What can I do ifI found glass in my son’s baby food?

Asked on November 8, 2011 under Personal Injury, Massachusetts

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

If your son was injured by it, you could--and should--sue the manufacturer (and possibly the distributor and/or retailer, too) for his injuries: you could seek to recover any medical costs, for his pain and suffering if there is any long-lasting effect, for your lost wages if you took time off from work, etc. You should speak with a personal injury attorney in this case.

If there was no injury, there is no point in suing: you can only recover money related to extent and cost of injuries, so without injury, there's nothing to sue for. You could still contact the manufacturer and see if they would offer you any compensation for the experience.


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