There were reports that the chin bar cracked or broke on impact with a lacrosse stick or a ball causing the wearer to suffer jaw and/or facial injuries.
These helmets were sold online or at sporting goods stores from November 2011 to March 2012 for about $250.
The description of the helmet is as follows:
"Easton" printed on either side or the back of the helmet and on the jaw strap;
"Raptor" is printed low on the back of the helmet in the center; and
Colors: white; matte black; silver; navy blue and while; royal blue and white; and red and white.
Consumers are advised to immediately stop using these helmets and contact Easton Sports for a full refund.
Dangerous or unsafe sporting equipment often leads to serious injuries, which leads to lawsuits. The price of a lacrosse helmet has significantly increased since 1985 because of lawsuits.
Compensation may be available if you were injured by dangerous, unsafe sporting equipment. To see if you have a legitimate claim worth pursuing, you should immediately seek assistance from a PA & NJ sports injury lawyer. An attorney will explain the options you may have available and whether you could be entitled to receive a reward for your injuries. We will provide a free, no obligation consultation on your case – 1-877-944-8396.
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