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    • Heated Jackets and Vests Recalled

      Heated Jackets and Vests Recalled

      Ardica Technologies, in cooperation with the CPSC and Health Canada, announced a recall of Jackets and Vests with Moshi Power Systems because the electrical connection can overheat, posing a burn…

    • Parachute Hammocks Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

      Parachute Hammocks Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

      Travel Hammock Inc (dba Grand Trunk) announced a voluntary recall of Single and Double "Parachute" Hammocks because the supporting hooks can fail, posing a fall hazard to users.
      To…

    • Pacifiers Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

      Pacifiers Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

      OKK Trading of Los Angeles, in conjunction with The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), announced a voluntary recall of Baby Necessities Pacifiers.

      The pacifiers are banned under…

    • One Killed and Dozens Injured in Multi-Car Pile Up

      One Killed and Dozens Injured in Multi-Car Pile Up

      Thirty six cars were involved in a multi-car pile up that happened on February 10, at 12:40 P.M., that killed one and injured almost two dozen more. The accident occurred on 390 South near Scottsville Road in Vermont.More than 20 people were taken to local hospitals. One woman who was a passenger in one of the cars was killed. She has been identified as Lee Gno, 19. Several other people…

    • A Big Pay Day for Enron Stockholders' Lawyers

      A Big Pay Day for Enron Stockholders' Lawyers

      Despite our best efforts to educate the public about the economics of contingent fee law practice, a great many people still believe that lawyer’s fees are outrageous. Folks of this ilk will have a field day with the fee being sought by the San Diego law firm that represented the defrauded Enron stockholders. That firm, Coughlin Stoia, Geller, Rudman and Robbins just put in a request a…

    • Actor Angry Over Hospital Error

      Actor Angry Over Hospital Error

      Film actor Dennis Quaid and his wife have expressed their outrage over the treatment their newborn twins have received at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. A report from the California Department of Public Health confirms that the couple’s babies each received a dosage of Heparin that was 2,000 times stronger than the prescribed dose. Heparin is a high risk drug used as a blood…

    • Insurance Companies Only Respect a Law Firm That is Prepared to do Battle

      Insurance Companies Only Respect a Law Firm That is Prepared to do Battle

      Did you ever see the movie “Bravehart?” Early in the film the English and Scots armies are squared off against each other in battle formation. Just when a fight seems inevitable, small negotiating teams from both sides ride out to meet each other. At this tense point, with the hostile armies on the verge of confrontation, the negotiators work out a settlement between the Scots and English…

    • John Edwards, Taking Heat for Being a Trial Lawyer

      John Edwards, Taking Heat for Being a Trial Lawyer

      Several of the major presidential candidates: Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Rudy Giuliani to name a few are lawyers by training. Thus far I don’t recall any of these individuals have been attacked because they are attorneys. However, another candidate John Edwards has been vilified for some time because of his profession. You see, Edwards is not just a lawyer he is a “trial…

    • Steroids are a Danger to the Players as Well as to the Game

      Steroids are a Danger to the Players as Well as to the Game

      With the long awaited release of the Mitchell Report, many baseball fans are weighing in on the way illegal steroid use has changed our national game. One intense area of focus is whether record setting steroid users (most homeruns, etc.) should be considered in a separate category from ballplayers who set records without resorting to performance enhancers.One issue that seems to get passed…

    • Slow Down on Winter Roadways

      Slow Down on Winter Roadways

      The snows have come early to New England this year. Where I live in Central New Hampshire, there is a possibility we will get another foot of it over the weekend. This is good news for skiers and the local economy but not for motorists. Because as we all know winter storms can make for treacherous driving. To avoid wintertime accidents, it is important to allocate extra time to get where you…