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Defective Child Safety Seats

Despite the fact that child safety seats are designed and manufactured to keep extremely precious cargo safe, the number of instances of defective child safety seats is highly alarming. Millions of child car seats sold since 2001 have been recalled by their manufacturers for various designs flaws and hundreds of infants have suffered severe injury from these defects.

Most parents try to do everything within their power to keep their children safe, but parents cannot do anything to protect their children against products they do not know are defective. If your child has been injured due to a defective child safety seat, contact the Sheboygan product liability lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today at (920) 459-8000.

Common Types of Defects

It is difficult to know exactly why the companies responsible for defective child safety seats allowed them to slip through the cracks and be put on the market without proper testing. Regardless of the reason, however, it is always unacceptable for dangerous products to make their way to store shelves. Defective child safety seats can be caused by a number of things, including:

  • Defective handles
  • Sudden releases of safety belts
  • Weak construction which cripples when under pressure such as during a car accident
  • Unanticipated rotation
  • Weak shells that easily break
  • Flammable materials
  • Base/shell separation
  • Defective harness systems

Contact Us

If your child has been injured due to a defect in a child safety seat, contact the Sheboygan personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today at (920) 459-8000.