Wrongful Death Attorneys Dekalb County, GA
When you bring your new baby home, if not in your arms majority of his or her time in the home, your baby will be in its’ crib. You never expect the product that you rely on to carry a life, could also take that life. Drop-side cribs have played a part in several infant deaths. Despite their designs intent, they are dangerous to the infants.
Drop-side cribs are cribs that allow both sides of the crib to rise and fall so that parents are able to easily place or remove their child from the crib. But these products also pose a threat by suffocation or even strangulation. These cribs require very specific assembling instructions and the tiniest slip up, or miscalculation may cause the crib to function improperly. And you do not want this to happen. This means purchasing a used drop-side crib from a garage sale or other sources is a bad idea, as they may already be missing parts that are necessary to assemble a secure crib for your child.
Drop-side cribs have been recalled by several popular brands, and defects with these products are the leading cause for these recalls. In the event that a manufacturer is at fault for the defect of your product you may be able to file a claim for product liability claim. A manufacturer may be deemed at fault if there are no warning labels for hidden threats or if the product is not equipped to fulfill the duty it is intended to fulfill. Unfortunately, these types of cases occur more often than not, which of course has lead these items to be pulled from the stores, but also has put several families and companies through a lot of legal drama.
No parent should have to lay his or her child to rest due to faulty equipment they purchased to actually lay their child to rest. If you or someone you know has lost a child due to a defective drop-side crib it is important that you speak with skilled wrongful death attorneys Dekalb County, GA trusts at Andrew R. Lynch, P.C. who are experienced in personal injury as well as negotiating because cases of these magnitude, where a life has been lost, require an attorney that will fight for what you and your family deserves.