Many consumer products are required to meet certain federal and industry standards regarding the quality of the materials used during the manufacturing process. Childcare products and toys are no exception to this rule. One particular regulation states that these products can’t include excessive amounts of lead, a dangerous substance. Manufacturers responsible for putting out lead-coated products or toys can be held liable for the suffering these toys may cause a child and their family.
Having your child suffer the repercussions of lead paint poisoning can be very difficult and trying for you and your family. To speak with attorneys who believe no one should have to suffer the consequences of another person’s negligence, contact our St. Louis lead paint poisoning lawyers of the Finney Law Office today by calling 314-646-0300.
The Hazards of Lead Paint Poisoning
Lead paint can easily chip off of a toy or childcare product, which may cause two major issues. A child could actually ingest larger pieces of chips or get lead powder in their system from finer dust. Lead paint poisoning is extremely serious and can cause some of the following problems:
- Abdominal pain
Without treatment and in high enough doses, lead paint poisoning may prove fatal. Our attorneys are prepared to help any person who has been injured by a manufacturer’s negligence.
If your family’s suffering and emotional turmoil has been caused by a manufacturer’s illegal use of lead paint, you may be entitled to file for financial compensation to help cover injury costs. To learn discuss your case with an attorney sympathetic to your situation, contact our St. Louis lead paint poisoning attorneys at the Finney Law Office at 314-646-0300 today.