Monthly Archives: October 2010

Government Proposes $1.2 Million Fine In Deadly Plant Explosion

On October 25, 2010, federal labor officials proposed fining a gun and ammunition manufacturer $1.2 million. The government stated that  two men who died in an explosion at the manufacturer’s Colebrook, New Hampshire facility weren’t properly trained and had been … Continue reading

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Four Infant Deaths Linked To Recalled Graco Quattro™ and MetroLite™ Strollers

In October, 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) announced a recall of about 2 million Graco strollers due to risk of entrapment and strangulation. Reports surfaced that the manufacturer, Graco Children’s Products Inc., of Atlanta, Ga., received four … Continue reading

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Trampolines Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

On October 7, 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall of about 160,000 Bravo Sports Trampolines, sold under the AirZone and Variflex brand names. The top rails and legs of the trampolines, marketed and sold by … Continue reading

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Major Fisher-Price Recalls

In October, 2010, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) initiated a recall of several Fisher-Price children’s products due to the risk of serious injury or death. Fisher-Price, owned by Mattel, Inc., manufactures infant and children’s toys, and has been the … Continue reading

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Hip Implant Litigation

There are several reasons why patients require hip replacement surgery. It is typically recommended for those who suffer from extensive fractures or arthritis. There are several indications for surgery such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and traumatic arthritis. Osteoarthritis is when … Continue reading

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Recall of Infant Sleep Positioners Prompted By Reports of Twelve Infant Deaths

On September 29, 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned consumers to stop using infant sleep positioners. In recent years, the government received 12 reports of infants (ages ranging from … Continue reading

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