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NHTSA investigates Ford models after reports of steering issues

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating 500,000 Ford units following five reports of steering obstruction that might result in accidents, according to a report released by the Auto World News on July 11. 500,000 2004 to 2007 Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis and Mercury Marauder are under NHTSA inspection after the agency received …

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Sen. Casey questions the OSHA’s efforts to protect temp workers

In a letter issued to the director of the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) on July 10, U.S. Senate’s workplace safety subcommittee head Sen. Robert Casey scrutinized OSHA’s efforts to protect temporary workers, and asked what further actions the administration can do to increase their safety, ProPublica reported. Casey stated that he was worried about …

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Nestlé recalls improperly labeled ice cream products

Nestlé USA recalled thousands of Häagen-Dazs ice cream packages due to mismatched labels that might put consumers allergic to peanuts at risk, FoodQualitynews.com reported on June 30. A customer complaint about an incorrectly labeled Häagen-Dazs prompted the recall of 10,000 Häagen-Dazs Chocolate Peanut Butter ice cream erroneously labeled as another flavor. The affected products are Häagen-Dazs Chocolate …

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Seed powder products recalled due to Salmonella contamination

Health Matters America Inc. has announced a voluntary recall of several Organic Traditions Sprouted Chia Seed Powder and Organic Traditions Sprouted Chia & Flax Seed Powder products following Salmonellosis cases tied to its consumption, Food Safety News reported on June 5. 24 cases of Salmonella infection in Canada were believed to be associated with consuming …

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Avon eyelash curlers recalled following reports of injury

Avon has announced it is recalling eyelash curlers due to potential breaks that might injure the users by exposing a metal pin, an online report stated Wednesday, May 14. According to the report, Avon Products Inc. is recalling almost 520,000 eyelash curlers with model number F3093441 after the company received 24 reports of breaks, 13 …

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Ladder-related falls a leading workplace hazard, study finds

A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed that falls involving ladders are a leading cause of workplace injuries and deaths in the U.S. The CDC’s analysis of 2011 national statistics found that 20% of all workplace fall injuries were from ladder falls. The CDC also found that 43% of …

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Determining the risk of nursing home theft

Oftentimes, residents of long-term care homes choose to authorize the facility to manage all or part of their savings. Unfortunately, this can, and does, lead to cases of nursing home theft, which are usually left undetected and unreported. To help you determine the risk of theft at your loved one’s nursing home, some of tips …

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One man seriously injured after a Norfolk auto-pedestrian crash

A man was rushed to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital after a car-pedestrian accident that happened around the area of North Military Highway and Poplar Hall Drive on Sunday, March 30 in Norfolk VA. The police received a report about the incident at 8:15 p.m., and found that a man was seriously injured after being hit …

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Car sandwiched between 2 HRT buses, 1 hurt

A three vehicle crash that happened on Wednesday, March 19, left one man with non-life-threatening injuries, the Norfolk Police Department stated. At around 2:30 p.m., a car was jammed between two Hampton Roads Transit buses on St. Paul’s Boulevard. According to Officer Daniel Hudson, a passenger on the bus was injured and was rushed to …

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Police officer among 2 hurt in a three-vehicle collision

A police officer was hurt in a three-vehicle crash happened in Suffolk on Sunday, March 9, an online report stated. According to the report, three vehicles were involved in an accident that happened at 4:38 p.m. near the crossing of Suburban Drive and Portsmouth Boulevard. A representative from Suffolk said a police officer was responding …

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If you are looking at this site, you or a loved one has probably been hurt. If that's true, you've come to the right place. Helping people who have been hurt is what we do. In fact, it is all we do. Joe Miller Law is a law firm concentrating exclusively on representing people who are injured by the carelessness of others or those hurt on the job. We provide the highest quality legal services to people who have been seriously injured. We practice Personal Injury law and Workmens' Compensation law in both Virginia and North Carolina.