School Bus Safety

Every year, school buses transport 23 million students to and from school. Although school buses are considered safe modes of transportation, they are involved in crashes weekly. About 7,100 children are sent to emergency rooms each year for injuries suffered in school bus crashes, and at least six children die. Despite pleas from transportation organizations […]

Child-injury Attorney Jeffrey Killino Warns Parents of the Dangers of Inadequate Car Seats or Safety Restraints

On August 19, 2014, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall by Recaro Child Safety, LLC, of more than 39,000 children’s safety restraints intended for use in cars. The recall will commence in August 2014 and will cover Recaro ProSport model 385 child restraints manufactured between June 16, 2010, and January 31, […]

Child-injury Attorney Jeffrey Killino Alerts Parents to Recall of Children’s Water Bottles for Laceration Hazard

Brita recalled approximately 242,500 children’s water filter bottles on August 19, 2014, for a laceration hazard, according to an announcement by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The water filter bottles are made of hard plastic in four colors with four different cartoon character images on the exterior (Dora the Explorer, Hello Kitty, SpongeBob […]

More Children Are Dying after Being Left in Hot Cars

As of July 15, 2014, seventeen children have already died as a result of being left alone in hot cars or other motor vehicles, according to a report by KidsAndCars.org. According to some statistics, over 670 children have died in hot vehicles since 1994. In some cases, these children have been intentionally left to die, […]

Child-injury Attorney Jeff Killino Warns Parents about the Dangers of Children Playing Near Dressers or TVs

The dangers to children posed by TVs, appliances, and furniture cannot be understated. Many parents are unaware of the frequency of deaths and serious injuries sustained by children who were playing near an item the parents believed to be safe and adequately secured. According to a report by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), […]

Child-injury Attorney Jeffrey Killino Warns Parents: Button and Coin-sized Batteries Can Seriously Injure or Kill a Child within Minutes

Most adults, including the most vigilant parents, are unaware of the serious dangers of button and coin-sized batteries to small children. The risks of serious injury or death are so severe that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) joined an international effort, in June 2014, to educate people about the hazards posed by these […]

Child-injury Attorney Jeffrey Killino Urges Parents to Keep a Close Watch on Children in Highchairs

Many, if not most, parents believe that children are safe when strapped into highchairs and may even leave their children unattended in reliance on this mistaken assumption. Yet, thousands of children are injured or killed every year in highchair-related accidents. According to a study conducted by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), falls from […]

Child-injury Attorney Jeff Killino Helps Families of Children Injured or Killed by Defective Cribs

Even parents who keep a close eye on their children while the children are awake are forced to trust that their children are safe while sleeping in their cribs. Yet, an estimated 181,654 children under the age of two were treated in U.S. emergency rooms during a 19-year period for injuries sustained in cribs, bassinets, […]

Child-injury Attorney Jeff Killino Recovers Compensation for Children Injured by Recalled Children’s Products Such as Graco Car Seats

On July 2, 2014, Graco’s Children’s Products recalled 1.9 million infant car seats. The combined recall of the 1.9 million infant seats with the 4.2 million toddler seats the company recalled earlier in the year amounts to the largest recall of children’s car and safety seats in American history. The most recent recall came after […]

Child-injury Lawyer Jeffrey Killino Helps Families of Children Injured by Defective Car Seat Adaptors and Other Children’s Products

Every day, thousands of products designed for use by children are purchased by parents across the country. A great deal of trust is involved in such purchases, as parents are truly forced to put blind faith in the designers and manufacturers of these products to place nothing but safe and non-defective products on the market. […]

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