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Hoverboard Starts Deadly House Fire

Hoverboards have been wildly popular since their release in 2015, but they’re also proving to be wildly dangerous. Both a three-year-old and ten-year-old girl in Harrisburg were the tragic victims of a fatal fire started by a hoverboard charging on the first floor of a row house. Another girl who had been in critical condition […]

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Popular Rifle the Target of Defective Product Claims

Could one of the most popular rifles produced and sold in the Unites States have a defect that causes it to fire without the trigger being pulled? Evidence suggests that this might be the case. In February, after thousands of customer complaints and years of denials, a class-action lawsuit against the manufacturer moved another step […]

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Woman Suffers Head Injury in Construction Scaffolding Accident

An innocent woman was struck in the head by construction debris as she walked in the Bronx with her two small children. She had to be rushed, bleeding from the head, to St. Barnabas Hospital with paramedics attending to her. The accident happened in Norwood at 3160 Webster Avenue and E. 205th Street at about […]

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Road Rage Harms Innocent Bystander

A Brooklyn teenager who was standing on a sidewalk while engrossed in his cell phone was the victim of a road-rage incident he had nothing to do with. The fourteen-year-old was playing a video game on a Greenpoint corner when a Porsche SUV struck him and sent him flying ten feet “like a rag doll,” […]

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More than One Hundred Injured in Brooklyn Train Crash

Commuters on the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) received an unpleasant surprise last week when their train failed to stop properly upon arriving at Brooklyn’s Atlantic Terminal. The train crash will be investigated thoroughly, but preliminary reports suggest that the train was moving erratically as it approached the terminal and it’s been suggested that the […]

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Two Children Lose Fingers on Defective Slides—Is Your Playground Safe?

Have you ever wondered how safe the equipment is at your local park or school playground? We have all purchased products that have been recalled at one time or another, but when it comes to playgrounds, most parents feel that their children will be safe as long as an adult is watching out for them. […]

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Drowsy Driving Kills

Anti-drunk driving campaigns and law enforcement efforts have helped make the roads a little safer. But a new study performed by the road safety organization AAA says that the public should be just as concerned about drowsy driving. According to their findings, getting less than seven hours of sleep doubles the chance of crashing, while […]

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Playboy Model’s Death Blamed on Chiropractor

The sudden death from a stroke in February of a former Playboy model, known to her two million social media followers as the “Queen of Snapchat,” has been ruled accidental in an October report by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office. However, in issuing its report, the coroner’s office attributed the stroke to a chiropractic […]

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Water Fountains Present Risk to Schoolchildren

A public elementary school in New York City is dealing with claims that elevated copper levels in drinking fountain water made a child sick. The boy went home with stomach pains after having ingested the water, which was discolored and foul tasting. What makes this problem worse is that a few months earlier the same […]

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