Monthly Archives: May 2012

Toddler Drowns in a Lake in Worcester, MA

In what can only be described as a nightmare scenario for relatives, an 18-month-old baby boy drowned in a city lake in Worcester, Massachusetts. Police and firefighters responded to a call to Indian Lake at about 11 a.m. on Thursday … Continue reading

Posted in Wrongful Death | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Toys R Us Recalls Imaginarium Activity Center

Toys R Us recalled the Imaginarium 5-Sided Activity Center due to choking hazards. It was reported that the small wooden knobs attaching the xylophone keys can detach, presenting a choking hazard to young children. Toys R Us has received at … Continue reading

Posted in Dangerous Toys | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Vehicle Accident at Ferry Terminal in Quincy, MA

A fatal motor vehicle accident took place at around 3:34 a.m. at the Harbor Express parking lot on Washington Street. At that time, an oil truck was in the process of fueling a commuter boat, while the truck was positioned … Continue reading

Posted in Car Accidents, Catastrophic Injuries, Wrongful Death | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fire on Nuclear Sub Injures Seven

A fire began on a nuclear-powered submarine in Kittery, Maine. The fire, which began around 5:40 pm., burned for nearly 12 hours spreading to the ship’s forward compartments, including living quarters, command centers and even a torpedo room. Investigators are … Continue reading

Posted in Burn Injuries, Catastrophic Injuries, Personal Injury | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Child Falls out of Third-Floor Window

A toddler is currently in the hospital after falling out of a third-floor window in an apartment complex in Fall River. Emergency crews arrived at around 8 pm to find the 2 year old bleeding on the ground with severe … Continue reading

Posted in Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Motorcycle Deaths not yet Reduced

A report released by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) finds that there has not been any progress in reducing motorcyclist deaths in 2011. GHSA found that motorcycle fatalities remained steady at about 4,500 in 2011, the same level as … Continue reading

Posted in Car Accidents, Catastrophic Injuries | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Explosion Destroys New Bedford Home

An explosion that was purportedly caused by a natural gas leak inside a single-story home on Babbitt Street in the South End of New Bedford destroyed the Cape-style house. The gas leak was thought to be the cause of the … Continue reading

Posted in Burn Injuries, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Club Bouncer Charged in Chelsea, MA Stabbing

Recently in Chelsea Massachusetts, a bouncer was charged with stabbing a club-goer 10 times in the in the head, neck and chest after the club employee followed the victim, who reportedly had been kicked out of the establishment. Initial reports … Continue reading

Posted in Inadequate Security, Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Recall of 87,000 Jeeps due to Fire Risk

Chrysler, located in Detroit, is recalling nearly 87,000 Jeep Wranglers in the U.S. and Canada due to a risk of fires. Safety regulators claim that the fire risk only affects 2010 model Wranglers with automatic transmissions. It is believed that … Continue reading

Posted in Burn Injuries, Car Accidents, Catastrophic Injuries | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

West Coast Nutritionals Dietary Supplement Products Recall

Various dietary supplements sold by West Coast Nutritionals have been found to contain the drug ingredient Tadalafil, which can interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs, lowering blood pressure to dangerous levels. Dietary supplements are not covered by the … Continue reading

Posted in Consumer Protection, Dangerous Drugs | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments