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5 Deaths and 64 Injuries Prevented with New Child Car Seat Testing

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has proposed side-impact testing for car seats sold for use by children weighing up to 40 pounds. These tests are part of an upgrade to the federal motor vehicle…

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Can a Child Passenger Sue a Drunk Driver for Injuries in Minnesota?

Children have legal rights under Minnesota law. This includes the right to sue an at-fault driver for personal injuries sustained in a crash. If the at-fault driver was drunk, the child may also have a dram shop claim against a bar,…

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Can a Young Child Injured in a Crash Sue for Medical Expenses, Pain and Suffering?

Yes, a young child injured in a crash can sue the at-fault driver (and possibly others) for medical expenses, pain and suffering and other compensation. What if the At-Fault Driver is a Parent? Over the years, I have filed many…

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Family of Child Hit by a Work Truck Sues

The family of a 4-year-old child sued the driver of the work truck that hit her and the driver’s employer, a gas and electric company. According to the lawsuit, the truck driver was talking on his cell phone at the…

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Child Passenger Safety Promoted by CDC

Hundreds of children die each year in traffic accidents.  Our attorneys are joining with the CDC to promote child passenger safety. As part of our child safety campaign, we would like to encourage all drivers to make sure their young…

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A Child Injured in an Accident May Have to Sue the Parent

Generally, when children are injured in accidents caused by their parents, the child has to, in effect, sue their own parent to get compensation. Parents should understand that the claim is really against the insurance company. We understand that this…

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Can A Child Sue for Wrong Medication or Dose?

If your child was given the wrong medication or the wrong dose, you can take action to get compensation for your child from the hospital, clinic or pharmacy responsible for the error that caused your child harm. Attorney Fred Pritzker…

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Stevens Johnson Syndrome in Children

Please note that the following information is provided as a public service only. We are not taking these cases. Today, the FDA is warning consumers that clobazam, an anti-seizure chemical, has been linked to cases of Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and…

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Fundraisers Help Minnesota Child with E. coli-HUS

A Minnesota girl contracted an E. coli infection after visiting Dehn’s Pumpkin Patch in Dayton, MN. Her illness developed into hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a severe complication of an E. coli infection that causes kidney failure. Only a few weeks…

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Recall of Toy Sets that Expand in Water

Polymer toy products that expand in water can grow from the size of a bead to the size of a racket ball. It may be fun for children to watch this happen, but at least one child swallowed one of…

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Nap Nanny Recall Lawyer Providing Free Consultations

Attorney Fred Pritzker is our lead child safety lawyer. He is providing free consultations here to parents whose children have been injured or killed by Nap Nanny recliners. After years of issues with Nap Nanny products and 5 baby deaths,…

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Incubator Recall Due to Risk of Baby Injury and Death, Hypoxia and Hyperthemia Possible

Our child safety lawyers are warning hospitals and parents of premature babies that the Giraffe Incubator and Giraffe OmniBed may randomly delete stored information and enter new information in its place (over-write) when the device turns “on” or recovers from…