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The Hidden Dangers of Infant Sleep Products: Tips to Win Your Case and Save Lives

January 21st, 2022

From inclined sleepers to infant loungers, unsafe baby products have been linked to an inordinate number of infant deaths. The article below outlines strategies for screening, preparing and successfully resolving a product liability case that involves these infant products. Danger-Infant-Sleep-Products

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Help Your Client and Change the World

January 21st, 2022

Some cases provide an opportunity for personal injury and product defect attorneys to not only obtain a just recovery for their client(s) but also to make an impact that can save lives. This article, written by Alan Feldman, appeared in the January issue of Trial …

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bunk bed injuries

Longwood Forest Recalls 40,000 Bunk Beds Due to Risk of Entrapment and Strangulation to Children

January 11th, 2022

In the shadow of multiple recalls involving infant sleepers that put babies at serious risk for death by asphyxiation, a recent recall of children’s bunk beds signifies that unsafe sleep products can be a problem even for older children. On December 22, 2021, importer Longwood Forest …

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Philadelphia Rowhouse Fire

Deadly Philadelphia Rowhouse Fire Raises Question of “Did This Have to Happen?”

January 7th, 2022

As Philadelphians mourn the deaths of 12 people, including nine children, who died in the early morning house fire on January 5, all eyes will turn to whether this horrific tragedy could have been prevented. What’s known at this time from news reports is that the …

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birth injury

Florida’s NICA Program: A Tragic Lesson on How Tort Reform Harms Birth-Injured Children

October 29th, 2021

A series of reports by investigative journalists at ProPublica and the Miami Herald shines a spotlight on what can go horribly wrong when parents are stripped of their right to sue when their child is catastrophically injured at birth due to medical negligence. “Birth Rights: Investigating …

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crib bumpers

Those Adorable, Padded Crib Bumpers May Suffocate Your Baby

October 6th, 2021

As all eyes are focused on The Boppy Company’s recall of 3.3 million pillow-like infant loungers that have been tied to the deaths of eight babies, another pillow-like infant product that poses a suffocation hazard has slipped quietly under the radar: padded crib bumpers. Studies have …

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Boppy Death

3.3 Million Boppy Baby Loungers Recalled After 8 Babies Die

September 27th, 2021

Following a spate of heartbreaking infant fatalities over a five-year period, The Boppy Company has finally recalled one of its most popular baby products that unbeknownst to many new parents was putting their infants at serious risk for asphyxiation. On September 23, 2021, The Boppy Company …

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Magnet Injuries

Zen Magnets, Neoballs Magnets Recalled Due to the Risk of Ingestion by Kids

September 2nd, 2021

In the culmination of a nearly decade-long battle that pitted the U.S. government agency charged with product safety against a manufacturer of dangerous magnetic balls made from rare-earth magnets, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has taken the rare step of forcing a mandatory recall. On …

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vacation home elevator accidents

Is the Elevator in Your Family’s Vacation Rental Home Safe?

July 14th, 2021

As Americans head off for summer vacation and some much-needed relaxation as the COVID-19 pandemic finally eases up, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning that kids can be crushed to death by the elevator in their family’s vacation rental home. On June 24, 2021, …

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