Who is liable in a defective baby cribs lawsuit?
In defective products lawsuits, there are generally three different parties that may be liable for the defective product. First, the manufacturer of the defective baby crib may be liable for any injuries that result from the product. The second party is the distributor that was involved with the defective product. Third, the retailer may be liable for the defective product. Each case is different and has a different set of facts. There is no clear answer as to ‘who is liable?’ until further investigation has taken place.
Are injuries from defective baby cribs common?
Injuries from baby cribs are more common than parents would think. According to ABC News, a study looked at baby crib injuries over a 19 year period and found that nearly 10,000 infants are taken to the hospital yearly from baby crib injuries. The same study revealed that as many as 100 infants die yearly from baby crib injuries.
One of the most common injuries, according to NBC News, comes from drop-down side rails. These cribs were popular because it was easier for parents to take the child out of the crib. Unfortunately, the drop-down rails sometimes had gaps that children could get caught in and injured.
What help is available from a defective baby crib lawsuit?
If your child was injured from a defective baby crib, your family may be entitled to compensation. Some families may be able to receive money for past medical bills. If the defective baby crib caused lasting injuries that will require future medical care, you may also be able to receive money for future medical bills. There are different types of compensation that you may be owed and it depends largely upon the injuries.
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What if the defective baby crib was recalled?
There have been many recalled defective baby cribs over the years. Unfortunately, these defective products make their way to the market and into consumers homes. Recalled baby cribs are dangerous and infants should not use them. If your child was injured and the defective baby crib was recalled you should contact a defective product lawyer.
Can I afford a defective baby crib lawyer?
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Why call Woods & Woods defective baby crib lawyers?
Since 1985, Woods & Woods has protected the rights of injured people and their families. In that time, we have successfully represented thousands of injured victims. We always offer free legal consultations to anyone. If your child was injured by a defective baby crib, call us today to explore your legal options.