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New Jersey Family Sues Mall After Son Injured in Horrific Accident

A New Jersey family filed a personal injury lawsuit against a mall and escalator company after a horrific accident left their son disabled. According to the parents, they were Christmas shopping when tragedy struck. While going from the first to second floor, the mother heard her son screaming in pain. When she looked down, she saw that her son’s right…
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What Can Parents Do to Prevent Tip-Over Accidents?

Tip-over accidents are an overlooked safety threat found in many homes across the country. These accidents occur when small children attempt to climb or pull down on furniture such as television sets, bookcases and dressers. Every year in the US, an estimated 33,000 children are treated in emergency rooms for injuries caused by tip-over accidents. Two-thirds of fatal tip-over accidents…
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Are Baby Strollers Behind an Increase in Childhood Injuries?

A study published in the journal American Pediatrics claims that between the years 1990 and 2010, 361,000 children five years old or younger were sent to the emergency room after being injured in stroller accidents. By 2010, 53 percent of babies and 42 percent of children injured in stroller accidents were being treated for brain injuries. If you are a…
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