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August 2009 Archive

Published on Aug 27, 2009 by Edgar Snyder
Back-to-school safety tips

It's back to school time, and there are a number of safety concerns that can arise, including bus accidents and playground injuries. There are also a number of ways for parents and caregivers to help keep children safe as the school year gets underway.

Published on Aug 25, 2009 by Edgar Snyder
Alli investigated over liver damage reports

Alli, the only nonprescription weight loss drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is being investigated over liver damage reports.

Published on Aug 21, 2009 by Edgar Snyder
Another recall alert issued for Simplicity bassinets

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging all parents and caregivers to stop using Simplicity Inc.'s convertible "close-sleeper/bedside sleeper" bassinets immediately. The CPSC has been informed of two infant deaths that occurred after its August 2008 recall announcement, which was also prompted by two infants who died in their bassinets.

Published on Aug 20, 2009 by Edgar Snyder
FDA set to review BPA safety in food and drink containers

Amid state and local governments banning the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) from certain products, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to review new studies on the chemical. The agency plans to make a decision on BPA's safety by November 30, ruling on whether or not it should be used in food and beverage containers.

Published on Aug 11, 2009 by Edgar Snyder
Texting while driving poses a huge crash risk

Several lawmakers have come together to propose a national ban on texting while driving. The senators recommended that states face a 25 percent cut in highway funding if they don't implement a ban on texting behind the wheel.

Published on Aug 06, 2009 by Edgar Snyder

Attorneys Todd Berkey, Dennis Liotta, Richard Rosenthal and Michael Rosenzweig, partners at the law firm of Edgar Snyder & Associates, have been selected for inclusion in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® (Copyright 2008 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). The Best Lawyers honor is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey consisting of over 2.8 million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country.

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