Popular Boppy Newborn Lounger Pillows Linked to 8 Deaths

Over three million Boppy newborn lounger pillows have been recalled by the manufacturer after being linked to eight suffocation deaths of infants between 2015 and 2020. The Consumer Products Safety Commission released an advisory Thursday regarding the decision, asking parents and caregivers to immediately discontinue use of the recalled products, which are: Boppy Original Newborn[…] Read More

Roofer Falls Through Amazon Warehouse

A subcontractor for a construction company working on an Amazon warehouse fell through a roof he was repairing on July 6. The incident is being investigated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The construction company on site stated that the deceased worker was seen by coworkers removing his  mandated safety line from his[…] Read More

FDA Recalls Breast Implants Linked to Dozen Fatalities

The FDA recalled breast implants that have been linked to a dozen fatalities stemming from the development of a rare cancer. They discovered that the implants are linked to a higher risk of developing breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma, which adversely affects the immune system. Out of nearly 575 reported cases, around 480 cases[…] Read More

SEPTA Worker Fatally Struck by Train on Broad Street Line

A SEPTA worker sustained fatal injuries after being struck by a train on the Broad Street Line. On Monday evening, around 5:44 pm, the accident occurred in the Tioga section of Philadelphia. The worker who was employed with SEPTA for over 20 years was working with two other employees on the northbound tracks when he[…] Read More

Fisher-Price Warns Consumers About Rock’n Play Sleeper

Fisher-Price is warning consumers about the potentially fatal hazards of using the Rock’n Play sleeper. Since 2015, about ten infant fatalities allegedly occurred due to the use of the product. The company recommends only using the product until the infant reaches three months old or displays the ability to roll over. Reports allege that the[…] Read More

NDMA Contamination Cancer Risk Found in Medications

In July 2018, the FDA issued a voluntary recall of several blood pressure and heart failure medications containing the active ingredient, valsartan. The move was made after it was discovered that the drug contained a potentially fatal carcinogen called N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). Over 20 countries issued similar recalls. FDA officials caution that medications containing the hazardous[…] Read More

Woman Fatally Injured in Upper Saucon Township Motor Vehicle Crash

A woman sustained fatal injuries in a motor vehicle crash that took place in Upper Saucon Township, Pennsylvania. On Wednesday morning, around 4:36 am, the fatal accident occurred on Route 309 between a minivan and a tractor trailer. The victim who was in her late teens or early 20s was a passenger in the vehicle.[…] Read More

Berks County Multi-Vehicle Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer Claims Life

A multi-vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer claimed the life of a victim in Brecknock Township, Pennsylvania. On Thursday morning, around 2:21 am, an initial single-car accident in which the vehicle crashed and then overturned occurred between the Reading, Pennsylvania and Morgantown, Pennsylvania exits on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Three individuals from the first accident then exited[…] Read More

Worker Fatally Struck by Equipment in Concordville Construction Accident

A piece of equipment fatally struck a construction worker in Concordville, Pennsylvania on Tuesday afternoon. Around 1:30pm, the fatal construction accident occurred when a worker sustained head injuries after an excavator struck him. The man was pinned between the machine and the wall but was extricated before first responders arrived. Unfortunately, the construction worker succumbed[…] Read More