One-year-old boy was playing with toy trumpet when he sustained deep lacerations to the interior of his mouth, which required surgery and was followed by bouts of post-anesthesia pneumonia and middle ear infections at regular intervals.


In addition to the physical injuries the boy suffered, he was diagnosed with a speech delay for which he requires therapy. After the trumpet accident, the boy stopped speaking for eight months. The boy’s language was developing normally until the accident.

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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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