Child Injury

To prevent death and injuries to young children, the CPSC recently approved new federal safety standards for frame child carriers.
Frame Child Carriers Subject to New Safety Standards

Frame child carriers are popular among active San Diego parents. The carriers are worn on the parent like a backpack and are frequently used for hiking. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), it has received nearly 50 incident reports related to frame child carriers...

As San Diego child injury lawyers, we are concerned by reports that children in California’s foster care system are being overprescribed powerful psychotropic medications.
Are Foster Children Being Overprescribed Psychotropic Medication?

As San Diego child injury lawyers, we are concerned by reports that children in California’s foster care system are being overprescribed powerful psychotropic medications. As first detailed by Mercury News, the relationship between the pharmaceutical industry and physicians who treat California’s foster children is cause for...

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently announced the recall of Dream On Me’s 2-in-1 Bassinet to Cradle.
Child Product Safety Recall: Dream On Me 2-in-1 Bassinet to Cradle

Sleep safety is extremely important for infants. Therefore, we want to be sure that all San Diego parents are aware of an important child product recall. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently announced the recall of Dream On Me’s 2-in-1 Bassinet to Cradle. According to...

Child Product Safety Alert: Mima High Chairs Recalled
Child Product Safety Alert: Mima High Chairs Recalled

Mima Moon 3-in-1 High Chairs conveniently adjust to a newborn, high and junior chair. However, they have a serious defect that could put your child at risk. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the high chairs pose two serious hazards. First, the high...

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New Stroller Safety Standard Coming in 2015

Young children often spend a lot of time in strollers. That’s why it is important that they be as safe as possible.   Unfortunately, defects and other hazards are all too common. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), from January 2008 through June 2013, the...

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California Lawmakers Considering New Car Seat Law

A recent decision by the Supreme Court of California is good news for victims of medical malpractice. The state’s highest court ruled that the damages cap imposed under the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA) only applies to jury verdicts. Accordingly, any settlements that the...

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California Lawmakers Considering New Car Seat Law

As the new legislative session gets underway, California lawmakers will consider a measure intended to improve California’s child safety restraint laws. It would require children to remain in rear-facing car seats until they are at least two years old.   Car accidents are a leading cause of...

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New Study: Ride-On Toys Can Pose Serious Injury Risks

If you plan to buy your child a “ride-on” toy this holiday season, it is important to consider the risks. A new study suggests that these popular toys could be to blame for a recent rise in child injuries. Researchers from the Center for Injury Research...

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Child Product Safety Alert: Play Yard Recalled Due to Strangulation Hazards

Since many parents rely on play yards when traveling during the holidays, we want to share an important product safety recall. Dream On Me recently announced the recall of more than 10,000 of its Incredible Play Yards. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC),...

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Graco Could Face for Fines for Delaying Car Seat Recall

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced that it is investigating Graco Children’s Products, Inc.’s (Graco). The regulator is concerned that the company waited too long before recalling more than six million car seats. As previously discussed on this San Diego Injury Blog, Graco...