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Toy safety tips for children and families

  One child is treated in the U.S. emergency rooms every three minutes for a toy-related injury   By: James Swartz Managing & Principal Attorney - Car Accidents, Catastrophic Injuries, Contract and Business Litigation, Inadequate Security & Premises Liability Litigation, Medical

Toy safety tips for children and families2020-12-16T16:05:28-04:00

Are your kids’ Christmas gifts safe? Toys at risk for lead, poison after US stopped inspections amid COVID-19

The federal safety inspectors who protect kids from dangerous and deadly toys were not standing guard for nearly six months while this year’s holiday gifts entered the U.S. by the shipload. Princess palaces and playhouses, water guns and tricycles landed on store shelves

Are your kids’ Christmas gifts safe? Toys at risk for lead, poison after US stopped inspections amid COVID-192020-12-14T17:04:34-04:00

Defective Toy Injuries with Children – James Swartz

  Designers, manufacturers and distributors of such products are too eager to place the blame on individual purchasers and users, often claiming “accidents will happen,” and additional safety measures would not have made a difference. Defective Toys Toys are

Defective Toy Injuries with Children – James Swartz2020-10-01T09:21:58-04:00

James Swartz on Holiday Toy Safety

James Swartz on Holiday Toy Safety Toys are often colorful and innocent-looking, and should provide hours of safe enjoyment and learning opportunities. Unfortunately, defective toys, sold for infants and children of all ages, can cause death and debilitating injury when designers

James Swartz on Holiday Toy Safety2020-05-06T15:58:09-04:00

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

Fisher-Price issues product warning after 10 infant deaths reported2019-04-09T10:56:37-04:00

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

W.A.T.C.H. Out! 2016 Summer Safety for Children2016-06-28T16:49:47-04:00

W.A.T.C.H. Out! Summer Hazards for Children

There are thousands of toy related injuries each year, nearly half of which occur during the summer months. World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (W.A.T.C.H) is a non-profit organization which focuses on educating the public on the dangers to children from the use of many

W.A.T.C.H. Out! Summer Hazards for Children2015-07-02T12:21:43-04:00

Bunnies by the Bay Pull Toys Recalled

On June 16, 2015, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a recall for about 800 Bunnies by the Bay Bud and Skipit Wheely Cute Pull Toys (pictured above). The CPSC report states that the hub cap on the wheels of these toys could break

Bunnies by the Bay Pull Toys Recalled2015-06-17T11:29:03-04:00

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

Hazards Lurking In The Toy Aisle This Holiday Season2014-12-04T09:35:30-04:00

Cork Block Stacking Toys Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

On February 26, 2014 the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of about 720 Cork Stacker block sets. Small pieces of cork can break off the blocks, posing a choking hazard to young children. This recall involves a three-piece cork block stacking toy imported

Cork Block Stacking Toys Recalled Due to Choking Hazard2014-02-28T09:50:58-04:00
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