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Slingshot; Hunting-Type

A hunting-type slingshot was being sold by a local dimestore as a toy for children. It was purchased by one young teenager whose younger brother then used it. The younger brother accidentally fired it, causing the projectile to strike a playmate in the eye and blinding him. The slingshot had been advertised as a hunting weapon capable of bringing down wild game and should never have been sold as a toy. Laws in states other than the one where this incident took place prohibited the sale and distribution of slingshots to minors.

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By |2018-07-10T18:31:20+00:00July 10th, 2018|Products Liability - Children’s toys|0 Comments

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