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Campsite Accident

Is Your Campsite Free from Dangerous Trees?

July 9th, 2019

As a family mourns the loss of their 3-old-girl who was killed by a falling tree branch at a New Jersey campsite over the July 4 holiday weekend, it remains to be seen whether this tragic death could have been prevented. What’s known at this time from news reports …

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Child Birth

African American Women Are Dying of Pregnancy-Related Causes at 3 Times the Rate of White Women

June 17th, 2019

Expecting a baby is supposed to be one of the most joyous times of a woman’s life. But whether a pregnancy will end with a celebration or a medical tragedy for the mom may hinge upon the color of her skin, according to a new report by the …

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Child Birth

New Moms Are Dying Up to 1 Year after Delivery

June 10th, 2019

It’s supposed to be the happiest time for new moms. Pregnancy and childbirth are over, and their much-anticipated “bundle of joy” has finally arrived. But amid all the excitement that a new baby brings, most new moms or their partners don’t consider the possibility that deadly pregnancy-related complications can …

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NHTSA Investigates Whether ‘Electrical Overstress’ Is Causing Airbags to Fail

June 3rd, 2019

In the shadow of one of the largest recalls in U.S. history of more than 56 million airbags made by Takata, auto safety regulators have opened a new investigation that once again has motorists questioning whether their vehicle’s airbags will protect them in a serious …

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May 5 plane crash in Mexico

13 Killed in Private Jet Crash in Mexico — Is Pilot Error the Cause?

May 22nd, 2019

Investigators who are working to determine what caused the May 5 plane crash in Mexico that killed 13 people will most likely examine whether the pilot was attempting to climb above inclement weather, Feldman Shepherd aviation attorney G. Scott Vezina said. What’s known at this time from news reports is …

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Avitation Accidents

2 Killed in Second Floatplane Crash in Alaska in One Week

May 22nd, 2019

For the second time in one week, a floatplane operated by Taquan Air in Alaska has been involved in a deadly crash, which again calls into question the safety of sightseeing floatplane tours in Alaska. According to news reports, a pilot and one passenger aboard a …

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Alaska Plane Crash

5 Killed in Mid-Air Crash of 2 Sightseeing Planes in Alaska

May 14th, 2019

The horrific mid-air crash of two sightseeing planes in Ketchikan, Alaska, that killed at least five people raises new concerns about the safety of air tourism in a locale known for its mountainous terrain, along with thick fog, snow, rain, and clouds, all of which can impede visibility. What’s …

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What Should I Do If My Child Has Been Injured By a Kids II Sleeper?

May 6th, 2019

Two weeks after Fisher-Price recalled its Rock ‘n Play Sleeper after a Consumer Reports story linked it to 32 infant deaths, Kids II has announced that it is recalling nearly 700,000 inclined baby sleepers due to five infant fatalities. The Kids II Rocking Sleepers were sold from March 2012 through …

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Feldman Shepherd and Co-Counsel Donate Mobile Teaching Kitchen to Vetri Community Partnership to Honor Victims of Catastrophic Food Truck Explosion

April 22nd, 2019

Feldman Shepherd, along with two other plaintiffs’ personal injury law firms, recently donated funds for the purchase of a Mobile Teaching Kitchen by Vetri Community Partnership in honor of the victims of a catastrophic food truck explosion in 2014 that killed two people and severely injured several others in …

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Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper

What Should I Do If My Child Has Been Injured By a Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper?

April 10th, 2019

As reported deaths linked to Fisher-Price’s Rock ‘n Play Sleeper continue to mount, Fisher-Price has remained steadfast in its refusal to voluntarily recall its popular infant product, ignoring the clear suffocation risk it poses. In the latest twist regarding the sleeper’s troubled safety record, Consumer Reports posted a story about …

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How Are Construction Workers Most Likely to Get Hurt?

March 19th, 2019

In 2017, 5,147 Americans were killed on the job — an average of 14 deaths each day. Construction workers account for more than 20% of these fatalities. OSHA estimates that eliminating the Fatal Four jobsite hazards could save the lives of 508 workers each year and prevent countless construction-related injuries. The …

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Drug and Alcohol Deaths on College Campuses

March 14th, 2019

Can I Sue If My Child Dies from an Overdose in a Dorm? Where students of a university live in a campus dormitory in exchange for room and board payments, they are business invitees with a special relationship to the university. In this setting, the school …

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