A 6-year-old boy opened up a new jar of peanut butter to make a sandwich. After he ate the sandwich he complained of a scratchy feeling in his throat. Soon afterwards he began bleeding from the mouth.


Examination revealed that there were several splinters of glass imbedded in the peanut butter. The boy has suffered permanent damage to his esophagus and has developed an ulcer which is causing him much pain.[80]

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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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