In recent years, the extreme risks of certain inclined sleepers for infants have come to a tragic light. After many infants died while in the sleepers, companies recalled these products in 2019. Congress then banned such sleepers shortly after and enacted strict safety standards that any similar products will now need to meet to be on the market.
However, since the recall, 12 more infants have tragically died as a result of inclined sleepers, likely because parents were not aware of the risks and recalls of the older models. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has reannounced the recalls and ban of previous sleepers to hopefully help parents know to stop using these products immediately.
If your child tragically died due to a defective sleeper or another dangerous product, you have important legal rights. Discuss the matter with a compassionate product liability attorney as soon as possible.
The inclined infant sleepers that have so far been recalled include:
If you purchased any of these before 2019, you should stop use immediately and seek guidance from the CSPC website on how to proceed.
However, while inclined sleepers have been in the news lately, they are far from the only infant products that can result in severe or fatal injuries to small children. Some other infant products that have the potential to cause injuries include:
Any piece of furniture or item that holds your child has the potential to be defective. Parents may never realize until the product fails and their child falls, often suffering injuries. These products might have defects from improper design or manufacturing – either way, the company should be liable for the resulting harm and losses.
Further, infant products might be considered defective if they do not have proper labels, instructions, or warnings for parents. These include how to construct items, possible risks of injury, recommended age restrictions, and more. Even infant clothing or seemingly harmless toys can be dangerous if they are flammable or present choking hazards, and parents have no warnings about these possible risks.
Dealing with an infant’s injury or death can be emotionally devastating for families and also financially costly. Companies should be liable for the losses your family experiences due to a dangerous product.
Dealing with the death of an infant is an unimaginable tragedy, and when that death was caused by a defective product, the aftermath is particularly devastating. Learning more about your legal options can help sort out feelings of helplessness in the event of an infant fatality.
Reach out to the Chicago product liability attorneys at Malman Law to learn more about wrongful death cases and your options. Schedule a free consultation today to discuss the details of your specific situation.
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