Author: Courtney Allen Van Winkle, Richmond, VA Personal Injury Attorney
It’s hard to miss the evidence of the holiday shopping season – store signs, television commercials and email messages vie for our attention to guide us to the “must have” gifts this year. Less obvious is information that can help adults choose gifts that are both appropriate and safe for the children on their gift list. Warning labels on toys and product recall websites can help shoppers make informed decisions about the gifts they purchase.
Unfortunately, the time children spend at play is also a time they can get hurt. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports more than 262,000 toy-related injuries are…