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Has Your Child Been Injured by an Unsafe Toy?
If your child has been injured by an unsafe toy, you may feel helpless and outraged. The desire to bring justice can be very strong. Fortunately, help is available. A personal injury lawyer from our firm can use legal means to get you financially compensated and enforce accountability on companies who market unsafe toys. By doing this, you can also help enforce a standard of manufacturing quality where children are safe while they have fun and learn with their playthings.
Your children are the most important part of your family, and their safety and security are among your most basic concerns. Meyerkord & Kurth is a family firm with the objective of helping other families to successfully navigate through the legal process of recovering fair compensation for their injuries.
There may be no way to fully undo the harm your child has suffered, but you may have a right to monetary damages, especially if the injury brings on large medical bills and has any lasting effect on your child's quality of life.
Avoiding Dangerous Toys
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has an ongoing list of toys which get recalled because of one hazard or another, with the risk of choking topping the list in the most recent toy recalls. Knowing these hazards can help in deciding what toys are safe to obtain for your children.
Here are some of them:
- Choking hazards where the child can stop breathing due to obstruction in the throat
- Fire and burn risks
- Injury hazards
- Lead paint standards violation where lead paint was used in making the toy
- Puncture and laceration hazards involving cutting or breaching of skin, eyes or eardrums
- Asphyxiation hazard cutting off child's air supply
- Fall hazard where a child could fall and be injured
- Explosion and projectile hazard
- Impalement hazard where deep punctures result in severe damage to internal organs
- Chemical burn risk causing injury and destruction of body tissues
If your child has been injured because of an unsafe toy, we can be contacted for experienced legal counsel. The time following an accident can be one of the most frightening periods that you can possibly imagine, but you do not have to face it alone. By securing our legal guidance, you can breathe easier knowing that we will be there to help you shoulder the burden and take legal action with a product liability claim on your behalf.
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