April 2019

The FDA Hid Deadly Surgical Stapler Malfunctions From The Public

Surgeon April 30th, 2019

Surgical staplers cut and seal blood vessels and tissue, but when they fail to fire, patients have bled profusely and suffered serious injuries or even death.  The FDA has said that stapler malfunctions or misuse of staplers can lead to “bleeding, sepsis, tearing of internal tissues and organs, increased risk of cancer recurrence, and death.”…

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Work-Related Injuries Go Beyond Slips and Falls

repetitive strain April 22nd, 2019

Mention a workplace injury to most Americans and they envision a construction accident, a fall, or a slip on an unsafe floor—images of a dramatic, often traumatic accidents. However, repetitive-motion disorders or injuries related to office tasks are increasingly common in today’s information-based workplace. The details of one reporter’s experience with similar issues can be…

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National Safety Council Raises Awareness of Distracted Driving in PA

DRIVER ON CELL PHONE April 12th, 2019

Each day, crashes caused by distracted drivers in the United States injure 100 people and leave at least nine dead. The National Safety Council (NSC) has declared April to be Distracted Driving Awareness Month for this reason. Distracted Driving Awareness Month is an opportunity to acknowledge the dangers of, and eliminate preventable deaths caused by,…

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Dick Freeburn & Blue Knights Motorcycle Club President Visit Good Day PA

Dick Freeburn and Tom Taylor - Good Day PA April 8th, 2019

  Recently, attorney Dick Freeburn of Freeburn Hamilton and Tom Taylor—President of the Harrisburg Chapter of the Blue Knights Motorcycle Club—visited ABC 27’s Good Day PA to discuss rider safety and overall motorcycle awareness with host Amy Kehm. A video clip of the segment appears below. About the Blue Knights The Blue Knights Motorcycle Club…

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