Portable Inverter Generators Recalled

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

Westinghouse is recalling their portable inverter generators due to possible fire hazards. This recall affects around 4,500 generators can overheat and cause a fire hazard to the consumer. The generator is the Westinghouse iGen2500 and iPro2500 portable inverter generators used to power cell phones, appliances and other electronic devices. There have been four reports of the generators overheating and then catching on fire. No injuries have been reported. The recalled generator weighs about 49 pounds and measures around 20 inches long by 18 inches wide and 11 inches tall. Westinghouse recommends that consumers immediately discontinue use of the recalled product and contact the company for a free repair. These units were sold June 2017 through October 2017 and sold for $580 and $600.

Each year thousands of consumers are injured due to recalled products. Products can be recalled for various reasons and it is the responsibility of the company to alert consumers. Recalls can include burn, laceration, fire, safety and choking hazards. Consumers purchase millions of products each year and they want to trust that their family will be safe from faulty or defective merchandise. Always contact a product liability attorney if you or a loved one is injured due to a faulty product. An attorney will discuss your legal options concerning your injury and help you determine if you have grounds to pursue legal action.

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