December 9, 2011

12/9/11 – Philadelphia City Council Approves Bill to Train Bouncers

Philadelphia City Council Approves Bill to Train Bouncers December 9, 2011 – City Council has unanimously approved a bill that will require all Philadelphia bar bouncers to register with the city.  In order to register, bouncers will be required to take a training course in crowd management offered by a third party security firm.  City ⇒ Read More

12/9/11 – Philadelphia City Council Approves Bill to Train Bouncers
December 7, 2011

12/7/11 – Company May Face 10,000 U.S. Suits Over Diabetes Drug Actos

Company May Face 10,000 U.S. Suits Over Diabetes Drug Actos December 7, 2011 – A group of judges is preparing to decide where cases against the drugmaker Takeda should be consolidated.  Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. could face as many as 10,000 lawsuits over allegations that its top-selling diabetes drug, Actos, causes bladder cancer. In June, U.S. ⇒ Read More

12/7/11 – Company May Face 10,000 U.S. Suits Over Diabetes Drug Actos
December 7, 2011

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

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 ⇒ Read More

12/7/11 – Elliptical Machines Recalled Due to Fall Hazard
December 5, 2011

12/5/11 – Tort Reform Debate Ongoing

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Post writer Shirley Svorny recently wrote a piece in regarding the efforts to have “Joint and Several Liability” repealed.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 ⇒ Read More

12/5/11 – Tort Reform Debate Ongoing
November 30, 2011

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

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 ⇒ Read More

11/30/11 – Parents Warned Again About Bumbo Baby Seats
November 29, 2011

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

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 ⇒ Read More

11/29/11 – Alarm Monitors Top Hazard in Hospitals
November 23, 2011

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

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 ⇒ Read More

11/23/11 – Holiday Shopping Guide: Use Caution
November 23, 2011

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

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 ⇒ Read More

11/23/11 – Bald Tires Cause of Crash, Injuries
November 23, 2011

11/23/11 – Defective Infant Carrier Kills Child, Says Lawsuit

Defective Infant Carrier Kills Child, Says Lawsuit November 23, 2011 – The family of an infant killed by a defective Eddie Bauer Sling & Hip Carrier in 2009 has filed a lawsuit claiming the sling is unsafe for children younger than four months of age.  The sling, purchased at the retail chain Target before the ⇒ Read More

11/23/11 – Defective Infant Carrier Kills Child, Says Lawsuit