A defective product recall has been issued for more than 600,000 Perfect Flame SLG Series gas grills, which were sold exclusively at Lowe’s stores. According to a news report in Consumeraffairs.com, the gas burners on these grills can deteriorate causing irregular flames and the lids of some models can catch fire posing a serious fire and burn injury hazard to users. So far, LG Sourcing has received about 40 reports of fires as a result of this product defect and about 23 lids catching fire. There was also one report of an eye injury that required surgery and 21 incidents of burn injuries to consumers’ hands, arms or face.
The recalled grills are the SLG series Perfect Flame brand outdoor propane or natural gas grills, which are painted black or gray metal. The products, which were manufactured in China, were sold at Lowe’s retail outlets nationwide between September 2005 through May 2009 for between $200 and $500. Consumers who own these defective grills are asked to stop using the products and contact LG Sourcing to get a free replacement burner and depending on the model, a free replacement lid.
This is an extremely serious product defect, which can result in catastrophic burn injuries. In any incident where a product defect results in serious injuries, victims can file a claim for compensation against the manufacturer of the defective product. When a defective product leads to catastrophic injuries this could mean skyrocketing medical expenses, loss of wages and other related costs for a victim and his or her family. By filing a product liability lawsuit, victims are able to recover such damages.
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured as a result of these or other defective products, please contact the reputed Seattle personal injury attorneys with The Bernard Law Group for a free consultation. Our skilled lawyers led by Kirk Bernard have successfully represented numerous victims in wrongful death lawsuits. Call us today to find out how we can help.