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50 Million Blinds Recalled As Strangulation Hazard

December 17, 2009  ·  By HM&M


The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall this week of “more than 50 million Roman-style shares and roll-up blinds because of the risk children may be strangled by the cords” (12/17, AP for FindLaw).

To date, The CPSC says five deaths and 16 near-strangulations have resulted from Roman shades, in addition to three deaths connected to roll-up blinds.”

As a chicago personal injury attorney, I join the commission and the industry in urging parents to ensure all shades and blinds in their homes have no accessible cords. Cordless window coverings are recommended for all homes where children live or visit.

December 17, 2009

Mark Stephan Refuses to Use Wheelchair To Leave RIC After Months Of Therapy For His Fractured Neck

If you have been following Mark Stephan’s courageous fight to learn to walk again then you should look at this video of Mark leaving the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Although his neck was broken in several places and his limbs were not responding, as soon as Mark was able to speak again after coming out... Read More

December 17, 2009

Drivers Stranded by Snowstorms did the Right Thing

As a Chicago personal injury attorney, I want to spread this safety information, which can be critical during the winter months. Three intense winter storms in New York have made a nightmare for many come true for some drivers – being stranded on the roadway for hours. Experts say, however, that the drivers did the... Read More

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