Common Child Choking Hazards

Choking is a common and extremely serious safety hazard for young children. One reason that children have to be carefully monitored at all times is that they are particularly susceptible to choking. Supervising children and removing hazardous objects can make the difference between life and death.

Unfortunately, it is not always possible to protect children from every choking threat. A negligent caretaker or toy manufacturer may expose your child to a choking hazard without your knowledge. If your child has been harmed by this negligence, it is important to speak with a Des Moines choking injury attorney of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. Contact us today by calling (515) 705-0233.

Recognizing Choking Hazards

Those responsible for monitoring children on their premises should be aware of any choking hazards present in their area. Daycare providers should be especially aware of these materials and do all in their power to prevent the children from choking. The following foods and objects present significant risks to children:

  • Hot dogs
  • Nuts
  • Grapes
  • Popcorn
  • Carrots
  • Candies
  • Chunks of cheese
  • Marbles
  • Balloons
  • Coins
  • Small toys

Any small object placed in a child’s mouth is a hazard. Any exposure to these items without adequate supervision can have catastrophic consequences, from brain damage to death.

Contact Us

If a negligent premises owner or product manufacturer has failed to take the precautions necessary to prevent your child from choking, it is important to hold them accountable for their actions. Your family may be eligible to receive compensation for financial losses as well as pain and suffering. Contact a Des Moines choking injury attorney of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., today at (515) 705-0233 to learn more in a free consultation.

Categories
    Elite & Respected Heroes

    “I've never dealt with such caring wonderful professional lawyers before. They were very prompt, informative, professional, truly caring about my situation and the troubles I was dealing with.”

    - J.J.
    I Have the Utmost Confidence in Them

    “They handled everything. I can't tell you how wonderful a feeling that is after such a stressful event. We kept in regular contact, and I never had to wonder what the status of my claim was. At every fork in the road, we discussed options.”

    - Dan G.
    Recommended Without Reservation

    “I can’t thank you and your staff enough for all the hard work you put into my case. I don’t know what my family and I would have done without you during this.”

    - Randy R.
    Professional & Courteous

    “I felt like I was being taken care of by people who cared about my well-being, and at the same time did not feel like they were trying to rob the other party. No pressure or double-speak, just straightforward professionalism.”

    - J. Mc
    Highly Impressed

    “Although I have not seen many trials, I must say that I was quite impressed with your knowledge, demeanor, and professional skill. I sincerely hope that I would never have to come up against you in a trial.”

    - Daniel R., M.D.
/

Free & Confidential Consultations

Put Your Iowa Lawyers on Your Team Today
  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.