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SKECHERS Boys' Hot Lights: Deflecktord - Turbo S, size 12 shoes
Clothing and Accessories
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Footwear (1615)
Skechers USA, Inc.    
Hot Lights: Deflecktord - Turbo S
1/3/2011 This date is an estimate
My son, Age 3 1/2, tripped and fell while walking from the car into our home on our garage (cement) floor. This resulted in immediate unconsciousness (temporary) and he was diagnosed with a concussion. He also had a laceration on his nose which required antibiotic cream and has resulted in scaring.

He fell because of his shoes; SKECHERS Hot Lights: Deflecktord - Turbo S. These are Velcro shoes which use the "super Z strap". The Z strap does not conform tightly to a child’s foot resulting in an extreme loose foot. In fact, there is no-way to tighten the shoe at all! The foot not the ankle are not supported properly. These shoes are marketed as a sneaker/ tennis shoe, not as a loose clauge-style as they fit.
Injury→Injury, Emergency Department Treatment Received
My Child
3 years
I still have the shoes and have not thrown them away. They have been replaced.
Comment from Skechers USA, Inc. 5/10/2011
Properly sizing and fitting this or any shoe is important to prevent incidents of this nature. We are not aware of any defect regarding the securing straps for this or any other Skechers’ footwear. However, we would be happy to examine the shoes involved in this complaint and provide the customer with a full refund if they are unsatisfied with any of our products.

And we encourage anyone with questions or concerns about Skechers' products to contact us at:

Skechers USA
1-800-746-3411 (Mon-Fri 8:00am to 5:00pm Pacific time)
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