Feds Reject Petition Calling for Seat Belts on School Buses Despite potential For prevention of Injuries in Bus Accidents

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | August 30, 2011

The federal administration has rejected a petition by consumer safety groups calling for the installation of seat belts on school buses. According to the administration, it does not have enough evidence to indicate that the benefits of installing seatbelts on all school buses would justify the heavy expenses involved. This position is reprehensible. It is […]

Hyperthermia Second Leading Cause of Death as Adults Negligently Leave Children Unattended

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | June 27, 2011

“72 degrees and sunny is no way to die. Never leave your child alone in a car.” This was the warning being distributed by Safe Kids USA along with the news that the 500th child has died from heat stroke – a record that is not to be celebrated. According to Safe Kids, an average […]

Recall of Toy Helicopters Highlights Hazards to Children – Product Liability Claims Likely

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | June 11, 2011

In a fairly major nod towards products liability issues in the toy industry, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada are warning consumers about toy helicopters and parts with model numbers BLH350, BHL3500 and BHL3514 that were sold at retailers during March of this year. As an Atlanta personal injury lawyer, I know […]