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Jenny Albano

Everlasting Distributors, Inc. Recalls Smoked Mackerel Due to Potential Contamination

Everlasting Distributors, in conjunction with the FDA, is recalling Blue Ocean Smoked Mackerel because it may be contaminated with the bacterium that causes botulism. Botulism is a rare, but very serious food-borne illness that can cause paralysis and even death.Blue Ocean Smoked Mackerel was distributed in New York and New Jersey areas and it reached consumers through retail stores. Blue…

Jenny Albano

Train Crew Fired Due to Man's Death

A New Jersey Transit train crew was found to have violated operating procedures after a man’s death in November, and as a consequence have been fired. The three crew members-the engineer, the conductor, and the assistant conductor- are appealing the ruling.NJ Transit rules require one member of the train crew to be at the rear door of the last car, observing the platform through the window. …

Jenny Albano

Former Chinese Drug Chief Executed

On July 10th, the former drug and food safety chief of China, Zheng Xiaoyu, was executed. The Supreme People’s Court agreed upon the death sentence after he was convicted of accepting bribes of around $850,000 from eight different companies and neglecting his duties.Zheng, head of administration from 1998 to 2005, was sentenced on May 29 and his appeal was heard last month. Under rules…

Ricky Bagolie

Panda Cub Bites Hand That Feeds It

In what could be one of my favorite stories to come out of China this year, a panda cub bit off part of the thumb of an American visitor who was feeding it at a reserve in southwest China. In a related story, a drunken Chinese tourist bit a panda at the Beijing Zoo after the animal attacked him when he jumped into the enclosure and tried to hug it. This goes to show that you must be on guard…

Ricky Bagolie

Liver Failure Linked to Anti-

The New York Times reports that the Food and Drug Administration (F.D.A.) issued a strong warning Thursday that Ketek, a controversial antibiotic, could in rare circumstances cause serious liver injury, liver failure and even death.Ketek is manufactured by Sanofi-Aventis, the French drug giant, and it has been approved to treat bronchitis, sinusitis and mild-to-moderate pneumonia.Thursday’s…

Ricky Bagolie

Chromium Linked to Lung Cancer

Workers beware, exposure to hexavalent chromium has been linked to the development of lung cancer. Used in the production of stainless and nickel alloys, it is a known human carcinogen that may also cause severe upper respiratory tract, skin, nasal, and kidney damage. Hexavalent chromium is used in pigments for photography and pyrotechnics, dyes, paints, inks and plastics, stainless steel…

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Bagolie Friedman, LLC

Bagolie Friedman concentrates in personal injury and wrongful death matters. We represent seriously injured people and the families of those who have been injured or died as a result of automobile and other vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse, medical malpractice, premises and products liability and workplace injuries.

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Ricky Bagolie, Attorney at Law

Ricky Edward Bagolie represents clients on a wide range of personal injury litigation matters in the areas of nursing home neglect, workers’ compensation, workplace and railroad injury (FELA), toxic exposures and wrongful death litigation as well as Municipal Court matters involving the trucking industry. Admitted to the New Jersey and Florida Bars in 1994 after having graduated from…

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