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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

Massachusetts Gas Explosions In Merrimack Valley #MVGasFire

Yesterday afternoon in the northern section of the state, namely the Lawrence / Andover / Merrimack Valley area, there were several gas explosions related to a major gas leak in the area. Many homes were destroyed from explosions and fires, one young man was killed

By |2018-09-14T21:13:05+00:00September 14th, 2018|Accidental Death, Explosions, Fires, In The News, Massachusetts, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Massachusetts Gas Explosions In Merrimack Valley #MVGasFire

Safety Tips For Surviving A Hurricane

Safety Tips For Surviving A Hurricane: Hurricane Florence is getting ready to wreak havoc on the Carolinas right now. From the end of August until the beginning of December is officially "Hurricane Season" along the Atlantic / Eastern seaboard and Gulf coastal areas of the United

By |2018-09-13T21:44:08+00:00September 13th, 2018|Disasters|Comments Off on Safety Tips For Surviving A Hurricane

Federal Court Jury Verdict Obtained by Swartz & Swartz, P.C. for Misdiagnosed HIV

A US District Court jury announced a verdict in a medical malpractice case awarding Sean Stentiford $18,400,000 against two doctors associated with Lahey Clinic. The two physicians, Dr. Southard and Dr. Hreib attended to Mr. Stentiford while he was a patient at the Lahey Clinic.

By |2018-08-24T17:16:00+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Firm News, Recent Successes|Comments Off on Federal Court Jury Verdict Obtained by Swartz & Swartz, P.C. for Misdiagnosed HIV

Underground Propane Gas Tank

Forty-two-year-old man sustained catastrophic burn injuries while filling an underground propane gas tank. Unknown to the man, the underground tank had been inactive for years and had developed a hole. When the propane was inserted into the tank, it leaked out onto the adjacent ground

By |2018-07-12T05:09:26+00:00July 12th, 2018|Products Liability - Gas explosions|Comments Off on Underground Propane Gas Tank