It’s my hope as a Bellevue personal injury lawyer that consumers in the United States are always on top of all recall news out there. I’m always very saddened when consumers are injured through the use of recalled products. Happily, this last recall notice did not mention any reports of injuries or accidents.
According to recent news articles, General Motors had issued a recall notice for all units of the 2012 Buick Regal models on account of a software error. According to the agencies covering this recall news, the issue with these vehicles’ software could result in an inadequate lighting.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has revealed in an official memo that the 2012 Buick Regal’s parking lamps do not activate even when the switch is turned on, which could result in diminished visibility and increase the likelihood of an accident.
The recall is likely to come into effect after March of 2012. Dealers are required to update the body control module free of charge for customers.
In a press statement, Nissan, in accordance with the guidelines of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), announced the voluntary safety recall of the company’s 2011 Rogue vehicles due to the improper installation of the electric power steering (EPS) circuit board which may result in sudden loss of power steering assistance. This defect significantly increases the risk of collision in these crossover vehicles for the motorist. Nissan will began the recall of the 2011 Rogue vehicle in December. Owners are encouraged to contact their local dealerships, where a replacement EPS control unit in will be installed free of charge.
As a Bellevue personal injury attorney, I understand the challenges that manufacturers face when producing quality products for their customers and have seen the resulting injuries from the use of similar defective auto products. If you were injured in an accident that you believe was the result of a defective auto product, it may be in your interests to consult a personal injury lawyer with experience in these matters.
In a news release issued on December 6, 2011, Cargill Animal Nutrition, with the full cooperation of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), announced a voluntary safety recall for two regional brands of its dry dog food, River Run and Marksman Dry Dog Food, because of the potential for these brands to be contaminated with Aflatoxin. Neither the company nor the FDA have received any reports of illness in association with this recall. The company is implementing the recall as a precautionary measure and has urged its customers to return the affected products to the place of purchase for a full refund.
As a Renton personal injury attorney, I understand the potential devastating illnesses and injuries that can result from consuming and handling contaminated food and have seen this kind of precautionary recall many times over the coarse of my career. If you have fallen ill through the consumption or handling of a contaminated or otherwise defective food product, contact a personal injury lawyer experienced in these matters to discuss your legal rights as they pertain to the matter.
In a press statement, Club Car LLC, in accordance with the standards and guidelines and with the full cooperation of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), announced the voluntary safety recall of their golf cars due to a potential fuel leak and fire hazard. The recalled golf cars were manufactured in the U.S and have a fuel tank seam that can separate and allow fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard to consumers. Club Car has received three reports of incidents involving fuel tank seams splitting, however no injuries or fires have been reported to date. Consumers are being asked to stop using the recalled golf cars at once and contact the company for a free inspection and replacement of the fuel tank.
As a Vancouver personal injury lawyer, I’ve witnessed this kind of voluntary safety recall several times in the past and am aware of the possible injuries that consumers can potentially suffer from the use of a similar defective products. If you’ve sustained an injury through the use of a defective product, it may be in your best interests to consult an experienced personal injury lawyer in your city to learn more about your rights as a consumers and the possible legal options open to you.
In a press release, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), with the full cooperation of Nautilus Inc, announced the voluntary safety recall of the company’s Schwinn Elliptical Exercise Trainer due to a potential fall hazard it poses to consumers. Approximately 10,000 units of the Elliptical Exercise Trainer have been affected by this recall. Thus far, Nautilus has received nine reports of foot plates detaching or breaking during the use, and, in one incident, the defect resulted in a consumer striking his knee. Consumers are being urged to stop using the recalled models at once and to contact the company to receive a free repair kit that will nullify the hazard.
As an Olympia personal injury attorney, I’ve seen the potential injuries that can result through the use of a defective product and appreciate the difficulties that many companies face when attempting to manufacture a quality product for their customers. If you’ve sustained an injury through the use of a defective product, consult an experienced personal injury lawyer in your area to shed light on some of the legal avenues that may be open to you.
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 statement, Winn-Dixie Stores Inc, in cooperation with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), announced that it has issued a voluntary recall on Sunrise Assorted Flavor Gummy Bears sold in the self-serve bulk of specific stores in Jacksonville, Miami, Margate, Fern Park and Covington due to the possibility that they’ve been contaminated with metal. The recall is a precautionary measure, since the company has received no reports of illness in relation to this product. Consumers with any concerns can receive a full refund upon return of the product. Winn-Dixie Stores Inc is one of America’s largest food retailers with almost 480 retail grocery locations and 380 in-store pharmacies.
As a Bellingham personal injury lawyer, I’ve witnessed this sort of precautionary safety recall due to contamination many times in the past and understand the possible injuries that can result from the consumption of a contaminated food product. If you’ve fallen ill after consuming or handling a contaminated or defective food product, contact an experienced personal injury lawyer in your area to learn more about your legal rights as they apply in the matter.
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.