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Number of children swallowing dangerous magnets surges as industry largely polices itself

The number of children ingesting rare-earth magnets — powerful tiny balls that are a popular desk toy and can shred a child’s intestines — has skyrocketed in the three years since courts blocked the efforts of federal regulators to force changes to the industry, which

By |2019-12-31T16:21:53+00:00December 31st, 2019|Dangerous Toys, In The News, Personal Injury, Product Recall, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Number of children swallowing dangerous magnets surges as industry largely polices itself

Fake and dangerous kids products are turning up for sale on Amazon

The listing on Amazon (AMZN) described it as a "4 in 1 Baby car seat and Stroller" and featured images of a popular brand called Doona, including a photo of the US President's daughter, Ivanka Trump, with hers. Listed for $299, this copycat  was $200 cheaper than a real

By |2019-12-26T17:25:05+00:00December 26th, 2019|In The News, Personal Injury, Product Recall, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Fake and dangerous kids products are turning up for sale on Amazon

T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods sold 19 different products after they were recalled

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission is warning the public that T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods sold 19 different recalled products after they were recalled between 2014 and 2019. About 1,200 units of recalled products that pose the risk for infant fatalities, fires, burns, choking, falls,

By |2019-12-05T08:50:25+00:00December 5th, 2019|In The News, Personal Injury, Product Recall, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods sold 19 different products after they were recalled

Fisher-Price invented a popular baby sleeper without medical safety tests and kept selling it, even as babies died

Fisher-Price thought it had a hit on its hands.   It was 2009, and a small team of engineers at the toy company outside Buffalo seemed to have solved one of the most vexing problems for new parents: getting babies to sleep. Their invention was

By |2019-06-03T07:21:36+00:00June 3rd, 2019|In The News, Product Recall|Comments Off on Fisher-Price invented a popular baby sleeper without medical safety tests and kept selling it, even as babies died

Fisher-Price issues product warning after 10 infant deaths reported

Fisher-Price and the Consumer Product Safety Commission today issued a product warning after multiple reports of infant deaths in a Fisher-Price product. SOURCE: Consumer Product Safety Commission Fisher-Price and the Consumer Product Safety Commission today issued a product warning after multiple reports of infant deaths

Urgent Re-Announcement of Blair Recall of Women’s Chenille Robes Prompted by Six Reported Deaths Caused by Flammable Robes

On June 11, 2009, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Blair LLC, of Warren, Pa., re-announced the recall by Blair of 162,000 women's full length Chenille Robes. Since the recall was originally announced in April 2009, the manufacturer received reports of six deaths

By |2018-07-09T00:48:38+00:00May 29th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|0 Comments

Infant Entrapment and Suffocation Prompts Stork Craft to Recall More Than 2.1 Million Drop-Side Cribs

On November 24, 2009, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall of more than 2.1 million Stork Craft drop-side cribs, including about 147,000 Stork Craft drop-side cribs with the Fisher-Price logo. The recall involves approximately 1,213,000 units distributed in the United States

By |2018-07-09T15:19:46+00:00May 29th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|0 Comments

Toyota Owners Advised of Two Separate Recalls Involving Pedal Defects – At Least Five Deaths Reported

On February 1, 2010 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) informed owners of certain Toyota, Lexus and Pontiac Vibe vehicles about situations wherein the accelerator can get stuck or is slow to return under certain conditions. This was in response to reports of consumer

By |2018-07-09T15:25:11+00:00May 29th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|0 Comments