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Memorial Day Kicks Off National Click It Or Ticket Campaign

The national “Click It Or Ticket” campaign has kicked off with more than 10,000 agencies participating around the country. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is partnering with local law enforcement agencies to enforce seatbelt laws. Summer is a popular time of the year for road trips so drivers and passengers are reminded […]

Study Involving U.S. Veterans Reveals Higher Risk of Death in PPI Users

A study published by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) found a higher risk of death in patients treated with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) when compared to patients treated with other acid reducing therapies or patients who were not treated with any medication. The results indicated that long-term treatment increased the risks associated with PPI […]

New Bedford Woman Gets $150,000 Settlement from Plymouth Rock Insurance

After suffering severe injuries in an accident that was not her fault, a young woman went to Attorney Gouveia, managing attorney of the New Bedford office at d’Oliveira and Associates, for help. She had been a passenger in the car when the accident occurred. The driver of the vehicle was speeding and driving recklessly […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: May 14-20, 2018

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.34 Recalls to be aware this week.
Medical Devices & Equipment:
MindFrame Capture LP Revascularization Device by Medtronic: Class I Recall – Due to […]

The Dangers of Texting while Driving in Massachusetts and Rhode Island

Texting while driving in Massachusetts and Rhode Island is illegal because it is so dangerous. Such behavior can often cause injury and even can lead to death. Texting has been found to be so incredibly distracting and dangerous that texting while walking has even been banned in some places. There have been reported […]

I Was Hit by an Uninsured Motorist, What Do I Do Now?

Uninsured motorists (UM) own or operate motor vehicles without automobile insurance policies. There are also underinsured motorists (UIM), whose insurance coverage may not be enough to cover all expenses. In 2007, around 14% of Rhode Island drivers were uninsured and only about 1% in Massachusetts. These Uninsured motorists and underinsured motorists pose a significant […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: May 7-13, 2018

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.23 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:
Recalled Neurovascular StentNeurovascular Stents Used for Stent-Assisted Coiling (SAC): Letter to Health Care […]

May’s National Water Safety Month Tips and Precautions

Warm weather has begun to emerge after a long winter, and it will not be much longer before water-patrons are back in the water to beat the heat of summer. Because of the ensuing water activities that will take place because of the nicer weather, May has been named the National Water Safety Month. […]

May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month: Why It’s Important

May is recognized as National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. During this month, states across the nation build awareness with their motorcycle safety campaigns. You’ll hear messages such as “Look twice for motorcycles” or “Watch for motorcycles.” While having a month dedicated to motorcycle safety may seem like a lot of time, it is absolutely […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: May 1-6, 2018

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.23 Recalls to be aware this week.

Auto:
Recalled Ford TruckFord Says Adding Additional 26,000 Vehicles to Existing Recall for 2015-17 Ford Transit Vehicles […]