It was not that long ago when, in December of 2016, two guests at a New Hampshire wedding were injured from a drone when it was flying through the air and crashed into them. The case made national headlines and it had many questioning the safety of drones, and whether more laws were needed to help prevent injury. In answer to those questions, many states have instated their own laws regarding..
While most recent news reports have focused on the fire hazards associated with hoverboards, emergency rooms and family physicians are reporting increased injuries sustained from riding what many call the hands-free Segway. Sales of hoverboards increased over the recent holiday season, and so too did reports of broken bones, wrist injuries, concussions, bruises, lacerations and road rash...
Hoverboards, or Segways without a stick, are quickly becoming the most sought after item for teenagers and young adults. These electronic skateboards are the newest trend in transportation for the young and young at heart. The idea of the Hoverboard was first introduced in the movie Back to the Future Part II and, true to predictions made in the film, Hoverboards have hit the streets this year in..
On January 19, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) declined to hear Johnson & Johnson’s appeal of a $140 million judgment entered against the company by a Massachusetts jury. The jury agreed with the plaintiff’s complaint, which alleged that the company had failed to warn consumers that its Children’s Motrin medication could cause a terrible skin condition. The..
It is the holiday gift-giving time of year again, and while there are many toys on the market that are safe and fun for kids of all ages, there are some toys that have been put on the “naughty list” due to a range of potential safety hazards. The following toys have made the 2015 most dangerous toys list compiled by the consumer advocacy group World Against Toys Causing Harm. Our New..