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Fisher-Price issues product warning after 10 infant deaths reported

Fisher-Price and the Consumer Product Safety Commission today issued a product warning after multiple reports of infant deaths in a Fisher-Price product. SOURCE: Consumer Product Safety Commission Fisher-Price and the Consumer Product Safety Commission today issued a product warning after multiple reports of infant deaths

By |2019-04-09T10:56:37+00:00April 9th, 2019|Accidental Death, Baby Safety, Child Safety, Consumer Protection, Dangerous Toys, Defective Toys, Product Recall, W.A.T.C.H., Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Fisher-Price issues product warning after 10 infant deaths reported

Midwest-CBK Recalls Baby Rattle Socks Due to Choking Hazard

The rattle socks created by the Midwest sock brand are 100 percent cotton and have an animal or character sewn onto the toe area. Some of the characters include a snowman, reindeer, whale, flamingo, tiger or shark. The socks were sold in children’s sizes 0

By |2019-04-09T11:15:55+00:00March 28th, 2019|Consumer Protection, Product Recall|Comments Off on Midwest-CBK Recalls Baby Rattle Socks Due to Choking Hazard

W.A.T.C.H. Out! 2016 Summer Safety for Children

On June 28th, the consumer advocacy group W.A.T.C.H. (World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc.) presented its 2016 Summer Safety Report at its annual "Safe Fun in the Sun" conference at Franciscan Children’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. The conference addressed “Summer Safety Traps” of common outdoor

By |2016-06-28T16:49:47+00:00June 28th, 2016|Consumer Protection, Dangerous Toys, Injuries to Minors|Comments Off on W.A.T.C.H. Out! 2016 Summer Safety for Children

Government Announces Recall Of Play Yard Due To Strangulation Hazard

On December 9, 2014, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall of about 10,000 “Dream On Me Incredible” Play Yards. A determination was made that the play yard’s rails can collapse, presenting a strangulation hazards to young children. The play yards, which can

By |2014-12-11T16:08:02+00:00December 11th, 2014|Consumer Protection, Negligence, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety|Comments Off on Government Announces Recall Of Play Yard Due To Strangulation Hazard

Hazards Lurking In The Toy Aisle This Holiday Season

Parents and caregivers should be aware that many toy hazards can be found on toy shelves this holiday season. Some dangers may be evident, however many hidden hazards exist. Please be sure you are informed about what hazards to look for, and importantly – do

By |2014-12-04T09:35:30+00:00December 4th, 2014|Catastrophic Injuries, Consumer Protection, Dangerous Toys, Injuries to Minors, Negligence, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety|Comments Off on Hazards Lurking In The Toy Aisle This Holiday Season

EXPLOSIONS CAUSE MASSIVE TAKATA AIRBAG RECALLS

Nissan has recently increased the number of vehicles recalled in the United States for passenger airbags manufactured by the Japanese-based Takata. The massive airbag recall has affected over two dozen brands of vehicles in the United States. Defective Takata air bags have been the subject

Stroller Activity Trays Recalled Due To Strangulation Hazard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a recall for about 860 Tray Vous™ snack and activity trays with connectors sold in the United States and Canada. The opening between the recalled tray and stroller seat bottom allows an unharnessed child’s body to pass

By |2014-09-03T15:56:35+00:00September 3rd, 2014|Catastrophic Injuries, Choking Hazard, Consumer Protection, Negligence, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety, Suffocation Hazard, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Stroller Activity Trays Recalled Due To Strangulation Hazard

Child Deaths Lead to Beanbag Chair Recall

About 2.2 million bean bag chairs, made by Ace Bayou Corporation, are being recalled after two children were able to crawl inside, leading to their suffocation deaths. The chairs are made with zippers, which are easily opened by curious youngsters. A 13-year-old boy from McKinney,

By |2014-08-22T16:12:10+00:00August 22nd, 2014|Catastrophic Injuries, Consumer Protection, Injuries to Minors, Negligence, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Child Deaths Lead to Beanbag Chair Recall

Oeuf Recalls Sparrow Cribs Due to Entrapment Hazard

    On July 22, 2014, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalled a particular model of cribs due to the safety hazard it posed to infants. Over 14,000 Oeuf “Sparrow Cribs” were recalled this past Tuesday. Oeuf, a nursery furniture retailer which specializes in

By |2014-07-24T13:43:26+00:00July 24th, 2014|Consumer Protection, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety|Comments Off on Oeuf Recalls Sparrow Cribs Due to Entrapment Hazard

2 Year Old Boy At Daycare Dies In Fall From Roof

Daylan Walker, a 2-year-old who had been dropped off at a Columbia Road day care where he had started only two weeks earlier, somehow made his way to the roof of the building. Daylan fell from the roof in an unimaginable tragedy for his family.

By |2014-05-29T16:43:48+00:00May 29th, 2014|Catastrophic Injuries, Consumer Protection, Fall Hazard, Negligence, Nursery Schools & Daycare Abuse and Neglect, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Safety, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on 2 Year Old Boy At Daycare Dies In Fall From Roof

Federal Authorities Investigating Circus Incident Involving Broken Clip

On Sunday May 4, 2014, eight circus acrobats suffered injuries when they fell to the ground while performing a hair-hanging stunt. Evidence including a broken clip and other material has been turned over to federal workplace safety investigators. A ninth performer, a dancer below the

By |2014-05-07T16:17:57+00:00May 7th, 2014|Catastrophic Injuries, Consumer Protection, Personal Injury, Safety|Comments Off on Federal Authorities Investigating Circus Incident Involving Broken Clip

Suspected Gas Explosion in Dorchester, MA Injures At Least 12 People

A suspected gas explosion on last week damaged a multi-family house and initiated a three-alarm fire in Dorchester, Massachusetts. The 2 1⁄2-story house is located at 27 Hansborough St., near Harvard Street and Blue Hill Avenue. At least 12 people were reported injured – some

By |2014-04-23T13:19:28+00:00April 23rd, 2014|Burn Injuries, Catastrophic Injuries, Consumer Protection, Gas Explosion, Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Products Liability, Safety, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Suspected Gas Explosion in Dorchester, MA Injures At Least 12 People