How Many Children are Injured by Toppling Furniture?
- March 14, 2022
- Attorney David Mann
- Personal Injury
Every home should always be a hazard-free safe haven for the children who live there. Many parents take time and extra precautions to ensure their children are not in harm's way. They believe their homes are safe because they don't realize the potential dangers of many home furnishings, including bookshelves, entertainment centers, and TVs. Dangerous accidents can occur when a child climbs on a large and heavy piece of furniture, causing it to become wobbly and tip over. There is always the potential for tall furniture to fall over, and young kids commonly climb in wide dressers and cabinets with drawers. Children love to reach, climb, and explore their surroundings, and they typically suffer injuries at a much higher rate than adults. Y[...]...