A recent report of children travel tents defects
has parents concerned over possible injuries to their infants. The manufacturer of the product Developer Kid Co. is offering a recall and repair kit of the units it sold, however this is not enough.
The product was found to be defective after the defect caused the death of an infant. Reports indicate that the product was defective As a result of the defective product sold by the manufacturer, an infant died from suffocation. According to the news reports the child suffocated while inside of a PeaPod Travel Tent. Reports indicate that to date there have been nine (9) fatalities from the defective manufacturing of this product.
Products can be defective for a number of reasons. Most commonly products are considered defective because of a design or manufacturing defect. Design defects occur when there is a inherent defect in the prototype used to manufacture the product. These types of defects apply universally to all similar products manufactured. Manufacturing defects apply to a defect found in a particular or single model of the product. Unlike design defects, manufacturing defects are not applicable to all products. Rather they apply when the manufacturer failed to exercise caution with regards to the manufacturing process.
Liability is usually extended to all those in the stream of distribution and sale. This includes manufacturers, distributors and resellers of the product. If you have been injured or your loved one has been injured contact our offices for a free case evaluation.
Loved ones have the opportunity to bring a wrongful death lawsuit under certain circumstances. It is important to bring your cause of action in a timely manner. If you have been injured contact our offices for a free evaluation.
More information: Suffocation, Entrapment Risks prompt Recall of PeaPod Travel Tents by Kidco