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Child Passenger Safety Week 2020: The Right Seat

September 21, 2020

Child Passenger Safety Week 2020: The Right Seat Child Passenger Safety Week is September  20-26, 2020 and each year NHTSA works to raise awareness on how to identify the right seat for your child at every age. From infancy to pre-teen, there are guidelines that ensure the safest ride possible. Based on a 2017 report,…

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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 RoundUp

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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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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Air Bag Defect Attorney - The Cooper Firm

Yielding Car Seats: Death at the Weakest Link

February 15, 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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Medical Malpractice

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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Childcare Product Safety Attorney

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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Childcare Product Safety Attorney

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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Childcare Product Safety Attorney

Recaro Recalling Car Seats for Tether Safety Issue

October 2, 2015

Recaro Recalling Car Seats for Tether Safety Issue Recaro Child Safety is recalling 173,063 child safety restraint seats due to an issue with the top tether anchorage that can detach from the child restraint. Unfortunately, the recall comes as a bad time, just after Child Passenger Safety Week kicked off across the nation. The affected…

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Britax Crash Test Shows Parents Should Ditch the Booster Cushion

August 25, 2015

Britax Crash Test Shows Parents Should Ditch the Booster Cushion Britax challenges parents to re-consider their child’s booster cushion after releasing a crash test video comparing two booster seats. Britax, the childcare product company, is launching a safety campaign to get parents and caregivers to consider the safety of children involved in car crashes with simple…

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