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Window Cord Injuries

Window Cord Injury Lawyers in Galveston

Proudly Representing Texas Residents and Their Families

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), window coverings that utilize pull cords present one of the greatest strangulation risks to children three years old and younger. Between 2012 and 2017, there were 50 reported fatalities associated with window cord entanglements. Studies conducted by the American Medical Association strongly suggest that there are as many as an estimated 50 more window cord strangulation deaths that go unreported.

If you or someone you know had a small child who was injured as a result of a window cord incident, you might qualify for a legal remedy to compensate you and your family for such injuries. At The Daspit Law Firm, we are dedicated to advancing the rights of injured families throughout Texas. We will strongly advocate on behalf of Galveston residents and their families to ensure that reckless manufacturing companies will not get away with creating a dangerously defective product.

Contact The Daspit Law Firm at (888) 221-2437 to explore your legal options today.

Are Window Cord Manufacturers Really Liable?

Under products liability laws, the manufacturer of a dangerously defective product is responsible for paying compensatory damages to people who’ve been injured by their unreasonable dangerous product. A product could be deemed unreasonably dangerous if the was a commercially viable safer alternative product available in the market.

Window coverings don’t need to use dangerous pull cords that could lead to entanglement and strangulation. Federal and state laws have been passed that recognize the particular dangers associated with such a product.

According to the CPSC, families should observe the following precautions if their home has dangerous window cords:

  • Move all cribs, beds, furniture, and toys away from windows and window cords, preferably to another wall;
  • Keep all window cords well out of reach of children;
  • Eliminate any dangling cords;
  • Check that cord stops are properly installed and adjusted;

Call The Daspit Law Firm Today

If you or a loved one has been injured by a dangerously defective product like window cords, you should consult a serious Galveston window cord injury attorney from The Daspit Law Firm. We have countless years of combined legal experience regarding personal injury issues, including dangerously defective window cord products. We take pride in our ability to provide our clients with personalized legal representation that takes into account the specific circumstances attendant to their cases. You too can benefit from our commitment to our positive, client-focused approach to legal advocacy. We are here to help you through each step of the litigation process, so you are kept up to date about your case.

Call The Daspit Law Firm at (888) 221-2437 or contact us online today for more information about your legal rights and options.

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  • I was beyond pleased with my outcome at Daspit Law Firm and specifically Brandon!

    “I was beyond pleased with my outcome at Daspit Law Firm and specifically Brandon! I couldn't believe how easy he made things! In fact the everyone I dealt with was very helpful and went the extra step! I will definitively refer others!”

    Stephanie S.

  • Mr Grinsfelder at Daspit Law firm took good care of me.

    “Mr Grinsfelder at Daspit Law firm took good care of me. I had a bad accident while on my job and was worried how I would take care of my family but he fixed everything. I am very happy I called Daspit Law and worked with Mr Grinsfelder. God bless you!”

    Victor M.

  • Just took my cousin in to see the team at Daspit Law.

    “Just took my cousin in to see the team at Daspit Law. Oddly my cousin just was in an accident. We apparently are having a run of bad luck. At least we can count on Daspit to get us what we need.”

    Mario W.

  • Super excited about my visit to Daspit Law Firm.

    “Super excited about my visit to Daspit Law Firm. They were very attentive, listened to all my needs and got right work on my case. They made me feel like a real person and not a number. If my first visit is any indication of whats to come I feel confident they will meet and/or exceed my expectations!”

    Cedric A.

  • Top notch service! Never thought I would need a lawyer or did I want to deal with one.

    “Top notch service! Never thought I would need a lawyer or did I want to deal with one. I have to say I was pleasantly surprised with the service I received and the outcome was even better. Brandon was straight forward, helpful and successful! Thanks for all of your hard work!”

    Bryce H.