Don’t Buy Your Children These Toys This Holiday

Thanksgiving is just a week away and that means the holiday shopping season is almost upon us. If you are shopping for children, we want to help you make safe buying decisions to avoid injuries to your children.

Here is the 2010 “10 Worst Toys” list, published by W.A.T.C.H. This year’s list showcases toys that cause potential eye injuries, choking and even death.


  • Spy Gear Split-Blaster
  • Supasplat Splatbaster
  • Buzz Magnets
  • Kung Fu Panda Sword of Heroes
  • Ballzillion Tug Boat Play Center
  • My First Mini Cycle
  • Pull Along Caterpillar
  • Animal Alley Pony
  • Big Bang Rocket
  • Walkaroo II Aluminum Stilts

There are some other toys you may want to keep off your shopping list. They pose no safety hazard, but we believe they demonstrate bad taste and inappropriate marketing ideas.

Here is this year’s “10 Controversial Toys That Won’t Be On This Year’s Wish Lists,” published by

  • Oreo Barbie
  • Terrorist figurine
  • Play-Doh Drill ‘n Fill Playset
  • My Cleaning Trolley
  • Harry Potter and the Vibrating Broom
  • Breast-Feeding Doll
  • Airport Security Play Set
  • Mommy’s Boob Job
  • Mattel’s American Girl Homeless Girl
  • “Crazy For You” Teddy Bear

The personal injury lawyers at Breakstone, White & Gluck wish you a happy and safe holiday shopping season!

For more information on toy safety, read this report from the American Association for Justice.

The Boston personal injury lawyers at Breakstone, White & Gluck handle a wide range of defective product cases, including defective toys, defective medical devices and defective motor vehicles. If you have a case, contact us today at 617-723-7676.