Top Safety Reminders for Holiday Shoppers

2017-11-07T21:57:13+00:00December 8th, 2016|Categories: Personal Injury, Product Liability|Tags: , |

This upcoming holiday season, many parents and family members are going to be shopping in search of a great toy to give to a child. It’s such a good instinct and a nice thing to do, but it’s also important to remember that not all toys are safe. Just because they’re sold in stores is no guarantee—dozens of children are injured every year from toys that were bought at mainstream outlets. Doing your homework on toys will guarantee that you are putting in your best effort to buy toys that are going to be not only fun, but safe. According to the CPSC, in 2015 alone there were about 185,000 injuries treated related to toys in the ER, with 11 deaths of young children due to the same cause. The cause of a [...]

Shopping Carefully for Holiday Gifts for Families

2017-11-07T22:23:13+00:00December 1st, 2015|Categories: Personal Injury, Product Liability|Tags: , , , |

At every holiday cycle, families and friends start shopping in earnest to spoil loved ones with gifts and presents. Sometimes caution is thrown to the winds as shoppers consumed with the shopping frenzy that accompanies the month of December, shop with zest and abandon. That is a costly mistake. When shopping for products and toys for young children, you should exercise caution and diligently inquire if the product is suitable and safe for your child. This year alone, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalled hordes of unsafe toys as well as many of the children’s most basic products such as furniture, car seats, and strollers. To avoid committing some shopping blunders that may cost your child their health and safety, consider the following shopping tips: Beware of Recalls. The CPSC database records [...]

5 of the Worst Toys of 2014

2017-11-07T22:25:17+00:00November 12th, 2015|Categories: Personal Injury, Product Liability|Tags: , , , , , |

If you’re a parent, you probably know that you’re going to be doing plenty of shopping come this holiday season. Many parents will purchase toys for their children when doing their holiday shopping this year. This year, we want to remind you to shop mindfully. Since 2014 alone, there have been multiple toy recalls in both the U.S. and Canada. Some toys may turn out to have defective parts or a tendency to be a hazard to younger users. Keep in mind that many things can break off or pose life threatening danger to infants, toddlers, and young children. Toys that include small pieces, pieces that might break off, sharp edges, strings or rope, have loosely attached pieces, come with dangerous accessories or project objects may are particularly risky. One of the best [...]

How Can A Bicycle Accident Attorney Help?

2017-11-07T22:32:33+00:00July 30th, 2015|Categories: Personal Injury, Product Liability|

Bicycles are now legally considered to be vehicles in most states. This definitely means that cyclists are required to adhere to similar traffic regulations as motorists. Nevertheless, there are scenarios where the latter fail to make use of reasonable care when they encounter cyclists on the road. This includes failing to share the road, which usually puts the cyclist at a heightened risk of sustaining serious injuries. Should you have been involved in such an accident, enlisting the services of a competent bicycle accident attorney can be the best decision you could make. Such a professional can be in a position of effectively representing your lawsuit against the negligent motorist or even their insurance carrier. Some of the indispensable services you can access from such a move include; the comprehensive gathering of witness [...]

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