Furniture Tip Over Accidents and Child Injury Lawsuits in Northwest Indiana

Children are eternally inquisitive, and balls of energy. As a result, it’s not uncommon to see them running around the house in an attempt to get rid of the energy in their bodies as well as use play to socialize with their peers. Furniture tip over accidents in Indiana happen to children under the age of 18, and they are caused by falling electronic appliances such as flat screen TVs and stereo systems.

Was your child a victim of a furniture tip over accident in Indiana? Call our Northwest Indiana child injury attorney Michael McCready today on 877-561-3004 for more information regarding what you as a family can do to seek justice and compensation for your child’s injuries, pain and suffering.

Furniture tip over accidents can seem like just that – an accident. However, the laws of physics as well as Indiana personal injury law precludes that there must have been a reaction in response to a force which led to an injury. That is to say, the actions of another individual must have led to the accident. In the case of Northwest Indiana furniture tip over injuries involving children, we’ve discovered that furniture that comes crashing down at the slightest push, regardless of whether or not it was intentional usually has some kind of manufacturing or design defect that can be traced back to the makers of the product.

Here are some of the injuries sustained by falling furniture

  • Broken bones
  • Concussions
  • Contusions
  • Injuries to internal organs
  • Nerve damage
  • Traumatic brain injury

It is important to note that as a parent, you can’t protect your child from it all. This means that they, as children, may be tempted to reach for an object at placed atop a high surface on a furniture. That being said, furniture should be sturdy enough to withstand being pushed by small hands, and they should come with safety manuals that tell you what to do (such as install furniture anchors and anti-tip brackets) in order  to protect young children.

Furniture Injury Lawyer Help in Northwest Indiana

If you discover a possible defect in the furniture that tipped over, injuring your child, or if the furniture had a recall notice, you may be eligible for compensation. Please call us today on 877-561-3004 to speak with our Northwest child injury attorney today. Thanks, and we look forward to hearing from you. 

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