Cephalopelvic Disproportion: A Leading Cause of Prolonged Labor and Preventable Birth Injuries

While the vast majority of babies are born healthy and without issues, many problems can arise during labor and delivery. Cephalopelvic Disproportion or CPD – when a baby cannot make its way down the birth canal – is one of those issues. In a true case of CPD, repeated attempts to deliver vaginally will only […]

Kids Love Inflatable Bounce Houses. But are They Safe?

Kids love to play in inflatable bounce houses and bouncy castles. In fact, childhood enthusiasm for the popular amusements has made inflatable play equipment summertime staples at children’s parties, carnivals, and festivals around the country. Unfortunately, despite their popularity, bounce houses are far more dangerous than many people realize. Our Child Injury Lawyers have extensive […]

Uptick in Child Drownings Feared as National Lifeguard Shortage Leaves Pools and Beaches Unprotected

Drowning is already one of the leading causes of accidental death among children. Unfortunately, with a severe shortage of lifeguards leaving many of the nation’s pools and beaches unprotected this summer, even more kids are at risk for drowning and swimming-related accidents than ever before. Our Childhood Drowning Injury Lawyers have extensive experience representing infants, toddlers, and […]

More than 500 Native American Children Died at Federal Indian Boarding Schools

More than 500 Native American children died while attending federal boarding schools intended to force their assimilation and eradicate their culture. As the U.S. Department of Interior’s investigation into these government-run institutions enters its next phase, that number is likely to grow. The intergenerational trauma associated with this sad chapter in our history continues to […]

Off-Road Motorbikes and Dirt Bikes: Are they Safe for Kids?

Off-road motorbikes, including dirt bikes, trail bikes, mopeds, motor-scooters, off-road motorcycles, and mini-bikes, have become increasingly popular as families continue to seek exciting ways to explore the outdoors. But while taking to the trails on a dirt bike or other off-road motorbike can be a lot of fun, it’s also dangerous. In fact, research suggests […]

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 […]

Water Beads Injury Lawyer: Expanding Water Beads Linked to Intestinal Blockages, Hearing Loss

You might want to think twice about allowing your son or daughter to play with water beads. Tiny and colorful, the polymer spheres resemble candy and can be irresistible to kids – especially infants and toddlers who’ll put just about any small object into their mouth if given the opportunity. But water beads don’t just […]

Infant Sleeper Sacks, Weighted Blankets, and Swaddling Injury Lawyer

If you’re struggling to get your baby to sleep through the night, you may be tempted to give infant sleeper sacks, swaddling blankets, weighted blankets, and similar products a try. But while infant sleeper bags and swaddling can help soothe a fussy baby to sleep, using a defective product places your child at risk for […]