Kids and Off-Highway Vehicles: What to Know About UTV and ROV Accidents

Off-road motorsports have become increasingly popular in recent years. But while exploring the outdoors on a Utility Task Vehicle or Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV), Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle (ROV), Multipurpose Off-Highway Utility Vehicle (MOHUV), All Purpose Vehicle (APV) or other Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) can be a lot of fun for the whole family, these activities are […]

ATV Accident Lawyer: Is Off-Roading Safe for Kids?

Enjoying the outdoors on an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) is a popular pastime for many Americans. But while off-roading on a quad is exhilarating, it can also be dangerous – especially for children. And while severe and fatal ATV accidents are sometimes caused by driver error, all too often, these tragedies are the result of defectively […]

Leachco Inc. Won’t Recall Podster and Bummzie Baby Loungers, Even After 2 Infant Suffocation Deaths

Leachco Inc. refuses to recall its popular Podster and Bummzie sling-style baby loungers, despite a new warning from federal safety regulators and reports linking the products to two infant suffocation deaths. As a nationally recognized Child Injury Lawyer, Jeffrey B. Killino believes victims of dangerous infant loungers and other defective baby products deserve compensation for […]

Class is Back in Session: What to Know About Catastrophic Injuries at School

Whether they’re in a classroom, biking or crossing the street at a school intersection with or without a crossing guard, attending a field trip, in the gym, or on a playing field or playground, young children and teenagers should always be safe in school. But the reality is, thousands of students are hurt each academic […]

Millions of Boppy Baby Loungers Recalled After 8 Infant Deaths

The Boppy Company has recalled millions of Boppy baby loungers after the popular pillows were linked to eight infant deaths. According to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC), the soft, padded loungers could cause a baby to suffocate and are simply too dangerous to remain on the market any longer. The Killino Firm’s Defective […]

Zen Magnets, Neoballs High-Powered Magnet Toys Can Kill Kids If Swallowed

After years of controversy, federal regulators have finally announced a rare mandatory recall for Zen Magnets and Neoballs. These high-powered magnet toys have been linked to severe injury and death when swallowed by children, including toddlers and teenagers. The Killino Firm’s Child Injury Lawyers believe the victims of defective toys and other dangerous products are entitled to […]

Mermaid Bathing Suits Look Adorable. But is Monofin Swimwear Safe for Your Child?

Monofin bathing suits with fish or mermaid tailsare all the rage right now, especially among toddlers, preschoolers, and grade school-aged kids. But while these swimsuits are adorable, recent reports of near-drownings suggest mermaid tail bathing suits and similar products are putting children at risk, even those who’ve learned how to swim. And while mermaid fin […]

Backyard and Garden Drowning Hazards Go Well Beyond Swimming Pools

Child drownings remain a serious problem throughout the United States. And while swimming pools and hot tubs are responsible for a significant portion of these tragedies, kids can drown anywhere there’s water. In fact, garden fountains, koi ponds, retention ponds, canals, planter pots, and large buckets are just some of the less obvious drowning hazards […]

Jakks Pacific Recalls Morfboard Skate & Scoot Combo Scooters for Fall Hazard

If your child enjoys riding a Morfboard Skate & Scoot Combo scooter sold by Jakks Pacific, please check to make sure their scooter isn’t among more than 162,000 recently recalled for a potential fall hazard. The Killino Firm’s Child Injury Lawyers believe the victims of recalled products and preventable accidents are entitled to compensation for their pain […]

Kids are Falling from Windows and Balconies, Often with Tragic Consequences

Every year, thousands of children fall from windows and balconies at homes, apartment buildings, high-rise condominiums, and hotels, often with tragic or fatal consequences. In far too many of these cases, severe injury and wrongful death could have been prevented by something as simple as a window guard or a better-designed balcony railing. Our Child Injury […]