Mattel Baby Seat Buyers Seek Class Cert. In Mold Case

Law360, New York (December 5, 2013, 1:26 PM EST) -- Consumers who allege Mattel Inc. designed a baby seat with poor ventilation that is prone to unhealthy mold growth asked a California federal judge Wednesday to certify a class in the lawsuit.

The plaintiffs say the design of the Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleeper does not allow for adequate ventilation in and around the seat and allege Mattel knew that area would become moist or wet routinely. Because of that flaw, they say the seat has a dangerous propensity to grow mold, which has been linked...
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