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Written by: Benton Accident & Injury Lawyers Last Updated : May 1, 2024

Dallas Defective Toy Injury Attorneys

Every parent’s number one priority is to keep their children safe. Most parents would not expect that the toys their children play with daily can cause them harm. Indeed, no parent would purchase any toy or product if they thought it would harm their child. If your child suffered a defective toy injury, you need more than a band-aid. You deserve compensation

Unfortunately, children all over the United States are injured by defective toys of different kinds. In fact, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, there were an estimated 254,200 toy-related injuries in children that required emergency medical attention. The majority of these accidents occurred in children under 15 years of age.

If a defective toy injures your child, you can recover compensation on their behalf. You should contact the attorneys at Benton Accident & Injury Lawyers as soon as feasible following your child’s accident to understand your rights under the law.

Jeff Benton and his team of experienced personal injury attorneys understand the devastation a parent can experience when their child is injured. Contact Benton Accident & Injury Lawyers to schedule an appointment to discuss your child’s defective toy accident and to learn how you can ensure the toy company pays for the harm it caused.

Jeff can be reached at (214) 777-7777. If you prefer, you can contact the attorneys at Benton Accident & Injury Lawyers by online chat or email.

For the convenience of our clients, we have offices in Fort Worth, Brownsville, Tyler, and El Paso. Our initial consultation is free.

Do I Need a Dallas Toy Defect Attorney to Handle My Case?

Claims against toy manufacturers for damages caused by defective toys are notoriously complex. Toy manufacturers have teams of influential attorneys on hand so that plaintiffs will have a fight on their hands. Also, the toy companies and their insurers will do everything possible to ensure their product’s reputation remains unharmed. As such, they are likely to deny any claim you make.

Therefore, hiring an experienced Dallas toy defect attorney is important to handle your toy defect case.

The toy defect attorneys at Benton Accident & Injury Lawyers will clearly and thoroughly explain the claims process to you and will keep you informed about the status of your claim throughout your case.

Your attorney will also collect all the evidence necessary to ensure you have a strong case against the toy manufacturer. This may include taking the deposition of the toy company’s executives to learn how the product was designed and manufactured. Your attorney will also attempt to discover if the toy company knew their product could harm young children yet chose to bring it to market despite its dangers.

An experienced toy defect attorney will also retain the experts necessary to prove that the toy that injured your child was defective and dangerous. They will also obtain opinions from medical experts to prove that your child’s injury resulted from the defective toy.

Why Choose Benton Accident & Injury Lawyers to Handle My Dallas Toy Defect Case?

When choosing an attorney to represent you and your child in a toy defect case, you want an attorney who is dedicated to their clients and will fight for them no matter the obstacles placed in their path.

When looking for an attorney for your toy defect case, look no further than Jeff Benton and his team of personal injury lawyers. Having worked for a large law firm, Jeff knows their strategies and is ready to take on the challenge every step of the way.

The personal injury attorneys at Benton Accident & Injury Lawyers have many years of experience representing injured children and their families. We understand how parents and families can become distraught following a traumatic event involving their child, and we are here to help.

We believe in working hard to obtain the best possible result for all our clients. Our dedication to our clients has earned us numerous honors, including a Superb rating from Avvo. Jeff Benton was named one of the “Best Lawyers in Dallas” by D Magazine and earned the title of Expertise’s Best Personal Injury Attorneys in Dallas in 2019 and 2020.

The hard work and perseverance of Benton Accident & Injury Lawyers team have enabled us to win millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts on behalf of our injured clients. 

Dallas Defective Toy Injuries

Different types of defective toys can injure a child. These include:

  • Dolls and stuffed animals and their accessories;
  • Any electric toy that can overheat or cause burn injuries;
  • Any toy small enough to cause asphyxiation;
  • Toys with strings or ribbons which could strangle a young child;
  • Any toy that has sharp edges or points; and
  • Toys made with lead paint or other toxic chemicals;

Any case brought against a toy manufacturer will involve a claim under Texas’s product liability laws.

To prevail against the toymaker, you must prove one of three different theories:

1) Design Defect: To prove that the toy contained a design defect, it must be shown that the toy was dangerous, that a similarly-priced yet less dangerous design for the toy could have been used, and that the alternative design would have reduced the risk of injury to the child.

2) Failure to Warn: A toy may also be considered defective if the toy manufacturer does not warn of the dangers involved in its use. If the danger presented by the toy is unexpected or unforeseeable, a warning must be provided to the consumer.

3) Manufacturing Defects: Toys with this defect usually occur due to a glitch in the manufacturing process or during the quality control phase of production.

No matter which theory your case proceeds under, you will not have to prove that the company was negligent. That is, if you can show that there was a defect in the product and that defect caused harm to your child, you will prevail in your claim. 

Contact the Dallas Toy Defect Injury Attorneys Now

If the unthinkable happens and your child is injured by a defective toy, contact the attorneys at Benton Accident & Injury Lawyers to discuss your case and to ensure that you receive the best possible settlement on their behalf.

Jeff Benton and his team of talented lawyers at Benton Accident & Injury Lawyers are committed to providing the best legal representation possible to their injured clients due to no fault of their own.

Make sure the toy companies pay for the harm that they cause. Contact Jeff today at (214) 777-7777. He can also be reached by online chat or email.

Our initial consultation is always free.

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