How often are children injured because of defective toys? | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

According to data collected by the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, a child is injured by a dangerous toy every three minutes. Children under five are more likely to sustain a choking injury while children five and older often sustain injuries from riding toys.

Collisions and falls account for approximately 45 percent of defective toy injuries.