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Defective Smoke Detectors  

How do I keep up maintenance and who do I call if my smoke detector is defective and caused an accident/injury? Smoke detectors and alarms can prove to be a helpful commodity, especially if a fire occurs unbeknownst to occupants or those in the immediate area. In fact, Pennsylvania requires smoke detectors to at least be installed in each sleeping…
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Pennsylvania Amusement Park, Fair, and Carnival Injuries

Many people enjoy Pennsylvania’s amusement parks, fairs, and carnivals in the summer. Before you decide to enjoy any of the rides, you should take a moment to learn more about Pennsylvania’s state agency that regulates these rides to maintain safety. Although it’s impossible for any governmental agency to ensure that injuries or accidents will never happen, many Pennsylvanians are calling…
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Samsung Owners Stung Twice By Recalls

For Samsung Galaxy Note 7 owners seeking to relieve boredom on holiday flights, reading books and magazines had to suffice as distractions because their phones were banned from planes. In October, the Department of Transportation (DOT) prohibited the smartphones from being brought onto the plane via carry on or stowed luggage. Previous to this order, the DOT allowed the phone…
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Some Smoke Detectors Are Defective Products

Some smoke detectors are defective products Many people believe that all smoke detectors are created equal. In many ways, they are, but it’s not entirely true. Most smoke detectors do just that; they monitor for smoke in the home. But did you know that there is a lot more to keeping your home safe from fire than simply being alerted…
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Defective Products Ineffective Smoke Alarms Can Be Deadly

Defective products: ineffective smoke alarms can be deadly Defective products like car parts heavy machinery can leave a devastating last impression on families of victims, as we have seen in the recent past with stories out of General Motors and the various equipment failures that lead to serious injuries and death on work sites. But one area where many don’t…
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Honda Recalling Cars With Defective Products

Honda recalling cars with defective products Honda has recalled driver side airbags throughout the United States. Takata Corporation, manufacturers of the airbags, has made several statements about the defective products since the recall about the problem. According to officials, the airbags explode with so much force that they can shoot metal shrapnel are car pieces into the passenger’s side compartment….
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Defective Products Kill Young Man Dies When Car Jack Fails

Defective products kill: young man dies when car jack fails When we use machinery and devices that are put into place to keep us safe, we expect those devices to do the job they were manufactured to do. When those devices or products fail and seriously injure or kill someone, the fault lies with the product’s manufacturer and/or the business…
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Window Cords Are An Unlikely Danger

Window cords are an unlikely danger Defective products in the home can be a deadly combination. Recalls on vehicles and machinery often take precedence over household products due to the nature of laws; however, there are defective products in homes all over the country where mothers and fathers who aren’t aware of the potential problems just a few feet away…
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Flux Of Window Fall Accidents Spark Safety Device Debates

Flux of window fall accidents spark safety device debates Recent statistics gathered by the National Safe Kids Campaign show that an average of 4700 children in the United States are treated after a fall out of a window on an annual basis. Of those 4700 children who fall, between 12 and 20 die each year because of these falls and…
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