Defective products for kids may include any products that are marketed specifically for young children. These include products such as toys (like fidget spinners or toys for babies), sports equipment, school and educational materials, recreational products, clothing, and other types of products. Injuries may result from defects involving toxic materials, sharp or dangerous parts of the product, or choking hazards.
Generally speaking, a product can be defective in three main ways:
Specifically, defective products for kids often involve products such as:
In some cases, "kids products" often involve interaction with a parent or adult. An example of this is a feeding chair for older toddlers, or a tandem bike that is to be used with an adult. These can cause injuries to children if the parent does not understand how the product is supposed to work.
The first thing you should do is to check whether a dangerous product has been subject to a consumer recall. If so, there should be instructions regarding how to proceed with the product, or if any injuries have occurred.
In serious cases, it may be necessary to file a lawsuit against a manufacturer, designer, retailer, or other responsible party. In such cases, the remedies provided by a product recall might not be sufficient to meet your needs. You should compile all information related to the injury, including product receipts and instructions, medical payment bills, and other documents that might be used when calculating a damages award.
Products that are intended for children only can often present various dangers that the parents might not be aware of. You may wish to hire a products and services lawyer if you believe that you or a loved one has a claim involving a defective product. Your attorney can guide you through the process by providing you with valuable legal advice, representation, and information on the matter at hand.
Last Modified: 05-23-2018 10:27 PM PDTLaw Library Disclaimer
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