Recall of Dangerous Graco Inclined Sleepers
In December 2020, Graco recalled their ‘Infant Inclined Sleeper’ product due to its association with infant injury and death. The sleepers posed suffocation risk as infants were able roll onto their stomachs without being restrained and were then unable to roll back. The cushioned material lining the sleepers, as well as the incline of the sleepers themselves, has the potential to cause suffocation as well.Does Your Potential Case Qualify for a Graco Product Recall Lawsuit?
If your infant has recently suffered injury or has tragically passed and you suspect an inclined sleeper may be at fault, our infant injury attorneys at Carabin Shaw can help. We offer our sincere sympathies to you and your family for the pain and suffering caused by the carelessness of companies like Graco, Fisher-Price, Baby Matters, Evenflo, Delta and more.
During what is undoubtedly an incredibly difficult time and stressful situation to navigate, our experienced lawyers offer a free initial consultation to all potential clients to discuss the specifics of your case. One of our product liability attorneys will offer advice about your next steps. Fill out our online contact form to schedule your free case review, and determine if a Graco product recall lawsuit may be applicable.Graco Product Recalls
The following Graco products, which were sold between 2015-2020, have been recalled.
- Graco Pack ‘n Play Nuzzle Nest Playard
- Graco Pack ‘n Play Everest Playard
- Graco Pack ‘n Play Rock ‘n Grow Playard
- Graco Pack ‘n Play Day2Dream Playard & Bedside Sleeper
Product recalls have also been issued for infant inclined sleepers for Fisher-Price, Delta, Evenflow, Kids II Inc., and more. If you believe one of these products or a similar product was the cause of injury to your child, contact an attorney as soon as possible.
There are strict deadlines for filing a product liability lawsuit—referred to as a statute of limitations—which vary from state to state. A trusted product liability lawyer will help you navigate the process as quickly as possible.Infant Sleep Deaths and Inclined Sleepers
As of early 2021, 93 infant deaths have been linked to various infant sleeper products, a number that is sure to rise as sudden infant deaths are investigated more thoroughly and inclined sleepers are recognized as a possible factor. It is sometimes difficult to pinpoint the cause of a sudden infant death which occurs during sleep, but inclined sleepers have been shown to have a direct correlation.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that babies sleep on their backs, unrestrained, on a firm, flat surface. The organization also notes that babies should sleep in an area that is free of soft bedding and padded bumpers.
The recall of dangerous Graco inclined sleepers is due to the following:
- Inclined sleepers position babies at an angle between 10 and 30 degrees. Because of the incline, a baby’s head slouches forward, constricts the airway and causes suffocation.
- The angled infant sleepers also have padded areas on the interior. This can also be a suffocation hazard if the child’s face becomes buried in the material.
- The angle and positioning of the sleepers makes it easy for infants to roll on to their stomachs but not back over, thus causing significant injury or suffocation.
Your child’s safety is of the utmost importance, and these baby sleeper / infant sleeper products have caused significant harm. If you feel your family has a potential product liability claim against Graco, contact the infant injury attorneys at Carabin Shaw immediately. Such cases have strict time limitations, so call today.Speak With an Experienced Product Liability Attorney for a Free Case Review
If your family has been impacted by any baby inclined sleeper product, schedule a free consultation with Carabin Shaw as soon as possible. The loss or severe injury of a small child is devastating, but our law firm is committed to fighting on behalf of victims and their loved ones to obtain the justice they deserve. Our client reviews and case results from previous verdicts and settlements illustrates our lawyers’ dedication to their clients.
During your free initial, no-obligation consultation, an attorney will determine whether your case may qualify for a Graco product recall lawsuit. Call us today at 800-862-1260 to begin down the path toward justice.