C.H

Toy safety watchdog reveals 2019’s ‘worst toys’ in Boston presentation

A Nerf dart gun, ice cream-scented Nickelodeon slime and a plastic Power Rangers claw are among the toys topping a consumer safety group’s list of worst toys for the holidays. World Against Toys Causing Harm unveiled its annual list Tuesday at a Boston children’s hospital.

By |2019-11-21T17:59:51+00:00November 21st, 2019|Child Safety, Consumer Protection, In The News, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Toy safety watchdog reveals 2019’s ‘worst toys’ in Boston presentation

Ross Greenstein – Discusses Accidents and Injuries Caused by the Negligence of the MBTA

  Ross Greenstein Discusses Accidents and Injuries Caused by the Negligence of the MBTA Nearly everyone has heard the term “personal injury” in relation to lawsuits. However, not many people fully understand what types of injuries and related

By |2019-11-19T04:43:21+00:00November 19th, 2019|In The News, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Ross Greenstein – Discusses Accidents and Injuries Caused by the Negligence of the MBTA

Stop using all inclined sleepers, warns federal safety agency as death toll hits 73

Consumers should stop using all inclined sleepers – even models that have not been recalled – because of the risk of accidental suffocation, federal safety regulators said Friday. The warning from the Consumer Product Safety Commission comes after months of controversy over the popular infant-sleeping

By |2019-11-08T08:34:32+00:00November 8th, 2019|Child Safety, Consumer Protection, In The News, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Stop using all inclined sleepers, warns federal safety agency as death toll hits 73

Laura Daly – Discusses the Growing Number of Hernia Mesh Cases in the U.S.

Laura Daly - Discusses the Growing Number of Hernia Mesh Cases in the U.S. EXAMPLES OF CASES INVOLVING MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE INCLUDE: Surgery Errors and Surgical Negligence – These errors include carelessness by a surgeon during the procedure itself; the

By |2019-11-08T08:20:12+00:00November 8th, 2019|In The News, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Laura Daly – Discusses the Growing Number of Hernia Mesh Cases in the U.S.