Traumatic Brain Injuries: What You Need to Know

March 14, 2018
One of the leading causes of death in the United States is Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Approximately 30% of all injury-related deaths are TBIs. But what is a TBI? Simply put, a TBI is a bump or blow to the head. It’s important to note that not all bumps or blows to the head result […] Continue Reading

Medical Device Recall Shows Need for Stricter Testing and Regulation

March 9, 2018
When a patient uses a medical device, such as catheters, injection ports and implants, they should feel at ease knowing that the device is safe to use and will improve their health and medical outcomes. Unfortunately, laxed regulation in the medical device industry has resulted in device failures which put patient health in... read more

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Is Your Child One of the Thousands Injured by Defective Strollers Each Year?

February 21, 2018
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is suing Britax, a global childcare products company,  because certain models of its jogging strollers have caused serious injuries to adults and children. According to the CPSC, the Britax B-Agile and BOB Motion Strollers have defective “Click & Go” receiver mounts, wh... read more

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What to Do if Your Dog is Affected by Recalled Food

February 20, 2018
Traces of pentobarbital, a drug commonly used to euthanize animals, was recently found in J.M. Smucker Co.’s Gravy Train dog food. The company responded by withdrawing shipments of its Gravy Train food, as well as other popular brands, including Kibble ‘N Bits, Ol’ Roy and Skippy. Read the full story here. According t... read more

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6 Vehicle Crash on Mass Turnpike Causes Serious Injuries

February 16, 2018
It is unclear as to what caused a serious, multi-vehicle crash on the Mass Turnpike. A multiple car crash on the Massachusetts Turnpike injured six people, including a Massachusetts State Trooper, recently in Framingham. The crash, which occurred near exit 12, was caused when a box truck rear-ended a pickup truck, causing t... read more

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Massachusetts Could Open Ignition Interlock Law to First-Time Drunk Driving Offenders

February 6, 2018
In order to reduce the number of repeat offenses by drunk drivers, Massachusetts may soon be making changes to Melanie’s Law. Established in 2005, the law was created to increase the severity of penalties for those driving under the influence in Massachusetts. One of the main components is the ignition interlock law, whic... read more

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Your Game Plan to Avoid Drunk Driving on Super Bowl Sunday

January 29, 2018
On Sunday, millions of Americans will be traveling to Super Bowl parties or going to their favorite bars and restaurants to watch the big game. The Super Bowl is almost synonymous with food, and in addition to all of the hot wings and chips, many of those tuning into the game will be enjoying beer […] Continue Reading

Self-Driving Cars and The Impact on Driver Safety

January 24, 2018
For years, we have heard of self-driving cars, which seemed to be a possibility only in the distant future. With technology advancing at rapid speed, the future of self-driving cars may be happening now, right in our own backyard. Pending approval, self-driving cars could soon be tested in Arlington, Massachusetts. In fact,... read more

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Tips for Teens to Avoid Distracted Driving

January 16, 2018
As January is National Teen Driving Awareness Month, it is a great opportunity for parents and guardians to have a talk with their teenagers about the risks of driving and how to be safe on the roads. Although many teens are excited to have their licenses, and relish in their newfound freedom, it’s important to […] Continue Reading

Recent Gas Main Brake Injures Workers, Stresses Importance of Workers’ Compensation

January 10, 2018
For many of the approximately 126 million Americans who are employed, work is their livelihood. They depend on their salaries and hourly wages to pay their bills and provide for their families. Yet, when tragedy strikes and workers get injured on the job, this can completely alter their lives. As temperatures continue to fr... read more

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