Posts Tagged ‘Injury Hazard’

BMC recalls bicycles due to crash and injury hazards

Friday, March 28th, 2014

BMC has recently recalled 1,300 units of their Stromer Electric Bicycles in the United States; and 11 in Canada. The recall stemmed off of a hazard that the bicycle fork can break, posing a crash and injury hazard to the rider. BMC has received one report of a fork breaking, resulting in minor scrapes and bruises to the rider. If you have been injured from this product contact an NY personal injury lawyer.

Consumers should immediately stop riding the bicycle and take it to an authorized Stromer dealer. Recalled bicycle owners will receive a free replacement fork and have it installed at no cost.

Pottery Barn Recalls Chandeliers due to Injury Hazard

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

The Oversized Morovian Star Pendant Chandeliers have been recalled from Pottery Barn due to risk of injury. The joints can fail to support the weight of the pendant causing it to fall.

Pottery Barn has received three reports of the pendant’s chandeliers mirrored glass detaching from the metal fixtures and falling, however no injuries have been reported. Be proactive before this could result in a personal injury of your own.

Consumers should immediately clear the area under the chandeliers and have them removed. Contact Pottery Barn at (855) 849-2202 for instructions on returning the product for a full refund.


Television Wall Mounts Recalled due to Risk of Injury

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Ergotron Interactive Wall Mounts have been recalled from the United States, Canada, and Mexico due to an injury hazard. The weld between the “VESA” style mounting plate and the mounting ring can fail, allowing the monitor or TV to fall.

Ergotron has received three reports of the monitor plate separating from the wall mount system and consumers have even reported property damage as a result. If you have been seriously injured contact a personal injury lawyer.

Consumers should immediately remove the TV/Monitor from the mount and contact Ergotron for a free repair kit.

Remote Controlled Model Helicopters Recalled Due to Injury Hazard

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Horizon Hobby has recalled two of their Blade 500 helicopter models retailing in both the United States and Canada. Reportedly, the rotor blade can separate and release from the helicopter posing an injury hazard.

No injuries have been reported at this time; however, consumers should stop immediate use of this product and contact Horizon Hobby at (877) 504-0233 for a replacement tail grip and instructions for installation. If this product has hurt you contact a personal injury lawyer immediately for a free consultation.