Category Archives: New Jersey

Mega Brands will settle class action suit for Magnetix recalled toys

This week, Mega Brands agreed to a settlement in a New Jersey Federal Court which would compensate consumers who purchased magnetic toys that were the subject of recalls in 2006 through 2008.  Dozens of children suffered serious injury and one died after ingesting or aspirating the magnets in the toys. The settlement will refund purchase price for those who still have the product or proof of purchase and give smaller refunds to those who participated ... Read more
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NJ wins payment from company selling banned yo-yo balls

Remember the yo-yo ball -- an inexpensive toy made of questionable materials with a long rubbery cord and a ball filled with liquid? The dangers of the toy were brought to light by parents whose children were nearly killed by the product when the cord wrapped around their neck and couldn't be easily removed. Among them was Lisa Lipin of Skokie Illinois. She, along with other concerned parents, set up a website and began tireless efforts to get the ... Read more
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