Child Injury

According to the CPSC, an average of  26 people drown in pools and spas each year on July 4.  The CPSC recommends that parents and children alike go over water safety rules and inspect public and private pools before use. Safety recommendations include: teaching children to swim, using life jackets, putting fences around pools, and [...]

What Should I Do If A Dog Bites My Child?

by Paul Thomson on December 17, 2012

in Child Injury

After seeking medical attention for your child, try to obtain the following information about the dog: Has the dog ever bitten anyone else before? Does the dog have a history of aggression? Are the dog’s shots up to date? What is the dog owner’s name, physical address, phone number, and homeowner’s or renter’s insurance information? Take pictures of [...]

The CPSC and Bumbo International recalled over 4 million Bumbo baby seat after reports of 50 injuries and 19 skull fractures. The CPSC and Bumbo International are providing additional warnings about using the seats and a repair kit that includes a restraint belt on raised surfaces such as countertops, table tops, chairs, and coffee tables. [...]