Hammock Dangers: What Parents Need to Know to Keep Kids Safe

From the backyard to the nursery, hammocks seem to be everywhere these days. Whether you’re looking for a sure-fire way to lull a baby to sleep, a comfortable spot for an afternoon nap on a warm summer day, or a convenient means of storing children’s toys, there’s a hammock that’ll fit the bill. But while […]

Baby Slings, Carriers, Wraps, and Backpacks: How Safe is Babywearing?

Many parents consider a baby sling, carrier, wrap, or backpack a practical way to transport their infant whenever they wish to keep their hands free for other tasks. But while “babywearing” offers certain benefits to both caregiver and child, it’s essential to understand that these types of carriers aren’t without risks. For example, infants may […]

Kids are Falling from Windows and Balconies, Often with Tragic Consequences

Every year, thousands of children fall from windows and balconies at homes, apartment buildings, high-rise condominiums, and hotels, often with tragic or fatal consequences. In far too many of these cases, severe injury and wrongful death could have been prevented by something as simple as a window guard or a better-designed balcony railing. Our Child Injury […]

Bicycle-Towed Child Trailers and Bike-Mounted Seats: What are Their Hazards and Risks?

Millions of families take to bike paths every summer to enjoy some exercise and fresh air with small children in tow. But because these little ones can’t be expected to navigate a bike on their own, they’ll take in the scenery from bicycle-towed child trailers, bike-mounted seats, trailer bikes, and other child carriers. Unfortunately, these […]

Ryan’s Mystery Playdate Surprise Door: Small Coins May Pose a Choking Hazard

Has your son or daughter choked on one of the small “hint coins” included with a toy called Ryan’s Mystery Playdate Surprise Door? Nationally recognized Child injury Lawyer Jeff Killino has received several recent reports of children choking after placing hint coins in their mouths. He is actively investigating these cases and would like to […]

How Essential Oils in Your Home Can Harm Your Child

Just because they’re natural, doesn’t mean they are safe… If you have ever browsed the selection of essential oils at your natural foods store or local farmers’ market, it is hard to miss the multiple little vials filled with strong-smelling oil. Essential oils are highly concentrated extracts from the flowers, leaves, seed, bark, roots or […]

Unstable Dressers: A Potential Deadly Danger

Modus Furniture Recalls Unstable Dressers for Tip-Over and Entrapment Hazards Modus Furniture of Los Angeles, California, has recalled hundreds of unstable nine-drawer dressers because of tip-over and entrapment hazards that could cause the injury or death of a child. Our Child Injury Lawyers have successfully represented the victims of recalled and defective products, earning national recognition for […]

Baby Sleeper Recalls Mount, But Too Many Parents Remain Unaware of Danger

More than a year after the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play was implicated in nearly three dozen deaths, setting off a wave of baby sleeper recalls, children continue to die in infant inclined sleepers and far too many parents remain unaware of their risks. Our Defective Infant Sleeper Lawyers have a record of success representing the […]

Island Wear Recalls Umbrella Strollers Sold by Ocean City, MD Retailers

Hundreds of umbrella strollers sold by several Ocean City, Maryland, retailers last year are being recalled after the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) determined the products pose a choking and fall hazard. Our Child Injury Lawyers have successfully represented the victims of defective strollers and other recalled baby products, earning national recognition for their […]

Baby Walkers Sold Exclusively on Amazon Recalled for Fall and Entrapment Hazards

If your little one enjoys toddling around in a baby walker purchased at Amazon.com, you should check the product label right now to ensure it isn’t among the thousands of dangerous walkers recently recalled for posing fall and entrapment hazards. Defective infant walkers and other unsafe children’s products can cause severe injuries and wrongful death. […]