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8 hazards that can lead to serious child injuries

Now that autumn is upon us and children are back at school, parents may breathe a sigh of relief. Kids can get into all kinds of dangerous situations with lots of time on their hands and without the structure - and relative safety - of school.
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Breaking down the three types of product defects

If you have been injured by a defective product, you may not even realize right away that the incident could have been prevented. You might blame yourself for being clumsy or assume it was just a fluke accident.
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Can it hurt to say 'I'm sorry' after a medical mistake?

If you or your loved one has been seriously injured or killed as the result of a medical mistake, you will probably hear the words "I'm sorry" quite a bit from friends and family. People aren't necessarily apologizing for doing anything wrong; they are expressing sympathy for [...]
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Voluntary recall of IKEA safety gates after children fall

When parents purchase a toy or child safety device, they expect the product to be entirely safe for their child to use. Unfortunately for many families in Nashville and other areas of the country, dangerous products intended for children still cause injuries and even tragic [...]
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Recall issued after 29 Vornado heaters overheat, melt

It can be easy for Nashville residents to forget that some of the products in their homes are in fact quite dangerous. Although used every day, appliances that rely on electricity or gas can, should they contain a defect, pose substantial risks to those who use them. Because of [...]
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Tattoo ink defect may be more widespread than initially thought

When a design or manufacturing defect is identified, recalls are often issued to prevent consumers from becoming injured. Sometimes the investigations into these problems reveal that these defects are not isolated to one batch or product line. When this occurs, it is important [...]
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Defective outdoor chairs results in 3 consumer falls

During the spring and summer months, many Nashville residents enjoy making the most of the warm weather by sitting out on their decks, barbequing and spending time with family and friends.
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9 incidents of children entangled in IKEA bed canopies

Securing their children's safety is probably one of the biggest priorities in Nashville parents' lives. This can be difficult, especially when children reach school age and begin to engage in activities without parental supervision. However, most parents likely feel confident [...]
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Mini magnets recalled due to risk to children

Toys and trinkets are not just for kids; there are a number of novelty products on the market that are marketed toward adults, often as gag gifts or fun office decorations. Nashville, a city with a strong demographic of young professionals, is likely a targeted by companies that [...]
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Public awareness an issue in older product recalls

Product recalls often make front page news, particularly if they relate to a dangerous product that can be hazardous to children. Most Nashville parents are likely diligent about their children's environments, and immediately remove any items that have been recalled. However, [...]
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