Arthur and Julie Daugherty are suing Dollar General after a pack of its batteries allegedly exploded and spewed acid into the eye of their son.
The complaint was filed in Campbell County Circuit Court on July 7. The complaint asks for $250,000 in damages.
On July 14, 2010, Arthur and Julie Daugherty bought a set of Dollar General brand AA batteries at the Dollar General Store in Jacksboro, according to information in the complaint. They put the batteries into a battery-operated neck and shoulders massage device.