Nearly 1 million Maclaren strollers were recalled Nov. 9, 2009 following 15 reports of serious injuries. The stroller recall is based on a manufacturing defect that may result in finger amputation. To date, there have been 15 injuries reported, 12 involving finger amputation. The injured children were reported to have put their fingers in the hinge mechanism.
The Maclaren stroller recall includes approximately one million Chinese-made units. Defective models include Volo, Triumph, Quest Sport, Quest Mod, Techno XT, TechnoXLR, Twin Triumph, Twin Techno and Easy Traveller. Dangerous unite include both single and double umbrella strollers that have the label, “Maclaren” printed on the stroller.
Affected units were sold at Babies ‘R’ Us, Target, and other stores, nationwide.
Do You Have a Recalled Stroller?
If you have one of the recalled strollers, or if you are not sure whether your stroller is part of the recall, you should stop using the stroller and contact Maclaren USA. The company is working together with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on the recall and will be issuing free repair kits.
Has Your Child Been Injured By a Recalled Product?
If your child has been injured by a recalled product, you should contact the Killino Firm for professional legal counsel. At the Killino Firm, we believe that all manufacturers have a responsibility to American consumers and should be held accountable for product defects. Our highly skilled stroller accident lawyers can help you and your child recover the maximum compensation for your losses.
Contact A Stroller Injury Attorney
For more information about your child’s injuries, contact the Killino Firm today.