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FDA Acts Against Benzocaine Teething Products

If you have an infant or toddler, you probably think about the risks of child injury quite frequently. While we do… Read More

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Is the FDA’s Recall System for Preventing Product Liability Negligence Failing Consumers?

The FDA’s Product Recall System Could do More to Prevent Consumer Injuries When you read about a food product or… Read More

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Child Injury Death Rates are Rising

New Study Shows More Kids in the U.S. are Suffering Fatal Personal Injuries in Accidents Almost all child injuries are… Read More

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New Jersey Lawmaker Proposes School Bus Seat Belt Law

Can Three-Point Seat Belts Prevent Child Injuries in School Bus Accidents? As many New Jersey residents know, a recent school… Read More

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Uber Safety Review Cites Flawed Technology in Pedestrian Vehicle Accident

Software to Blame for Uber Vehicle Accident That Killed Pedestrian, According to Company Uber Technologies Inc. recently conducted a safety… Read More

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Slip and Fall Injuries in Warm Weather

Trip and Fall Injuries Can Happen Even After the Ice Melts We often think of slip and fall accidents as being connected… Read More

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Hot Car Deaths Can Happen in One Hour

New Study Shows That Vehicles Can Reach Deadly Temperatures in 60 Minutes Now that summer is approaching and the weather… Read More

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Airplanes Can Pose Child Injury Risks

Child Safety Advocates Ask Whether Child Seat Belts Should Be Mandatory on Airplanes When you are flying in or out… Read More

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Safety Advocates Voice Concerns About Bicycle Accidents in the Bronx

Is the Vision Zero Initiative Paying Enough Attention to the Bronx in Preventing Personal Injury Accidents While Biking? If you… Read More

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Ridesharing Industry and Drowsy Driving

Researchers Say Auto Accident Injuries From Drowsy Driving Are a Serious Concern in the Ridesharing Industry If you live in… Read More

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Can New Auto Recall Search Tool Prevent Safety Defect Injuries?

Automakers Launch Recall Search Tool to Increase Consumer Knowledge About Dangerous Auto Defects Has your car or one of its… Read More

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Staying Active can Prevent Slip and Fall Injuries Among Older Adults

Teaching Your Body to “Move Like a Child” May Help Prevent  Slip and Fall Cases As people age, they tend… Read More

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Can U.S. Car Travelers Do More to Prevent Child Injuries in an Auto Accident?

Are we doing enough to prevent our kids from sustaining serious injuries in car accidents? According to a recent article in The… Read More

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Do Rear-Facing Car Seats Prevent Rear-Impact Auto Accident Injuries? New Study Says Yes

If your child is still young enough or small enough to ride in a rear-facing car seat, you might be… Read More

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New Rule Allows Cyclists to Use Pedestrian Signals for Safety

When we discuss bicyclists on New York City streets, we often emphasize the motto of “share the road,” suggesting that automobiles… Read More

Could Traffic Enforcement in Philadelphia Prevent Pedestrian Accidents?

Philadelphia Seeks to Improve Pedestrian Safety in Center City with More Traffic Enforcement Officers In recent years, Center City Philadelphia… Read More

Holiday Toy Safety Tips for Families
Holiday Toy Safety Tips for Families

Children’s Hospital Provides Toy Safety Tips for Parents Can toys cause child injuries? Whether you are purchasing toys for your… Read More

NYU and Columbia Address Youth Football Brain Injury Risks and Safety

Increasing Talk of Serious Brain Injuries Means Parents Have to Make Decisions About Their Kids and Football In order to… Read More

Is Your Child’s Car Seat Prepared for a Collision?

Study Says Majority of Child Car Seats are Not Installed Properly, Increasing Risk of Injury in the Event of a… Read More

Preventing Fatal and Brain-Related Childbirth Injuries

Monitoring Fetal Heart Rates Could be Key to Childbirth Injury Prevention  According to a recent article from BBC News, the… Read More

Safest Cars for Teens in 2017

Advanced Safety and Driver Assistance Technologies Top the List for Best Teen Safety Features in Automobiles   There are eight… Read More

School Bus Safety Orientation for Kids in New York

Back to School Bus Safety Orientation Teaches Kids How to Stay Safe and Avoid School Bus Accidents How can you… Read More

Back to School Safety for Student Drivers

Keeping Your High School Drivers Safe Behind the Wheel at the Start of the Academic Year It is almost time… Read More

Safest Cars and Car Accident Prevention

Buying a Safer Automobile to Help Avoid Car Accidents What are some of the safest cars on the road for… Read More

Avoiding Summer Grilling Injuries

Avoiding Burn Injuries by Learning More About Safe Summer Grilling If you are planning to barbecue on your patio or… Read More

Summer Travel Safety on Planes and in Automobiles

Record-Breaking Year of Summer Travel According to a recent article in The New York Times, this season is “shaping up… Read More

Center City Bike Lanes and Cyclist Safety

Philadelphia Needs to Enforce Laws Surrounding Bike Lanes to Prevent Bicycle Accidents Do bike lanes in Philadelphia actually prevent bicycle… Read More

Safe Summer Sports for Kids

How Can Parents Prevent Their Children from Sustaining Sports-Related Injuries this Summer? Kids look forward to summer vacation each year,… Read More

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May was Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Learn More About the “Share the Road” Campaign in New Jersey   Last month, New Jersey residents focused on ways… Read More

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Preventing Lawnmower Accidents in the Spring and Summer Months

Safety Precautions During Lawn Care Season The weather is getting warmer, and we are coming into what many homeowners know… Read More

Child Safety Recall Information
What Parents Need to Know About the Spike in Child Product Safety Recalls

A recent report published by Kids in Danger (KID), a non-profit group dedicated to protecting child safety through recalls, indicates… Read More

Philadelphia Child Safety Seat Law
Learning More About Philadelphia Child Car Seat Law

How Has Pennsylvania’s Recent Child Safety Seat Law Impacted Injury Rates Thus Far?  Back in August, a new child car… Read More

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New York State Focuses on Fire Prevention During the Holiday Season

Holiday Fire Safety in New York Did you know that fire safety tips are commonly overlooked during the holiday season?… Read More

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Avoiding Aggressive Driving in New Jersey

Jessica’s Law in New Jersey Aims to Curb High Rate of Aggressive Driving  How significant of a problem is aggressive… Read More

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Safety Tips for Philadelphia Public Transit Users

Public Transit Safety and Etiquette Do you regularly rely on public transportation in the Philadelphia area? Like many other commuters… Read More

National Teen Driver Safety Week
Learning More About National Teen Driver Safety Week

During National Teen Driver Safety Week, Advocates Raised Awareness About Preventing Car Accident Injuries  What is the best way to… Read More

Child Injury Statistics
Childhood Injury Prevention Awareness

Focusing on Child Injuries and Prevention Methods How often do childhood injuries occur? Are children of specific ages more susceptible… Read More

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Pedestrian Safety Measures in New York City

New Legislation Gives Right of Way to Pedestrians at Flashing Red Lights When pedestrians in New York City cross the… Read More

Back to School Bus Safety
Back to School and School Bus Safety

School Just Started and Children Should Learn About School Bus Safety  The school year has just begun, which means that… Read More

NYC Pedestrian Safety Campaign
State of New York to Spend Millions Improving Pedestrian Safety in Urban, Suburban, and Rural Areas

$110 Million for New York Pedestrian Safety Initiatives When we think about pedestrian accidents in New York, many of us… Read More

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Staying Safe on Your Motorcycle this Summer

More Summer Motorcyclists, More Need for Safety Measures While many motorcyclists might think that the winter months are among the… Read More

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New Automobile Technologies Target the Needs of Mature Drivers

Car Safety Technology for Mature Drivers Can new technologies in automobiles help mature drivers to stay behind the wheel as… Read More

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New Jersey Ranked Among Best States for Teen Drivers

Teen Drivers May Be Safer in New Jersey Than Other States According to a recent article from NorthJersey.com, a new… Read More

Medical Errors
Serious and Preventable Medical Mistakes Remain all too Common

The Continuing Problem of Medical Errors According to a recent report in theBMJ.com, most people working in healthcare fields understand… Read More

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Recognizing the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse is a significant problem in the United States that affects thousands of innocent victims every year. Unfortunately,… Read More

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New Report Says Backseat Passengers Need to Wear Seatbelts

AAA Report Emphasizes the Need for Backseat Seatbelt Laws  If you are riding in the backseat of an automobile, do… Read More

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New Jersey Car Accident Prevention Programs Target Teen Drivers

Teen Driving Safety Focus in New Jersey How common are car accidents involving teenage drivers? According to a recent article… Read More

Child Water Safety
USA Swimming Foundation Addresses Swim Safety as Summer Nears

Launch of Water Safety USA Program Given that we are on the cusp of summer vacations and warm weather, it… Read More

Head and Spinal Injury Prevention
Kids Learn About Head and Spinal Cord Injury Prevention

Teaching Children to Take Preventive Steps to Avoid Serious Injuries How can we help to ensure that our kids avoid… Read More

Bike Safety New Jersey
Plans to Improve Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety in New Jersey

Shore Towns Provide for Safer Street Option for Pedestrians and Cyclists For residents of two New Jersey shore towns, there… Read More

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Auto Accident Safety and Self-Driving Cars

Safety Experts Warn NHTSA That Self-Driving Cars are Not Ready for Everyday Use There is currently a debate between safety… Read More

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Nighttime Seat Belt Use to Prevent Car Accident Injuries

Safety Campaign to Encourage Drivers and Passengers to Wear Seat Belts at Night When is the most dangerous time to… Read More

Car Seat Inspection
Union County to hold Event for Child Safety Seat Inspections

Car Safety Seats and Child Injury Prevention Child safety seats may not prevent serious auto accident injuries if they are… Read More

New York Bicycle Messenger Safety
Bicycle Messenger Safety in New York City

New York City Council Proposes a New Bill to Improve Bicycle Messenger Safety Throughout the five boroughs, many businesses and… Read More

Home Safety Review
Staying Safe Through Spring Cleaning

Law Enforcement Officers Suggest Performing a Safety Review of Your Home Spring is here, and for many people this means… Read More

Car Seat Safety Tips
Proper Car Seat Installation and Your Child’s Safety

Installing Your Child’s Car Seat Properly Can Prevent Fatal Injuries How safe is your child while riding in a car… Read More

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Latest Measures in New Jersey Pedestrian Safety Campaign

Street Smart NJ Campaign Unveils New Initiatives to Combat Pedestrian Deaths Pedestrian accidents result in serious and fatal injuries in… Read More

Distracted Driving Simulator
New Ways of Depicting Distracted Driving Dangers

Simulator Shows Drivers How Distracted Driving Can Result in a Car Accident Just how dangerous is distracted driving? Many of… Read More

Safe Driving in Winter Storms
Winter Storms and Safe Driving

East Coast Roads, Homes Inundated by Winter Storm Jonas Just two weeks ago, the east coast—from North Carolina up through… Read More

Birth Injury Month
January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month

Birth Defect Prevention Awareness Each year, the National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN) starts the New Year off by naming… Read More

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Hospital-Acquired Infections and Patient Safety

Rates of Hospital-Acquired Conditions Decline, But Not Enough When you are admitted to a hospital, do you need to worry… Read More

Winter Weather and Motorcycles
Tips for Avoiding Winter Motorcycle Accidents

Being Prepared for Winter Weather Can Prevent Motorcycle Crashes As the weather grows colder and roads become slick and icy,… Read More

Nursing Home Holiday Visits
Preventing Elder Abuse During and After the Holidays

National Center on Elder Abuse Recommends Assessing Risks of Elder Abuse During Holiday Visits Regardless of the time of year,… Read More

Uber Car Accidents
Filing a Claim After an Uber Accident

For many residents of urban centers like New York or Philadelphia, using Uber or Lyft—instead of hailing a taxi—has become… Read More

2015 School Bus Safety
End of Summer Signals Attention to School Bus Safety

For most American kids, the end of summer means that it is time to go back to school. But this… Read More

Youth Sports Brain Injuries
Injury Prevention Strategies for Child and Teen Athletes

Sports-related concussions are a serious problem among athletes of all ages, including children. However, traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are not… Read More

Sports Concussion Risks
American Medical Association Adopts Policy Aimed at Reducing Concussion Risks

With increasing news about the risks of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in youth contact sports, it is not surprising that the… Read More

Swimming Safety
Keeping Kids Safe in Spring and Summer

Safety and Swimming Now that spring is here and summer is only a few weeks away, it is important to… Read More

2015 Summer Safety
Child Injuries Occur Frequently During the Summer

Getting Ready for Summer Safety Summer is on its way, and the weather is getting warmer. While summertime often conjures… Read More

NYC Pedestrian Program
New York Releases Pedestrian Safety Action Plan for the Boroughs

Making Streets Safer for Pedestrians and Bicyclists When we hear about pedestrian accidents in New York, many of us think about… Read More

Springtime Safety
Springtime and Home Safety

Preparing Your Home for Warmer Weather Despite some intense winter weather in the Northeast, we have recently come into a… Read More

Tobacco Lawsuit
Tobacco Companies Settle Hundreds of Cases Involving Smokers

$100 Million Tobacco Settlement According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, the three largest tobacco companies in… Read More

Brain Injury Awareness
Brain Injury Awareness Month

Learning More About Brain Injuries During the Month of March March is brain injury awareness month, and the Brain Injury… Read More

Preventing Birth Defects
Learning to Prevent Birth Defects

Expectant Mothers Can Take Steps to Prevent Birth Defects When you are pregnant, it can be scary to worry about… Read More

Slip and Fall Liability
How Do I Know if I Have a Premises Liability Claim?

Winter Weather and Premises Liability Injuries that lead to premises liability lawsuits can happen during any month of the year,… Read More

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Winter Weather and Automobile Maintenance

Check Your Tires Now to Prevent Car Accidents Now that winter is here, it is important to make sure that… Read More

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Drowning Accident in New Jersey- What You Can Do To Prevent Drowning

Swimming pools can provide hours of outdoor recreation in the summer months, but they can also pose serious dangers and… Read More

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Pool Dangers as Summer Approaches

CDC Finds Serious Injuries Caused by Pool Chemicals Does your family look forward to relaxing in the swimming pool once… Read More

Highway Work Zone Safety
Preventing Accidents in Road Work Zones

Highway Work Zone Safety As the weather continues to improve, road construction across the country is on the rise. With… Read More

Travel Scams
Pennsylvania Attorney General Warns Philadelphia Residents About Scams

Travel Scams Loom Large as Warmer Weather Leads to Vacation Season With warmer spring weather slowly making its way into… Read More

Husband and Wife Driving
Understanding Supplemental Spousal Liability Insurance in NY

Can I Sue If My Spouse Was a Negligent Driver? Distracted driving is emerging as one of the greatest dangers… Read More

Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Injury Education in 2014

New York Webinars Discuss Continuing Spinal Cord Rehab Are you suffering from the effects of a spinal cord injury (SCI)?… Read More

School Bus Safety
School Bus Safety: Should School Buses be Equipped with Seat Belts?

In a unanimous show of support, the US Senate recently passed a resolution designating one month (October) to school bus… Read More

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Feuding Over Rear-Camera Requirements for New Cars? Should They Be Required or Recommended?

Conflict is brewing over rear-view cameras on new vehicles. Although many safety advocates  want rear view cameras required on all new vehicles,  the federal… Read More

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Drowning in Public Rivers and Creeks: Are Safety Warnings Needed?

Summer 2013 is officially over.  Autumn has begun.   Next year, many people will once again re-stock the sunscreen and look… Read More

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Beware Before You Sign: Understanding Mandatory Arbitration Clauses

Mandatory Arbitration Clauses Many consumer transactions that Americans make today are governed by mandatory arbitration clauses. Most frequently, cell-phone contracts,… Read More

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Safe Boating Tips from the U.S. Coast Guard

New Yorkers are still mourning the loss of a bride to be and best man in the recent tragic boating… Read More

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What Are Punitive Damages & When Can I Seek Them?

There are two different types of damages available in a personal injury lawsuit; compensatory and punitive. Compensatory damages are intended… Read More

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Stay Safe This 4th of July – Car Accidents & Safety

Cookouts, sparklers, patriotic music, pool parties, summer cocktails, smiles, laughter, and good cheer–The Fourth of July is a high water… Read More

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NYC Bike Share Program: How to Safely Navigate NY Streets

Earlier this month, Citi Bike became a brand new method of transportation in New York City.  Starting June 2nd, this new bike… Read More

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Are Hospitals Safer Today? Why Patient Safety Levels Remain Static

We have entered a new era in medical technologies. From electronic patient charts to robotic surgeries, hospitals have become more… Read More

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Stay Safe: Be Aware of Injuries from Falling Tree Limbs

Tragedy struck a Connecticut town earlier this spring when a young girl was killed by a falling tree branch.  The… Read More

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New Jersey Crosswalk Sting to Curb Pedestrian Accidents

New Jersey has seen a number of car accidents involving pedestrians in the past few months.  In response, Fort Lee,… Read More

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Prepare for a disaster

A mass disaster can result from a collision, fire, explosion, storms, or any other accident that causes injury, loss of property, or loss… Read More