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    • PBteen Recalls Ottoman Bed Mattresses

      PBteen Recalls Ottoman Bed Mattresses

      PBteen, a division of Williams-Sonoma Inc., is voluntarily recalling Ottoman Beds because they fail to meet mandatory federal open flame standards for mattresses, posing a fire hazard.

      To…

    • Archer Farms Potato Salad Recalled Due To Undeclared Milk

      Archer Farms Potato Salad Recalled Due To Undeclared Milk

      Garden-Fresh Foods Inc. is recalling 16-ounce containers of Archer Farms Potato Salad with an expiration date of October 4, 2009 because they may contain undeclared milk allergens.
      People who…

    • Bean and Soy Sprouts Recalled Due To Possible Listeria Contamination

      Bean and Soy Sprouts Recalled Due To Possible Listeria Contamination

      Chang Farm is voluntarily recalling Bean and Soy sprouts produced at Chang Farms with specific expiration date codes due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
      The recalled products…

    • Man Wins Malpractice Suit After Losing Part of Leg

      Man Wins Malpractice Suit After Losing Part of Leg

      A man from Baldwin, Wisconsin was awarded over $3 million for the loss of part of his left leg.

      Jim Lang went to Dr. Gregory Estlund in 2003 after injuring his leg while working at a factory…

    • Woman Died in Collision With Fire Truck in Queens

      Woman Died in Collision With Fire Truck in Queens

      An collision between a car and a fire truck left one woman dead on Saturday April 19 The car the woman was driving collided with the New York City fire truck which was on the way to stop a house…

    • Oriental Mascot Brand Sweetened Sliced Coconut Recalled Due to Undeclared Sulfites

      Oriental Mascot Brand Sweetened Sliced Coconut Recalled Due to Undeclared Sulfites

      Summit Import Corp., in conjunction with the FDA, is recalling Oriental Mascot Brand Sweetened Sliced Coconut because it contains undeclared sulfites. Consumers who are allergic or sensitive to sulfites can incur serious or life-threatening effects if this product is eaten.The coconut in packaged in a 4 oz. plastic container and was distributed in New York and was produced in China. The problem…

    • Banks ,Insurance Companies and Accidents

      Banks ,Insurance Companies and Accidents

      The subprime mess show to what extremes the financial institutions will go to protect the bottom line.In what could be a a key ruling for those of us hoping to learn more about shady subprime lending practices, a bankruptcy judge has given New Century Financial until February 6 to turn over a report of an investigation into the firm’s cash handling practices to bankruptcy monitors..This is an…

    • Construction Safety in the Winter

      Construction Safety in the Winter

      Winter is a hard time for outdoor work. The many hazards of a construction site increase 10 fold in the winter. Remember to take your time keep warm and keep safe so the projects are completed timely and safely.For more information on this subject, please see our section on Worksite Injuries and Workers Compensation.

    • Happy New Year

      Happy New Year

      The new year brings an opportunity to review all your insurance issue. Examine you car insurance to make sure you have the right amount of coverage and that you have the maximum uninsured motorist coverage. This will protect you and other if you are involved in a car crash. Make sure your homeowners coverage has sufficient policy limits so year are covered for any slip and falls or other…

    • Medical Malpractice Truths

      Medical Malpractice Truths

      The facts about medical malpractice need to be told. Most of the information that people believe are myths generated by the health care industry. The facts are astounding. Currently, attorneys and patients have no way of knowing who these bad doctors are because the National Practitioner Data Base’s public use file conceals practitioners’ personal information. Public Citizen urged Congress to…