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    • FDA Targeting Spas That Offer Fat Elimination Procedure

      FDA Targeting Spas That Offer Fat Elimination Procedure

      Spas across the U.S., that use fat-melting injections, are being targeted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), because the drugs have not been proven safe or effective, according to the…

    • Two Car Accident Injures Five in Portland

      Two Car Accident Injures Five in Portland

      A two-car accident near Portland, CT injured five people and closed down parts of Route 66 for nearly two hours on Saturday, August 29th, according to the Hartford Courant. Police are still…

    • Bunk Beds Recalled By Land of Nod Due to Fall Hazard

      Bunk Beds Recalled By Land of Nod Due to Fall Hazard

      The Land of Nod, in cooperation with the CPSC, voluntarily recalled 750 Cottage Bunk Beds because screws are missing from the upper bunk’s guardrails, which can cause the vertical slats to…

    • Man Sues After Fall in St. Louis

      Man Sues After Fall in St. Louis

      A man fell in a stairwell in St. Louis and was injured. He is now suing the owner of the property in a premises liability lawsuit. He claims that the stairwell was unlit and was not properly marked off with a partition. The fall happened in March. According to the complaint filed Nov. 1 in St. Clair County Circuit Court, the defendants carelessly and negligently permitted the sidewalk at the…

    • Florida Reform Did Not Drop Medical Malpractice Rates

      Florida Reform Did Not Drop Medical Malpractice Rates

      Laws were passed in Florida in 2003 to reform the medical malpractice insurance industry. Rates rose 98 percent in some specialization during the time period between 1998 and 2002. Doctors were hoping the reform would lower their medical malpractice rates. A new study has shown that claims have gone down but rates have only decreased slightly. It is hoped that rates will continue to decrease…

    • Police Dog Killed in Waterbury Car Accident

      Police Dog Killed in Waterbury Car Accident

      A car accident involving a police cruiser and another car in Waterbury has left three people injured and killed a police dog. The car accident happened on Saturday. According to the driver of the other car and his passenger, the police cruiser failed to stop at a stop sign. The accident happened around 3 a.m. at the intersection of Highland Avenue and Highland Drive.All three men were in…

    • Curious George Recalled Over Lead

      Curious George Recalled Over Lead

      Over 200,000 Curious George stuffed animals have been recalled because of too much lead in the paint used to make the dolls. The recalled stuffed animals were made in China, which has seen a string of recalls this year over product safety. The Curious George dolls were sold form 2005 to 2007 in stores nationwide. The dolls were sold in five different models all with a plastic face. They came…

    • Defibrillator Leads Recalled by Medtronic

      Defibrillator Leads Recalled by Medtronic

      Medtronic has issued a product recall for Sprint Fidelis Defibrillator leads because of possible fractures in the lines. The defibrillator leads have been on the market since 2004 and the FDA did not require human testing before gaining approval. The model was close enough to a previous one to not warrent it. Medtronic did perform short-term testing on humans before seeking FDA approval…

    • Trasylol Pulled from Market

      Trasylol Pulled from Market

      An antibleeding drug used during heart surgery has been pulled from the market amidst concerns it may harm more than it helps. Bayer is the maker of recalled Trasylol. The drug may be responsible for a higher risk of kidney failure, heart attack and stroke. Trasylol is supposed to reduce blood loss and allow patients undergoing heart-bypass surgery to avoid transfusions. The FDA and…

    • James Sabatini, Attorney at Law

      James Sabatini, Attorney at Law

      Born :Hartford, Connecticut September 29, 1971Admitted: 1998 – Connecticut 1998 – US District Court, District of Connecticut 2004 – United States Court of Federal Claims Education:Hamilton College (B.A., 1994)Case Western Reserve University (JD, 1998) Member: Hartford County Bar Association Connecticut and American Bar Associations The Association of Trial Lawyers of America Connecticut Trial…