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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

James Swartz Discusses the Challenges on the Incline Sleeper Recall

James Swartz Discusses Inclined Sleeper Recall 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

By |2020-03-05T11:44:17+00:00March 5th, 2020|Product Recall, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on James Swartz Discusses the Challenges on the Incline Sleeper Recall

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

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

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

2nd vaping-related death in Mass. confirmed, DPH says

A second death from vaping-related illness has been confirmed in Massachusetts, according to the Department of Public Health. Mass. DPH announced Wednesday morning that a second person had died of an illness related to vaping. Officials say the person is a woman in her 40s from

By |2019-11-01T21:50:55+00:00November 1st, 2019|In The News, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on 2nd vaping-related death in Mass. confirmed, DPH says

First vaping-related death reported in Mass.

Massachusetts health officials on Monday revealed that a woman in her 60s from Hampshire County was the state’s first known vaping-related death, the latest victim in a nationwide outbreak of potentially fatal lung ailments apparently caused by the smoking products. An initial report indicated the

By |2019-10-08T20:02:07+00:00October 8th, 2019|In The News, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on First vaping-related death reported in Mass.

Fisher-Price issues product warning after 10 infant deaths reported

Fisher-Price and the Consumer Product Safety Commission today issued a product warning after multiple reports of infant deaths in a Fisher-Price product. SOURCE: Consumer Product Safety Commission Fisher-Price and the Consumer Product Safety Commission today issued a product warning after multiple reports of infant deaths