XMAS TOYS THAT ARE HAZARDOUS FOR YOUR CHILDREN

When you are shopping for toys, safety is of utmost importance – and then comes fun! It is important that all toys are labeled correctly since they can be hazardous for children. To monitor the cause, World Against Toys Causing Harm, also known as W.A.T.C.H – a consumer safety group came into existence. The purpose […]

Safety 1st, Ready, Set, Walk! Walkers Can Cause Serious Injuries

Today, there is a growing list of consumers who have babies suffering serious injuries because of a fundamental flaw in the design of the infant walker in question: the Safety 1st Ready, Set, Walker from Walmart, Target, Babies R Us and other retailers. Infant Walker-Related Injuries: The Statistics According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, […]

Over 200,000 Britax Child Car Seats Recalled for Dangerous Defect in Seat Fasteners

Defects in cars, including their components and safety accessories, can pose serious hazards to consumers and often lead to recalls designed to prevent injuries and deaths. On August 11, 2015, for example, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall of 213,753 Britax Child Safety, Inc. (Britax) Advocate, Boulevard, and Marathon ClickTight Child […]

Batman Projection Watches Can Cause Serious Burn Injuries

Batman Projection Watches, which children can use to project 10 different images onto walls and other surfaces, are extremely popular with small children, many of whom wear them for extended periods, including while they are sleeping. But, parents need to be warned that these watches have caused serious chemical burns to some children due to […]

Two Toddlers Escape from Daycare Center

In January 2015, two two-year-old toddlers whose parents had entrusted their care to an Austin, Texas, daycare facility were found walking into the middle of a street outside the center by a passing motorist. According to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, 33 deficiencies, five of which were high risk, have been found […]

Who Can Be Held Responsible When Children Are Injured or Killed in School-bus Accidents?

Every year, millions of parents across the United States place their children’s lives and safety in the hands of school-bus drivers. Yet, approximately 17,000 children, on average, are injured or killed in school-bus accidents every year, according to some statistics. While many school-bus-related injuries are sustained in non-crash incidents, many are sustained in crashes caused […]

Daycare Negligence Can Cause Serious Injury or Death

Every day, throughout the United States, parents turn over their children’s care to others while they go off to work. When relatives or trusted family friends are not available to provide childcare services, daycare centers may be most parents’ next-best option. As organized businesses specializing in the care of children, daycare centers are reasonably expected […]

Protective Barriers to Prevent Children’s Serious Burns Are Now Required for Glass-front Fireplaces

Gas fireplaces often come with glass fronts that may lead parents to believe their children are protected from burns they might receive if their children got too near the fire. But, the glass fronts, themselves, have caused severe burns to children who have placed their hands on the glass. As reported by officials with the […]

IKEA Recalls Children’s Swings for Fall Hazard

Children’s toys and other products intended for children’s use are purchased throughout the country by parents every day and are expected to provide our children with hours of fun, entertainment, and safe diversion. The sad truth is that so many of these toys and products are defective in some way, making them dangerous to the […]

Child Injury Attorney Jeff Killino Urges the Federal Government and All State Governments to Require Seat Belts on Every School Bus

How many times have you heard someone ask, “Why aren’t seat belts required on school buses?” Parents and organizations that advocate for children’s safety and health have been crying out for the installation of seat belts on all school buses for several decades, yet their pleas have gone largely unheeded. Our children deserve and have […]

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