Fire Hazard Prompts Outdoor Camera Adapter Recall

Posted By Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC || 15-Jan-2018

Netgear has recalled their outdoor camera power adapters for possible fire hazards. These power adapters are for the Arlo outdoor cameras. The weatherproof connector on the power adapter can be susceptible to a water leak and cause a short circuit which can melt, overheat and pose a fire hazard. Netgear has reported that this recall affects 7,300 adapters and consumers are urged to immediately stop using the adapters. Consumers should contact the company directly for a full refund for the defective adapters. Seven reports have been filed with the company of cords melting and overheating and one fire was reported. Luckily, no injuries have been reported.

Companies, manufacturers, distributors and retailers are responsible for maintaining safe and reliable products for consumers. Product liability laws help consumers by enforcing codes that these businesses must abide by. Products are recalled all of the time for various issues however, it is important to let consumers know if a product they own has a problem. Even the most minor injury can result in major injuries for other consumers if the product isn’t recalled. Consumers can be burdened with large medical bills from defective products and be left feeling stranded both physically and mentally. Always contact a product liability attorney if you or a loved one has been injured by a faulty or defective product. An attorney can be instrumental in helping the consumer obtain compensation for their injuries. Do not hesitate to contact an experience attorney so they can access your legal options.

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