The plaintiff bought a two-wheel bike for his 5-year-old boy. The Bicycle was equipped with training wheels but had no brakes.


The package that the unassembled bike came in stated that brakes were not included. On his first ride on the bike the boy went down a hill, was unable to stop the bike, and crashed into an oncoming car. He suffered two broken legs and a fractured pelvis.[54]

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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