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Samson International Recalls 5,400 Unsafe Dressers, While U.S. Senate Sits for 17 Months on Legislation to Prevent Tip-Overs

As the U.S. Senate’s failure to act on legislation that would help prevent dresser tip-overs reaches the 17-month mark, another 5,400 dangerous dressers have been recalled. On July 7, 2022, Samson International issued a joint recall with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) for its Universal Broadmoore Cayden Gentleman’s 9-Drawer Chests, stating that the chests [...]

July 14th, 2022|Blog|

BFG North Carolina Recalls 1,380 Unsafe Dressers, While U.S. Senate Sits (Again) on Legislation to Prevent Tip-Overs

As legislation that would help prevent dresser tip-overs sits stalled in the U.S. Senate for more than a year, another 1,380 dangerous dressers have been recalled. On February 3, 2022, BFG North Carolina issued a joint recall with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) for its River Street Five-Drawer Chests, stating that the chests do [...]

March 25th, 2022|Blog|

CPSC Report: Dresser Tip-Overs Injure Thousands of U.S. Children

Tip-overs of chests, bureaus and dressers sent an estimated 2,400 children to U.S. hospital emergency rooms from 2018 to 2020, accordingly to a newly released report by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The “Product Instability or Tip-Over Injuries and Fatalities Associated with Televisions, Furniture, and Appliances: 2021 Report,” also found that there were 218 [...]

February 28th, 2022|Blog|

Magnussen Home Furnishings Recalls 13,200 Unsafe Dressers, as Legislation to Prevent Tip-Overs Sits Stalled in U.S. Senate

As legislation that would help prevent dresser tip-overs sits stalled in the U.S. Senate for a third time in recent years, another 13,200 dangerous children’s dressers have been recalled. On October 27, 2021, Magnussen Home Furnishings issued a joint recall with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) for its Nova Series 5-Drawer Chests, stating that [...]

November 12th, 2021|Blog|

Bel Furniture Recalls Ninety Dressers Due to Tip-Over Risk to Kids

Another ninety dressers have been added to the growing tally of unsafe dressers that have been recalled because they can easily tip over and seriously injure or kill young children. On July 22, 2021, Bel Furniture issued a joint recall with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) for its Barrington 5-Drawer Chests, which were sold [...]

August 23rd, 2021|Blog|

Canyon Furniture Recalls 1,200 Dressers Due to Tip-Over Risk as Lawmakers Try Again to Pass the STURDY Act

As federal lawmakers “try, try again” to pass the STURDY Act — which would help to prevent dresser tip-overs — another 1,200 unsafe children’s dressers that do not comply with the furniture industry’s voluntary safety standard for stability have been recalled. On July 8, 2021, Canyon Furniture Company issued a joint recall with the Consumer [...]

July 29th, 2021|Blog|

CB2 and Noble House Recall Unsafe Dressers as CPSC Releases Latest Data on Tip-Over Injuries and Deaths

Just as the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) was releasing its latest data on injuries and fatalities to children associated with dresser tip-overs, two more companies have added their unstable dressers to a perpetually expanding list of dresser recalls. On January 27, 2021, CB2 issued a joint recall with the CPSC for about 11,000 of [...]

February 12th, 2021|Blog|

Walker Edison Recalls 24,000 Unsafe Dressers, As Legislation to Stop Dresser Tip-Overs Appears Likely to Die in U.S. Senate

As the window of opportunity continues to close for the 116th Congress to pass the STURDY Act ― which would help prevent dresser tip-overs ― another 24,000 unsafe dressers have been added to the dresser recall tally. On November 4, 2020, furniture supplier Walker Edison issued a joint recall with the Consumer Product Safety Commission [...]

November 17th, 2020|Blog|

Time Is Running Out for Lawmakers to Protect Kids from Dresser Tip-Over Accidents

As the clock ticks down on the final days of the 116th Congress, legislation that would help prevent dresser tip-overs must pass the Senate within the next three months if we are to finally have a law that keeps children safe in their own bedrooms. The STURDY Act (Stop Tip-Overs of Unstable, Risky Dressers on [...]

October 12th, 2020|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 Danger (KID). During the “Conversation with KID” event, Ellis, who lost her first-born child Camden to an IKEA dresser tip-over [...]

August 21st, 2020|Blog|