10-year-old girl and her sister were playing in their yard. The girl’s sister was playing with lawn darts.


Upon leaving the yard and going into her house, the girl was struck in the head with one of the lawn darts. The girl sustained a skull fracture, resulting in severe and permanent brain injury. The child is disabled from her normal activities and is subject to seizures. The lawn darts lacked readily visible warnings alerting users of the hazards of lawn darts. One portion of the case settled for $1,250,000.

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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