CPSC’s June Product Recalls

By CAMlawProduct Liability

There are many ways you or your loved ones can receive injuries from products you have around your home. But most injuries from products are the result of a negligent company. To help protect your family, here are some of the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s product recalls from June: Philips Recalls Metal Halide Lamps Due to Fire, Laceration Hazards The …

Nap Nanny Infant Recliners Recalled After Five Infant Deaths

By CAMlawProduct Liability

From 2009 to now, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has received at least 92 incident reports involving the Nap Nanny and Nap Nanny Chill products, including five infant deaths. The reports included infants hanging or falling over the side of the products, including some infants who were restrained in the product’s harness. CPSC urges consumers to immediately stop using all …

4 Ways to Prevent House Fires

By CAMlawBurn Injury

Each year around 3,400 people are killed in house fires, which are the third most common cause of accidental deaths at home. Deaths and burn injuries from fires are usually due to the negligence of someone else, and could have been avoided. To help you protect your loved ones from burn injuries, here are four ways you can prevent a …

Top 3 Types of Biking Accidents

By CAMlawBicycle Accidents

During picturesque June days, you might love riding your bike around Dallas. But even though you might enjoy cycling during the summer, Dallas bicycle accidents occur often. To protect yourself from getting in a biking accident, here are three common biking accidents and how you can avoid them: The Right Cross Biking Accident: The most common biking accident is when …

How to Prevent Dog Bites at Dog Parks

By CAMlawDog or Animal Bites

It can be fun to take your dog to a dog park on beautiful summer days, but it can also scary if your dog or others dogs are aggressive and prone to attacking or biting other dogs or owners. Here are four tips on how you can prevent your dog from showing aggression while at the dog park: Show authority: …

What to Do If You’ve Been in a Motorcycle Accident

By CAMlawMotorcycle Accident

In 2012, there were 460 motorcycle accidents in Texas that resulted in fatalities, and more than half who were killed were not wearing a helmet. Most motorcycle accidents happen because the driver didn’t see the motorcyclist. If you are ever the victim of a motorcycle accident, here is what you should do: Seek medical help: Most motorcycle accidents result in …

Texas Leads the Nation in Construction Deaths

By CAMlawConstruction Accidents

In Texas, one in every 13 workers is employed in the state’s $54 billion-per-year construction industry. But even though construction boosts Texas’ economy, a recent study shared that Texas’ construction industry is one of the most dangerous industries in the nation. 1 in every 5 Texas construction workers will require hospitalization because of work-related injuries, and more construction workers die …

Wash Veggies to Prevent Food Poisoning

By CAMlawFood Poisoning

The summer is the perfect time to go to the local farmer’s market and buy fresh vegetables and fruit. But even though it may seem like the produce sold at the farmer’s market is better than that in the grocery store, no matter where you buy your produce, it’s still important to wash it in order to prevent food poisoning. …

3 Tips on How to Choose a Nursing Home

By CAMlawNursing Home Abuse & Neglect

It’s hard to make the final decision to put your loved one in a nursing home, and it’s even more difficult to decide which nursing home would be best for them. Since nursing home neglect and abuse happens more often that you would think, it’s important to research potential nursing homes thoroughly before you decide where to place your loved …

See’s Candies Recalls Chocolate Covered Rasins

By CAMlawFood Poisoning

Recently See’s Candies recalled its milk and dark chocolate covered raisins because they contain the allergens of nuts and eggs, but don’t state so on their packaging. If you are allergic to nuts and eggs, you could have a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if you eat these products, but no illnesses have been reported yet. The food recall was …

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