Popular Children's Retailer Recalls Motorized Toy
Posted By Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC
Peg Perego is
recalling more than 3,000 children’s ride-on Polaris Sportsman 850 24-volt
battery operated ride-on toys after reports of overheating and burns due
to possible relay failure on circuit boards. The recall affects the red,
silver and black models with a flip-up backrest for the passenger and
includes a front and back luggage rack. The recalled product was sold
online by major retailers: Amazon, Cabelas, Target, ToysRUs, and Walmart.
These toys retailed from $500-$600 and sold between October 2014 through
April 2016. Peg Perego advises consumers to stop using the recalled product
and contact the company to receive a free circuit board including instructions.
Motorized toys are fun for kids but can be worrisome for parents. Especially
if their children’s favorite toy is hazardous. Recalled products
can lead to serious injuries which can result in multiple medical bills
and unwanted stress. As a consumer, you and your family are protected
by product liability laws. These are put in place to help protect you
against potential hazardous products and to hold companies liable if you
have been injured. It is necessary to remember that if you are ever injured
by a product to contact an experienced product liability attorney immediately.
The attorney’s at Meyerkord and Meyerkord, LLC, are prepared to help
those who have been injured due to faulty products. Our team understands
that injuries and legal affairs can be discouraging and we strive to help
our clients every step of the way. Please
call us today for a no-obligation consultation free of charge.