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Four Major Retailers End Sales of Inclined Infant Sleepers as Safety Concerns Mount

January 8th, 2020

In a momentous step forward for infant safety, e-commerce titans Amazon and eBay announced on December 4, 2019 that they are banning the sale of all inclined infant sleepers on their platforms. Walmart and Buy Buy Baby quickly followed with commitments that they too would …

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Netflix Documentary Will Shine Spotlight on Dresser Tip-Overs

December 2nd, 2019

 A documentary series by Netflix covering dangerous consumer products in a handful of industries will shine a spotlight on a growing epidemic of dresser tip-overs in the U.S. “Broken” aired on the streaming platform on Nov. 27, just two days before consumers hit the stores for Black Friday. …

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Folic Acid

Why Women Should Take Folic Acid Before (And During) Pregnancy

November 20th, 2019

If you are pregnant, or hoping to become pregnant, taking vitamins and eating nutritiously most likely ranks high on your list of priorities. But whether you are planning for the patter of tiny feet — or not — you may find it surprising to learn that there is …

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About One Million Dressers Recalled for Tip-Over Risks

November 20th, 2019

As child safety advocates, parents and lawmakers turn up the heat in their fight to keep children safe from dresser tip-overs, two more furniture makers have succumbed to the pressure to get their unsafe furniture out of their customers’ homes. Ridgewood Industries (also known as Ameriwood Home) and E&E, on …

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FELDMAN SHEPHERD PRESENTS SOLD-OUT PA CLE ON “DON’T PANIC: EFFECTIVE TRIAL TECHNIQUES FOR YOUNG LAWYERS

October 24th, 2019

In October, Feldman Shepherd held a “Don’t Panic: Effective Trial Techniques for Young Lawyers” CLE in Pennsylvania. Moderated by Carol Nelson Shepherd, the program was held on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, at the Fitler Club, in Philadelphia. G. Scott Vezina and Daniel J. Mann began the seminar by presenting on strategies …

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Deadly Van Crash May Be the Latest Example of Risks Posed by 15-Passenger Vans

October 18th, 2019

At least three people have died in a single-vehicle crash involving a multi-passenger van in Chester County, Pennsylvania, according to breaking news coverage. The afternoon crash on Oct. 16, 2019, on Route 1 southbound, near the Newark Road Exit, in New Garden Township, reportedly left eight others injured, some of …

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Dresser Recalls

Home Meridian Recalls Dressers That Fail to Meet Voluntary Safety Standards

October 8th, 2019

In another victory in the growing movement to keep children safe from unstable furniture, furniture design company Home Meridian has announced that it is recalling dressers that do not comply with the furniture industry’s already inadequate voluntary safety standard. The September 24, 2019 recall, issued jointly with the Consumer Product …

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Feldman Shepherd Investigating Small Plane Crash in Virginia

September 18th, 2019

Attorneys Daniel S. Weinstock and G. Scott Vezina are investigating an Aug. 19, 2019, aviation accident in which a college senior who aspired to become a commercial pilot was seriously injured when he deployed the parachute of his rented aircraft before it went down nose first into a …

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What Should I Do If My Child Has Been Injured by a Kirkland’s Dresser?

September 5th, 2019

As parents, consumer safety organizations and lawmakers continue to ramp up their pressure on the furniture industry to enact standards designed to reduce dresser tip-overs, furniture and home goods retailer Kirkland’s has announced that it is recalling about 3,000 dressers that do not comply with the furniture industry’s already …

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