Questions and Answers About HD Premier DigitDots Lawsuits
Our lawyers at Alonso Krangle, LLP are interviewing individuals who have suffered injuries because of HD Premier DigitDots. These magnetic balls have been recalled because they can cause serious injuries and death to children. If your child was injured because of this dangerous toy, we encourage you to call our lawyers now to find out if you can file a DigitDots lawsuit.
We have received questions about the DigitDots recall and DigitDots lawsuits. Here we will provide some information to help you understand the basics of both and what this all might mean for you and your child.
What Are DigitDots?
DigitDots are made by HD Premier. They are small, loose balls made from powerful neodymium rare earth magnets. They have very strong magnetic properties, which is what makes them fun to fidget with.
They are shiny, tiny balls that come in solid and rainbow colors and can be used to create all kinds of fun shapes and structures.
What Is The HD Premier DigitDots Recall?
In March 2022, HD Premier issued a recall of nearly 120,000 sets of DigitDots magnetic balls. The recall includes the following products:
- 3mm diameter magnets sold as aggregated loose magnets in sets of 512 multi-colored magnetic balls
- 5mm diameter magnets sold as aggregated loose magnets in sets of 222 silver magnetic balls
- 5mm diameter magnets sold as aggregated loose magnets in sets of 224 multi-colored magnetic balls.
- The above sets of magnets are sold in clear, disposable packaging that shows the “DigitDots” name and logo.
- They come with a plastic carrying case showing the “DigitDots” name and logo.
The recalled DigitDots were sold online from March 2019 through January 2022 for between $20 and $30.
Why Did DigitDots Get Recalled?
According to the recall notice, HD Premier recalled DigitDots after learning at least four children required surgery after swallowing the magnetic balls.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), there are additional similar reports involving children and teens. The CPSC claims that at least two deaths were tied to swallowing DigitDots.
Why Are DigitDots Dangerous?
DigitDots are dangerous if they are swallowed. The swallowing can be accidental or purposeful. Once ingested, the powerful magnetic balls can attract to each other or something metal in the body. They can become stuck in the digestive tract or other parts of the body.
What Injuries Can DigitDots cause?
Swallowing DigitDots can cause various injuries to the victim. Injuries from DigitDots can include:
- Intestinal perforation
- Intestinal blockage or twisting
- Sepsis or blood poisoning
- Emergency surgery
What Should I Do If I Have DigitDots?
If you have DigitDots, stop using them immediately. Be sure to keep the magnetic balls far away from children and teenagers. You can contact DigitDots about returning the dangerous recalled items and receiving a refund.
Can I File A DigitDots Lawsuit?
Maybe. Our product liability lawyers at Alonso Krangle, LLP, are speaking with individuals about whether they can file a DigitDots lawsuit against HD Premier. Did your child swallow recalled DigitDots? Did your child need surgery to repair the damage or remove the magnetic balls? If so, please call our lawyers today at 800-403-6191 for a free case evaluation.
What Compensation Is Available To Victims Injured By DigitDots?
There is no way to know what, if any, compensation victims will receive for injuries related to the DigitDots recall. The amount can depend on various things, such as the nature and severity of injuries, pain and suffering, and the manufacturer’s level of negligence or intention.
Call Alonso Krangle, LLP For A Free Evaluation of Your DigitDots Magnetic Ball Lawsuit
When recalled toys injure children, we want to ensure negligent manufacturers are held accountable. Let our product liability lawyers at Alonso Krangle, LLP help you collect the maximum compensation the laws allow.
Call us today at 800-403-6191 for a free evaluation of your DigitDots lawsuit.