Monthly Archives: July 2012

Serious Car Accident in Fall River

A car accident occurred on 976 Robeson Street near President Avenue in Fall River just after 2 a.m. on Thursday June 26, 2012. Tragically, both people in the car were killed when it crashed into a utility pole. Reportedly, the … Continue reading

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NY Home Explosion Causes Severe Damage, Personal Injuries, and Death

An explosion at 6 a.m. completely destroyed a two-story house in western New York on Tuesday, June 24, 2012, killing a 14-year-old girl and injuring her parents and two siblings. The homeowners reportedly detected an odor of propane a day … Continue reading

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Strollers Recalled by Peg Perego

Roughly 223,000 strollers are being recalled by Peg Perego due to a risk of entrapment and strangulation. Infants younger than 12 months are especially at risk regarding these hazards, which have the potential to cause catastrophic injuries, even death. When … Continue reading

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Car Crash on I-495

Two tractor-trailers and several personal vehicles were involved in a serious crash on Interstate 495 in Marlborough on the afternoon of Monday July 23, 2012. The motor vehicle accident occurred on the southbound side near Exit 25B. A a tractor-trailer … Continue reading

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Trampolines Recalled by Panline USA

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has reported that Panline USA is recalling about 8,000 units of their Little Jumpers Trampoline. The toy is being recalled due to a fall hazard that can be caused by the handle bar breaking … Continue reading

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Bridgewater Car Accident

Earlier this week in West Bridgewater, MA, it was reported that a driver of a car was traveling the wrong way on Route 24. State police believe that this car was responsible for a four-car crash that killed two and … Continue reading

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Battat Inc. Pays Penalty after Failing to Report Children’s Magnetic Toy Set Defect

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Battat knowingly failed to report a hazard associated with its Magnabild Magnetic Building Sets, as required by federal law. The Magnabild, a magnetic building set, was labeled as a children’s toy for … Continue reading

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Discovery Kids Lamps Recalled Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Roughly 300,000 Discovery Kids  Animated Marine and Safari Lamps were recalled due to fire and burn hazards. The placement of internal wires near the circuit board can cause electrical short-circuiting and sparking, posing a fire and a burn hazard to … Continue reading

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Miter Saw Recalled by SkilSaw due to Laceration Hazard

Approximately 22,149 units of the SkilSaw Miter Saw are being recalled due to the potential for serious injuries due to a defect. Reportedly, the lower guard can break and contact the blade during use, posing a laceration hazard to users. … Continue reading

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15 Year Old Swept off to Sea on Hawaii Tour Expedition

The Hawaii Pack & Paddle tour group took twelve 14-15 year olds on an expedition through Big Island hiking and kayaking. During the tour 15-year-old Tyler Madoff, of White Plains New York was washed away by a large wave along … Continue reading

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