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A Record 3.3M Americans File for Unemployment Benefits as the Coronavirus Takes a Big Toll on the Economy

Layoffs are skyrocketing to unprecedented levels as the coronavirus upends the U.S. economy. The number of Americans filing initial applications for unemployment benefits jumped nearly twelvefold to a record 3.28 million last week, the Labor Department said Thursday, offering the most vivid evidence yet of the pandemic's

By |2020-03-26T21:01:57+00:00March 26th, 2020|CDC, In The News|Comments Off on A Record 3.3M Americans File for Unemployment Benefits as the Coronavirus Takes a Big Toll on the Economy

Laura Daly – Discusses a Motor Vehicle Accident Settlement Involving a Pedestrian Minor

  Laura Daly Discusses a Motor Vehicle Accident Settlement Involving a Pedestrian Minor Information collected at the scene of an accident can be invaluable in helping to prepare a car accident claim. The first step in making a

By |2020-03-20T02:37:12+00:00March 20th, 2020|Automotive Safety, Car Accidents, In The News, Transportation|Comments Off on Laura Daly – Discusses a Motor Vehicle Accident Settlement Involving a Pedestrian Minor

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

Ross Greenstein – Discusses How Swartz & Swartz Can Help If You’re Involved In a Rideshare Accident

  Ross Greenstein Discusses How Swartz & Swartz Can Help If You're Involved In a Rideshare Accident Information collected at the scene of an accident can be invaluable in helping to prepare a car accident claim. The first

By |2020-03-11T07:37:41+00:00March 11th, 2020|Automotive Safety, Car Accidents, In The News, Transportation|Comments Off on Ross Greenstein – Discusses How Swartz & Swartz Can Help If You’re Involved In a Rideshare Accident

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

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