DEFECTIVE TOYS: A THREAT FOR YOUR CHILD’S WELLBEING

Most parents and guardians are aware of the fact that children need and use different toys during childhood. It is believed that these consumer goods and products might be vulnerable to children in case there are manufacturing flaws or they contain dangerous designs. From parents’ perspectives, they typically rely on toy companies to design toys […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

12-Year-Old Tamir Rice’s Wrongful Death: How Might Similar Tragedies Be Prevented?

A twelve-year-old Cleveland, Ohio, boy named Tamir Rice lost his life on November 22, 2014, in an incident that never should have happened. Tamir was reportedly waving a toy gun at people at a local playground when an adult male called 9-1-1 and alerted police of his actions, stating twice that the gun was probably […]

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 […]

Child-injury Attorney Jeff Killino Warns Parents of Dangers of Beanbag Chairs

On August 22, 2014, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall by Ace Bayou Corp of 2.2 million beanbag chairs for suffocation and choking hazards after two children died from suffocation in the chairs. According to officials at the CPSC and Ace Bayou, the chairs contain two zippers that can be opened […]

Child-injury Attorney Jeffrey Killino Warns Parents of the Serious Dangers Posed by TVs That May Tip Over on Children

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), one child is killed every two weeks as a result of being crushed by a falling television set, the item involved in more tipping accidents than any other. Even when a child survives a television tipping accident, the child may suffer serious brain damage as a […]

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