Child Injury

San Diego Child Safety Alert: Toys R Us Recalls Defective Sandals

Since it’s sandal season for most of the year in Southern California, San Diego parents should be aware of an important recall. Toys R Us is recalling approximately 19,000 children’s sandals. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the recall impacts Koala Baby children’s...

San Diego Child Product Safety Alert: IKEA Recalls Children’s Swing

[caption id="attachment_4456" align="alignleft" width="300"] IKEA Gunggung swing (IKEA)[/caption] As San Diego child injury lawyers, we want parents to be aware of an important safety recall involving swings sold by IKEA. The suspension fittings can break causing a child to fall from the swing and suffer serious...

San Diego Parents: Boost Your Child’s School Bus Skills

Most parents are surprised to learn that school buses are the safest way for children to travel to and from school. In fact, when it comes to teens, students are about 50 times more likely to arrive at school alive if they take the bus...

Bean Bag Chairs Recalled After Two Suffocation Deaths

As San Diego child injury attorneys, we want to share a very important product recall involving 2.2 million bean bag chairs. Tragically, the recall was prompted by the deaths of two children. A 13-year old boy from Texas died and a 3-year-old girl from Kentucky died...

Children’s Product Recall Alert: Bexco Cribs Pose Fall Hazard

While cribs are now subject to tougher federal requirements, which are designed to improve safety, defects still occur. Most recently, Bexco Enterprises, Inc. announced the recall of its Franklin & Ben Mason 4-in-1 Convertible Cribs. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the recall...

Could Your Kids Pass a Pedestrian Safety Pop Quiz?

California children will soon be heading back to school. Before they officially hit the books, we suggest that parents initiate their own pop quiz on pedestrian safety. Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents are on the rise in the United States. Of the estimated 69,000 pedestrians who were injured...

Children at Greater Risk for Medication Errors

Medication errors harm more than one million people a year in the United States. Children are particularly prone to mistakes in prescribing, dispensing, and administering medications. A recent study, published in the journal Pediatrics, highlights that dosage errors are one of the most common mistakes. It...

Children’s Product Recall Alert: Baby Monitors Pose Strangulation Hazard

A baby product designed to keep infants safe could actually pose serious risks, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The agency recently announced the recall of 25,000 Tommee Tippee® Monitors with Movement Sensor Pad. The monitors feature three parts: the baby unit, parent unit,...

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