Recent Posts in Child Injuries Category Blog Home Protecting Your Children from Dog Bites Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 10-Oct-2018 While children love dogs, they often don’t know how to discern a safe dog from a violent one. When a child carelessly runs up to pet a dog, the animal may bite just because it feels threatened. Parents often assume that their beloved pet is safe and trust it to be gentle with their child. Unfortunately, all dogs act instinctively when startled, especially when an enthusiastic child is ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Recognizing the Signs of Day Care Negligence & Child Abuse Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 13-Sep-2018 The reality of child negligence and abuse is a parent’s worst nightmare. Unfortunately, it seems like news reports nationwide are consistently reporting about various child care facilities and employees that are being charged with a wide range of child abuse crimes. To protect your child, it’s important to recognize the signs and symptoms associated with negligence and abuse. The Signs ... Share This Post: Continue Reading What Causes Anoxic Brain Injuries? Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 1-Aug-2018 Brain injuries are considered catastrophic injuries because they significantly and negatively impact a victim’s quality of life and often hinder their ability to hold gainful employment. An anoxic brain injury occurs when the brain is deprived of oxygen. On average, the human brain can survive up to 4 minutes without direct oxygen. When deprivation occurs, neural cells suffer a process ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 3 Playground Hazards to Avoid Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 31-Jul-2018 For children, playgrounds are entertainment havens meant for adventure and recreation. Now that it’s summer, playgrounds are the place to be for energetic kids and their attentive parents. However, while playgrounds are built with good intentions, poor maintenance and a general lack of injury-prevention resources have turned these miniature adventure parks into high-risk danger zones. ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Daycare Injuries: How to Prove Negligent Supervision Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 2-Jan-2018 When you drop your child off at their daycare provider, you assume that their wellbeing will be the facility’s number one priority. However, accidents do happen and your child can end up suffering an avoidable injury. When their injury is caused by the negligent actions of the daycare provider or staff, you are entitled to compensation. In this blog, we talk about how to prove a negligent ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Defective Baby Products to Avoid Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 19-Jul-2017 Baby stores sell hundreds of different baby products every day in the United States. However, not all of them are useful. Some can even pose a threat to the safety and health of infants and toddlers. While the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) monitors the use of baby products and bans certain products that cause a significant number of injuries to children, it is important to take ... Share This Post: Continue Reading How to Prevent School Zone Accidents Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 8-Jun-2017 School zones are high-traffic areas where children may be present at any time. When passing through a school zone, drivers are legally obligated to slow down and exercise due caution in order to protect pedestrians. They are also obligated to heed any “STOP” or “YIELD” signs that are either posted, held by crossing guards, or activated on the sides of school buses. This ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Children's Sunscreen Recalled Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 2-Oct-2013 Texas residents who buy sunscreen for children or babies should be sure that they are not using a recalled lotion produced by the W.S. Badger Co. Inc. The company produces organic and natural body care products, including sunscreen. They have recently recalled a single lot of their 4-ounce SPF 30 Kids Sunscreen lotion and all lots of their 4-ounce SPF 30 Baby Sunscreen Lotion because the company ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Ikea Recalls Children's Beds in North America Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 22-Aug-2013 Parents in Texas might be interested to hear that Ikea, the world's largest furniture manufacturer, has recalled two models of its beds for juniors. The recall was issued for beds that were sold in the United States as well as in Canada. The beds were recalled because of a possibility of them breaking and causing children to get cut. As of yet, no injuries have been reported from the beds, but ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Laser Toys May Harm Children's Eyesight Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 13-Aug-2013 Texas parents should pay attention to a recent statement released by the FDA concerning the safety of laser toys marketed towards children. The statement claims that the concentrated light can deteriorate eyesight or even cause blindness. It's important for all parents to pay attention to these lasers and other defective products that can harm their children or others. The FDA is particularly ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 10 results found. Viewing page 1 of 1.