Author: Sandra S. Gregor, Fredericksburg, VA Personal Injury Attorney
Buckle up! That’s what researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio are telling parents to do for their kids in strollers or baby carriers. A recent study shows that more than 17,000 children end up in the emergency room each year due to injuries involving strollers and infant carriers. And over a quarter of those injuries were concussions or traumatic brain injuries.
Most of the injuries occurred when a child fell out of a stroller or carrier, or when they tipped over. The researchers analyzed two decades of data from 1990-2010…