Lack of Transparency with Children’s Hospital heart problems

Secret audio recordings provided last month to the New York Times revealed that UNC Children’s Hospital, part of the University of North Carolina health system, showed mortality rates higher than the national average.  The hospital had been suspect for some time: children with complex heart conditions had been dying at higher-than-expected rates, and children with […]

Baby Dropped on Head – Hospital Apology Not Forthcoming

If not for the father filming the birth of his twins, the parents would probably never know that a doctor dropped one of the babies on her head.  Medical staff in the delivery room would likely not baby Morgan’s parents that she was dropped and fell a few inches before landing on the bassinette. She […]

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 […]

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 […]

Child-injury Attorney Jeff Killino Warns Parents of Crib Monitor Cord Strangulation Hazard

On July 24, 2014, Mayborn USA, Inc. recalled approximately 25,000 of its baby monitors in the United States and another approximately 3,500 in Canada for a strangulation hazard. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the baby monitors, called Tommee Tippee Movement and Sound Baby Monitors with Sensor Pad, have a ten-foot cord […]

Attorney Jeffrey Killino Helps Families of Children Injured by Dangerous Medications and Other Children’s Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a warning about the use by parents of certain medications to numb the gums of their teething children. Some of these medications, which have been used by parents across the country to diminish their babies’ teething pain, can be obtained only by prescription and contain a […]

Attorney Jeffrey Killino Helps Families of Children Who Have Been Injured by Inflatable Play Equipment and Other Children’s Products

Several bounce-house accidents have recently made national news, reminding parents once again of the dangers posed by children’s inflatable play equipment. One of these recent accidents involved a bounce house that was reportedly disengaged from its moorings by a gust of wind and lifted more than 50 feet in the air with three children inside. […]

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