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Michaels Issues Recall for Tassel Keychain Mobile Power Bank


Michaels issued a recall on October 29th, 2019, for its Bead Landing tassel keychain mobile power banks. These items are able to charge smart phones and other devices thanks to the lithium batteries within them. The power banks were recalled, however, because the batteries could potentially overheat, which could cause fires and burn hazards. Michaels Issues Recall for Tassel Keychain Mobile Power Bank The keychains are 7 inches long and 1.5 inches wide. They have USB and micro USB charging cables and a lighting adapter for the micro USB cable. The recall only concerns the keychains that come in specific colors: black, cream, blush pink, and iridescent blue. The SKU numbers and UPC codes for each specific type are, respectively, 545929 / 191518582543, 545930 / 191518582550, 545931 / 191518582567, and 545932 / 191518582574. 14,000 of the units were recalled, as well as an additional 950 in Canada. The items were manufactured in China and imported into Texas. They were sold by Michaels nationwide from March 2018 through August 2019 and cost about $20 to purchase. To date, there have been two reports of the keychain batteries overheating while they were charging devices. The keychains caught fire and created some minor property damage. Fortunately, no injuries or burns were reported. As a remedy, Michaels recommends that consumers return the keychains to the store for a total refund.

What kind of damages can happen from defective keychain batteries?

Small chargers that are present on keychains like Bead Landing items have the potential to cause fires. These fires may be small as well, but even a small fire can create a large blaze if it catches dry materials or goes unnoticed. The problem often occurs when the phones or devices are left unattended and the owner does not notice the issue. However, some small fires and shorts can still happen even if the owner is attentive. The keychains are 7 inches long and 1.5 inches wide. They have USB and micro USB charging cables and a lighting adapter for the micro USB cable. The recall only concerns the keychains that come in specific colors: black, cream, blush pink, and iridescent blue. The SKU numbers and UPC codes for each specific type are, respectively, 545929 / 191518582543, 545930 / 191518582550, 545931 / 191518582567, and 545932 / 191518582574. 14,000 of the units were recalled, as well as an additional 950 in Canada. The items were manufactured in China and imported into Texas. They were sold by Michaels nationwide from March 2018 through August 2019 and cost about $20 to purchase. To date, there have been two reports of the keychain batteries overheating while they were charging devices. The keychains caught fire and created some minor property damage. Fortunately, no injuries or burns were reported. As a remedy, Michaels recommends that consumers return the keychains to the store for a total refund.

What kind of damages can happen from defective keychain batteries?

Small chargers that are present on keychains like Bead Landing items have the potential to cause fires. These fires may be small as well, but even a small fire can create a large blaze if it catches dry materials or goes unnoticed. The problem often occurs when the phones or devices are left unattended and the owner does not notice the issue. However, some small fires and shorts can still happen even if the owner is attentive. Small fires and such can cause serious burn injuries. These injuries may skin and surface level, or first-degree burns, or they may go deeper and impact more sensitive tissue. Second-degree and third-degree burns take much longer to heal. The results of burns can cause numbness, lack of sensation, nerve damage, muscle damage, issues with ligaments, and more. If have been injured due to a defective keychain, do not hesitate to file a product liability lawsuit against Michaels.

What should I do to sue for injuries in a Michaels defective keychain lawsuit?

If you were involved in an incident where in a Michaels keyboard mobile charger malfunctioned and caught fire, you will need ample evidence to sue the company. In order to file a product liability lawsuit, you must first show that there was an error of some kind. The error can be brought to light by showing at least one of these scenarios as true:
  • The designer had a faulty idea and the item was thus approved with a defect that was never noticed
  • The manufacturing company had an issue of some kind with a worker or one of the machines, which caused the batteries to be ungrounded and liable to catch fir
  • A lack of hazard signs and warning signs preset on the packaging of the charger, which could warn others and prevent them from leaving the chargers unattended while they were turned on.
Only one of these points must be shown to be true if you intend to file a product liability clam. In all likelihood, there were issues with the specific battery types that were used and inserted into the keychains, which would pint to a manufacturing or design error. To move forward with a lawsuit, you should follow these steps: First and foremost, you should go to the doctor form medical treatment and to ensure that you are not seriously hurt. Going to the doctor quickly will benefit your claim; if you hesitate, not only will your injuries worsen, but the insurance agent for the company will consider your claim as untruthful. He may see the time gap between the injury and the treatment and believe that you were hurt elsewhere and you are simply trying to blame the battery and keychain for the damage. After going to the doctor, you should hold on to all receipts and doctor’s notes. You should then take as many photos as you can of the injuries you suffered and any damage done to the area or belongings nearby. Although the company requested that users return the item, it is unwise to do so. If you return the keychain, you will have lost your key piece of evidence. You should hold on to your defective keychain to prove there was a malfunction. Further, it is unwise for you to tamper with it in any way. You should not try to fix it or take it anywhere that it could be fixed or the battery could be replaced. If there were any signs of tampering with the item, the company can deny liability and claim that the issue was caused by you or else was incapable of being differentiated. If any eyewitnesses saw the fire or could also attest to the defect, you should gather their testimonies sand statements. Additional perspectives will come in handy for your claim. Finally, it is important that you reach out to a product liability lawyer in Los Angeles who could handle your case for you. You may not have any experience at all in product liability lawsuits, and if you try to handle the case by yourself, you could not succeed. A skilled attorney can instead work through your claim, negotiate a fair deal, hire expert witnesses, and ensure that everything is filed on time and in line. You should focus instead on your recovery.

What can I win in a product liability lawsuit against Michaels for a defective keychain power bank?

Product liability lawsuits can result in various forms of compensation. if you were hurt, you should be fully compensated for your damages. We will ensure that you are paid for the following damages:
  • Medical expenses from the past and future if you needed treatment for burns or other injuries, medication, therapy, and more
  • Lost income if you were unable to return to work for some times because of the injuries or additional medical procedures
  • Property damage to replace the keychain, personal items that were destroyed in the fire, and more
  • Pain and suffering damages to cover the emotional trauma, anxiety, fear, mental anguish, and other psychological damages from the incident
We will work around the clock to bring you every penny you deserve for your case. We fully litigate every product liability claim that comes through our doors, and we will not give up on your claim until we are satisfied with the results. The value of your case is largely dependent on the injuries you suffered and how much of an impact they had on your life and career. If you were severely hurt and you had no responsibility for the incident, the settlement offer would be higher than if you weren’t seriously hurt. The insurance agent will make the offer and we will work to negotiate a better deal.

What is the statute of limitations for product liability lawsuits?

In California, the statute of limitations for personal injury claims is 2 years from the date of the incident. Product liability cases are a form of personal injury law, and they are not exempt from this rule. It is important that you take legal action quickly so that your evidence is preserved and you do not lose any proof. The longer you wait to see, the more likely it is that you will have corrupt evidence and foggy memories. There are a few ways in which the statute of limitations can be extended, though. This is most common in scenarios where the victim is underage; victims can wait until they turn 18 years old for the statute of limitations to start. Further, some situations involve absent defendants who have left the state or country for some time. The statute would thus be suspended until he returns. Many claims wind up no being filed because the victims do not know how much time they have left to do so. It is common for people to forget about a statute of limitations or not accurately count down their deadlines. We will handle your claim for you and ensure that you are within the necessary time frame to take legal action.

Why Choose Our Firm

The Downtown LA Law Group in Los Angeles is the most respected firm in the city when it comes to product liability claims. We know the best tactics to succeed and will stop at nothing to win your case. Our attorneys are aggressive and known for relentlessly pursuing large and fair settlements. If we have to go to court to win your case, we are willing to do so. Call (888) 649-7166 today to speak with an attorney in a free consultation. We will discuss your case and tell you how much we think it is worth. We will also tell you more information about our zero fees guarantee, which says that we won’t get paid unless and until we win, and you will pay no out of pocket expenses regardless. To sue Michaels for injuries from a defective Bead Landing keychain power bank, contact the Downtown LA Law Group at once. Small fires and such can cause serious burn injuries. These injuries may skin and surface level, or first-degree burns, or they may go deeper and impact more sensitive tissue. Second-degree and third-degree burns take much longer to heal. The results of burns can cause numbness, lack of sensation, nerve damage, muscle damage, issues with ligaments, and more. If have been injured due to a defective keychain, do not hesitate to file a product liability lawsuit against Michaels.

What should I do to sue for injuries in a Michaels defective keychain lawsuit?

If you were involved in an incident where in a Michaels keyboard mobile charger malfunctioned and caught fire, you will need ample evidence to sue the company. In order to file a product liability lawsuit, you must first show that there was an error of some kind. The error can be brought to light by showing at least one of these scenarios as true:
  • The designer had a faulty idea and the item was thus approved with a defect that was never noticed
  • The manufacturing company had an issue of some kind with a worker or one of the machines, which caused the batteries to be ungrounded and liable to catch fir
  • A lack of hazard signs and warning signs preset on the packaging of the charger, which could warn others and prevent them from leaving the chargers unattended while they were turned on.
Only one of these points must be shown to be true if you intend to file a product liability clam. In all likelihood, there were issues with the specific battery types that were used and inserted into the keychains, which would pint to a manufacturing or design error. To move forward with a lawsuit, you should follow these steps: First and foremost, you should go to the doctor form medical treatment and to ensure that you are not seriously hurt. Going to the doctor quickly will benefit your claim; if you hesitate, not only will your injuries worsen, but the insurance agent for the company will consider your claim as untruthful. He may see the time gap between the injury and the treatment and believe that you were hurt elsewhere and you are simply trying to blame the battery and keychain for the damage. After going to the doctor, you should hold on to all receipts and doctor’s notes. You should then take as many photos as you can of the injuries you suffered and any damage done to the area or belongings nearby. Although the company requested that users return the item, it is unwise to do so. If you return the keychain, you will have lost your key piece of evidence. You should hold on to your defective keychain to prove there was a malfunction. Further, it is unwise for you to tamper with it in any way. You should not try to fix it or take it anywhere that it could be fixed or the battery could be replaced. If there were any signs of tampering with the item, the company can deny liability and claim that the issue was caused by you or else was incapable of being differentiated. If any eyewitnesses saw the fire or could also attest to the defect, you should gather their testimonies sand statements. Additional perspectives will come in handy for your claim. Finally, it is important that you reach out to a product liability lawyer in Los Angeles who could handle your case for you. You may not have any experience at all in product liability lawsuits, and if you try to handle the case by yourself, you could not succeed. A skilled attorney can instead work through your claim, negotiate a fair deal, hire expert witnesses, and ensure that everything is filed on time and in line. You should focus instead on your recovery.

What can I win in a product liability lawsuit against Michaels for a defective keychain power bank?

Product liability lawsuits can result in various forms of compensation. if you were hurt, you should be fully compensated for your damages. We will ensure that you are paid for the following damages:
  • Medical expenses from the past and future if you needed treatment for burns or other injuries, medication, therapy, and more
  • Lost income if you were unable to return to work for some times because of the injuries or additional medical procedures
  • Property damage to replace the keychain, personal items that were destroyed in the fire, and more
  • Pain and suffering damages to cover the emotional trauma, anxiety, fear, mental anguish, and other psychological damages from the incident
We will work around the clock to bring you every penny you deserve for your case. We fully litigate every product liability claim that comes through our doors, and we will not give up on your claim until we are satisfied with the results. The value of your case is largely dependent on the injuries you suffered and how much of an impact they had on your life and career. If you were severely hurt and you had no responsibility for the incident, the settlement offer would be higher than if you weren’t seriously hurt. The insurance agent will make the offer and we will work to negotiate a better deal.

What is the statute of limitations for product liability lawsuits?

In California, the statute of limitations for personal injury claims is 2 years from the date of the incident. Product liability cases are a form of personal injury law, and they are not exempt from this rule. It is important that you take legal action quickly so that your evidence is preserved and you do not lose any proof. The longer you wait to see, the more likely it is that you will have corrupt evidence and foggy memories. There are a few ways in which the statute of limitations can be extended, though. This is most common in scenarios where the victim is underage; victims can wait until they turn 18 years old for the statute of limitations to start. Further, some situations involve absent defendants who have left the state or country for some time. The statute would thus be suspended until he returns. Many claims wind up no being filed because the victims do not know how much time they have left to do so. It is common for people to forget about a statute of limitations or not accurately count down their deadlines. We will handle your claim for you and ensure that you are within the necessary time frame to take legal action.

Why Choose Our Firm

The Downtown LA Law Group in Los Angeles is the most respected firm in the city when it comes to product liability claims. We know the best tactics to succeed and will stop at nothing to win your case. Our attorneys are aggressive and known for relentlessly pursuing large and fair settlements. If we have to go to court to win your case, we are willing to do so. Call (888) 649-7166 today to speak with an attorney in a free consultation. We will discuss your case and tell you how much we think it is worth. We will also tell you more information about our zero fees guarantee, which says that we won’t get paid unless and until we win, and you will pay no out of pocket expenses regardless. To sue Michaels for injuries from a defective Bead Landing keychain power bank, contact the Downtown LA Law Group at once.

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