A three-year-old boy was presented with a toy truck for Christmas. As children of that age often do, he periodically chewed on the truck.


After a period of a few months, he became ill and his illness was diagnosed as lead poisoning. He suffered permanent brain damage. An analysis of the paint used on the toy truck revealed that it had an extremely high lead content.

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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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