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Graco Inclined Sleeper Accessory Lawsuits

Nadrich & Cohen is actively retaining the families of infants who died in a Graco inclined sleeper accessory.

Graco has recalled their inclined sleeper accessory included with several of their products because infant fatalities have been reported regarding inclined sleep products made by other companies.

You may be eligible for financial compensation if your infant died in a Graco inclined sleeper accessory. Call us today at 800-718-4658 for a free consultation. Our services are free unless we obtain financial compensation for you. You can also email us at info@personalinjurylawcal.com, fill out the form on the right or chat with one of our live chat representatives.

Standards For Safe Infant Sleep

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), in 2005, recommended that all babies sleep in the supine position (wholly on the back) for every sleep. They also recommended that soft materials or objects should not be placed under sleeping infants.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) adopted the AAP guidelines in 2006, recommending that infants always be placed on their back to sleep, and that babies always be placed on a firm sleep surface.

The AAP, in 2011, issued an updated policy statement noting that the “supine sleep position does not increase the risk of choking and aspiration in infants, even those with gastroesophageal reflux.” The statement also noted that “elevating the head of the infant’s crib while the infant is supine is not recommended” because “it might result in the infant sliding to the foot of the crib into a position that might compromise respiration.”

Australian regulators, around January 2011, found that the Fisher Price Rock ‘n Play sleeper, a similar angled sleeping device, was not safe for infant sleep because the angle allowed babies’ airways to be blocked.

The Graco inclined (angled) sleeper accessory does not allow a baby to sleep in the supine position and it places soft materials underneath the sleeping infant.

Inclined sleepers may permit infants to move themselves into positions where they can’t breathe against a soft, padded surface like the one found on the Graco inclined sleeper accessory, and inclined sleepers may cause the heads of infants to pitch at angles which impair breathing. We believe that infant deaths may result from these breathing hazards which inclined sleepers may present.

Products The Accessory Was Sold With

The Graco inclined sleeper accessory was sold with the Graco Pack ‘n Play Day2Dream Playard with Bedside Sleeper, Graco Pack ‘n Play Nuzzle Nest Playard, Graco Pack ‘n Play Everest Playard and Graco Pack ‘n Play Rock ‘n Grow Playard.

How We Can Obtain A Graco Inclined Sleeper Accessory Recovery For You

We may be able to obtain a financial recovery for you based numerous causes of action in a Graco inclined sleeper accessory lawsuit, including:

Wrongful Death

We may be able to recover damages based on the wrongful death of your child.

Negligence

Negligence is failing to use reasonable care to prevent harm from happening. We may be able to obtain damages by proving that you lost your child due to someone else’s negligence. People who injure others through negligence are liable for those injuries under California law.

AAP and NIH guidelines state that babies should only sleep in the supine position on a firm surface. We believe that a company exercising reasonable care to prevent infant deaths would not design and sell an angled sleeper which does not allow the baby to sleep in the supine position and which has a soft sleeping surface.

We may also be able to recover damages based on negligent product design, negligent misrepresentation and gross negligence.

Failure To Warn

We believe that Graco knew or should have known that inclined sleepers have breathing impairment and obstruction issues and failed to warn the public about the risk of infant death associated with their inclined sleeper accessory.

Breach Of Express And Implied Warranties

We may be able to obtain damages based on the fact Graco expressly and impliedly warranted that their inclined sleeper accessory was safe when we believe it was not.

Loss Of Consortium

We may be able to obtain damages for the loss of companionship of your child.

Fraud

We may be able to obtain damages based on fraud because Graco literally refers to the product in question as a sleeper accessory. We believe Graco has knowingly misrepresented the safety of their inclined sleeper accessory in their marketing and labeling of the product by indicating that the product is safe for infants to sleep in.

Fraudulent Concealment

We believe Graco fraudulently concealed the fact their product was not safe for infants to sleep in, knowing full well it wasn’t safe but refusing to warn the public about it.

Unjust Enrichment

We believe Graco should not be able to retain the benefit of funds paid for their products because they made deliberate misrepresentations and omissions about the actual dangers of their inclined sleeper accessory.

Graco Inclined Sleeper Accessory Lawyers

We are the inclined sleeper experts, with experience handling Fisher Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper infant death cases. We already know the ins and outs of obtaining recoveries for families who have tragically lost a child due to inclined sleepers. Now is not the time to hire a big TV or billboard law firm who handles every type of case under the sun and is a jack of all trades, master of none. Now is the time to hire experienced specialists who know how to get the job done regarding this very specific type of case; specialists like Nadrich & Cohen.

We operate on a contingency fee basis. This means that we only charge a percentage of your recovery, and only if we obtain a recovery for you. We will not charge you if we do not obtain financial compensation for you.

Call us now at 800-718-4658 for a free consultation. You may be eligible for a financial recovery if you lost a child to a Graco inclined sleeper accessory.