Aspiration happens when foreign material, such as food, liquid, or objects like small parts of a toy enter the air passage and the lungs. Children younger than 4 years old are at most risk of this medical emergency, although it can also happen to children of older age groups.
Apart from age, there are also other factors that increase a child’s risk of aspiration:
It is the duty of a toy manufacturer to make sure that the toy and its entire components are safe to use. If you believe a toy manufacturer has put your child’s safety at risk, speak with an attorney at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® to learn about the many legal options available to you. Call our Milwaukee office at (414) 271-0900 today.