Who is liable for defective toy injuries?
If your child was injured from a defective kids toy, you may be considering a lawsuit. There are three parties that generally are liable for defective product injuries. First, the manufacturer that made the defective product may be liable. The second party is the wholesaler who distributed the defective product. Third, the retailer who sold the product may be held liable.
What compensation is available to the injured?
If your child was injured by a defective kids toy, your family may be entitled to compensation. Some families will be owed money for medical bills that have accumulated. Other families may also be entitled to money for future medical bills. Some defective kids toy victims may be able to receive a settlement for pain and suffering. If the defective kids toy manufacturer was extremely negligent, you may be able to recover punitive damages as well.
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How long do I have to file a defective toy lawsuit?
There are legal deadlines by which you must file a defective kids toy lawsuit. Statutes of limitations are essentially legal deadline by which you have to file a lawsuit. Statutes of limitations for defective kids toys will vary from state to state. When you bought the defective kids toy and when the injury occurred could also limit how long you have to file a defective product lawsuit.
What are common injures from defective toys?
Defective kids toys can cause many serious injuries to children. Some of the injuries from defective kids toys are temporary, yet still cause serious harm. Other injuries from defective kids toys may cause serious and lasting injuries, such as lead paint poisoning. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission shows that lead paint is one of the leading reasons for toy recalls. Some of the most common injuries from defective kids toys are:
- Defective toys, bicycles, tricycles and wagons
- Unsafe toy wrappers and packaging
- Non-fire retardant clothing
- Choked on small parts
- Stabbed or injured by unprotected sharp parts or objects
- Electrical shock
- Lead poisoning, lead paint injuries
Can I afford a defective toy lawyer?
Woods & Woods never charges a penny unless you win your defective kids toys lawsuit. If we do win your defective kids toys lawsuit, our fee is a percentage of the settlement and case expenses. If you lose your defective kids toy lawsuit, you owe us nothing. Woods and Woods defective product lawyers do not bill by the hour and we never charge for phone calls.
Why call Woods & Woods defective product lawyers?
Since 1985, Woods & Woods has fought for injured people and their families. In that time, we have successfully represented thousands of clients. Our years of experience and dedication help us win our clients cases. We offer free legal consultations to anyone. Call us for free to explore your legal options.