Maclaren To Cover Claims Against Its Bankrupt Distributor

Law360, New York (June 29, 2012, 9:55 PM EDT) -- British stroller maker Maclaren Ltd. said Wednesday that it would honor product liability claims pending against its former U.S. distributor American Baby Products Inc., which is currently liquidating in Connecticut bankruptcy court.

The claims stem from a November 2009 stroller recall over a side saddle hinge that caused numerous fingertip injuries to children, including several amputations. Maclaren says its strollers now feature a closed hinge mechanism that eliminated any potential for trapping fingers.

Maclaren says it is working with the bankruptcy trustee to cover any money...
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