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Certain Philips Respironics Ventilators, BiPAP, and CPAP Machines Recalled

October 14th, 2021|0 Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting people who use Philips Respironics ventilators, BiPAP, and CPAP machines and their health care providers that Philips Respironics has recalled certain devices (see table below) due to potential health risks. The polyester-based polyurethane (PE-PUR) sound abatement foam, which is used to reduce

4 Exceptional Qualities Of Personal Injury Attorneys | Swartz Law

October 14th, 2021|0 Comments

Public view of lawyers often comes from the TV series, news, etc. Seeing them through the eyes of the media gives us an idea of what the perfect personal injury attorney in Boston, MA should be like. However, it is impossible to understand every quality through just a few television clips. Here are a few

Should You Give A Recorded Statement To The Insurance Company?

October 8th, 2021|0 Comments

In today’s blog post we will get into what exactly a recorded statement is, and why getting legal advice before submitting your statement is key. By: James Swartz Managing & Principal Attorney - Car Accidents, Catastrophic Injuries, Contract and Business Litigation, Inadequate Security & Premises Liability Litigation, Medical

Can You Hold a Hospital Liable for Medical Malpractice in Wrongful Death Cases?

October 8th, 2021|0 Comments

When we face major health issues, we turn towards doctors and hospitals to take care of our health and safe recovery. We blindly trust and rely on hospitals and doctors for treatment, whether from new drugs, efficient treatment plans, important medical information, or specific preventative measures.  But what if this faith backfires? In fact, recent

Costly Collisions: A small-town personal injury case sends a powerful message to the trucking industry

October 4th, 2021|0 Comments

In Gadsden County, Florida, last October, six jurors and an alternate settled in for a long day in front of their home computers and mobile devices to hear a personal injury case. Among them was a pastor, a chiropractor and a state government worker. The judge, presiding from his computer inside

Kohl’s Recalls SONOMA Goods For Life Branded Ultimate Oversized Antigravity Chairs

September 30th, 2021|0 Comments

This recall involves SONOMA Goods For Life-branded Ultimate Oversized Antigravity Chairs in numerous colors. The chairs have an aluminum frame, a fabric seat/back, and a removable head pillow that is attached with Velcro.   The tubes of the aluminum legs are square.  The eyelets attaching the fabric to the frame are covered with

10 Industries with the Most Fatal Injuries Per Year in the US

September 29th, 2021|0 Comments

At Swartz & Swartz P.C., we know that workplace accidents and fatalities happen and that some industries are more dangerous than others. By: James Swartz Managing & Principal Attorney - Car Accidents, Catastrophic Injuries, Contract and Business Litigation, Inadequate Security & Premises Liability Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability

Back Bay MBTA escalator malfunction

September 28th, 2021|0 Comments

The MBTA is investigating an escalator malfunction at the Back Bay Station in Boston on Sunday night that injured multiple people. In a statement, the agency said the incident involved the escalator from the Amtrak/Commuter Rail platforms to the street-level lobby of the station. Boston EMS said multiple units responded to

3.3 million Boppy baby loungers recalled after 8 infant deaths

September 24th, 2021|0 Comments

The Boppy Company is recalling about 3.3 million baby loungers linked to eight infant deaths, both the company and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Thursday.  The recall comes nearly a year after the CPSC issued a safety warning about similar pillow-like baby products. The infants reportedly suffocated after

What do compensatory damages include?

September 22nd, 2021|0 Comments

    By: Joseph Swartz Senior Trial Lawyer - Contract and Business Litigation, Employment Litigation, Inadequate Security & Premises Liability Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability, Wrongful Death At Swartz & Swartz P.C., we want our clients to be comfortable and confident with the personal injury process. That’s why we take

Juratoys Recalls Children’s Shaving Toys Due to Violation of Federal Phthalate Ban

September 21st, 2021|0 Comments

The recall involves Janod Shaving Kit toys. The kit’s blue fabric zippered bag with brown trim and imitation leather handle holds the following wood components: mustache-shaped scissors, mirror, mustache-shaped comb, cologne bottle, shaving brush, shaving cream bottle and shaver.   The batch number is found on the bottom of the cologne bottle and

I’ve been fired for refusing the vaccine. What now?

September 16th, 2021|0 Comments

Recently, our Swartz & Swartz blog has been focused on the rules and legal issues around vaccine mandates. By: David Angueira Senior Trial Lawyer - Employment Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability, Discrimination, Whistle Blower, False Claims Recently, our Swartz & Swartz blog has been focused on the rules and legal

Eversource gas testing underway in Maynard after fatal house fire on Thursday

September 6th, 2021|0 Comments

MAYNARD, Mass. — Testing is being done on all gas services in a Massachusetts town following a fatal house fire inside a home that initially complained of a gas-like smell coming from the residence. The Maynard Fire Department told residents that beginning Friday evening, and continuing through next week, Eversource gas

Razor USA Recalls GLW Battery Packs Sold with Hovertrax 2.0 Self-Balancing Hoverboards

September 3rd, 2021|0 Comments

This recall involves the removable GLW battery packs installed in UL-Listed Hovertrax 2.0 brand self-balancing scooters/hoverboards manufactured between September 2016 and August 2017.   GLW’s battery packs were certified as compliant with ANSI/UL Standard 2271 by UL.  Hovertrax hoverboards have two wheels at either end of articulated dual platforms and are powered by

Can my employer legally require me to get the vaccine and can I be fired if I refuse?

September 2nd, 2021|0 Comments

Our Swartz & Swartz team has been getting a lot of questions about whether employers can legally require their employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine before resuming work By: David Angueira Senior Trial Lawyer - Employment Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability, Discrimination, Whistle Blower, False Claims Our Swartz & Swartz

Faulty seat heater burned 6-year-old, scorched through car’s seat, mom says

August 26th, 2021|0 Comments

WOBURN, Mass. (WBZ) - A Boston-area couple says a faulty seat heater in their car malfunctioned, burning their 6-year-old son, melting his sweatshirt together with his blanket and scorching the seat and the boy’s pillow. As her 6-year-old son Nico slept in the back seat, Lisa Montanaro smelled smoke and her eyes

Lake Forest mayor, city attorney explain injury lawsuit after questioning from public

August 26th, 2021|0 Comments

Facing some criticism during a recent City Council meeting, Lake Forest Mayor Scott Voigts explained his filing of a lawsuit in 2019, and the subsequent payout he received for an injury he said he suffered because an uneven portion of public sidewalk caused him to fall from his wheelchair. Voigts and

Five things you should know about the recent sunscreen recall

August 25th, 2021|0 Comments

With record-breaking heat waves and droughts taking place across the United States, the focus on heat and sun safety is more important than ever. By: James Swartz Managing & Principal Attorney - Car Accidents, Catastrophic Injuries, Contract and Business Litigation, Inadequate Security & Premises Liability Litigation, Medical Malpractice,

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