Dawson v New York Lighter Company
Settlement following a Plaintiff's Verdict arising out of an injury to a child when a lighter which had an inadequate child proof safety mechanism was lit by a four year old. The exclusive U.S. Importer/Distributor was sued as they brought in millions of these chinese manfactured lighters every year. For the burn injuries a post verdict settlement of $200,000 was reached.New london Superior Court(2004).
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