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CPSC Approves Strong New Crib Safety Standards as 2008 Federal Consumer Safety Legislation Bears More Fruit

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has recalled more than 11 million dangerous cribs since 2007. Detaching drop-side rails were associated with at least…

Posted by SEO Admin on Jan 22, 2011

Plaintiff's Hard Drive Off-Limits to Defendant in Wrongful Death Case Alleging Medical Malpractice/Product Liability/Negligent Training and Supervision

The plaintiffs in DeRiggi v. Krischen, 20753/08, NYLJ 1202476938011, at *1 (Sup., Nassau Decided December 17, 2010) sought to recover for the wrongful death of…

Posted by SEO Admin on Jan 06, 2011

FDA Announces Recall of 359 Million Abbott Glucose Test Strips

The recall applies to 359 different lots (as many as 359 million strips) of glucose test strips marketed under the following brand names: Precision…

Posted by SEO Admin on Dec 25, 2010

Four Loko to Stop Shipping Alcoholic Energy Drinks to New York; FDA May Ban the Drinks Altogether

Controversy has surrounded alcohol energy drinks such as Red Bull fortheir unhealthy concentration of caffeine. But rather than backing off, the beverage industry has come…

Posted by SEO Admin on Nov 16, 2010

Crib, Nursery Injuries Up 21% in 2009 versus 2008


The U.S. Consumer Product Safety (CPSC) this week announced that after decreasing from 2007 to 2008,toddlers were injureddue to defective cribs and other nursery items…

Nov 04, 2010

10 Million Fisher-Price Childrens Products Recalled Trikes, Infant Activity Centers, High Chairs and Toy Cars

One of the big news stories during the summer of 2007 wasMattel's recall of nearlyone million toys made in China because of lead paint. Other…

Oct 01, 2010

Whoda Thunk It?: Childrens Bounce Houses Contain Dangerous Lead Levels

Theyre a staple of toddlers birthday parties, childrens holiday parties and other seemingly carefree events. Your children take off their footwear and climb into the…

Posted by SEO Admin on Aug 14, 2010

Perhaps Sling Carriers for Babies Should be Banned Until a Mandatory Safety Standard is Developed

Baby slings - soft fabrics that wrap around the chest so that busy parents can carry their babies or just stay close as they bond…

Posted by SEO Admin on Jun 05, 2010

Recall of Infant and Childrens Liquid Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtec, and Benadryl: FDA Provides Advice to Consumers

Working in consultation with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), McNeil Consumer Healthcare is implementing a voluntary recall of infant and childrens liquid…

Posted by SEO Admin on May 02, 2010

Tobacco Companies Trying to Poison Children With Nicotine Candy

Youd be forgiven if you mistook a Camel Orb for a Tic Tac mint. They share a similar size and shape, and have candy flavoring.…

Posted by SEO Admin on Apr 20, 2010

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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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