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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 Warning for Families: Dangers Associated With Coats and Car Seats

As winter approaches, parents and caregivers will start to bundle small children in bulky coats and other winter garments prior to placing them into car seats. Many are unaware, however, that doing so presents a significant risk. Safety experts agree that as a general rule,

By |2015-10-22T09:47:11+00:00October 22nd, 2015|Products Liability|Comments Off on A Warning for Families: Dangers Associated With Coats and Car Seats

KEYLESS IGNITION DESIGN DEFECT POSES HAZARD FOR UNWARY DRIVERS

A recent article published by Safety Research & Strategies, Inc. (“SRS”) discussed the current hazard posed by keyless ignitions in automobiles. Keyless ignitions as currently designed present a hazard of carbon monoxide poisoning, particularly when drivers inadvertently leave their keyless ignition vehicles running in the

By |2015-08-31T15:57:23+00:00August 31st, 2015|Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety|Comments Off on KEYLESS IGNITION DESIGN DEFECT POSES HAZARD FOR UNWARY DRIVERS

Takata Acknowledges a Defect in Air Bag Inflators

A recent article has reported that the air bag manufacturer, Takata, has agreed to a national recall of certain types of their driver and passenger side air bag inflators. These air bag inflators were made with a propellant that degraded over time causing ruptures that

By |2019-02-26T08:23:33+00:00June 1st, 2015|Automotive Defects, Automotive Safety, Car Accidents, Catastrophic Injuries, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Negligence, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Takata Acknowledges a Defect in Air Bag Inflators

Recent Death Highlights Treadmill Dangers

The recent death of Dave Goldberg has spotlighted the hazards of treadmills, as reported in a recent article. See http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/06/health/goldberg-treadmill-accident-cases/index.html. The question is being asked: how does a seemingly healthy 47-year-old businessman, husband and father die in a treadmill accident? Unfortunately, treadmill-related accidents are more

By |2015-05-08T16:43:38+00:00May 8th, 2015|Negligence, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety|Comments Off on Recent Death Highlights Treadmill Dangers

Government Announces Recall Of Play Yard Due To Strangulation Hazard

On December 9, 2014, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall of about 10,000 “Dream On Me Incredible” Play Yards. A determination was made that the play yard’s rails can collapse, presenting a strangulation hazards to young children. The play yards, which can

By |2014-12-11T16:08:02+00:00December 11th, 2014|Consumer Protection, Negligence, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety|Comments Off on Government Announces Recall Of Play Yard Due To Strangulation Hazard

Hazards Lurking In The Toy Aisle This Holiday Season

Parents and caregivers should be aware that many toy hazards can be found on toy shelves this holiday season. Some dangers may be evident, however many hidden hazards exist. Please be sure you are informed about what hazards to look for, and importantly – do

By |2014-12-04T09:35:30+00:00December 4th, 2014|Catastrophic Injuries, Consumer Protection, Dangerous Toys, Injuries to Minors, Negligence, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety|Comments Off on Hazards Lurking In The Toy Aisle This Holiday Season

Increase in Robotic Surgeries Raise Concerns

Robotic surgical equipment, now solely made in the United States by Intuitive surgical Inc. of Sunnyvale, Calif., has been a topic of controversy since its U.S Food and Drug Administration approval in 2000. Recently at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, seven nurses and doctors along

By |2014-11-26T09:14:33+00:00November 26th, 2014|Defective Medical Devices, Medical Malpractice, Medical Malpractice: Robotic Surgery, Negligence, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety|Comments Off on Increase in Robotic Surgeries Raise Concerns

EXPLOSIONS CAUSE MASSIVE TAKATA AIRBAG RECALLS

Nissan has recently increased the number of vehicles recalled in the United States for passenger airbags manufactured by the Japanese-based Takata. The massive airbag recall has affected over two dozen brands of vehicles in the United States. Defective Takata air bags have been the subject