Electric Skateboards: How Safe are They?

Skateboards are no longer just for skateparks. In fact, an increasing number of teens and young adults have adopted electric skateboards (e-boards) as an environmentally safe and sustainable mode of personal conveyance to and from school or work. That trend has only accelerated in recent months, as coronavirus-wary commuters seek a viable alternative to crowded […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Is Your Children’s Bedroom a Danger Zone?

Given the spate of dresser recalls, your children’s bedroom could be like a ship’s cabin adrift on high seas pounded with gale force winds. If their room is furnished with Ikea, Home Depot or Safavieh dressers, anchoring furnishings to prevent tip-over incidents—which have been linked to many deaths and countless injuries—may not be enough. The […]

Contigo Recalling the Recall

Chances are, you’re one of millions of people who bought a Contigo Kids Cleanable water bottle over the past ten years. You may have returned it, along with 5.7 million bottles in the U.S. and about 177,000 distributed in Canada and Mexico, last August  2019. That’s when Contigo recalled its water bottles and replacement lids […]