CPSC Announces Recall of Lea Industries Bed Rails Due to Fall Hazard
The Consumer Products Safety Commission just announced the recall of certain children's bed railings that could break, causing a fall injury to a child in the bed.
The recall involves bed rail products manufactured in China and Vietnam, and imported by Lea Industries, are sold under the names of Lea Panel, Loft & Bunk Bed Rails. They are marketed through Direct Buy Stores, other retail furniture outlets and online via Amazon.com.
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There have been 22 reported incidents of the rails breaking, some resulting in injuries. A 6-year old girl in Wisconsin suffered a head injury when the bunk bed above her equipped with a Lea mattress support rail failed and fell on her.
Consumers who own the affected bed rails are instructed to contact the company directly at 888-770-7116. There are too many model numbers of rails to list here, so for a full listing please click here.
Unsafe and defective products cause serious personal injury to thousands of people each year. If you are hurt as a result of a dangerous consumer product, you should talk to a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. You may be able to recover financial compensation for your medical injuries, treatment and pain and suffering.
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