Several dishwashers have been recalled due to a possible fire hazard. Dishwashers manufactured by Bosch, Gaggenau, Kenmore Elite, and Thermador have been recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission due to overheating that could cause a fire. The models recalled were produced from January of 2008 to December of 2013 and includes approximately 149,000 dishwashers. The defect is with the power cord and several consumers of filed complaints regarding fires that caused property damage. Owners are to contact BHS Home Appliances to receive a free repair.
Products that are recalled are typically issued after an injury, illness, death, or property damage is reported. Manufacturers that produce items for consumers such as toys, food, vehicles, and appliances, to name a few, are responsible for ensuring that the product is safe. Thousands of individuals sustain injuries due to unsafe products every year in the United States, and if you have been the victim of an unsafe product, you may have grounds to file a product liability case. Individuals that sustain an injury or illness will likely incur expenses related to medical treatment, lost wages if time off work is required, and property damages. To recover compensation for these damages, it is important to consult an experienced St. Louis product liability attorney.
The personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth have recovered over $350 million in compensation for our client’s damages. Our attorneys will take all necessary steps to recover the maximum compensation for your case while holding the negligent party accountable. We will support you throughout the case while being available to answer all your questions. Contact us today for a free no-obligation consultation.