Window Blind Lawsuits Lead to Window Blind Recalls

Recent window blind recalls, which have occurred because the cords pose a serious strangulation risk to children, have in large part been driven by lawsuits. Window blind cord strangulation is not new, deaths due to window blind cords have occurred for years, but manufacturers have resolutely refused to change their designs at the risk of lowering profits by a cents per unit. Even with major recall announcements, these dangerous window blinds remain in use in private homes and public daycare centers across the United States.

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