Strollers are a very important part of a child’s life. The stroller is used as a primary tool for the mobility of young children. They aid parents around the globe in providing a safe and effective means of transportation for their children. Strollers are generally known for improving the quality of life for a family and making their daily routines much easier to accomplish. Many parents use strollers to enhance normal task such as shopping, exercising, walking the dog, attending large events and much more. With thousands of families depending on strollers for everyday activities, it is often assumed that they are all well-built for the safety of consumers.
Graco has received 11 reports of finger injuries including six reports of fingertip amputation, four reports of partial-fingertip amputation and one finger laceration.
Last month, Graco, a well-known manufacturer of children’s products, voluntarily issued an official recall on 11 models of strollers. Graco informed the public that the recall was due to the risk of finger amputation as a result of the folding hinge on the sides of the stroller. This hazard could possibly inflict a high amputation hazard. Graco is offering a free repair kit to resolve any mechanical malfunction. It is imperative to immediately remove a child from a stroller if it begins to fold involuntarily. To learn more about Graco’s stroller recall read this article. If you have questions regarding a personal injury related to the Graco product recall contact the Rhode Island Personal Injury Attorneys at The Law Office of Michael Campopiano .