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The Boppy Company Recalls Due to Suffocation Risk

The Boppy Company Recalls Over 3 Million Original Newborn Loungers, Boppy Preferred Newborn Loungers and Pottery Barn Kids Boppy Newborn Loungers After 8 Infant Deaths; Suffocation Risk


Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and The Boppy Company, of Golden, Colorado, are announcing the recall of the Boppy Original Newborn Loungers, Boppy Preferred Newborn Loungers and Pottery Barn Kids Boppy Newborn Loungers. There have been eight reports of infant deaths associated with the Boppy Company Newborn Lounger and this hazard. The infants reportedly suffocated after being placed on their back, side or stomach on the lounger and were found on their side or on their stomach. The infant deaths occurred between December 2015 and June 2020.

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Earth Magnets – Deadly Toys

rare earth magnets

There have been reports of children swallowing rare earth magnets, leading to surgeries and death. Thirty-three percent of cases reported no adverse effects. Surgery was performed in 69.7% of cases for which medical treatment was reported, and 73.6% of cases were admitted to the hospital. There has been at least 1 known fatality in the United States related to the ingestion of rare-earth magnets.

Carr and Carr Can Help

We have successfully helped many clients who have been injured or killed by defective or dangerous products like these magnets. Our accident lawyers understand the distinct needs and challenges in these types of cases.

Our law firm has built a record of success based on our legal experience and individualized dedication to our clients. Our team of over 40 professionals are here to help you.

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Make Safety a Priority When Shopping This Holiday Season

In 2011, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimated that hospital emergency rooms across the country treated 262,300 toy-related injuries. And, 74 percent of those injuries were to children under the age of 15.  In fact, more than 92,000 were to those under 5 years of age. When choosing your gifts this holiday season, choose safety as a priority. Continue reading “Make Safety a Priority When Shopping This Holiday Season”

Child Car Seat Safety in Oklahoma

According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health, improper car seat use leaves four out of five children inadequately restrained and vulnerable to injury during transport.

When car seats and boosters are installed correctly and properly fitted to a child, infants under age 1 are 71 percent less likely to die in a car crash. Toddler-age fatalities are reduced by 51 percent when the children are properly secured in car seats. Continue reading “Child Car Seat Safety in Oklahoma”

Car Seat Safety

The safety of children is of the utmost importance, which is why paying attention to the nursery products your children use could save their lives. Car seat safety is one of the most important factors in keeping your child save in the car.

Car Seat Safety Facts:

  • An estimated 46% of car and booster seats (59% of car seats and 20% of booster seats) are misused in a way that could reduce their effectiveness
  • Car seat use reduces the risk for death to infants (aged <1 year) by 71%; and to toddlers (aged 1–4 years) by 54% in passenger vehicles
  • In the United States during 2013, 638 children ages 12 years and younger died as occupants in motor vehicle crashes,4and more than 127,250 were injured

Check out more Child Passenger Safety statistics.

If you or someone you know has a child that has been injured by a defective car seat or nursery product, contact the attorneys at Carr & Carr today! Carr & Carr’s personal injury attorneys can help you no matter where in the U.S. you live.  With offices located in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, as well as Springdale in Northwest Arkansas, the attorneys at Carr & Carr can help you determine your next steps.  We help families who live in states other than Oklahoma and Arkansas, as well.

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Every year young children are involved in car wrecks. It’s very important that young children be placed in government approved child safety seats, because that save lives and prevent serious injuries.

Lawsuit Against Tulsa Schools After Bus Crash

In April of 2015, a bus full of elementary school students crashed when bad weather caused the bus to lose control. 6 school children were injured, and one family is filing a lawsuit against Tulsa Public Schools.  The weather was rainy and the Wallace family, parents to one of the students on the bus, believe the bus driver was driving too fast considering the weather conditions. The bus crash seems to be due to the negligence of the driver, who lost control, tried to correct but ended up crashing the bus. Continue reading “Lawsuit Against Tulsa Schools After Bus Crash”

School Bus Wrecks Can Injure Children

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If your child was hurt while riding a school bus that was involved in a crash, call Carr & Carr Attorneys at 866-510-0580 today.

School buses are designed to safely transport children to their school, providing comfort for students and convenience for parents.  But sometimes, careless driving or other irresponsible behavior causes a wreck and kids get hurt.  If you child has been injured while riding a school bus that was involved in a crash, email Carr & Carr personal injury attorneys to see what options your family might have.  Or call toll-free 866-510-0580 to talk with an attorney.  With offices in Tulsa, Oklahoma City and Springdale, we have local attorneys who can help your family. Continue reading “School Bus Wrecks Can Injure Children”

Danger Alert: Baby Video Monitors by Summer Infant

Summer Infant Baby Video Monitor
If your baby has been injured or your home has been badly damaged by a Summer Infant video baby monitor, call Carr & Carr Attorneys at 1-866-510-0580.

Video baby monitors are supposed to be a safety product to help parents keep an eye on their babies. But what happens if the product you trust to help you maintain a safe household turns out to be dangerous? According to reports on the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) website, some parents have had problems — exploding monitors, melting battery casings, fire, scorching nearby furniture and smoke — with various Summer Infant brand baby video monitors. Continue reading “Danger Alert: Baby Video Monitors by Summer Infant”

Recall: Lane and Virginia Maid Hope Chests

If you child was killed or injured after getting trapped inside a hope chest, contact Carr & Carr Attorneys to see if we can help your family.
If your child was killed or injured after getting trapped inside a hope chest, contact Carr & Carr Attorneys to see if we can help your family.

Hope chests can be a deadly hiding place for young children who don’t realize that they may become trapped inside them.  The wooden boxes, used for storage and holding family heirlooms, seem like the perfect spot for a child to hide during a game of hide-and-seek.  But children don’t know that some latches, especially those on older chests, can be opened from only the outside, potentially locking inside any child that climbs in and closes the lid. Continue reading “Recall: Lane and Virginia Maid Hope Chests”

Wine Bottles + Torch Fuel Oil = Danger

Wine bottles come in all shapes and sizes and they are perfect for holding wine.  But what they are not perfect for is holding torch fuel for homemade outdoor, decorative torches.  While it sounds like a nifty do-it-yourself project — turning empty wine bottles into backyard decorations — it can actually be extremely dangerous for children and adults who are near the bottles. Continue reading “Wine Bottles + Torch Fuel Oil = Danger”

Teenagers Not Always Safe With Teachers, Pastors

alphabet blocks, stacked on top of each other, spell the word teen
If your teenager has been abused by a teacher, pastor or counselor, contact Carr & Carr to talk with an attorney. You may have legal options that will benefit your family.

Recent news stories have again shown that people who have been entrusted with caring for our children do not always have the child’s best interests in mind.  As parents, we share our children with other adults who are supposed to be responsible and safe.  But sometimes, those who should help our vulnerable children end up causing problems. Continue reading “Teenagers Not Always Safe With Teachers, Pastors”

Torch Fuel: Danger Lurks Outside Your Home

With warmer weather here, families need to know about the dangers of tropical torches and particularly the kerosene-like fuel used in such torches.  While adults may take care to keep torch fuel safely locked away from children at home, other locations may not be as safe.   The problem is, you never know whether other families have taken the same safety precautions that your family takes at home. Continue reading “Torch Fuel: Danger Lurks Outside Your Home”

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