Almost 38 million fire extinguishers have been recalled for not working. Unfortunately, the defective fire extinguishers resulted in one fatality and numerous injuries. The fire extinguishers in question were manufactured by Kidde and were recalled because they do not activate, primarily due to the nozzle detaching. To view more about the recall, please click here.
Of all products to you would expect to never malfunction, a fire extinguisher is surely one of them. However, even products that are designed with safety in mind fail from design and manufacturing defects. If you have been involved in a situation where a fire extinguisher failed to work, resulting either in an injury or substantial property loss, then you may be entitled to compensation from the manufacturer of the extinguisher and the retailer who sold it.
Carr & Carr Attorneys at Law has handled numerous cases involving defective products resulting in burn injuries, property loss and even death. If you were injured by a faulty fire extinguisher or other defective product, the sooner you retain a lawyer to represent you the better so that the lawyer can help secure the necessary evidence and file your case before deadlines pass that forbid you from collecting damages.
The Oklahoma injury lawyers at Carr & Carr offer free consultations and have helped people around the United States get the compensation they deserve for injuries caused by defective products. Please contact us today to arrange your complimentary, no-obligation consultation.