Dec 07

12/7/11 – Elliptical Machines Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

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Elliptical Machines Recalled Due to Fall Hazard December 7, 2011 – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced that Nautilus Inc. is recalling approximately 10,000 elliptical exercise equipment units that could pose a fall hazard.  In the event of a fall, consumers could suffer serious injuries including knee, leg or head injuries. Nautilus is […]

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Dec 05

12/5/11 – Tort Reform Debate Ongoing

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Tort Reform Debate Ongoing December 5, 2011 – Huffington Post writer Shirley Svorny recently wrote a piece in regarding the efforts to have “Joint and Several Liability” repealed.  Under the joint and several rule, an injured victim can recover the full-amount of damages from any one of the wrong-doers.  Here are a few excerpts from […]

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Nov 30

11/30/11 – Parents Warned Again About Bumbo Baby Seats

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Parents Warned Again About Bumbo Baby Seats November 30, 2011 – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Bumbo International Trust of South Africa have issued another warning to parents who use Bumbo baby seats.  Parents and caregivers should never place the seats on tables, countertops, chairs or other raised surfaces as infants aged 3-10 […]

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Nov 29

11/29/11 – Alarm Monitors Top Hazard in Hospitals

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Alarm Monitors Top Hazard in Hospitals November 29, 2011 – Alarms on cardiac monitors, infusion pumps and ventilators have been named the number one hazardous technology in hospitals by ECRI Institute, a nonprofit independent research organization that tracks problems with medical devices.  The alarms are meant to protect patients but have caused problems because of […]

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Nov 23

11/23/11 – Holiday Shopping Guide: Use Caution

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Holiday Shopping Guide: Use Caution November 23, 2011 – World Against Toys Causing Harm Inc. (WATCH) has issued its annual list of the ten most dangerous toys.  According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, toy-related deaths rose slightly last year, with 17 children wrongful deaths from injuries caused by defective toys.  In addition to death, recalled […]

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Nov 23

11/23/11 – Bald Tires Cause of Crash, Injuries

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Bald Tires Cause of Crash, Injuries November 23, 2011 – Bald tires have been determined to be the cause of a crash in Radnor, Pa. according to investigators.  The motor vehicle accident injured two teenagers hit by the car while waiting for a school bus last month.  One underwent surgery on both his head and […]

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