Dec 22

12/22/11 – Airplane Crash Kills Five

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Airplane Crash Kills Five December 22, 2011 – All five people onboard were killed in a small airplane crash Tuesday morning on Route 287 in northern New Jersey.  The plane went down near Exit 33 in Morris Township as it headed to Atlanta from Teterboro Airport. Air traffic controllers at the airport warned the pilot about […]

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Dec 19

12/19/11 – Boy Struck, Killed by SEPTA Train

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Boy Struck, Killed by SEPTA Train December 19, 2011 – A teenage boy was killed this afternoon in a train accident after being struck by a SEPTA commuter train near Hatboro.  The boy was walking near the rails just south of the Pennsylvania Turnpike overpass when the train hit him. He was rushed to Abington […]

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Dec 19

12/19/11 – Man Dies in Accident at Hummus Plant

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Man Dies in Accident at Hummus Plant December 19, 2011 – A man died while working at Tribe Mediterranean Foods, a hummus manufacturing plant, last week.  Tribe employee Daniel Callazo, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Police are still investigating but say it appears that the incident was an industrial accident.  In addition to […]

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Dec 14

12/14/11 – Holiday Decorating Injuries Rise

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Holiday Decorating Injuries Rise December 14,  2011 – Injuries involving falls from ladders while stringing lights, cuts from broken glass ornaments and other holiday decorating activities are on the rise, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. In addition to falls and cuts, CPSC issued a reminder about the dangers of Christmas trees which can […]

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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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