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RECALL ALERT: Gree Dehumidifiers Recalled Due To Fire Hazard (165 reported incidents)

Dehumidifiers made by Gree Electric Appliances of China have been recalled due to serious fire and burn hazards. The recalled models are sold under the brand names Danby, De’Longhi, Fedders, Fellini, Frigidaire, Gree, Kenmore, Norpole, Premiere, Seabreeze, SoleusAir and SuperClima. The dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke, and catch fire. There have been 165 reported incidents, including […]

Proving Fault In Slip-And-Fall Cases: What is Reasonable?

To prove fault, the injured party must prove that the property owner/possessor did not act reasonably.  To do this, we suggest asking questions like: How long did the dangerous condition exist? Did the person responsible for the property regularly inspect or clean the property? Was there a precaution that could have been taken to eliminate […]

How To Prove Fault In A Slip And Fall Accident/Case

Every slip and fall case is different, but in each one fault must be determined.  It is generally the responsibility of the injured party to prove that the accident was caused by a dangerous condition or negligence. HOW TO PROVE FAULT Proving fault in a slip and fall case can be difficult.  First, it must […]

Two Teenagers Dead After Long Island Car Accident

 Two Long Island teenagers were killed when their car lost control and struck a tree early Wednesday morning, police said. The accident happened around 1:15 a.m. Wednesday in Roslyn Heights. Steven Clancy, 19, was driving a 2004 Volkswagen Jetta northbound on Roslyn Road near Locust Lane when he struck a curb and then a tree […]

Baby Thrown From 2nd Floor Apartment Windown Survives

A 58-year-old woman, Arlene Pickett, was killed in an apartment fire in Ambridge over the weekend.  She was attempting to get out of the burning building and was found in a stairwell. Neighbors said they saw smoke pouring out of the windows and could hear people screaming from inside. “It was amazing, little kids crying for […]

RECALL ALERT: Perrigo Recalls Acetaminophen Infant Liquid Due to Syringe Error

PERRIGO INITIATES NATIONWIDE VOLUNTARY PRODUCT RECALL OF ACETAMINOPHEN INFANT SUSPENSION LIQUID, 160 mg/5 mL, DUE TO A POTENTIAL DEFECT WITH THE CO-PACKAGED ORAL SYRINGE The Perrigo Company (NYSE: PRGO; TASE) announced today that it has initiated a voluntary, nationwide product recall to the retail level of 18 batches of its acetaminophen infant suspension liquid, 160 […]

Fair Worker In Critical Condition After Ride Collapses

A North Carolina State Fair worker who was disassembling a ride was taken to the hospital after suffering a severe leg injury.  Brian Long, a spokesman for the state Department of Agriculture, said Anesto Newell, 32, was injured about 3:30 a.m. as he was taking apart a ride called the Vortex. The ride is not […]

9-year-old boy orphaned in crash that kills entire family

A 9-year-old boy is recovering after his entire immediate family, including his pregnant mother, was killed in a car crash in California. Relatives confirmed that 11-year-old Irving Miranda, 5-year-old Jose Miranda, 4-year-old Stephanie Miranda, 30-year-old Luis Miranda and 31-year-old Vivian Rodriguez all died in the collision at Ham Lane and Vine Street near Lodi Memorial […]

Memphis Worker Falls 11 Stories to His Death

A Memphis worker who fell nearly 11 stories died as a result of his injuries. The man was rushed to The MED in critical condition Tuesday after falling from the top of Poplar Towers onto an SUV in the parking lot. “It’s weird that it would happen where you work that’s for sure. It’s been […]

How can drowning be prevented?

The U।S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers the following tips for helping protect those you love from injury or death in the water. To help prevent water-related injuries: Supervision when in or around the Water. Designate a responsible adult to watch young children while in the bath and all children swimming or […]