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Cedar Rapids Choking Hazard Attorneys

Parents frequently take significant precautions to keep their children safe and happy. Buying toys and childcare products can bring joy to both parents and children, but if these products are defective, the well-being of the child may be compromised. One of the most dangerous ways that products designed for children can malfunction is by creating a choking hazard by their size or by having small, detachable parts.

If you or someone you love has seen their child suffer from a defective product and related choking hazard, you understand the panic and anger associated with this type of incident. The Cedar Rapids choking hazard attorneys of Leehey Olson Law, P.C., are committed to helping you to hold a negligent manufacturer accountable for your child’s injury. Contact our offices at (319) 294-4424 to discuss your legal rights today.

Choking Dangers

There is no reason for parents to assume that a toy will threaten their child’s safety. Accordingly, they may relax their supervision of their son or daughter’s playtime. But a moment of distraction can be long enough for a toy or product to fall apart in a way that creates a choking danger. The following instances are representative of choking hazards that result from defective design or manufacture:

  • Buttons that fall off the product
  • Toys or items that are likely to break into small pieces
  • Products that contain thin pieces of plastic that may obstruct the windpipe
  • Rattles that break apart, allowing their contents to escape

Contact Us

If your child has choked due to a defective toy, the Cedar Rapids choking hazard attorneys of Leehey Olson Law, P.C., are prepared to help. You may be able to obtain financial compensation for medical bills, pain, suffering, and other relevant damages. Contact us at (319) 294-4424 to learn more about your legal rights and options.

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