Graco Slapped With Class Action Over Faulty Car Seats

Law360, New York (September 7, 2011, 6:07 PM EDT) -- Graco Children's Products Inc. and its supplier Newell Rubbermaid Inc. were hit with a proposed class action Wednesday claiming they knowingly sold millions of defective car seats that could eject during a collision.

A mother claims that the TurboBooster car seat's adjustable armrest cannot withstand the force of a front-end crash — a danger to children and a violation of federal law, according to the complaint filed in South Carolina federal court.

The proposed class includes all purchasers of the car seat between 2002, when the...
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