The Chicago Tribune has been out front on the subject of defective cribs continuing to spotlight the subject following a Pulitizer Prize winning series on dangerous cribs and dangerous toys in 2007. Continuing on from an October story which was linked-to here at that time, the Tribune now reports on a pattern of warnings preceding more recent fatalities which could or should have been recognized and addressed earlier. One mother whose child died in 2004 while using a Delta Enterprises crib –subject of an August 2008 recall– says in the story that kids who died after her son might have been protected from harm if her child’s death had sparked action. It is telling.
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