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The Crane Brethren

Yesterday our office received a call from a client involved in the March 15, 2008, collapse of a crane at a construction project on East…

Posted by SEO Admin on May 31, 2008

Direct to Consumer Advertising of Cypher Stent Draws Heavy Criticism and Points to Need for Legislation

For several years the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been reviewing a set of guidelines proposed in 2004 for advertising medical devices. Now, a…

Posted by SEO Admin on May 28, 2008

The Dangers of ACL Tears to Young Female Athletes

There are an increasing number of girls playing sports, such as soccer and basketball, but with this growing statistic comes an increase in the number…

Posted by SEO Admin on May 26, 2008

Governor Paterson Busy Protecting Citizens from Harmful Doctors, Drugs, Toys and Sexual Predators - Part 2

Part 2 of this topic discusses new legislation regarding dangerous drugs, defective toys and sexual predators using the internet to prowl and prey. The information…

Posted by SEO Admin on May 22, 2008

Governor Paterson Busy Protecting Citizens from Harmful Doctors, Drugs, Toys and Sexual Predators - Part 1

Last week was a busy week for New York's Governor David A. Paterson on issues often written about in this blog - medical malpractice, dangerous…

Posted by SEO Admin on May 20, 2008

Encouraging News? Congress Prepares to Undo Anticipated Supreme Court Decision Precluding Lawsuits Over Dangerous Drugs

In the event that the Supreme Court applies the federal doctrine of preemption to permit the pharmaceutical industry to avoid accountability for the harm dangerous…

Posted by SEO Admin on May 16, 2008

Seemingly Never-Ending String of High School Lunch-Time Car Accidents Fuels Debate Over Open Campuses

A fatal car accident involving students driving off of school grounds during lunch period has again focused attention on whether open campuses are a concept…

Posted by SEO Admin on May 14, 2008

Toy Industry Announces Safety Coordination Initiative in Response to Unprecedented Recalls of Dangerous Products

In response to toy safety concerns raised during the summer of 2007 and the record number of unsafe toys recalled last year (and doubtlessly a…

May 11, 2008

Propaganda in Health News: An Epidemic of Fake Health Stories

A feature article in the March/April 2007 issue of the Columbia Journalism Review discusses and labels as an epidemic the pervasive role hospitals play in…

Posted by SEO Admin on May 08, 2008

New York City Holds 4th Annual Construction Safety Week

Last week, April 28 - May 2, 2008, was New York Citys 4th annual Construction Safety Week, the purpose of which is to "advance safe…

Posted by SEO Admin on May 05, 2008

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