The product liability and consumer rights attorneys from our law firm are investigating possible single party and class action lawsuits against the manufacturers of the recently recalled portable bed handles recalled by manufacturer Bed Handles Inc. for serious injuries and harms caused by the defective consumer product including strangulations and entrapment. According to investigators from the Consumer Product Safety Commission the portable bed handles have resulted in at least three deaths and multiple injuries.
Portable Bed Rail Recall InformationAccording to the CPSC the recall involves close to 113,00 adult portable handles. According to the recall information, “When attached to an adult’s bed without the use of safety retention straps, the handle can shift out of place creating a dangerous gap between the bed handle and the side of the mattress. This poses a serious risk of entrapment, strangulation and death.”
Filing a Defective Product Claim in Court of Law – Wining Your CaseIn general there are three different ways a plaintiff’s attorney can prove the existence of a defect in a product. (1) Defect in the products original design. (2) Defect in the manufacturing process via the use of less expensive material or manpower resultign in a product which poses a greater risk of harm to consumers. (3) Defect in the labeling of the product – failure to properly warn the public of all known and knowable dangers associated with the use of the product.
Recovery Available for Victims – Get Settlement You That Is Entitled to YouVictims of harm due to the use of a defective consumer product have the right to recovery for all damages sustained. The value of a personal injury claim against a manufacturer of a defective product is predicated on several important factors outlined below…
- The specific types of physical injuries suffered
- Requirement for medical expenditures in order to alleviate an individual’s injuries
- Requirement for future medical and rehabilitation care
- Loss of wages and future loss of income
- Pain and suffering as well as other non economic damages