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E-Scooter-Related Injuries Are on the Rise; CPSC Releases New Study and Public Service Announcement

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 11:06pm

Unfortunately, injuries and deaths associated with their use havealso increased, according to a new report releasedtoday by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

Key Points: 
  • Unfortunately, injuries and deaths associated with their use havealso increased, according to a new report releasedtoday by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
  • A majority of hoverboard injuries seen in EDs (67%) involved children under age 15.
  • CPSC is aware of 41 fatalities associated with micromobility products from 2017 through 2019, though reporting is incomplete at this time.
  • CPSC is releasing a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) to help consumers to stay safe while riding e-scooters.

Lee F. Holdmann is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 6:19pm

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --- Lee F. Holdmann, is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Top Attorney for his outstanding contributions in the field of Law in acknowledgment for his exceptional work and dedication as Founder and Attorney with the Law Offices of Lee F. Holdmann.

Key Points: 
  • BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --- Lee F. Holdmann, is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Top Attorney for his outstanding contributions in the field of Law in acknowledgment for his exceptional work and dedication as Founder and Attorney with the Law Offices of Lee F. Holdmann.
  • The Law Offices of Lee F. Holdmann proudly serves Maryland, and District of Columbia, clients.
  • Highly distinguished Attorney, Mr. Holdmann was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • To prepare for his career, Mr. Holdmann completed his undergraduate studies at Marquette University where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in 1959.

CPSC Posts Recalls to its Web Site

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 3:45pm

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products.

Key Points: 
  • The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products.
  • Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually.
  • CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
  • Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

CPSC Posts Recalls to its Web Site

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 9:51pm

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products.

Key Points: 
  • The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products.
  • Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually.
  • CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
  • Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

Marriott International CEO To Participate In Webcast Hosted By Bank of America Securities September 10

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 9:15pm

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Arne Sorenson, president and chief executive officer at Marriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAR), will participate in a webcast hosted by Bank of America Securities, to be held on Thursday, September 10.

Key Points: 
  • BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Arne Sorenson, president and chief executive officer at Marriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAR), will participate in a webcast hosted by Bank of America Securities, to be held on Thursday, September 10.
  • Mr. Sorenson's remarks will be at approximately 10:00 a.m., Eastern Time, and will be webcast live.
  • The webcast will be available until December 10, 2020 at the same site.
  • Marriott International, Inc.(Nasdaq: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of more than 7,400 properties under 30 leading brands spanning 135 countries and territories.

CPSC Posts Recalls to its Web Site

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 5:08pm

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products.

Key Points: 
  • The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products.
  • Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually.
  • CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
  • Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

TTR Sotheby's International Realty Welcomes Peg Mancuso to its Bethesda, Maryland Brokerage

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 11:00am

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- TTR Sotheby's International Realty is pleased to welcome Peg Mancuso to its Bethesda, Maryland brokerage office.

Key Points: 
  • BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- TTR Sotheby's International Realty is pleased to welcome Peg Mancuso to its Bethesda, Maryland brokerage office.
  • A lifelong Washingtonian, Mancuso joins TTR Sotheby's International Realty as Senior Vice President with over 35 years of real estate experience and as the top real estate agent in Potomac, Maryland for the last 21 years.
  • "It is a great honor to work with someone as accomplished as Peg," says Marcus Jaffe, Managing Broker of TTR Sotheby's International Realty's Bethesda, Maryland brokerage office.
  • "Peg represents the very best of Washington real estate professionals," says Mark C. Lowham, CEO and Managing Partner of TTR Sotheby's International Realty.

CPSC Urges All-Terrain Vehicle Enthusiasts to Follow Safety Tips and Stay Off Roads; Data Show Children Face Highest Risk of Injury

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 8:44pm

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urges all consumers using ATVs to understand the risks and necessary safety measures of ATVs before riding them.

Key Points: 
  • The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urges all consumers using ATVs to understand the risks and necessary safety measures of ATVs before riding them.
  • "While CPSC understands the draw of riding an ATV, we cannot stress enough that these vehicles are not toys," said CPSC Acting Chairman Robert Adler.
  • We know people are looking for fun activities this summer, but ATV riders need to take safety seriously."
  • More than a quarter of those injuries were sustained by children under 16 years old, the highest of any age group.

CPSC Warns Consumers to Take Precautions When Using Portable Generators as Two Powerful Storms Churn Toward the Gulf of Mexico

Monday, August 24, 2020 - 11:26pm

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is alerting consumers to take precautions as two dangerous storms take aim at the Gulf of Mexico.

Key Points: 
  • The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is alerting consumers to take precautions as two dangerous storms take aim at the Gulf of Mexico.
  • CPSC warns that consumers need to be especially careful when their power is knocked out by storms, as the risk of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning and fire increase.
  • Read the label on your generator and the owner's manual BEFORE use.
  • If you lose power, use your generator OUTSIDE your house ONLY, at least 20 feet from your home.

CPSC Posts Recalls to its Web Site

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 5:26pm

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products.

Key Points: 
  • The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products.
  • Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually.
  • CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
  • Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.