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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

By |2019-06-18T07:18:05+00:00June 18th, 2019|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Jury awards $11.5 million to Framingham girl in medical malpractice suit

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

By |2019-06-13T16:15:21+00:00June 13th, 2019|Accidental Death, Car Accidents, Catastrophic Injuries, In The News|Comments Off on Boom in electric scooters leads to more injuries, fatalities

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

By |2019-06-03T07:21:36+00:00June 3rd, 2019|In The News, Product Recall|Comments Off on Fisher-Price invented a popular baby sleeper without medical safety tests and kept selling it, even as babies died

Bodum Recalls Stove Top Espresso Makers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Description: This recall involves CHAMBORD® stove top espresso makers in a stainless steel finish. The recall includes 6-cup (12 ounce) espresso makers with SKU number 10617-16.  This SKU number appears on the packaging of the product. The word “Bodum” is embossed on the lower half of

By |2019-05-04T21:32:20+00:00May 4th, 2019|Product Recalls, Products Liability|Comments Off on Bodum Recalls Stove Top Espresso Makers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

A North End chimney collapse paralyzed Erin Field. But it didn’t break her.

Field recently told Boston.com that she doesn’t remember much from the day of the accident in July, 2017. It was summer break for then the 21-year-old Goucher College student, and she and her boyfriend, Jack Benziger, decided to meet in Boston, where Field’s younger brother,

By |2019-05-04T21:15:22+00:00May 4th, 2019|Premises Liability|Comments Off on A North End chimney collapse paralyzed Erin Field. But it didn’t break her.

Class-action lawsuits filed against Fisher-Price over Rock ‘n Play infant deaths, recall

Less than two weeks after Fisher-Price recalled its popular Rock 'n Play sleepers, two class-action lawsuits have been filed against Fisher-Price and its parent company Mattel. The April 12 recall of 4.7 million Rock 'n Play sleepers came a week after the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Fisher-Price

By |2019-05-04T21:09:20+00:00May 4th, 2019|Product Recalls|Comments Off on Class-action lawsuits filed against Fisher-Price over Rock ‘n Play infant deaths, recall

Interline Brands Recalls Swivel Fittings Due to Fire Hazard

This recall involves multiple sizes of ProPlus Brass Flare Swivel fittings used as connectors for copper tubing. The brass, gold-colored fittings connect two male flare nuts opposite to each other. The Swivels were used primarily for LP gas (propane) applications by professional installers. Remedy: Consumers

By |2019-04-30T17:35:25+00:00April 30th, 2019|In The News|Comments Off on Interline Brands Recalls Swivel Fittings Due to Fire Hazard

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

By |2019-04-09T10:56:37+00:00April 9th, 2019|Accidental Death, Baby Safety, Child Safety, Consumer Protection, Dangerous Toys, Defective Toys, Product Recall, W.A.T.C.H., Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Fisher-Price issues product warning after 10 infant deaths reported

Midwest-CBK Recalls Baby Rattle Socks Due to Choking Hazard

The rattle socks created by the Midwest sock brand are 100 percent cotton and have an animal or character sewn onto the toe area. Some of the characters include a snowman, reindeer, whale, flamingo, tiger or shark. The socks were sold in children’s sizes 0

By |2019-04-09T11:15:55+00:00March 28th, 2019|Consumer Protection, Product Recall|Comments Off on Midwest-CBK Recalls Baby Rattle Socks Due to Choking Hazard

Medical malpractice case against Southern New Hampshire Medical Center revived by N.H. Supreme Court

CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of New Hampshire overturned a superior court ruling that dismissed a medical malpractice case filed against Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Eliot Hospital and three doctors, according to a Dec. 21 opinion. "In sum, the trial court

By |2019-01-15T16:31:35+00:00January 15th, 2019|In The News|Comments Off on Medical malpractice case against Southern New Hampshire Medical Center revived by N.H. Supreme Court