On September 5, 2019, MW Company issued a recall (recall number 19-202) for the MOMO Quick Release Steering Wheel Adapters for Race Cars. According to the recall, directly from the Consumer Product Safety Commission
, “the steering wheel adapter’s quick release can activate inadvertently
and cause the race car’s steering wheel to suddenly detach from its steeling column while the vehicle is in motion
, rendering the vehicle impossible to steer and posing a crash hazard and risk of serious injury and death to the driver
.” In other words, a function that is available for convenience can activate while the car is in motion, posing a significant danger to drivers.
Approximately 260 units have been affected by the recall
. The affected units were sold in all-black and black-and-red colors. The steering wheel adapters have model numbers QRMOMOBKBK and QRMOMOBKRD respectively. The steering wheel adapters were sold from July 2018 to May 2019 for approximately $375. The defective steering wheel adapters were available at small retailers and online at the following sites:
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According to the recall, MW Company has received at least one report of the steering wheel adaptor quick-release mechanism engaging unintentionally
. However, no injuries have been reported in association with the defective product (although it is possible that there are unreported injuries).
The recall encourages all consumers
to stop using the defective steering wheel adapters immediately and return them to the company for a full refund. Although following this suggestion might make sense for someone who did not suffer any harm as a direct result of the defective product, the parties you suffered any harm in relation to the defective product should never follow the suggestions laid out in the recall (with the obvious exception of stopping the use of the product).
Instead, affected parties should seek legal assistance as soon as possible. If you are in need of legal assistance after being harmed by a defective product, it is essential that you seek legal assistance as soon as possible – you should contact the lawyers at Downtown L.A. Law Group as soon as possible. Downtown L.A. Law Group
is a personal injury law firm with many years of experience handling a variety of claims, including product liability claims. We have successfully represented countless victims and guided them towards the recovery of the compensation that they deserve.
Understanding Liability in Defective Product Cases
Your right to sue is based on product liability
. All companies have a duty of care towards their consumers. They have the duty to ensure that their products are completely safe to be used. MW Company, specifically, had the duty to ensure that their MOMO Quick Release Steering Wheel Adapters for Race Cars was safe for consumers. By failing to identify and address hazards before releasing products to consumers, companies, like MW Company, are breaching their duty of care towards consumers and putting their consumers at risk of suffering harm.
Whenever a breach of duty directly results in harm to consumers, the company could be liable for all the harm suffered. If you would like to learn more about liability for the harm suffered due to defective products, such as the MOMO Steering Wheel Adapters
, do not hesitate to seek legal assistance with our experts at your earliest convenience. Our lawyers will help you understand how the company is liable for the harm that you suffered.
Important Steps to Take
Without a doubt, you have the right to pursue a claim if a breach of duty, or the negligent actions of a company, directly leads to the harm that you suffered. However, if you were harmed by a defective product, there are a number of steps that you should take to ensure that you preserve your right to pursue a claim. There are also a number of things that you should not do. Consider the following list of recommended actions:
- Seek medical attention immediately
- Take photos of all injuries sustained (before and after treatment)
- Take photos of the defective product
- Take photos of the scene of the accident (the aftermath)
- Contact the company to report the incident, the product defect, and the harm suffered
- Do not return the defective product to the company
- Do not agree to a free repair
- Do not agree to a refund
- Do not agree to a voucher or compensation of any other kind
- Do not sign any documents sent by the company
- Do not admit fault
- Do not tamper with the defective product in any way
- Keep the defective product as is (it will be your primary piece of evidence)
- Gather all records associated with the purchase of the defective product
- Gather all medical records
- Seek legal assistance immediately
Contact Our Firm Today
If you believe that you have a case, do not hesitate to seek legal assistance
with the experts at Downtown L.A. Law Group
. At our firm, we understand how defective products
could affect different aspects of your life. Our lawyers are experienced handling product liability cases
and fighting for the rights of our clients to recover the compensation that they deserve – which could include medical costs, lost income, pain and suffering, loss of consortium, funeral and burial costs, property damage, and punitive damage, for instance. If you would like our experts to handle your case, do not hesitate to contact us
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Our firm offers a variety of free legal services, which include free consultations
and free second opinions
. During our free consultations and free second opinions will be available to answer all your questions and address all your concerns, ensuring that you have access to all the information that you need to file your claim and reach a successful outcome. These free legal services are available through our Zero-Fee guarantee, which ensures that our clients will never have to pay any upfront legal expenses. Our firm is also based on a contingency structure that ensures that our claimants will not pay anything until after reaching a successful outcome – if you do not win, you will not have to pay anything.
To schedule a free consultation or free second opinion, contact our law firm
immediately; we want to represent you and fight for your right to sue the company liable for the harm you suffered.