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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 […]

Manholes Explode Injuring 5 and Melting 2 Cars

WOODHAVEN, QUEENS – Several manholes spontaneously exploded in Queens earlier this week. At approximately 1 a.m. on 88th road in Woodhaven flames spread through two vehicles, melting parts of the cars. Thick smoke and fire covered the neighborhood. “At one point it was actually a popping sound and the flames just flew higher and then […]

Balcony in Long Beach collapses injurying 5 people

The city’s building department has prohibited access to second-story exterior balconies at a 64-year-old Long Beach apartment complex after one of them collapsed Monday, injuring five people. Scott Kemins, a commissioner in the Long Beach Building Department, said Tuesday that none of the injuries in the balcony collapse was serious but each person was taken […]

Drunk Driver in fiery Lindenhurst crash left the scene

A drunk driver of a Mercedes vehicle burst into ferocious flames just after crashing into a home and then a utility pole in Lindenhurst (new york). A police officers responding to the scene said the drivers car smashed into a house before ramming it into a Long Island Power Authory (LIPA) pole at about 2:55am.  […]

Dog Saves PREGNANT WOMAN and Her Baby

Have you ever wondered if it is safe to have a dog around babies or pregnant woman?  Check out this story… A North Merrick dog is being heralded for helping to save the life of a pregnant woman and her premature daughter.  The hero is a 1-year-old goldendoodle named Louie. Janelle Giannetta was annoyed with […]

Blog Milestone – 25,000 views

Blogging milestones are good excuses to write a ‘greatest hits’ compilation.  Our 25,000th view (66% of which came in the last 12 months) was recorded earlier today.   In the event you missed some of our most popular posts here’s a chance to go back and read the best of ‘The Injury/Product News Guide.’ 10 […]

Snowfall Totals from Winter Storm Nemo on Long Island

Long Island is covered in a blanket of white snow – what’s the official tally for your town? Check the snowfall totals listed by town below. Suffolk County Baiting Hollow – 26 inches Bay Shore – 18 inches Bridgehampton – 12 inches Centereach – 32 inches Central Islip – 30+ inches Centerport – 21+ inches Commack – 29+ inches Deer Park – 20 […]

Car with dad and kids crashes into building

vehicles driven into houses and buildings It was a harrowing ride for a father and his two young children when their out-of-control car crashed into a building in Hauppauge on Tuesday morning after being rear-ended by another vehicle, police said. The man and the two children, ages 1 and 4, were not injured in the […]

Person struck, killed by Long Island Railroad train in Queens

Service on the Long Island Rail Road Babylon Branch was temporarily suspended in both directions Monday evening after a pedestrian was struck and killed on the tracks in Massapequa, according to a Nassau County Police spokesperson. The LIRR has temporarily resumed limited eastbound service and says customers should expect delays of up to one hour. […]

Fatal Car Accident Statistics on Long Island

With stretches on Long Island roads grossly nicknamed “Blood Alley” two things are clear:1)  Drivers are more aggressive2)  Long Island roads are unsafe.Robert Sinclair, spokesman for AAA New York said “The Southern State Parkway is the exemplar of the poorly engineered roads typical of our area.   It’s lanes are too narrow, the road is […]