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Catastrophic Brain Injury of Child Prompts Recall of Residential Elevators Due to Crushing Hazard

On March 19, 2015, the government announced a recall of Elmira Hydraulic residential hydraulic elevators, installed in homes with multiple floors. Despite the foreseeability of such elevators being used in environments with small children, these products were sold with a significant defect – the elevator

By |2018-06-30T18:51:14+00:00March 20th, 2015|In The News, Product Safety|Comments Off on Catastrophic Brain Injury of Child Prompts Recall of Residential Elevators Due to Crushing Hazard

Boston College Graduate Student Injured in Lab Explosion

A Boston College doctoral student, identified as Hee Yeon Cho, suffered injuries in a chemical explosion in the lab where she was working. On the morning of June 25, 2011 at about 10:25 a.m., a beaker containing thionyl chloride exploded in her hand. When authorities found Cho

By |2018-06-29T21:35:35+00:00June 27th, 2011|In The News|Comments Off on Boston College Graduate Student Injured in Lab Explosion

Massachusetts Boy Dies in Escalator Accident at Auburn Mall

A 4-year-old Massachusetts boy died in an escalator accident at the Auburn Mall on March 11, 2011. His family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit on his behalf in Worcester Superior Court. Mark DiBona was shopping with his family in the Sears store at the Auburn Mall

By |2018-07-24T14:22:26+00:00June 9th, 2011|Child Safety, In The News, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Massachusetts Boy Dies in Escalator Accident at Auburn Mall

The Dangers of Costa Rica Rip Currents

Three Ohio students drowned on a trip to Costa Rica when they were caught in a strong rip current. These three teens, along with five other students and four chaperones, were from Patriot Preparatory Academy in Columbus, Ohio, on a missionary trip. The bodies of Caity Jones,

By |2018-06-29T21:23:15+00:00May 9th, 2011|Child Safety, In The News|Comments Off on The Dangers of Costa Rica Rip Currents

Strollers Recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced that Lan Enterprises, LLC, of Hillsboro, Oregon, has issued a voluntary recall of Zooper Strollers. The stroller recall is based on a strangulation hazard presented by an opening between the armrest bar/snack tray and the seat bottom of

By |2018-06-29T21:15:06+00:00March 21st, 2011|In The News|Comments Off on Strollers Recalled