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National Child Passenger Safety Week: Car Seat Check Saturday

September 19, 2019

As part of National Child Passenger Safety Week, this year held September 15-21, 2019, parents and caregivers can get their car seat checked by safety experts to ensure all is installed correctly. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), nearly 46% of car seats are installed incorrectly. This also includes securing a child…

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Recall Round-Up: October 19, 2018

October 18, 2018

Recall Round-Up: October 19, 2018 We scour the internet to bring you the latest information on product and automotive recalls in this recurring series: Recall Round-Up. This week we focus on several safety recalls and notices affecting products designed for children. Make note of these items and check your homes for these safety concerns! Eddie Bauer…

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If a Crash is My Fault, Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

January 27, 2017

If a crash is my fault, do I need a personal injury lawyer? Oftentimes we’ll get calls from clients where they were the driver in a vehicle that resulted in a crash and were injured as result. Other times, the crash resulted in the injury or death of a passenger. The question that client has is,…

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Yielding Car Seats: Death At The Weakest Link

April 19, 2016

Yielding Car Seats: Death At The Weakest Link We all know the many analogies. A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. A three-legged stool can’t stand on two legs.   For want of a shoe the rider was lost. The iron man had clay feet. If you’ve left anything undone, you’ve left everything…

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Buy Your Child A Convertible Right Now, A Convertible Car Seat That is

April 4, 2016

Buy Your Child A Convertible Right Now, A Convertible Car Seat That is No, we are not talking about convertible-top cars and that beloved T-Bird, although there may come a time when your teen really really wants one (and lets you know several times an hour).    Rather, we are talking about convertible car seats, and…

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Evenflo recalls 56,000 car seats

March 23, 2016

Evenflo recalls 56,000 car seats Evenflo is recalling around 56,000 car seats due to a safety concern with the harness of one of its products. After consumer complaints, The Transitions 3-in-1 Combination Booster Seat was found to give children access to the Central Front Adjuster (CFA) when used in the forward-facing harnessed booster mode. This…

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Seat Belt Entanglement: What you should know

February 1, 2016

Seat Belt Entanglement: What you should know Seat belts can save lives, but in some cases, they can cause serious injuries or even death due to entanglement. Parents and caregivers need to be overly cautious when it comes to children’s safety in vehicles and letting babies sleep in car seats. Children tend to play with…

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What Baby Products to Avoid

January 4, 2016

What Baby Products to Avoid It can be easy to trust department stores and large brands to make high quality safe products, but not all products are safe. There have been many popular baby and childcare products that are unfortunately associated with injures and death. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reported that 40 percent…

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The Dangers of Letting Your Child Sleep In Car Seats

December 28, 2015

The Dangers of Letting Your Child Sleep In Car Seats While many parents put a great deal of trust in car seats to keep their child safe, there are some hidden dangers to letting your child fall asleep in them. Car seats for the most part do an excellent job at protecting children in the…

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Recaro Fails to Recall Car Seats for Over a Year

October 16, 2015

Recaro Fails to Recall Car Seats for Over a Year After 18 months of delay and resistance, Recaro finally recalled 173,000 car seats for a safety defect. The top of the child seat tether can break during a crash causing the top part of the seat to fly forward increasing the risk of injury. When…

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