Child Car Safety Seat Recalls in 2021

Child Car Safety Seat Recalls in 2021

When you go into the hospital to have your baby, you are not allowed to leave unless you have a proper child safety seat in your car. This strict requirement is a good thing because little ones need extra support when in a car to keep them safe. Specialized child safety seats are used in children as old as 12 depending on how tall they are. The leading cause of death and serious injuries for young people is automobile accidents. There are more than 6 million crashes that take place every day in the United States and each day, approximately 90 people lose their lives in one of these tragic incidents.

Young people in specific are highly affected by deadly car crashes, and the state of Mississippi ranks number five for fatal car accidents in this demographic. A child safety seat for the youngest children is not only mandated by the law, but it is also the most effective form of extra protection that you can shield your child with should you experience a Mississippi car accident. 

What Child Car Safety Seats Have Been Recalled in 2021?

Child Car Safety Seat Recalls in 2021Using the appropriate safety seat in your car can reduce the risk of your child sustaining fatal injuries if you are hit in a Jackson car accident. When you have the right child safety seat, learning how to install it properly is also extremely important because if it isn’t put into your car correctly it will not provide optimal protection in a crash. Last, if a child safety seat is recalled due to a defect or other problem, making sure to follow the instructions for having your seat replaced or refunded is necessary.

In 2021 the following popular car seat manufacturers have recall notices:

  • Baby Trend
  • Britax
  • Combi
  • Diono
  • Babideal
  • Evenflo
  • WAYB
  • Graco
  • Kiddy
  • Angel Gaurd
  • Recaro

If you have any of these child safety seat brands, then check the model type and search the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Child Safety Seat Recall list to determine if your seat has been recalled. If it is, you will see the instructions on how you can return the seat, when the recall was issued, what the final date to engage with the recall is, as well as the reason for the recall. Some of the reasons that child safety seats were on the NHTSA child safety seat recall list include:

  • Child restraint systems make it difficult to remove a child.
  • Choking hazards.
  • Harness loosens by itself.
  • Noncompliance issues with the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard.
  • Breaks in the headrest.
  • Improper construction.

Speak with a Mississippi Product Liability Attorney Today

If your child was injured while in the car due to a defective child car safety seat, you may be able to obtain compensation for the damages that resulted such as:

  • Medical care
  • Pain and suffering
  • Property damages

The Germany Law Firm can help when you are considering filing a Mississippi product liability claim. Bob Germany is a Jackson product liability attorney that you can meet with during a free consultation by calling (601) 487-0555 today.