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January

Blog Posts in January, 2011

  • Federal advisory panel urges stricter oversight of external defibrillators.

    The New York Times (1/26, B3, Wilson) reported that "a federal advisory panel on Tuesday called for stricter oversight of the defibrillators available in many schools, gyms, lobbies, and other places that are used by the public to try to save victims of major heart attacks." Meanwhile, FDA "staff...recommended tighter controls over the automated external defibrillators, citing concerns about ...
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  • Parents Sue Crib Retailer for Son's Death

    The Boston Herald (1/7, Goodison) reports a couple sued crib maker Hayneedle Inc. over the 2008 suffocation death of their toddler son. Their suit tagged the company for negligence "in failing to warn those caring for him of the crib's 'dangerous and defective characteristics, and of the safe and proper method of assembling, using and maintaining (it).'" The child's death was "a key factor" in the ...
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