Millions of blenders recalled after complaints of injuries

Posted on Thursday, November 12th, 2015 at 1:45 pm    

A product recall was recently issued by a SharkNinja Operating LLC in Massachusetts of approximately 1.1 million blenders after the company was notified of 53 injuries, a November 12 report on cpsc.gov stated.

SharkNinja Operating reportedly recalled twelve models of their professional blenders in order to revise their warning labels and instruction manuals. Consumers who own the affected products may sustain lacerations from the blade assembly if they tilt the pitcher to empty its contents without the lid. To avoid injuries, consumers are advised to empty the pitcher’s contents through the spout of the lid or by detaching the blade unit and the lid before pouring. Consumers may also call the company or visit their website to obtain a revised copy of the instruction manual.

The lawyers of the Abel Law Firm in Oklahoma strongly believe that people should be entitled to compensation for treatment after suffering injuries caused by defective products. If you are in such situation, call our office today at (405) 239-7046 to learn more about your legal options.


Recaro recalling thousands of child car seats in the US

Posted on Monday, October 5th, 2015 at 3:32 pm    

More than 173,000 units of Recaro child car seats in the U.S. are being recalled by its manufacturer after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) ruled that the products may cause additional injuries to children during crashes.

The NHTSA found that two models of Recaro child car seats are equipped with defective parts that may not properly support the upper portion of the child seats in case of collisions. The problem reportedly may occur if the occupant of the child car seat weighs 52 pounds or above. Recaro has decided to recall the child car seats after failing to meet the NHTSA’s federal safety requirements. Recaro will notify owners of recalled child car seats to receive a repair kit to address the problem.

Products with design defects unfortunately put children at risk of sustaining serious injuries. However, if you think this happen to your loved one, an Oklahoma lawyer at the Abel Law Firm may help you file damage claims from negligent parties to possibly get the remunerations you need for recovery. Call our office today at (405) 239-7046 to begin filing your legal claim.


Thousands of bikes with crash risk recalled

Posted on Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 4:42 pm    

Thousands of Breezer bicycles are being recalled due to problems that may cause a loss of control and possible injury to the biker.

Reports said approximately 1,700 units of “Breezer Downtown Bicycles” may have defective pedals that may suddenly fall off during operation. If the problem occurs, riders could lose control of the bike and potentially crash. Though no one was seriously hurt before the recall was issued, the company was aware of 12 incidents where pedals detached from the spindle. The affected bikes comes in six models with various colors and were imported by Advanced Sports International. People who might have the affected bikes should coordinate with their local bike dealer to get free replacement pedals.

Many people unfortunately are at risk of suffering serious injuries from defective products. If you have been injured by a defective product, the Oklahoma lawyers at the Abel Law Firm may work on your behalf to pursue damage claims from negligent parties. Find out how we may be able to help you fight for the compensation you need by calling us at (405) 239-7046.


Millions of pounds of contaminated chicken products recalled in the US

Posted on Friday, July 24th, 2015 at 6:33 pm    

Chicago-based company Aspen Foods issued a huge recall on July 15 affecting nearly two million pounds of processed chicken meat products due to possible salmonella contamination, the US Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) reported.

According to the recall, at least four kinds of processed chicken meat packed in various brands were affected, estimated at 1,978,680 lbs. The recall was issued after the FSIS was informed of consumer illnesses in Minnesota that may have been caused by the chicken products. The report also revealed that some of the sickened consumers confirmed that they followed the cooking instructions found on the label of the recalled chicken products. The FSIS stated that consumers, especially those with poor immune systems, are at risk of becoming seriously ill if they consume contaminated food.

If you became sick after eating food contaminated with salmonella, an attorney may help you pursue funds to cover the costs of recovery. Find out how the legal team at the Abel Law Firm may work for you today by calling (405) 239-7046.


222K compact Beats Pill XL speakers recalled due to fire risks

Posted on Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 at 3:48 pm    

According to a June 3 article of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Apple Inc. is recalling 222,000 units of portable Beats speakers after the company was notified of overheating incidents.

Reports said the Beats Pill XL compact speakers may potentially cause harm to users if the battery emits excessive heat, as it is prone to do. In the eight overheating incidents reported to Apple Inc., one resulted in a minor injury and another one resulted in a damaged desk. The capsule-like wireless speakers, which were also sold in Canada, were manufactured in China from 2014 to 2015. People who purchased the recalled Beats speakers are advised to contact Apple to get their money back.

The Oklahoma product liability lawyers of the Abel Law Firm strongly believe that people who suffer injuries from using defective products should be entitled to compensation. If you are in this situation, we may help you pursue negligent companies to recover your loss. Discuss your legal options today by calling 405-239-7046.


Over 270K hand trucks recalled for injury risk

Posted on Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 4:32 pm    

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission stated on February 25 that Cosco is recalling an estimated 273,000 aluminum hand trucks that may cause harm to consumers.

According to the recall, the wheel hub in the 3-in-1 trolleys may break and shoot off parts during operation. If the problem occurs during operation, users or even other people near the hand trucks are at risk of sustaining lacerations or bruises. Cosco reportedly was aware of 10 incidents of wheel hubs breaking, four of which involved injuries. People who own the hand trucks, which were manufactured in China, are advised to refrain from using the product and notify Cosco to get a repair kit for free.

The product liability lawyers of the Abel Law Firm believe that in Oklahoma alone, many people are harmed by using defective products. If you have experienced this, we may possibly work on your behalf to get the financial aid you need for your fast recovery. Find out how we may help you today by calling 405-239-7046.


Yamaha motorcycles with defective wheels recalled

Posted on Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 12:09 pm    

Yamaha is recalling their motorcycles in the U.S. due to defective wheel assembly caused by a manufacturing fault, Motorcycle USA stated on December 4.

In the recall letter forwarded to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) Yamaha said that the aluminum used in the 2014 YZF-R6 motorcycles was weak. Problems like wheel deformation and wheel bearing misalignment may occur in bikes that were manufactured last August. Though only 28 motorcycles were recalled, all of them are estimated to be affected. Yamaha will address the issue by replacing the wheel assemblies of the affected motorcycles at no cost.

Serious or even fatal injuries are often the result when motorcycle riders get involved in accidents due to defective vehicles. If you believe a defective motorcycle caused your injuries in Oklahoma, the lawyers of the Abel Law Firm may be able to work for you to secure your much needed treatment funds from negligent companies. Speak with us today at 405-239-7046 to find out how we may be able to help you recover your loss.


Hotdog manufacturer recalls over 1 million lbs of Pretzel Dog packs

Posted on Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 12:47 pm    

A Pennsylvania-based hotdog manufacturer issued a recall to over 1 million lbs of pretzel hotdog products retailed nationwide due to an undeclared allergen in the packaging, the Food Safety and Inspection Service reported on November 18.

Reports said a total of 1,208,951 pounds of frozen hotdog products are being recalled by City Line Foods Manufacturing Co. for failing to list soy lecithin as an ingredient in the packaging. Some consumers may experience adverse reactions from eating food products containing soy lecithin. The misbranding was discovered in one of the inspections conducted by federal food safety agents. The company and federal authorities are currently unaware of injuries caused by the recalled products.

Suffering illnesses caused by unknowingly eating hazardous food products is frustrating. If this happens to you in Oklahoma, the lawyers of Abel Law Firm may possibly help you recover your financial loss by pursuing claims from huge companies. Contact our office today at 405-239-7046 to find out how we may advocate for you.


More kids injured by colorful detergent capsules

Posted on Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 at 10:01 am    

A recent study claimed that hundreds of children in the U.S. suffered injuries in the past two years from accidentally ingesting colorful detergent capsules due to a potentially dangerous design, SFGATE reported on November 10.

In the data examined by researchers, over 17,000 kids aged 6 and below mistook the attractive laundry detergent for toys or candy, and at least 769 of them needed medical treatment from accidental poisoning. In 2013, a child reportedly died from ingesting one of the liquefied detergent pods. Children may suffer eye, mouth, and throat injuries from the detergent products, released in the U.S. since 2012. Though some detergent companies improved their product packaging, the study claimed that incidents of children harmed by the pods was only slightly reduced.

The legal team at the Abel Law Firm knows that many children in Oklahoma suffer serious injuries from unsafe products purchased on the market. A skilled product liability attorney, however, may help you pursue financial compensation for any expenses or damages incurred. Call our offices at 405-239-7046 today to learn more.


Over 62K lbs of contaminated poultry and meat in the US recalled

Posted on Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 12:00 pm    

A Minnesota company is recalling an estimated 62,488 lbs of processed poultry and meat in several of their ready-made meals after a federal agency discovered possible listeria contamination, Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) reported on October 8.

Several breakfast products produced by Buddy’s Kitchen that contained roasted red skin potatoes were found to be positive for listeria monocytogenes. Though no one reported illness before the recall was issued, the contaminated products were already shipped in different locations nationwide and the FSIS is concerned that some of the meals have already been bought. People may suffer serious consequences from eating products contaminated with the harmful bacteria, including fever, convulsions, and confusion.

The legal team at Abel Law Firm understands that many people in Oklahoma suffer serious health conditions from eating contaminated food products available in the market. If this has happened to you, a personal injury lawyer may possibly help you get your much needed treatment funds from liable companies. Tell us your situation today at (405) 239-7046 and find out how we may advocate for you.

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