In light of all this, we must remember that this is a children's firework. Sparklers are legal in most states and typically they are considered safe enough for children to play with. But if a pack of sparklers can blow off a grown man's hand, can you imagine what one sparkler could do to a very young child? The truth is that sparklers are not fool-proof. Children who play with them are at risk for permanent injury. Especially the ones that use metal sparklers, because this type of sparkler gets considerably more hot than its wooden counterpart, and can cause devastating burns.
So, although the Fourth of July has passed, firework use is still rampant and still dangerous. It is especially important to keep leftover fireworks out of the reach of children. As more and more states push to make fireworks illegal, so to must we be equally cautious and consider the best interest of our children. Just because the holiday has passed does not mean that the danger has passed as well. You may still hear kids playing around with fireworks in your neighborhood. We just ask that you make sure your children are safe, and make sure children aren't aiming the fireworks toward your home, whether it was intentional or not.
If you believe that you or a child you love has suffered from a situation like this one, we urge you to contact anyone of our Kansas City based child injury and accident attorneys. We are committed to protecting children from dangerous situations, and we can help you.