The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Summer Infant Inc. has recalled about 2 million Mother’s Touch/Deluxe Baby Bathers due to a fall risk that poses a threat of head injuries to infants. If your child was injured by a faulty baby bather or other defective product, please contact the experienced Mobile, Alabama, product liability attorneys at Long & Long for your free case consultation. The injuries caused by these baby bathers and other defective consumer products can result in extensive medical costs; we can help you pursue financial compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and other damages. The baby bather recall affects the Summer Infant’s Mother’s Touch/Deluxe Baby Bather, which features a squarish blue or pink plastic base about 13 ½ inches long by about 12 ½ inches wide and one of the following model numbers:
Please see the CPSC page on the baby bather recall for additional model numbers. When an infant is lifted or carried with the baby bather, the wire frame of the product can disengage and cause the baby to slide out. According to the CPSC website, at least five infants have suffered head injuries associated with the use of the baby bathers, including reports of skull fractures and the need for emergency room and intensive care treatment. The Summer Infant Mother’s Touch/Deluxe Baby Bathers were sold at mass merchandise stores and online from September 2004 through November 2011 for between $15 and $30. If your child was harmed by a defective baby bather or other faulty consumer product, please contact the Mobile, Alabama, product liability attorneys at Long & Long for your free case consultation.