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  • NFL Hit with More Brain Injury Lawsuits

    - January 01, 1970

    The National Football League and helmet manufacturer Riddell have been named in two more brain injury lawsuits, alleging that players were not adequately warned about the risk of head trauma associated with the game. Former players Bobby Douglass and John Cornell claim to have developed brain damage directly resulting from their time with the NFL. Douglass was a quarterback with the Chicago Bears and Cornell played for Northwestern University as part of their NFL training camps. Both men&r…

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  • Football vs. Cheerleading Injuries

    - January 01, 1970

    The common perception of football is that it’s a game of hard hits, head injury and pain. Cheerleading, on the other hand, has always been more about spirit and smiles from the sidelines. The traditional views of each sport can be misleading, though, as cheerleading is becoming more competitive at the high school, college, and recreational levels. Serious injuries are happening in cheerleading accidents just a…

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  • Philadelphia Student Burned by School Lunch

    - January 01, 1970

    7-year-old Ja-Kaye Robinson sustained second-degree burns after opening a meal from his elementary school cafeteria only to be sprayed by the steam rising from it. Robinson was subsequently treated at the Einstein Hospital emergency room, and is currently recovering, but now his parents have questions about how the incident happened in the first place. Though school officials brought Robinson to the principal’s office to be treated following the incident, they offered no substantial ans…

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  • Glastonbury Gas Leak Closes Main Street near Hillcrest Road

    - January 01, 1970

    Construction crews traveling along Glastonbury’s Main Street hit a 6-inch gas main late Tuesday, causing a leakage in the area. Official reports from Connecticut Natural Gas stated that no homes or businesses were affected by the leak, which was secured and the main shut off shortly after the accident. Luckily the leak was contained and no evacuations were necessary. Main Street near Hillcrest Road was shut down to allow for repairs to the main, which at the time of the report were e…

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  • Two Watertown High School Bullys Arrested

    - January 01, 1970

    Two Watertown high school students have been charged with breach of peace due to the cyber-bullying they have been putting their fellow students through. According to police the two teens created a fake Twitter account to harass more than 40 fellow classmates online. The authorities received a complaint back in May about the online harassment and investigated the problem further. After working with Twitter the account was shutdown however the studen…

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  • Man Killed After Tent Collapses

    - January 01, 1970

    Severe weather and high winds caused a beer tent to collapse in St. Louis on Saturday afternoon. Hundreds of people were celebrating the St. Louis Cardinals’ victory in a beer tent at Kilroy’s Bar when the thunderstorm hit. The tent collapse killed Alfred Goodman and left a 100 people injured. According toUSA Today, the St. Louis Fire Depar…

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  • General Motors Recall Affects 3.16 Million Additional Vehicles

    - January 01, 1970

    A new recall from General Motors is affecting 3.16 million additional vehicles across the country. Yesterday’s recall announcement brings the total of recalled vehicles to approximately 20 million this year alone. The affected vehicles, model years ranging from 2000 to 2014, will need to have the ignition switches and keys replaced to correct a defect which could cause the switch to slip out of place if the vehicle is jostled by a strong bump. Though the current recall sounds …

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  • Consumer Watchdogs Want to Warn Women About the Dangers of Vaginal Mesh

    - January 01, 1970

    Consumer watchdog group Corporate Action Network (CAN) has launched a campaign aimed at alerting consumers about the dangers of Ethicon vaginal mesh products. The network is seeking to hold Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon’s parent company, liable for putting profits over people. Ethicon manufactures surgical sutures and wound closure devices, they even have a slogan that reads “better surgery for a better world.” However, the company is currently the target of more than 20,00…

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  • Fresenius NaturaLyte and Granuflo Injury Claims Approaching Statute of Limitations

    - January 01, 1970

    In March 2012, the official FDA recall of Fresenius’ dialysis products NaturaLyte and Granuflo was issued. As the cut-off date for filing an injury claim draws near, law firms are likely to see an influx of product liability claims from the victims of these drugs. The statute of limitations in these cases is two years, which will bar anyone from filing a claim after March 2014. If you or someone you love took either dialysis drug, Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers urges you to file a Natu…

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  • Man Wins $7 Million in ’Popcorn Lung’ Lawsuit

    - January 01, 1970

    On Wednesday, a federal jury awarded Wayne Watson a $7 million dollar verdict against various food companies after being diagnosed with “popcorn lung”. …

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