Nearly every parent uses a stroller for his or her baby and depends on manufacturers to provide safe products that will not harm children. Unfortunately, strollers and other children's products can be dangerous. Parents spend numerous hours researching products to prevent exposing a defective product to their child, yet such products may still be recalled after unknown dangers are discovered.
Harmful drugs are recalled every month - meaning the drugs were available for public consumption and widespread use prior to a recall being issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. A study released on June 4, 2012, found that the FDA's drug recall notification system is shockingly deficient in communicating the news of these recalls to doctors and patients, resulting in the continued use of dangerous products.
There is no easy way to deal with death. Through the grieving process, individuals will face some of the most difficult and painful days of their lives. When a person's negligent or careless act causes the death of a loved one, friends and family tend to be unforgiving.
New York parents and their student athletes should be interested to know of a law that recently went into effect. As of July 1, students suffering from concussions or even just possible concussions will not be allowed back into a game. They will be prohibited from participating in the sport at all until they are without symptoms of possible brain injury for at least 24 hours.
Nodding off while driving, chatting on the phone while behind the wheel or simply lack of attention to the road are only a few of the mistakes drivers sometimes make. Unfortunately, these mistakes can cause car accidents, leading to serious injury or even death. A New York Jets player knows the seriousness of these accidents firsthand.
Accidents, some fatal, occur on a daily basis around New York. Often, the negligence of an individual or company causes the death or serious injury of a loved one. Accident or not, those grieving the loss of a loved one in a fatal accident are in deep distress. Depending on the details of the case, the victims or their families may be eligible to seek and be awarded compensation on a claim of wrongful death.