Personal Injury Blog

Which Common Places In Massachusetts Are People Most Likely To Be Bitten By Dogs?

With the weather changing to more-favorable conditions for owners to walk their dogs, pedestrians should be weary of the chance of being subject to a dog bite. Every year in the United States, 800,000 dog bites are severe enough to need medical treatment; 17 are fatal. Fifty percent of all American children are bitten […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: April 18-23, 2017

Each week we compile a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.24 Recalls to be aware this week.
Auto:

Recalled TeslaSubaru of America is recalling 33,131 model year 2017 Imprezas. Winter fuels may vaporize prematurely […]

Outdoor Slip And Fall Injuries In Middletown, RI

When most people think of a typical slip and fall accident, they usually think of a slip and fall accident inside a store or building. Although these are the most common types, slip and fall accidents can also happen outside. Slip and fall accidents occur outside for different reasons and they can be more […]

The Aftermath of a Failed Essure Contraceptive Device

Essure, an implantable birth control device that prevents pregnancies by closing off the fallopian tubes, won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2002. While it has been touted as the minimally invasive alternative to tubal ligation, a surgery for which a woman has to receive general anesthesia, it hasn’t received […]

Utilizing Modern Smartphone Technology Could Diminish Workplace Injuries

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison believe that they have discovered a possible breakthrough for reducing the number of workplace injuries by using modern smartphone technology. The researchers used computer-manufactured algorithms to visually measure hand activity level of employees. The theory is that these tracked movements will allow for a more-efficient and accurate assessment […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: April 18, 2017

Each week we compile a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.29 Recalls to be aware this week.

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:
Asthma InhalerGlaxoSmithKline Voluntary Recalls Nearly 600,000 Asthma Inhalers Nationwide.

Auto:

Engine Issue in the 2017 Subaru ImprezaSubaru recalls […]

Sharp Increase in Distracted Walking Deaths Raises Questions

Several recent studies have shown a significant increase in the number of fatalities involving distracted pedestrians. According to a news report in Automotive Fleet, these risky behaviors are linked to cell phone usage. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that there was an 8.8 percent increase in the number of distraction-related […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: April 10, 2017

Each week we compile a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.27 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:
Medtronic Announces Worldwide Voluntary Field Corrective Action for Newport™ HT70 and Newport™ HT70 […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: March 27 – April 2, 2017

Each week we compile a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions. 27 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:
Prelude Short Sheath Introducer by Merit Medical Systems: Class I Recall – […]

National Dog Bite Prevention Week Promotes Safety This April

The second week in April is National Dog Bite Prevention Week, and every year the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) concentrates on preventing dogs bites across the country through innovative educational campaigns. With over 4.5 million people suffering from dog bites each year in the U.S., the campaign certainly takes on some important safety […]