A toddler's injury likelihood can be impacted by many things. This includes the toys and other play equipment the toddler has.
So, parents may want to pay very close attention to safety when it comes to products their toddler plays with. This includes looking carefully at the product’s instructions to make sure they set the product up right, that the product is being used the way it supposed to be and that the product is appropriate for a child of their toddler’s age.
Now, sometimes, even when a toddler’s play equipment is set up right and used the right way, the product ends up exposing the child to injuries. One thing that could lead to this is if the product has a safety defect. Skilled attorneys can provide guidance and advice on compensation matters to parents of toddlers who were hurt by a defective piece of play equipment.
There are things parents can do to try to keep unsafe play products away from their toddler. One is to keep an eye on recalls issued on toddler-related products.
There has recently been a recall related to toddler play equipment. The recall is of 540,000 pink toddler swings. The model of swing in question was made by the company Little Tikes. They were sold throughout the United States.
The recall was issued in connection to concerns that the seat of the swing can be prone to breaking. Around 140 reports of breaking and 39 injury reports have been made in connection to the swings.
The recall instructs parents who own the affected swings to contact Little Tikes. It also instructs them to immediately cease using the product.
Source: CNN, “Little Tikes recalls 540,000 swings after injuries,” Robert Jimison, Feb. 24, 2017