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Baby Carrier Injuries

Babies and young children are constantly at risk of serious injury as a result of their small size and their inability to protect and care for themselves. A growing trend among parents today is the use of baby carriers or baby backpacks. Through the use of these items, babies can be carried around by their parent while the parent has his or her hands free.

Unfortunately, sometimes baby carriers are manufactured or designed poorly or improperly, resulting in potentially serious injury to a child. If your baby was injured due to a defective or poorly functioning baby carrier, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact the Kenosha personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874 to discuss your situation with an understanding attorney.

Causes of Baby Carrier Injuries

Babies who are secured in a defective baby carrier are at risk of suffering severe injuries, including broken bones, lacerations, spinal injuries, and brain injuries. Injuries resulting from defective baby carriers can be caused by any of the following:

  • Poorly functioning straps or latches that fail to properly restrain the child
  • Sharp or protruding sections that can hurt the child
  • Straps or latches that are too tight and hurt the child

Make sure to always use caution when carrying your baby in a carrier. Additionally, ensure that the child is the appropriate age for riding in a carrier, which is generally older than 4 months. Never put an infant under 4 months into a carrier, as the baby may be too young to support his or her own head.

Contact Us

Having an injured child can be one of the most horrific moments in a parent's life, especially if that injury was preventable. If you or someone you love has a child who was injured because of a defective baby carrier, call the Kenosha personal injury attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874.