IKEA Furniture Tip-Overs

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 he went into his son’s room to check on him, he found Jozef under an IKEA Malm dresser which had [...]

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

Ikea Dresser Tip-Over Case Update: Recall Falling Short

On Thursday, June 29th, 2017, Philly.com Consumer News reported that the Ikea dresser recall is falling short. Safety advocates, including the Consumer Federation of America, assert that Ikea is not doing enough to get the dangerous dressers out of homes or to highlight the threat they create, especially when located in areas accessible to children. [...]

August 2nd, 2017|IKEA Furniture Tip-Overs|

IKEA Recalls 29 Million Dressers After 3 Child Deaths

IKEA and the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a sweeping recall of 29 million dressers Tuesday due to the deadly risk they pose to children if they tip over. The recall, one of the largest in history, comes after the deaths of at least three children who tragically lost their lives when an IKEA MALM [...]

June 28th, 2016|IKEA Furniture Tip-Overs, In the News|

What the CPSC’s Strong Response to IKEA Tip-overs Means

Letters from multiple consumer safety organizations to the Consumer Product Safety Commission have elicited a strong response from the agency regarding recent toddler deaths caused by IKEA MALM dresser tip-overs.

June 16th, 2016|IKEA Furniture Tip-Overs|

Another Toddler Death Linked to IKEA Furniture Tip-Overs

Parents to File Lawsuit Against IKEA for the Death of Minnesota Toddler Ted McGee A federal safety regulation investigation is underway following fatal injuries sustained by Minnesota toddler Ted McGee, who was crushed to death by an IKEA MALM dresser last February. This is now the third child death associated with IKEA MALM dressers, which [...]

May 18th, 2016|IKEA Furniture Tip-Overs|

IKEA MALM Tip­-Over Deaths Spark Discussions about Furniture Safety Standards

Following the deaths of several toddlers across the U.S. due to IKEA MALM furniture tip-overs, attention is now being turned toward industry safety standards that apply to furniture with regards to tip-overs. Camden Ellis of Washington state and Curren Collas of Pennsylvania, both died in 2014 after being crushed beneath toppled IKEA MALM dressers. They [...]

April 21st, 2016|IKEA Furniture Tip-Overs|