In a news statement, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in conjunction with Bella Bliss, announced the voluntary recall of about 2,300 units of Children’s Henley Pima Cotton Pajamas because they fail to comply with federal flammability standards. The pajamas failure to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear poses a risk of burn injury to children and is a fire hazard to consumers as well. Consumers are being urged to stop using the recalled sleepwear immediately to prevent any possible injuries. Consumers should return the product to the retailer where the product was purchased for a refund, exchange or store credit.
As an Everett personal injury attorney, I’ve seen precautionary recalls concerning children’s items many times in the past and the devastating injuries that can result from their use. If you or your child have suffered ill effects through the use of a defective product, consult an experienced personal injury lawyer in your town to learn about the legal options that may be available to you.
In a news release, the US Consumer Product Safety Administration (CPSC), in cooperation with Nygala, announced they were recalling roughly 10,000 Halloween projection flash lights, after Nygala and the CPSC received one reported incident of a flashlight that overheated, blistered and melted. The plastic flash lights were sold at discount stores across the nation from August 2010 through October 2011. The flashlights were black and orange in color and use two AA batteries. Consumers are being asked to immediately stop using the recalled flashlights, and to remove and properly discard the batteries. Consumers can return the flashlights to the store where they were purchased to receive a full refund.
As a Tacoma personal injury attorney, I’ve seen this type of safety recall many times before and understand the difficulties that manufacturers face when mass producing a product. I’ve also witnessed the tragic injuries to consumers that can result from the use of defective items. If you’ve suffered an injury through the normal use of a defective product, call a personal injury lawyer experienced in these matters to discuss your rights as a consumer.
In a press release, Hamilton Beach Brands Inc, in conjunction with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), announced that it has voluntarily recalled its classic chrome 2-slice toaster. The recall effects about 14,000 products in the 22602 toaster model series. The company stated that the toaster heats and energizes even with the lever pushed up and in the off position, which can result in a fire hazard and potentially cause serious burn injuries to consumers. There have been reports by five consumers that the toasters energize upon first plugging in, however no injuries have been reported so far. The toasters are sold in mass retail and department stores. Consumers with this model are being instructed to contact Hamilton Beach immediately for further instructions.
As a Seattle personal injury attorney, I’ve witnessed this type of safety recall many times over the coarse of my career and I understand the challenges that manufacturers have to deal with when attempting to product quality products for their customers. That said, Ive also seen the devastating injuries that can result from the use of a defective product. If you’ve been injured through the normal use of a defective product, speak with a personal injury lawyer in your area to discuss your rights as a consumer.