Two teenagers were using an air rifle, which shoots pellets, in the basement of the home of one of them.


As a result of a ricocheting pellet, the bystanding teenager permanently lost his sight in one eye. Suit was brought against the manufacturer of the gun on the ground, among other things, that there existed a duty to warn expected users of the product of the danger of ricochet and the precautions one should take to protect oneself.[38]

About the Author: James Swartz
Mr. Swartz, our Managing and Principal Attorney at Swartz & Swartz P.C., is a nationally recognized and respected trial attorney as well as consumer advocate. His practice focuses on cases involving negligence, torts, products liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other claims involving catastrophic injuries.

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