Tag: tragedy

Elijah Silvera

Elijah’s Legacy: NYC Daycares Required To Have Stock Epinephrine On-Hand

Rules adopted after child suffered fatal reaction from a grilled cheese sandwich.
Amanda Huynh

CORRECTION: District School Bus Rules Did NOT Contribute to the Amanda...

This article has been updated to reflect newly corrected information regarding the school district's policies.
Amanda Huynh at Hospital

The Amanda Huynh Tragedy and Flawed Allergen Labeling in the US

Amanda's loss may well have been avoided had more clear and effective labeling regulations been in place.
James Turnbull

What We Learned From the James Turnbull Tragedy

We discuss strategies that might prevent similar tragedies in the future.
Officer George Hodgkiss

What We Learned from the George Hodgkiss Tragedy

Officer Hodgkiss was an officer with the Blytheville police force and a veteran of tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan.
Elijah and Oakley

Families Channel Their Losses into Food Allergy Advocacy to Protect Our...

"No parent wants to be me. You don’t want to see your kid die in front of you from eating a piece of cake."
Shahida Shahid

Inquest Testimony Shows Lax Procedures, Miscommunication in Food Allergy Death

Testimony by head chef lays bare that no one person was in charge of ensuring Shahida Shahid's safety at "Almost Famous".
Louis Tate

What We Learned from the Louis Tate Inquest

Louis was a 13 year old boy who was likely the victim of sloppy hospital procedures. We offer a suggestion on how to protect against such errors.
Megan Lee

Men Charged with Manslaughter in Death of Megan Lee

Megan, who had a tree nut allergy, suffered anaphylaxis after consuming take-out from a local Indian restaurant.
Elijah Silvera

The Passing of 3 Year-Old Elijah Silvera and How to Help...

The Seventh Avenue Center for Family Services was closed pending an investigation.

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