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 […]

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 […]

Child-injury Attorney Jeffrey Killino Helps Families of Children Injured by Whirlpool or Hot-tub Use

Hot-tubs and whirlpools are used by adults for therapy, injury recovery, or sheer enjoyment and relaxation. Yet, most of these adults are unaware of the risks posed to children who play in or simply sit in hot tubs or whirlpools. In some cases, the dangers result from a defect in the tub or whirlpool itself, […]

The Real Dangers of Amusement Parks

Do you intend to take your children to the amusement park this season? You may have to rethink the safety of your choice. Recent research suggests that amusement parks, a perennial summer favorite for safe thrills, may actually be significantly more dangerous than consumers originally thought. In one of the first studies of its kind, […]

In the aftermath of the Oklahoma tornadoes

All of us at Child Injury Firm would like to express our deepest sympathies to all those affected by the tragic tornado outbreak in Oklahoma last week. Our thoughts are with you as you mourn the loss of loved ones, and as you begin to rebuild. In light of the tragic events in Oklahoma, tornado […]

High-Powered Magnets Pose Safety Hazard for Children

High-powered magnets are rapidly becoming a safety hazard for children as more reports of injury are released both in the U.S. and Canada. The magnets prompting emergency surgeries are not the lightweight magnet letters children often play with or attach to the refrigerator. Neodymium magenets, often used in desktop toys such as Buckyballs, are 10-20 […]

Influenza Sweeps through US, killing 37 children

The 2013 flu season is well underway in the United States and is currently wrecking havoc in all 50 states, despite officials’ best efforts to curb the spread. Although only halfway through the normal flu season, 37 children have died from the influenza, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The virus has been hitting […]

Choosing a Quality Child Care Center

With more than 11 million children going to a child care provider each day in the United States, selecting the right child care center has never been more important for a parent. After all, ensuring the safety and well being of their children is every parent’s ultimate goal. The child-care market has grown tremendously in […]