Defective car seats pose a serious safety risk to young children and babies. Wyatt Law Firm is currently accepting defective car seat cases, so contact us today for a free case review!
Since 1990, Wyatt Law Firm has been advocating for the wrongfully injured. Our experience with defective products and product recalls is extensive. Like any type of product, child car seats can be defective, whether that be through negligent manufacturing or design flaws. Our law firm acts as an advocate for injured children as well as their families and stands up against large corporations such as car seat manufacturers.
Graco Child Seats recalled Over Harness Buckle Defects
Graco has issued one of the more notable car seat recalls in recent years. The company recalled nearly two million of its car seats over concerns that the harness buckle could get stuck in the locked position. Although Graco states that there have been no injuries associated with the defect, the company is encouraging parents to request a replacement buckle that is a different, safer design. The danger in a buckle that becomes stuck in the locked position is that parents cannot easily remove their child from vehicle in the event of an emergency.
Common Questions About Car Seat Recalls
How do I know if my child's car seat is safe?
To find out if a recall was issued for a car seat that your child uses, you can search databases like www.parents.com/product-recalls or www.recalls.gov. You can also contact Wyatt Law Firm directly to learn if you might own a defective car seat.
Who can I notify if my child was injured due to a car seat defect?
If your child was involved in an accident and sustained injuries caused by a defective car seat, you should notify the car seat manufacturer and can also notify the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Aside from reporting the injury, we strongly encourage you to contact a San Antonio injury attorney at our firm to learn your legal options.
Aside from buckles becoming stuck, what other types of car seat defects are there?
Graco's recent child seat recall concerned buckles that became stuck in the latched position. Other failures might include buckles that become inadvertently unlatched, defective shoulder straps, defective design of the shell, padding, or a faulty connection between the car seat base and seatbelt.
Does Wyatt Law Firm handle all car seat defect cases?
Yes – if you believe your child was injured due to a defective car seat, please call us to see if you have a claim.
Contact Our Experienced San Antonio Injury Lawyers
For more than two decades, the San Antonio injury attorneys at Wyatt Law Firm have been advocating for the rights of the wrongfully injured. Let us be your voice against large corporations so that you can secure the justice you deserve. To learn more about how we can help, call us today or fill out a free case review form.