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Child Injuries Associated With Defective Products

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Daniel J. O'Brien
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Parents rely on the child and baby products they purchase to be safe and protect their children from harm. Unfortunately, unsafe baby products are an all-too-common sight on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's listing of defective and recalled consumer products.

Common child injuries associated with defective products can include

  • Lead poisoning;
  • Burns;
  • Spinal injuries;
  • Head trauma or traumatic brain injury;
  • Broken bones; and
  • Loss of fingertips, digits or limb.


Some recent examples of unsafe baby products and associated injuries include: 

  • A recall on Simplicity cribs, which were linked to the suffocation death of at least 1 baby;
  • A massive recall on Graco drop side cribs that were linked to multiple types of child injuries and the potential for suffocation;
  • Evenflo recalled top-of-the-stair wood gates that were defective and resulted in numerous child fall injuries, including head injuries; and
  • Infantino SlingRider baby slings were recalled after 3 infants died of suffocation.


These are just a few examples of the types of injuries that can occur that may result in a product liability claim. To learn more about the types of injuries caused by unsafe products, visit our article library. 

Your child shouldn't have to suffer and your family should not have to pay for expensive medical bills which were caused by another person or company's negligence. Contact a Philadelphia product liability lawyer at White & Williams LLP today. We will provide a free, no obligation consultation on your case. 1-877-944-8396.

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