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IKEA Recalls Infant Bibs Due to Choking Hazard

October 16th, 2019|Comments Off on IKEA Recalls Infant Bibs Due to Choking Hazard

This recall involves the MATVRÅ bibs for infants sold in a two pack with one blue and one red bib with a snap at the back of the neck. The blue bib has a green seam along the outside with white polka dots. The red bib has a yellow seam along the outside with red

David Angueira Discusses Why You Should Not Hesitate to Call an Experience Attorney

October 16th, 2019|Comments Off on David Angueira Discusses Why You Should Not Hesitate to Call an Experience Attorney

At Swartz & Swartz, P.C., we dedicate our extensive knowledge and resources to you and your case. When you file a personal injury claim, we will provide you with sound legal guidance during the litigation process, so you will feel confident in your case. Our Boston-based, nationally recognized lawyers specialize in

James Swartz Discusses Recent Merrimack Valley Updates

October 9th, 2019|Comments Off on James Swartz Discusses Recent Merrimack Valley Updates

Mayor, Lawmakers Object To $143M Gas Explosions Settlement Elected leaders in Massachusetts are demanding revisions to a plan to divide up a $143 million class action settlement from last September's natural gas disaster. Lawrence Mayor Daniel Rivera and four state lawmakers have proposed a new payout plan that includes $20 million for public

First vaping-related death reported in Mass.

October 8th, 2019|Comments Off on 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 woman vaped nicotine, according to the Department of Public Health,

David Angueira Discusses Worker’s Compensation & Workplace Injuries

October 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on David Angueira Discusses Worker’s Compensation & Workplace Injuries

There can be a variety of hazardous equipment conditions and unsafe working environments on a construction site. Work-related injuries at construction sites are extremely common, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting over 150,000 each year. In 2014 crashes involving vehicles on public roadways were the leading cause of work-related fatalities,

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

September 26th, 2019|Comments Off on 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 Commonwealth due to severe lung disease associated with the use

Joseph Swartz, discusses the dangers of recreational vehicles and the extensive experience of Swartz & Swartz P.C.

September 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on Joseph Swartz, discusses the dangers of recreational vehicles and the extensive experience of Swartz & Swartz P.C.

At Swartz & Swartz, P.C., we have decades of experience in handling cases arising from accidents involving recreational equipment. Although manufacturers often claim that accidents involving such products as swimming pools, ATV’s, personal watercraft, or boats result from “user error” or “operator error,” sometimes the product is at fault.

Why the vaping lung crisis is exploding now, according to Boston doctors

September 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Why the vaping lung crisis is exploding now, according to Boston doctors

The teenagers had fevers, chest pain, and struggled to breathe. Many coughed up mucus or blood. Some felt nauseous and vomited. The teens were among the seven patients Boston Children’s Hospital has seen over the past year and a half believed to be suffering from vaping-related lung illness that has recently roiled the country, leaving

Laura Daly Discusses the Necessary Steps You Should Take if You Are Involved in a Motor Vehicle Accident

September 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Laura Daly Discusses the Necessary Steps You Should Take if You Are Involved in a Motor Vehicle Accident

Car and auto accidents are among the leading causes of death and injuries in the United States. If you or a loved one has been involved in a car crash or a car collision, a Boston car accident lawyer can help. Contact Swartz & Swartz, P.C. today to learn more about your legal rights after

The Impact of E-Cigarettes on the Lung

September 15th, 2019|Comments Off on 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 remains to be determined about the lasting health consequences of

Artizen Oils Recalls Essential Oils Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirements, Risk of Poisoning

September 6th, 2019|Comments Off on Artizen Oils Recalls Essential Oils Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirements, Risk of Poisoning

This recall includes all 1- and 2-ounce clear glass bottles of wintergreen and birch essential oils purchased prior to April 15, 2019. The label on each bottle displays Artizen Oils’ logo and the name of the product. Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the essential oils from the reach of children and contact Artizen Oils for

David Angueira Discusses Picking the Right Lawyer for Your Personal Injury Case

September 5th, 2019|Comments Off on David Angueira Discusses Picking the Right Lawyer for Your Personal Injury Case

Firm Overview Why Hire Swartz & Swartz, P.C. for Your Boston Personal Injury Case? At Swartz & Swartz, P.C., our Boston injury lawyers are passionate not only about aggressively seeking justice for our clients, but also about changing laws and setting legal precedents that will benefit future generations. This unwavering commitment to make

Contigo Recalls 5.7 Million Kids Water Bottles Due to Choking Hazard

September 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on Contigo Recalls 5.7 Million Kids Water Bottles Due to Choking Hazard

This recall involves Contigo Kids Cleanable water bottles. The base and cover of the clear silicon spout will always be BLACK. Only black color spout base and spout cover models are included in this recall. Contigo is printed on the rim and along the front near the bottom of the bottle. The water bottles come

Pearhead Recalls Ubbi Connecting Bath Toys Due To Choking Hazard

September 1st, 2019|Comments Off on Pearhead Recalls Ubbi Connecting Bath Toys Due To Choking Hazard

This recall involves Ubbi Connecting Bath Toys. The toys are plastic with a big circle in the middle with an engraved smiley face attached to six smaller circles. The toys can be connected to one another. They were sold in a set of six pieces in red, orange, yellow, navy, blue, and green colors. They

Deaths from cars running red lights hit 10-year high, AAA study finds

August 29th, 2019|Comments Off on Deaths from cars running red lights hit 10-year high, AAA study finds

Deaths from drivers running red lights reached a 10-year high in 2017, according to a new study. The number of people killed when someone plowed through a light reached 939 in 2017, the last full year numbers were available, according to the study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. That was up 31% from a

Joseph Swartz Talks About North End Falling Debri Incident

August 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Joseph Swartz Talks About North End Falling Debri Incident

Construction Site Accidents Safety is everyone’s job on the construction site, but ultimately, the safety of a construction worksite is the responsibility of the general contractor. This is especially true when a worker is performing work high off the ground, since serious injuries caused by falls off scaffolding are often preventable with the right safety

London Bridge Recalls Sock and Wrist Rattle Sets Due to Choking Hazard

August 7th, 2019|Comments Off on London Bridge Recalls Sock and Wrist Rattle Sets Due to Choking Hazard

This recall involves a set of matching baby socks and wristband which contain a small rattle sewn inside the wristband and the toe of each sock. The sets were sold in various colors and styles, including strawberry, ladybug, animals and sports themes. The product is labeled for ages 0-6 months. The hang tag on the

Woman Struck By Falling Metal In Boston’s North End

July 26th, 2019|Comments Off on 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 were yelling, ‘Be careful,’ it just happened so fast,” said

The Boppy Company Recalls Infant Head and Neck Support Accessories Due to Suffocation Hazard

July 25th, 2019|Comments Off on The Boppy Company Recalls Infant Head and Neck Support Accessories Due to Suffocation Hazard

This recall involves Boppy Head and Neck support sold in two styles: Ebony Floral and Heathered Gray with model numbers 4150114 and 4150117. The model number is printed on the fabric label on the back of the head support. The product is an accessory to be used in infant swings, bouncers and strollers. Remedy: Consumer

Home elevators have killed and injured kids for decades. Safety regulators won’t order a simple fix.

July 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on Home elevators have killed and injured kids for decades. Safety regulators won’t order a simple fix.

It was lunchtime when 2 1 /2-year-old Fletcher Hartz opened the door to the elevator at his grandparents’ home in Little Rock. His mother, Nicole Hartz, stood a few feet away in the kitchen making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. She didn’t see him walk into the hallway and pull open the elevator door, which looked like

Jury awards $11.5 million to Framingham girl in medical malpractice suit

July 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on Jury awards $11.5 million to Framingham girl in medical malpractice suit

A jury has awarded $11.5 million to a Framingham girl whose family filed a medical malpractice suit against a radiologist at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, finding that he was negligent in his care of her by not properly reacting to a heart problem she had 10 years ago. Anna Coelho alleged that in April 2009, when she

Disney Recalls the Forky 11” Plush Toy Due to Choking Hazard

July 9th, 2019|Comments Off on Disney Recalls the Forky 11” Plush Toy Due to Choking Hazard

This recall involves an 11” “Forky” plush toy from Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 4. The toy has poseable arms, a base, rainbow screen art on top of foot and plastic rolling “googly” eyes. The eyes are comprised of three parts; a white plastic base, a clear plastic dome and a small black plastic disc within

Jury awards $11.5 million to Framingham girl in medical malpractice suit

June 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Jury awards $11.5 million to Framingham girl in medical malpractice suit

A jury has awarded $11.5 million to a Framingham girl whose family filed a medical malpractice suit against a radiologist at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, finding that he was negligent in his care of her by not properly reacting to a heart problem she had 10 years ago. Anna Coelho alleged that in April 2009, when she

Boom in electric scooters leads to more injuries, fatalities

June 13th, 2019|Comments Off on 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 his head on the pavement and fell unconscious.The 26-year-old snapped

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

June 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on 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 an inclined sleeper. They named it the Rock ‘n Play.

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