IKEA Tip-Over Accidents Blog

The Facts of Furniture Tip-Overs – Infographic

September 18th, 2017|In the News|

Massive National Recall of Walmart Dressers due to Tip-Over Risk

On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Ameriwood Home issued a recall of their Mainstays chests of drawers due to serious tip-over and entrapment hazards. These dressers, [...]

September 14th, 2017|In the News|


August 10th, 2017|In the News|

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 [...]

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

Feldman Shepherd in the News After IKEA Dresser Recall

The story of IKEA’s massive recall hit the news cycle heavily last week, warning the owners of 29 million dressers that the products could be placing children at risk. It was the first time many [...]

July 6th, 2016|In the News|

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 [...]

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|

Casey proposes mandatory safety standards for dressers

Sen. Robert P. Casey has introduced legislation that would require all dresser manufacturers to adhere to the same mandatory standards for furniture tip-over stability. The Pennsylvania senator’s bill is called the STURDY Act, which stands [...]

June 10th, 2016|In the News|

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 [...]

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

The National Law Review- CPSC: Every Corrective Action Will Be a Recall

The CPSC will never again allow companies to call their voluntary corrective actions anything other than a “recall,” Elliot Kaye, Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced. This announcement comes in response [...]

May 17th, 2016|In the News|