According to the United States Fire Administration, e-cigarettes caused 195 fires and explosions across the country in the 2009-2016 period.
The W.A.T.C.H. Organization (World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc.) regularly monitors toys and their potentially hazardous conditions. They educate consumers about inferior products they could buy for their children, in turn quite possibly preventing toy-related accidents.
A home is supposed to be a safe haven, but far too many unintentional injuries occur under Americans’ own roofs each year — especially those involving people in aged 0 to 19 years. More than 225,000 children are hospitalized and 9,000 die annually from accidents, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In total, nearly 9 million children visit the ER each year for injuries.
The Long Island dangerous toy lawyers at Edelman, Krasin & Jaye wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season. In that spirit, the team would like to bring some of the potentially dangerous toys to the attention of parents this year, so they can take the appropriate steps to keep their children safe from harm.