Posts Tagged ‘Defective Products’

Twin-Star recalls space heaters due to fire and burn hazards

Monday, March 31st, 2014

The Duraflame electric space heaters have been recalled by Twin-Star due to the fact that the heater can overheat and cause the units to melt, catch fire and ignite nearby items. Approximately 31,000 of these units have been recalled because they pose a fire and burn hazard to consumers.

Twin-Star has received 32 reports of the heaters burning or melting, including eight of which have caught fire, one resulting in property damage. Consumers should immediately turn off and unplug the electric space heater and contact Twin-Star at (855) 884-9651 for a full refund. For more cases like this view our settlements and verdicts from defective products.

Rollerblade USA recalls skates due to fall hazard

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

The Rollerblade® Tempest Inline Skates have been recalled by Rollerblade USA at the amount of 11,800 pairs of skates. Reportedly, the mounting holes in the boot and frame can be misaligned. This can cause the boot to separate from the frame, posing a fall hazard.

No injuries or incidents have been reported. However, consumers should stop using the skates immediately and contact Rollerblade USA at (800) 232-7655 for a free inspection and free replacement. If you have incurred an injury from this product contact a personal injury attorney today. Also you can review our similar practice areas for better outdoor safety and potential cases you may have.

Packaging Tape Inc. recalls air movers due to fire hazard

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Approximately 2,800 units of the Air Movers/Blowers from Packaging Tape Inc. have been removed due to fire hazard. Reportedly, the switch of the product can fail and cause the motor to overheat, posing a fire hazard. There have been eight reported incidents, including four reports of fire, one of which caused $225,000 in property damage. Consumers should stop using the recalled air movers/blowers and contact Packaging Tape to receive a full refund at (855) 800-1091.

Don’t let this happen to you! If you had had an incident with this product, and been effected by personal injury contact a New York personal injury lawyer for a free consultation.