News outlets have reported a recent announcement from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission stating that the refrigerators manufactured by the Liebherr company had to be recalled due to an issue regarding the appliance’s door.
Consumers were reporting accidents involving the doors of the freestanding refrigerators. According to the reports, they were simply coming detached unexpectedly. Individuals who allegedly suffered injuries say they were completely unaware of this issue since the product worked fine up until the moment the doors would fall.
The reports from the CPSC state that over 8,000 units should have been out of the market since March of 2011.
As a Los Angeles product liability attorney I hope that all recalled items were completely taken from the consumers’ homes. Appliances that could cause serious harm to you or a loved one must be taken seriously. Remember to always come back to this blog to read about the recall news nationwide. Any product that may pose a health hazard will be commented on our blog.
Personal injury lawyers in Los Angeles are ready to answer all your questions related to any case of product liability whenever you feel like you’re the victim of the negligence of a major company. Don’t take too long to contact your attorney, the faster is always the better.
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, units of the Joss Rock Climbing Cam must be recalled due to a possible failure in maintaining the climber supported while attempting to secure the product in the crack of a rock. This device has fallen unexpectedly after being set, the article assures. There was an incident reported in Europe but nothing was reported from the United States.
According to the manufacturer, Joss Cam in a mechanical device that is operated by a certain trigger that draws the aluminum lobes back. A well-functioning device should be able to stay secure in the crack of a rock after the climber places it in the right position, the recalled product on the other hand, allegedly is incapable of staying put.
The USCPSC announced that 1,280 items will be recalled and that all consumers who happen to have purchased this item must contact the manufacturer right away. The company claims they will refund the consumer right away. The “Cassin” logo can be seen printed on a tag directly attached to the strap in the recalled Joss Rock Climbing Cam.
As a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer I hope all climbers were rightfully warned about the possible risks linked to the usage of this product. Contact a Personal injury lawyer whenever you have a concern regarding your personal injury case.
According reports announced in the news today, Michaels Stores has issued a recall for the Glass Vase produced by the Ashland Brand.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada have announced that the Ashland™ Glass Vase poses a laceration hazard to consumers. The company stated that after a few reports of involuntary glass shattering, a few people got hurt. The U.S. CPSC has ruled the product unsafe for regular use.
News reports show that reportedly 28,000 items must be recalled from both U.S. and Canada. The firm stated that the product is made of clear glass and has a rectangular shape. The model number exposed on the recalled product is “425827”.
The firm responsible for distributing the product claims that the vase being recalled can break easily whenever a consumer simply the item up. Such a frail object shouldn’t be distributed any longer according to the authorities.
As a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer I hope that no other serious injuries will be reported from consumers who have purchased this product. If you have one, return it immediately.
Personal injury lawyers can always assist you whenever you’re involved in an accident caused by the negligence of a company, when the time has come to use their services, don’t delay.
According to different news sources, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced that Bad Boy Buggies off-road utility vehicles must be recalled. The statement accompanied the explanation for the recall, which claimed that the steering assembly arm belonging to the vehicle might break leading to the driver losing stability and control.
Reports show that about 3,200 vehicles must be recalled. After 15 reports from consumers complaining about the steering assembly coming undone, the company felt like the recall was necessary. The products listed as malfunctioning include the models XTO, XT Safari, Classic, Bad Boy LT. The manufacturer BB Buggies has announced that the electric off-road utility vehicles to be recalled were all sold in camouflage patterns, Bad Boy is printed on the side or front of the items.
Since the product was sold nationwide, this is a National recall. Consumers who happen to own one of the items listed in this post should contact the manufacturer as soon as possible and stop using the product immediately.
As a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer I’m familiar with cases related to accidents that have been caused by product liability issues. Whenever you were injured because of a product malfunction, remember to contact a personal injury lawyer right away.
According to different news sources, a health report from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has stated that a recall alert was issued for over 18,000 glass bowls and containers that shatter under abrupt temperature changes. The allegedly dangerous products were all manufactured by the Ohi-based Libbey Glass and have mostly been sold to commercial food service establishments. The commission states however that some of these products have been sold to consumers nationwide.
There have been a few reports about glassware that shattered unexpectedly. In one case a mother and a daughter allegedly suffered many burns and cuts after their baking glassware was retrieved from a 350-degrees oven.
Reports demonstrated that there were more than 120 cases showing similar injuries caused by bowls that couldn’t handle the changes in temperature. In the past there were over 300 reports of serious injuries caused by glassware manufactured by a different brand that also shattered suddenly. A staggering number of 60 among those cases involved burn and cut injuries. Personal injury lawyers could be of great help to those victims.
As a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer, I agree with the statement from the Commission urging consumers to stop the use of Libbey Glass bowls and return them to the place they purchased it for a full refund. According to the report from the CPSC, If you’re the owner of a establishment that used Libey Glass, contact the company and arrange for the product destruction.
The Dutailier Group along with U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall for their drop-side baby cribs. It’s not the first time a drop-side crib is recalled due to the possible entrapment and strangling hazards it poses to infants, various news sources have reported. According the report by the USCPSC, there are 440 cribs sold nationwide that need to be fixed by the Dutailier Group.
According to the article, there were 16 complaints reported in which the side slats came detached from the top and bottom of the rails in the crib. No injury claims have been found in the reports. After the last recalls and the USCPSC continuing warnings related to the dangers in drop-side baby cribs, the commission has banned the sale of any similar product in the future.
Owners of the crib manufactured by the Dutailier Group must contact the company so repair kits will be shipped in a timely manner. For the time being, the crib should not be used until it’s completely fixed.
As a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer I hope no manufacturer will produce this allegedly dangerous type of item in the future. Keeping our children safe should be a priority to crib-makers and retailers alike. In the case you find yourself struggling with a personal injury caused by a product defect, contact a personal injury attorney in your area right away.
There was a recall issued for Toulouse-LapTrec magnetic sketchpads due to a possible choking hazard related to the item’s pen tip, according to various news sources.
The company assesses that 95,000 Sketchpads should be recalled in the U.S. alone and about 4,300 in Canada. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced this morning that due to the drawing pen tip getting detached, the toy may pose a choking threat to young children.
The manufacturer has stated that there were 19 reports of the sketchpad’s pen being detached unexpectedly although there were no injuries reported so far. Models to be recalled are the ones with red frames, numbered BX1026 and the ones with brown frames, numbered BX1027.
Consumers should contact the manufacturer at their website or through the number 866-665-5524.
As a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer I’m quite familiar with cases that involve child safety issues. As a parent, I see the sharing of news related to possible threats to children’s health as something highly important. By keeping up with them, you maintain your child safe from future issues that could otherwise be proven fatal. Contact a personal injury lawyer so you may ask everything you need to know whenever involved in a child safety related case, don’t delay.
News report that the crib manufacturer Yu Wei Co. issued a recall for their items sold exclusively at JCPenney stores Nationwide. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the decision on October 5th.
The issue is due the possible suffocation and entrapment hazards that the items may pose to consumers all over the nation. It was noted that the drop-side rails from the cribs could fall out of their position as stated on the reports released by the CPSC. In the occasion of an accidental misplacement of the drop-side rails, a child could become entrapped and then possibly suffocated.
Another risk that was stated at the report was that the child could also fall from the crib.
The company has stated that these hazards may have been caused because of an allegedly incorrect assembly of the parts. CPSC has reported that the owners of the Scroll and Lauren models are advised to reach Yu Wei for a free immobilizer kit to keep the crib from malfunctioning entirely. Hopefully all consumers had time to get their kit for a safer product experience by now.
As a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer I hope that there were no accidents related to children being entrapped by this product and urge all parents to be specially watchful when it comes to their child’s sleeping arrangements. Remember to contact an efficient product liability lawyer in a timely manner if you ever find yourself dealing with a malfunctioning product that may pose health hazards.
News reports have stated that the toy manufacturer Kiddieland Toys Limited had to issue a recall of about 12,000 Disney Fairies Plastic Racing Trikes.
After the reports regarding a 3-year-old girl allegedly suffering from a laceration near her right eye, the company investigated the case thoroughly. It was noticed that the fairy figures made of plastic can be projected from the handle bar turning the toy into a laceration hazard in case a child falls on top of them while playing.
The company has reported that parents should take the toy away from their children immediately. If you own this product, contact Kiddieland for a corrected free replacement handlebar that contains an enclosed rotating display free of charge.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is still open to receive all the reports of injuries related to the product and urges consumers to contact them right away in case they have word of any injuries.
As a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer I believe that children’s safety is a priority. We must be alert when our kids are playing with a new toy. In the unfortunate case of a toy playing a major role in the injury of your child, don’t hesitate to call a personal injury lawyer to assist you with the case
According to various news sources, a Wisconsin bicycle maker has issued a recall for its 2012 models. They urge bicyclists to stop riding their recalled bikes until the products are fully inspected by their personnel.
Reports from the Waterloo-based company have shown that the concern is related to a defective bolt that keeps the seat saddle clamp attached to the seat post. This issue has appeared to be present on the District and Trek 2012 FX bikes. Officials say that if the problem is relevant to all items produced under both lines and the bolt breaks, it may lead to the alleged fall of many riders nationwide.
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the problem was noticed after there were four reports of incidents related to this issue; one allegedly consisted of a rider who unfortunately had a broken tooth and a cut lip.
As a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer, I believe that all bikers should be aware of the conditions in which they are riding their bikes under. News related to the malfunctioning of any bicyclist’s gear should be every bike enthusiast’s must-read. Whenever you find yourself under a situation where you’ve been injured because of product defect, don’t delay in contacting a product liability lawyer.