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Tiny Magnets May Be Banned Following Death Of A Child

The Consumer Product Safety Commission may ban small, high-powered magnets like those found in small toys due to the safety hazard they pose to small children. Likewise, the ban follows the result of a 19-month-old girl dying from swallowing several magnets, and another 7,700 others who have been to the emergency room from eating them. Tragically, the little girl who died suffered from a condition known as, ischemic bowel when several of the batteries connected to one another, and perforated her bowl thus causing it to become septic. The small magnets in question were made originally by, Buckyball, which is now, call, United We Ball, and would be the only manufacturers under the ban. The knowledgeable St. Louis personal injury attorney's at Meyerkord & Kurth have more than a century of combined experience, and an outstanding proven track record of success with product liability cases. Likewise, our attorneys understand that you and your child's safety is a top priority, and will vehemently fight to make sure you receive the compensation you deserve. Please contact our office as soon as possible regarding your vehicle accident case, so we can put our skill and expertise to work for you.

If you or a loved one is affected by a product that causes injury, Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC is the family of attorneys that will fight for you and your family's interests. Meyerkord & Kurth will represent you zealously in order to get your family the compensation that it deserves. Please contact our knowledgeable products liability attorneys at (314) 436-9958 or (800) 391-4318 if you have suffered from a loss due to the negligence of a producer of consumer products.

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