1.6 Million Crashes From Cell Phones and Texting

On January 12th, the National Safety Council announced that an estimated 1.6 million crashes are caused each year by drivers using cell phones and texting. The announcement came on the one-year anniversary of NSC’s call for a ban on all cell phone use and texting while driving. Visit NSC’s website for the full article.

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Tylenol, Motrin, Benadryl, and Rolaids Recall

The recalled products include junior strength Motrin, children’s Tylenol grape meltaway tablets, extra strength Tylenol, extra strength Tylenol rapid release gelcaps, extra strength Tylenol PM geltabs, Motrin caplets, extra strength Rolaids fresh mint tablets, St. Joseph Aspirin chewable orange tablets and Benedryl allergy ultratab tablets. They were recalled from a number of lots because of an “unusual moldy, musty or …

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Updated Parkers Farm Food Recall

Parkers Farm, Inc., has revised their original recall to include a very long list of products as of January 15, 2010. All of the listed food items have been recalled, no matter the date code, due to concerns over listeria contamination. People who own these products should stop using them and contact the manufacturer. Listeria monocytogenes are organisms that can …

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Crib Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and two distributors, Caramia Furniture and Mother Hubbard Cupboard’s of Ontario, Canada, issued a voluntary recall of the “Diane” drop side crib on Thursday, January 14, 2010. People who own these products should stop using them and contact the manufacturer. The recall was issued because the slats on the cribs drop-side can detach from …

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Free iPod Shuffle for 100th Subscriber

In celebrating the new year and the new decade, we are excited about a new promotional offer we have going on here at The Burkey Law Firm. For every 100th subscriber to our RSS Feed, we will be giving away a free iPod Shuffle. The iPod Shuffle is a 2 GB flash drive that holds between 500 – 1000 songs. …

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What do I do if my pharmacist gave me the wrong medication?

How often do you question your pharmacist? Chances are that you don’t do that very often. Pharmacists are medical professionals that we automatically trust. Most of us do not question their authority or abilities. Unfortunately, people are prescribed the wrong amount of medication by doctors every day. Studies conducted in 2006 indicate that 1.5% to 9.8% of all filled prescriptions …

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Gas Can Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and No-Spill LLC issued a voluntary recall of the No-Spill 5-gallon Gasoline Cans. People who own these products should stop using them and contact the manufacturer. The recall was issued because the gas containers may leak fuel where the spout is attached to the can. Obviously this is may be extremely dangerous to the …

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Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Fred has been certified as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and we’re proud to announce his membership. MDAF is recognized as one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts, awards, and settlements. Fewer than 1% of America’s lawyers are …

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H1N1 Vaccine Provider Locator

The Georgia Division of Public Health has released a locator for the H1N1 Vaccine. The GDPH does advise contacting the location in advance to ensure that the vaccine is in stock. GDPH notes the vaccine can be found at the following locations: Local Public Health Clinics, CVS, CVS Minute Clinics, Ingles Pharmacies, Kmart Pharmacies, Kroger Pharmacies, Publix Pharmacies, Rite Aid, …

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Maclaren Strollers Recalled

After 12 finger amputations, Maclaren is recalling about a million strollers. According to the Maclaren website, this includes the following models: Volo, Triumph, Quest Sport, Quest Mod, Techno XT, Techno XLR, Twin Triumph, Twin Techno and Easy Traveller.

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