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Thousands of Dunkin’ Donuts tumblers with injury risks recalled

A January 10 posting on cpsc.gov revealed that an estimated 8,300 units of glass tumblers were voluntarily recalled by Dunkin’ Donuts due to concerns that they could cause laceration or burn injuries to intended consumers.

According to the recall notice, at least three different styles of the glass tumblers, which can contain 16 ounces of a hot or cold beverage, may unexpectedly break or crack during use. Consumers who might have the possibly defective tumblers may sustain laceration and/or burn injuries if it suddenly breaks while being used. The recalling company and federal authorities have not received any injury complaints, but there were 19 cases of tumblers unexpectedly getting damaged. Consumers were advised to bring back the faulty tumblers, which cost around $13 to $15, to Dunkin’ Donut stores to get their money back.

Unfortunately, defective products such as this could cause serious injuries to consumers. However, if this happens to you in Nashville, an attorney of Pohl & Berk, LLP may work on your behalf. Call us today at (615) 277-2765 to begin taking your legal action against negligent parties.

Possibly contaminated hummus sold in the US and in Canada recalled

A food company based in the U.S. and known for manufacturing middle-eastern style food has issued a recall of their hummus products due to concerns that it had been adulterated with harmful listeria bacteria, an article of USA Today reported on November 21.

According to reports, Sabra Dipping Co. issued a voluntary recall to several hummus products after federal agents detected the bacteria at the company’s processing facility. Information provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revealed that the affected products have a January 23, 2017 “best before” date. Sabra had confirmed that they have not received any illnesses or injuries complained before they issued the recall. Sabra also told reports that their salsa, organic hummus, Greek yogurt dips, and guacamole are not included in the recall. Listeria could cause serious or even fatal illness to children and elderly adults, as well as those who have weak immune systems.

Consumers oftentimes have to deal with hefty financial loss when a loved one suffer serious illness after eating contaminated food products. However, if you got sick in Nashville and suspect a defective food product, the legal team of Pohl & Berk, LLP may work for you. Find out how we may help you possibly recover your loss by calling (615) 277-2765.

Thousands of GE washing machines that may catch fire recalled

Approximately 222,000 units of washing machines are being recalled by GE Appliances due to complaints that the washer may overheat and catch fire while being used, a September 15 article of cpsc.gov reported.

Reports said at least three models of the “GE Profile” top loading clothes washers have a faulty electronic part that can cause the washer to overheat and catch fire. Though GE Appliances and the CPSC have not received injury complaints, they have been notified of 71 incidents of the washers catching fire, three of which reportedly caused property damage worth $129,000. The recalling company will resolve the problem by providing a free repair in the affected units. Consumers were advised to momentarily avoid using the washer while waiting for it to get fixed.

The lawyers at Pohl & Berk, LLP understand that many families in Nashville suffer financial loss from unknowingly using defective products. If you are in such a difficult situation, we may be able to offer you legal options to pursue damage claims against negligent parties. Call our office today at (615) 277-2765 to discuss your legal options.

Thousands of ATVs with fire hazards included in Polaris broadened recall

Approximately 13,000 units of “Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles” have been included in a recall from Minnesota-based Polaris Industries, Inc., due to an engine defect that can cause the vehicles to catch fire, an article for cpsc.gov reported on September 1.

According to the recall, the engines of the affected ROVs may emit excessive heat during operation. Polaris in 2015 initially recalled 2,230 various models of ROVs as they may also catch fire if the drain tube of the turbo system malfunctions. At least six persons in the 19 complaints received by Polaris suffered burn injuries. Polaris is addressing the situation by offering a “free repair” to consumers who were affected by the recall. Consumers were also advised to refrain from using their affected ROV units while waiting for the appropriate repair.

Sadly, many people are left permanently disabled after sustaining burn injuries caused by substandard product sold in the market. If this has happened to you or to a loved one, enlisting a skilled lawyer to represent you is crucial. Find out how a Nashville lawyer with Pohl & Berk, LLP may represent you today by calling (615) 277-2765.

Thousands of possibly faulty surge protectors that can cause harm recalled in the US

A Salt Lake City-based company on June 9 issued a recall to approximately 9,300 units of surge protectors in the U.S. that may possibly cause harm to intended users, an article of cpsc.gov reported.

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the recall affects at least three surge protector models of “360 Electrical” that are equipped with non-grounded plugs. Consumers reportedly are at high risk of sustaining electrical shock or burn injuries if the surge protectors short circuit after being plugged into an electrical outlet. The recalling company and the CPSC were both unaware of any injuries or incidents involving the possibly defective surge protectors. People are advised to check the model number of their surge protectors and report it to 360 Electrical to get a free surge protector.

Many families, unfortunately, have to deal with hefty financial loss when they sustain injuries as a result of using faulty products sold in the market. However, if you believe this has happened to you in Nashville, a personal injury attorney of Pohl & Berk, LLP may work on your behalf. Call our office today at (615) 277-2765 to find out how we may possibly help you fight for the compensations you need for recovery.

Over 100M gallons of propane gas recalled in US and Canada

Approximately 118,000,000 gallons of propane gas sold in the U.S. and Canada has been recalled due to insufficient odorant levels, according to a February 12 report from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Reports said the Propane (LP) Gas manufactured by Crescent Point Energy Corp. may not be easily detected by consumers when a leak takes place due to the weak odorant levels. Gas is required to include enough odorant for consumers to be able to smell the product right away in the event of a leak.

The affected propane gas was distributed for personal and commercial consumption. Consumers are at risk of suffering serious injuries from burns or explosions if they fail to detect leaking propane gas. Though the Canadian company has not received any reports of incidents involving the recalled propane gas, they asked consumers to immediately notify their gas supplier and to refrain from examining the tanks by themselves.   

The legal team of Pohl & Berk, LLP in Nashville works on behalf of clients who have suffered as a result of a defective product. We will work to pursue compensation on your behalf so that you and your family can focus on recovering. Call our office today at (615) 277-2765 to discuss your claim.

Beef patties that may contain wood particles recalled

A meat company based in Sauk Rapids recently issued a recall for an estimated 89,568 lbs of beef patties distributed in the U.S. due to possible wood debris contamination. Reports said the Sam’s Choice Black Angus Vidalia Onion beef products produced by Huisken Meat Company may possibly contain “extraneous wood materials.”

In the Class II recall documents submitted to the U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service, it was revealed that the possible contamination was observed during inspection. Huisken Meat and federal authorities are unaware of any complaints of illnesses or injuries involving the tainted beef patties; however, consumers who might have bought the affected beef are urged to immediately throw it away or return it to the store where it was purchased.

The lawyers of Pohl & Berk, LLP in Nashville understand that families are left to deal with the consequences of defective products or contaminated foods far too often, and we work on behalf of those victims in order to pursue compensation and justice from the negligent manufacturers whose actions led to their suffering. To learn more, call us at (615) 277-2765 today.

Over one million blenders recalled in the US after multiple injury complaints

Massachusetts-based company SharkNinja Operating LLC is recalling about 1.1 million blenders sold in the U.S. after being notified of 53 consumer injuries, cpsc.gov reported on November 12.

According to reports, the affected blenders can cause laceration injuries if consumers tilt the pitcher with the blade assembly still in place and the lid detached. At least twelve blender models are included in the recall. Instead of returning the recalled blenders, consumers are expected to be given revised instructions and warnings to help avoid injuries. Consumers who own the recalled blenders are advised to use the pour spout in the pitcher’s lid when pouring out contents or remove the blade unit and the lid altogether when pouring.

If you have been injured as a result of using a defective product, seek the help of a skilled lawyer to assist you in pursuing compensation for your injuries. Find out how the Nashville legal team of Pohl & Berk, LLP can work for you today by calling (615) 277-2765.

89K pounds of meat products in the US recalled for containing metal

Approximately 89,235 pounds of frozen meat products are being recalled by a company based in Kenosha County due to possible contamination, a September 2 article from the U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) reported.

According to reports, Kenosha Beef International LTD is recalling the 24oz and 13.5lb bags of “Johnsonville Grillers Cheddar Cheese & Bacon Flavor” patties. The company decided to issue the recall after getting complaints that the affected products contained what appeared to be fragments of metal. Though no one was reportedly harmed by the recalled pork sausage patty products that were also distributed in Illinois, consumers were told to either return the product to retailers or dispose of it immediately. Consumers who believe that they have been injured by the recalled products are advised to immediately seek medical treatment.

Families unfortunately have to deal with hefty financial losses after accidentally consuming contaminated food products. However, if this happens to you in Danville, a lawyer from Pohl & Berk, LLP may work for you. Find out how we may possibly help you get compensations from negligent companies today by calling 615-277-2765.

Aspen Foods chicken recalled for salmonella contamination

Aspen Foods recently issued a recall to about 1,978,680 lbs of chicken meat products in the U.S. that may have been contaminated with harmful salmonella bacteria, a July 15 report from the U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service stated.

The recall affects Aspen’s raw, frozen, breaded, and stuffed chicken products made from April to July. The processed chicken meat products were recalled after federal authorities were informed of individuals in Minnesota suffering from illnesses related to salmonella infection after consuming the affected products. From the appearance of the recalled products, consumers who bought it might not cook it properly, as they may assume they are precooked. Consumers are at risk of suffering from fever, abdominal pains, and diarrhea after being exposed to salmonella bacteria.

Suffering illnesses from eating contaminated food products can be serious and result in hefty financial losses. If this happens to you or to a loved one, the lawyers of Pohl & Berk, LLP, in Nashville may help you pursue financial compensation from negligent parties. Call us today at 615-277-2765 to learn more about your legal options.

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