Overgrown Hedges to Blame for Miami Springs Accident
The Miami Herald has reported that a councilwoman in Miami Springs was struck by a vehicle while on her bicycle. Maria Mitchell was riding on the sidewalk when a vehicle backing out of a driveway clipped her. She did not suffer any injury. The culprit? Overgrown hedges that blocked the…Read More
Children’s Clothing Can Pose a Burn Hazard
A spate of recalls involving children’s clothing has certainly raised our eyebrows. The recalls were listed on the Consumer Product Safety Council’s Recall website. Many of the items were recalled because they pose a danger of catching on fire, which is not something that should happen, given government standards already…Read More
What Happens when Surgical Sponges are Left Behind?
Surgeons often use sponges to keep body parts in place during an operation or to help suck up blood so that they can see what they are operating on. However, careless staff can neglect to remove a sponge once surgery is completed. This sponge, left behind, can cause problems down…Read More