The plaintiff, an 11-year-old boy, was severely burned after the cotton pajamas which he was wearing were ignited by the burner on a stove in the family’s kitchen.


Several attempts to extinguish the flames were unsuccessful. Investigation revealed that the particular fabric used in the pajamas was readily ignitable, burned fiercely and produced a high intensity heat causing deep and terrible burns on the boy’s skin in seconds.

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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