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Dangerous Runway Incidents Down by Half

October 18, 2010  ·  By HM&M


Transportation officials say “the number of runway incidents that pose a danger of planes colliding dropped by half over the last 12 months.” (J. Lowy, Washington AP, 10/8).

During the federal budget year ending in September 6, 2010 saw only 6 incidents in which a plane was on the wrong runway or risked colliding with another plane as compared to 12 incidents last year. Even more promising, is the drop from 67 incidents in 2000.

Reducing runway incidents has been a top safety priority for FAA, and as a personal injury lawyer, I am pleased to see the dramatic drop in dangerous runway incidents.

October 18, 2010

Kids' Science Kits May Take Hit From Safety Ruling

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has been “mired for weeks in deliberation as it writes guidelines on what makes a product a “children's product.” That guidance, expected Wednesday, is supposed to help sort out which products have to be tested under legislation passed by Congress over two years ago that requires rigorous safety checks for... Read More

October 18, 2010

Four Infant Deaths Prompt Graco Stroller Recall

As a Chicago personal injury and product liability attorney, I strongly encourage all parents to stay on top of any product recalls, especially those involving infants and young children. Parents with the affected strollers should replace their strollers immediately in order to ensure the safety of their infant. Since the recalled strollers are models made... Read More

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