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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Reports Difficulties Enforcing Reduced Lead Level Limits in Childrens Toys

The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008(CPSIA) directed the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to assess and report to the House and Senate…

Posted by SEO Admin on Feb 11, 2010

CDC Study Finds Characters in Children's Movies are Setting a Better Example About Personal Safety

Characters in children's movies are increasingly using seat belts, bike helmets and crosswalks, but there is still much room for improvement, a Centers for Disease…

Posted by SEO Admin on Jan 14, 2010

U.S. PIRG Releases Its 2009 Report of Toy Hazards And Launches Interactive Smart Phone Tool and Website For Shoppers

The 2009 Trouble in Toyland report is the 24th annual Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) survey of toy safety. This report provides safety guidelines for…

Posted by SEO Admin on Dec 09, 2009

Urgent Advice to Parents: IMMEDIATELY Stop Using Drop-Side Cribs With Plastic Trigger and One-Hand-System Drop-Side Hardware

Drop-side cribs with plastic hardware were recalled and banned all in one day this past Tuesday, November 24, 2009. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety…

Posted by SEO Admin on Nov 28, 2009

Since the FDA Requires Corrective Language in TV Ad for Birth Control MedicationYaz, Why Not for Chantix as Well?

In a recent blog, we wondered why a television advertisement for the stop-smoking drug Chantix contained an exhaustive list of side-effects yet did not disclose…

Posted by SEO Admin on Oct 23, 2009

Suffolk County Again Ahead of the Curve When It Comes to Consumer Safety, This Time Regarding Cribs

The Suffolk Legislature voted on October 13, 2009, to ban the sale of drop-side cribs, potentiallyvirtual death traps to infants. Drop-side cribs have caused many…

Posted by SEO Admin on Oct 17, 2009

Will New FTC Guidelines Governing Endorsements and Testimonials Affect Lawyer Advertising?

For the first time since 1980, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has revised the guidance it gives to advertisers on how to keep their endorsement…

Posted by SEO Admin on Oct 12, 2009

Should Television Ads for Chantix Be Required to State That Its Side Effects are the Subject of an FDA Black Box?

Yesterday morning an advertisement for smoking cessation drug Chantix came on my television. The ad featured a man extolling how much better his life is…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 11, 2009

Gas Buyers, Ever Wonder Who Checks the Pumps For Accuracy? (Who Checks the High Price, You Ask? Fuggedaboudit!)

Under New York Citys Weights and Measures law, the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) tests all gas pumps for accuracy. In the past year, DCA…

Posted by SEO Admin on Jul 16, 2009

Fallout from Salmonella in Tainted Peanuts Continues Unabated as President Obama Announces Creation of Food Safety Working Group

Recall after recall has resulted from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expansion of the Peanut Corporation of America's (PCA) Salmonella related recall to…

Posted by SEO Admin on Mar 18, 2009

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The law firm of Levine & Slavit, PLLC has served clients in Long Island and the Greater New York City-area since 1957. We are a team of personal injury and wrongful death lawyers who work tirelessly for victims' rights. Our team is licensed and affiliated with the:

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