Kurzban Kurzban Weinger Tetzeli & Pratt P.A.
Nationwide Firm
786-401-4706
Injury, Immigration and Business Attorneys
Aggressive Advocacy and Exceptional Civil Litigation Success

Strollers Sold Nationwide Being Recalled After Deaths Reported

Protecting your child is a natural instinct. For many parents, especially first time parents, extensive preparations go into the arrival of a newborn. Parents will baby proof their homes to make it a safe environment for their growing children.

There are many ways that parents can protect their children when out of the house as well. There are car seats built for infants that keep them from getting hurt in the backseat and strollers used to transport babies safely from one place to another. So what happens when a child dies as a result of a defective stroller?

For Graco, a baby products company, this question became a reality when four infants died in their Graco strollers over a period of 2 years. Due to a design defect, the infants would get tangled in their straps and die from strangulation if they slid through an opening of the stroller near their feet. There were several other reports of babies getting twisted in the straps, sustaining other injuries.

As a result, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall for over 2 million Graco strollers that were sold before 2007. There is a safety issue revolving around these strollers and the recall is a way to mitigate any further deaths or injuries. If more injuries are reported as a result of the strollers, Graco, and their parent company Rubbermaid, could potentially be liable for those incidents.

Parents may not even realize that their stroller has been recalled and is a potentially dangerous product. It is better to find out before anything happens. But for some families, like the families who lost their children, the recall comes too late.

Source: MSNBC online, "4 infant deaths prompt Graco stroller recall," Associated Press, 20 October 2010

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook

We Literally Wrote The Book On Immigration Law

Our firm is a recognized leader in immigration law and litigation. We handle the spectrum from family and employment-based visas to deportation defense and immigration appeals. Founding partner Ira Kurzban authored the Immigration Law Sourcebook, widely used by immigration lawyers, judges and government officials as the authoritative field reference.

Aggressive Advocacy and Exceptional Civil Litigation Successes Call Our Firm at 786-401-4706 or Fill Out the Secure Form Below

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

AV - Martindale-Hubbell | Jed Louis Kurzban  - Peer Review Rated For Highest Level of Professional Excellence The Best Lawyers in America Super Lawyers dbr - Verdicts & Settlements - Kurzban Kurzban Weinger Tetzeli & Pratt P.A. immigrants' list Listed in Best Lawyers - The World's Premier Guide Lead Counsel | LC | Rated

Miami Office
2650 SW 27th Avenue
2nd Floor
Miami, FL 33133

Phone: 786-401-4706
Fax: 305-444-3503
Miami Law Office Map

Jacksonville Office
10752 Deerwood Park Boulevard South
Suite 100
Jacksonville, FL 32256

Map & Directions

Jed Kurzban Of Counsel at Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert, A Law Corporation
1003 Bishop Street
Suite 1600
Pauahi Tower
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: 808-531-8031
http://www.hawaiilawyer.com

Kurzban Kurzban Weinger Tetzeli & Pratt P.A.