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James Swartz Discusses the Recent Ban on Flavored Vaping Products in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has called for a temporary statewide ban on the sale of all e-cigarettes and vaping products in response to a nationwide outbreak of lung injuries associated with vaping. "I'm officially declaring a public health emergency in the

By |2019-09-26T19:05:57+00:00September 26th, 2019|In The News, Personal Injury, Products Liability|Comments Off on James Swartz Discusses the Recent Ban on Flavored Vaping Products in Massachusetts

The Impact of E-Cigarettes on the Lung

E-cigarettes are a relatively new tobacco product that have been sold in the U.S. for about a decade The e-cigarettes currently in the U.S. marketplace have not been systemically reviewed by the Food and Drug Administration to determine their impact on lung health. While much

By |2019-09-17T18:36:44+00:00September 15th, 2019|FDA, Products Liability|Comments Off on The Impact of E-Cigarettes on the Lung

KEYLESS IGNITION DESIGN DEFECT POSES HAZARD FOR UNWARY DRIVERS

A recent article published by Safety Research & Strategies, Inc. (“SRS”) discussed the current hazard posed by keyless ignitions in automobiles. Keyless ignitions as currently designed present a hazard of carbon monoxide poisoning, particularly when drivers inadvertently leave their keyless ignition vehicles running in the

By |2015-08-31T15:57:23+00:00August 31st, 2015|Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety|0 Comments

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

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