Fisher-Price, Mattel Sued Over Deadly Rock 'N Play Sleepers

Law360 (April 22, 2019, 10:37 PM EDT) -- Mattel Inc. and its subsidiary Fisher-Price Inc. are facing at least two putative class actions from consumers claiming negligence after the Consumer Product Safety Commission warned earlier this month that 10 infants died while in Rock 'N Play Sleepers since 2015.

Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht LLP claimed in a release Monday that it filed a suit against the companies, plus Amazon, on behalf of a named plaintiff whose 12-week-old infant died after minutes in the sleeper while another suit filed Friday in New York federal court claims that the toymakers knew about the potential risks but continued to sell...

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