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Inclined Sleeper Injury & Death

RECALL: Dangerous Infant Inclined Sleepers

We expect the products we buy for our children to be designed and manufactured with safety in mind. Tragically, negligent product design is more common than you might expect, leading to life-threatening injuries and sometimes, even death. Dangerous product designs have led countless manufacturers to recall their inclined sleeper products for infants in the last few years. We’re working to hold these companies responsible for the damage they’ve done to families all over the country.

 

Make no mistake: inclined sleeper products are inherently dangerous because of the way they are designed. Baby sleepers, inclined rockers, and newborn sleep accessories should be among the safest products on the market – they cradle precious lives. These devices allow babies to roll to their sides and stomachs completely unrestrained, leading to suffocation and death. If you have a recalled inclined sleeper in your home, stop using it immediately, and if your baby suffered injuries or death while using such a device, schedule a consultation with our firm as soon as possible.

Products Included in the Recall

The following products have been recalled by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission:

These are just a handful of the dangerous products recalled by the USCPSC. Parents with infants should pay close attention to the agency’s website for news and additional updates. With more than 73 deaths associated with such products, it’s no wonder so many experts encourage families to stop using inclined sleepers altogether.

Sudden Unexpected Infant Death

While many people are familiar with the term Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, Sudden Unexpected Infant Death is less well-known. SUID refers to the death of any baby less than a year old that occurs unexpectedly. Accidental suffocation and strangulation are considered forms of SUID. According to the United States Centers for Disease Control, approximately 3,500 babies a year suffer from SUID. SIDs counts for about half of that figure.

Safe Alternatives for Babies

Experts advise parents to provide a flat, bare place for their infants to sleep. While you might enjoy a cozy bed yourself, babies lack the motor skills and strength necessary to turn over when they can’t get enough air. By placing infants in a bare crib, you reduce the risk of suffocation significantly. If you’re concerned about the baby being warm enough, simply dress them in warmer clothing for bed. It’s the safest way to ensure your baby gets the rest they need!

This video from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Development of the National Institute of Health has more information on why Bare is Best.

Talk with a Product Liability Lawyer Now

If you or someone you know has suffered a loss because of an inclined sleeper product, you should speak with our team. Our product liability lawyers have handled similar lawsuits in the past and can guide you through the next steps after such a tragic loss. A free case evaluation can give you clarity on your options moving forward and give you much-needed insight into your rights. Schedule your consultation now.

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