Defective Toys and Child Injuries – What Every Parent Should Know

If you are like most parents, you take the time to check age recommendations before purchasing a new toy for your child. You may even check to ensure the product has not been recalled, and if you ever learn of one, you get rid of the toy or return the toy or send it in for a refund or replacement. So, what happens when your child experiences an injury, despite [...]

2017-06-27T09:27:00+00:00June 27, 2017|Dangerous Products|

What Every American Should Know About the Consumer Protection Safety Act

The Consumer Protection Safety Act (CPSA) is meant to protect consumers from the risk of death or injury from dangerous and defective products. Enacted by Congress in 1972, it outlines guidelines for the safe production, sale, packaging, and labeling of consumer products. It also regulates manufacturers and requires that they follow a specific protocol if or when a defective product is discovered. Unfortunately, not all manufacturers adhere to the CPSA. [...]

2017-03-28T09:04:00+00:00March 28, 2017|Dangerous Products|

When Product Manufacturers Fail to Provide Safety Warnings – Understanding Your Rights in a Product Liability Case

Consumers have the right to expect that the products they purchase are reasonably safe, and that they will be warned of any potential dangers. Unfortunately, this does not always happen. As a result, victims can be injured or wrongfully killed. A prime example is the recent case against Ikea. Three children were killed when defective furniture tipped over on them. The products never provided any warning. If you or someone [...]

2017-01-24T09:35:00+00:00January 24, 2017|Dangerous Products|

Personal Injury Prevention: Tips for Protecting Your Children from Toy Injury

Toys can do more than just provide fun and entertainment for children; they can also aid in development, growth and learning. Unfortunately, certain toys—even the most innocent looking ones—can pose a threat. Thankfully, an ounce of prevention (and sometimes a lot of supervision) can go a long way when it comes to keeping children safe from potentially dangerous toys. Pay Attention to the Packaging All toys should have an age [...]

2016-01-06T14:23:58+00:00January 6, 2016|Dangerous Products|
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