Fisher-Price Rockers Lead to 13 Infant Deaths

By Sarah King

Jun 16

Fisher-Price Rockers Lead to 13 Infant Deaths

Popular baby gear and toy company, Fisher-Price, and US regulators issue a warning after the death of 13 infants between 2009 and 2021.

The Infant-to-Toddler and Newborn-to-Toddler rockers are dangerous to infants. After the babies fell asleep inside the rockers was when the deaths occurred.

A new rule going into effect next week requires infant sleep products to have an angle of 10 degrees or less, however, the safest place for your baby to sleep is in their crib with no blankets or accessories inside.

In 2021 another model of a Fisher-Price rocker was recalled after leading to the death of four infants. Suffocation of infants was at risk if they were to end up on their stomachs in the rocker.

If you have an incident involving a Fisher-Price product, report it to them at 800-432-5437. You can also click here to learn more from Consumer Product Safety Commission.

New Jersey and Philadelphia Personal Injury Attorneys

If your child is injured from a defective product, a premises defect, a car accident, or some other type of negligence, there is help available. Messa & Associates is fully operational during this time of crisis and we are available to guide you through this difficult situation.

The attorneys at Messa & Associates are experienced in handling product liability and other cases that result in injury to children including the following:

-We are currently representing a family after their baby fell out of a rocker causing a brain injury.
-$6.1 million settlement for a 3-year-old girl who lost her eye as a result of a defective gate latch at a daycare center.
-$5.75 million recovery was secured wrongful death of a two-year-old at a daycare center.
-$3.225 million recovery for a child who had part of her pinky cut off at a playground.
-$2.5 million recovery after a young girl suffered burns from a defective potpourri pot.

Call us at 215-568-3500 or send us a message through the online inquiry form. Our attorneys are available to discuss your potential claim and your options moving forward.

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