IKEA Tip-Over Accidents Blog

‘Kids in Danger’ Hosts Attorney Dan Mann, Former Feldman Shepherd Client Crystal Ellis for Conversation on Dangers of IKEA Dresser Tip-Overs

Feldman Shepherd attorney Daniel J. Mann, along with former client Crystal Ellis, discussed the dangers of IKEA dresser tip-overs in a virtual conversation hosted on July 16, 2020, by child safety advocacy group Kids in [...]

August 21st, 2020|Blog|

Nearly 20,000 Kmart Dressers Recalled Due to Tip-Over Risk to Kids

Adding to a growing list of ineffective dresser recalls that do little to keep children safe, the company that took over Kmart has recalled nearly 20,000 unsafe and unstable dressers, while telling some customers that [...]

August 19th, 2020|Blog|

Modus Furniture Recalls 1,300 Dressers Due to Tip-Over Risk

A recall by Modus Furniture of 1,300 unstable dressers supplied with tip-over restraint kits that do not comply with performance requirements of the industry’s current voluntary safety standard drives home the necessity for building stable [...]

July 13th, 2020|Blog|

Hodedah Recalls 26,500 Dressers Due to Tip-Over Risk After CPSC Issues Public Warning

Four months after the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) publicly called out furniture manufacturer Hodedah for its refusal to recall dressers that failed safety testing, Hodedah has finally taken action. In late 2019 the CPSC [...]

June 17th, 2020|Blog|

Prepac Recalls 21,000 Dressers Due to Tip-Over Risk, But No Refund for Customers

In what is likely to go down in the annals of furniture recalls as a fundamentally flawed and inadequate remedy, furniture maker Prepac has recalled about 21,000 unsafe and unstable dressers without offering any meaningful [...]

May 13th, 2020|Blog|

Feldman Shepherd and Francis Mailman Soumilas File Class Action Lawsuit for Consumer Damages in Connection with IKEA’s Recall of Nearly 30 Million Dressers

PHILADELPHIA, May 8, 2020 -- The law firms of Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock Dodig LLP and Francis Mailman Soumilas, filed a class action lawsuit against IKEA US Retail LLC and IKEA North America Services [...]

May 8th, 2020|In the News|

IKEA DRESSER TIP-OVER CASE SETTLES FOR $46 MILLION; IKEA AGREES TO EXPAND EFFORTS TO RECALL UNSTABLE DRESSERS

The settlement is believed to be the largest child wrongful death recovery in American history. Plaintiffs’ personal injury law firm Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock Dodig LLP has secured a $46 million settlement of a [...]

February 10th, 2020|In the News|

NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY SHINES SPOTLIGHT ON DRESSER TIP-OVERS

A documentary series by Netflix covering dangerous consumer products in a handful of industries shines a spotlight on a growing epidemic of dresser tip-overs in the U.S. “Broken” aired on the streaming platform on Nov. [...]

February 7th, 2020|In the News|

The IKEA Dresser Tip-Over Litigation: Helping Clients and Consumers Across America

On May 24, 2017, a father entered the bedroom of his two-year-old son, Jozef, to check on him as he took his nap. He encountered a sight that no parent should ever see: an IKEA [...]

July 9th, 2018|Blog|

IKEA Malm Dresser Tip-Over Claims the Life of Another 2-Year-Old Boy: Feldman Shepherd Retained by Family

An IKEA dresser has claimed the life of yet another 2-year-old boy. On May 24, 2017, Jozef Dudek, was put down for a nap by his father in their home in Buena Park, California. When [...]

October 20th, 2017|IKEA Furniture Tip-Overs|