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Kids in Danger (KID) recently released their annual report on children’s product recalls from the previous year. Overall, there were 97 children’s product recalls. The last time there were fewer than 100 children’s product recalls was 2004. In 2012, the number of children’s product recalls dropped by 20% but the number of incidents (up 49%), injuries (up 42%) and deaths (up 200%) associated with those products drastically rose over the year.
Findings of the report include:
KID recommends that parents check the products used with their children at SaferProducts.gov for recalls and injury reports and sign up for safety updates at KidsInDanger.org. If you or a loved one has been injured due to a defective product, you may be eligible to receive compensation under Indiana law. We advise you to speak with a knowledgeable personal injury attorney in evaluating your possible claim.
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