Every parent has heard the horror stories about daycare and childcare programs neglecting or abusing infants. It is a parent’s worst nightmare, sadly come true for some residents of Virginia. With more cases of daycare abuse lawsuits surfacing in Virginia throughout recent...Read More
Maryland Toddler Suffers From an Aggressive Dog Bite
Last month, a family was enjoying a day at Meadowood Park in Brooklandville, Maryland. Their 2-year-old daughter reached out to pet what she thought was a friendly chocolate lab when the dog suddenly attacked her. The toddler needed 20 stitches on her right cheek. In the chaos and due to the urgent need to...Read More
Asbestos Found in Children’s Crayons & Toys
Asbestos Found in Children's Crayons & ToysCNN reported recently that four boxes of crayons and two toy crime lab kits sold in America have tested positive for traces of asbestos. The findings come in a report done by the advocacy group EWG Action Fund. The group allegedly... Read More
How Can I Make My Swimming Pool Safer?
Do you own a pool? Do you plan to host people for events or parties this summer? You will want to make sure that you have safety measures in place to prevent an accident from occurring on your premises. Sadly, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), from 2005-2009, there was an...Read More
Is My Graco Car Seat Safe?
Graco Children’s Products has agreed to pay $10 million to settle claims that it failed to appropriately recall about four million units of the Graco child car seat with defective buckles. According to the New York Times, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that Graco would pay a $3 million fine and spend $7...Read More
Does D.C. Offer a Car Safety Seat Program?
Did you know that the District of Columbia offers a safety seat program for the parents of young children? For information about Project Safe-Child, you can visit the District Department of Transportation site by clicking here. The program allows DC parents to purchase infant, toddler and booster...Read More
Who is Liable for a School Bus Accident?
Have you ever wondered who is held liable when a school bus accident occurs? It really depends on the outcome of an investigation and local laws. Keep in mind, if a negligent bus driver causes an accident and someone is injured...Read More
Does D.C. Offer a School Crossing Guard Program?
Have you ever wanted to make a difference in your community by making it safer? Are you aware of a few busy intersections in your neighborhood that may require school guards? If so, you may want to check out the District Department of Transportation’s (DDOT) School Crossing Guard Program. The program helps students who are...Read More
Has There Been a Graco Stroller Recall?
If you own a Graco stroller, you should be aware that the company recently recalled more than 4.7 million models after amputations were reported due to defects. According to CNN, the company recalled the models after it received reports of “10 full or partial fingertip amputations and one laceration.” The models reportedly have hinges on...Read More
Be Aware of Potential Brain Injuries as Fall Sports Begin
As we march into fall, kids across America are forlornly saying goodbye to summer fun, but they are simultaneously turning towards an exciting new school year. New clothes, new books, new classmates, new adventures. For many young students, the return to school also means the return to school sports. Read More