Do I have grounds to sue if a product does not state that it I made out of latex?

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Do I have grounds to sue if a product does not state that it I made out of latex?

I was on a blow up mattress and I have a life threatening allergy to latex. From just being in contact with it with a sheet over it, I had a severe allergic reaction, my legs swelled up and my throat almost closed up and I had to use my epipen. Do I have the grounds to sue this company because on the packaging it indicates that the product can cause infertility but it doesn’t state anything about what the product is made out of?

Asked on January 21, 2016 under Personal Injury, Florida

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

There is no law requiring an "ingredients list" for products like blow-up mattresses. Since there is no legal obligation for the manufacturer to list what it is made out of, they did nothing wrong by failing to do so; therefore, they would not be liable for any injuries you suffered.


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