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Summer Safety Series Part IV: Amusement Park Ride Safety

Kids and adults flock to amusement and water parks every summer to enjoy the fun rides and foods that they offer. Although injuries do not occur too frequently, when they do, they are likely to be very serious. Because the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) estimates that about 335 million people visit […]

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Summer Safety Series Part III: Travel Safety Tips

  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released its summer travel safety campaign to help better protect families from roadway dangers in these upcoming warm weather months. The campaign consists of some important safety tips that are for drivers and passengers alike. We have compiled some of the NHTSA’s safety recommendations, which you […]

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Summer Safety Series Part II: Tips for Spa and Pool Safety

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has teamed up with the Michael Phelps Foundation to launch its annual summertime pool and spa safety campaign, which specifically targets children. The campaign’s main aim is to address prevention methods and create awareness to decrease injuries and deaths by drowning. Data has shown that the largest numbers of […]

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Summer Safety Series Part I: Children’s Safety

Lawn Mower Injuries far too Common A new study published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine documents that at least 13 children are sent to the hospital each day because they sustain injuries from lawnmowers. The data, compiled by the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, shows that nearly 5,000 […]

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Distracted Driving

Distracted driving was the cause of 14,805 crashes in 2015, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT). Of those crashes, 61 people lost their lives. In 2016, Lehigh County had 602 crashes involving distracted driving and four fatalities. The same year, neighboring Northhampton County reported 387 distracted driving car accidents. Distracted driving is defined […]

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Consumer Reports on the Best Sun Protection Products

Consumer Reports (CR) has compiled a list of which sunscreens work best and why, and which are most likely to leave you in the lurch when you need them. CR also found that sometimes, a sunscreen claims it has a high level of protection from the sun – say, SPF 50 for example – but […]

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OSHA’s Annual Report

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released its annual report on the top ten safety violations most frequently cited in the workplace. The report highlights how all too often, workplaces are in violation of fall protection, hazard communication, scaffolding, respiratory protection, lockout/tagout procedures, powered industrial trucks, ladders, electrical and wiring methods, machine guarding and […]

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Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Meningitis Misdiagnosis Case

The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently awarded more than $10 million in damages to a mother, after medical professionals failed to diagnose her infant son with meningitis. The 11-month-old child was rushed to the emergency room when his mother noticed that he had a high fever and was having trouble breathing. Physicians diagnosed him with an […]

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Philadelphia Product Liability Lawyers: Women’s Clothing Recalled

Violation of Fire Safety Standards The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) released a recall of women’s scarves that violated federal fire safety standards. The scarves do not meet the federal flammability standard for clothing and put consumers at risk of burn injuries. DG Fashion manufactured the scarves, which were sold online at Amazon for about […]

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Philadelphia Defective Product Lawyers: Polaris Recall Update

Even More Polaris Products Recalled due to Dangers to Consumers Polaris, a company that manufactures all-terrain and off-highway recreational vehicles, is once again recalling its products due to serious risks to consumers. This time around, Polaris is recalling its Ranger 900 recreational off-highway vehicle (ROV) and its Sportsman All-Terrain vehicles (ATV) because of fire, crash […]

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