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Millions of Samsung washing machines that could malfunction recalled

Millions of Samsung washing machines that could malfunction recalled

A November 4 article by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) revealed that 2.8 million top-load washing machines are being recalled by Samsung due to a defect that could cause injuries to consumers.

Reports said 34 washing machine models may have some components that could suddenly detach on the upper portion and strike people near the unit. The CPSC and the recalling company received 733 complaints of malfunctioning washing machine units, some of which resulted in personal injuries. Consumers who own the recalled washing machine units may receive a free home service and warranty extension, future discounts in buying new machines, or a full refund for consumers who bought washing machines within the 30-day period before the recall was issued.

Consumers are at high risk of suffering serious injuries when the products they use malfunction. However, if you are the victim of a defective product, a Columbia attorney at the Goings Law Firm, LLC may be able to help you obtain the compensations you need for a fast recovery. Call us today at (803) 350-9230 to begin taking your legal action against negligent companies.


Man allegedly injured by iPhone

An iPhone user is claiming that he sustained a serious burn injury to his leg after the Apple product suddenly burst inside his pocket and burned his pants, CNN reported on March 5.

Lindenhurst resident Erik Johnson alleged that his iPhone 5c ruptured inside his pants pocket on February 14 as he bent over to pick up keys that had fallen on the floor. Johnson reportedly was admitted to a hospital for several days for treatment of a burn around the size of a football. The burn center in Staten Island confirmed that Johnson was treated there with burn injuries. Johnson, who works as an operating engineer, is currently staying with his family, and a nurse comes by to change his bandage. Apple, on the other hand, said that they are investigating the incident.

Lost wages and mounting medical costs are often the result of harm caused by defective products. If you believe you have experienced this, enlisting a skilled product liability lawyer could be crucial to getting the financial assistance that you need while recovering. Find out how the Columbia lawyers of the Goings Law Firm, LLC, may work for you today by calling (803) 350-9230.


Nearly 5M baby strollers recalled over potential amputation risk

An estimated 4.7 million baby strollers in the U.S. are being voluntarily recalled by its manufacturer due to amputation risks, CNN reported on November 21.

Reports said nearly a dozen models of Century and Graco strollers manufactured in China may severely injure the fingers of children during use. The affected strollers reportedly are equipped with hinges on the sides that can cut off a finger. Several incidents of partial severing of children’s fingertips caused by the strollers reached Graco, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission stated. Parents and other caretakers are instructed to make sure that the hinges are completely in the lock position and to quickly remove the child from the stroller as it begins to fold. Graco reportedly will provide repair kits for owners of the affected strollers.

Children are often devastated after suffering serious injuries from poorly designed products that are bought on the market. If you are in such a situation, consider working with a product liability attorney who can help you pursue the funds you need to cover any financial losses. Find out how the legal team at the Goings Law Firm, LLC, may work for you today in Columbia by calling (803) 350-9230.


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