Bugaboo Americas has issued a nation-wide recall involving over 10,000 units of the Cameleon3 stroller model, due to a potential fall hazard caused by the carrying handle detaching while the removable seat is being carried. Bugaboo has received 16 reports of handles breaking, none of which have resulted in injury. Strollers included in the recall have serial numbers from 19010 11153 00001 to 19010 51248 00215. Serial numbers are printed on a horizontal bar of the stroller’s chassis beneath the seat. 9,200 of these were sold in the U.S. and 960 in Canada. In order to remedy the situation, Bugaboo is recommending consumers immediately remove the carry handle from the stroller’s bassinet or seat and contact Bugaboo for a free replacement handle. While awaiting the replacement handle, consumers can continue to use the seat or bassinet when attached to the chassis but should not attempt to use the seat or bassinet separate from the chassis.
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The AP is reporting that St. Louis rescue crews are searching for a crane operator who fell into the Mississippi River while working on a new bridge at St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the crane broke Wednesday morning and fell over in the water. St. Louis Fire Department rescue crews went to the scene. The worker’s life jacket was found, but not the man.The worker was helping to build the new $640 million bridge.
As spring begins and the economy contrinues to strengthen, many construction workers will be returning to work. Large projects and developments can often lead to worker safety hazards or require working with dangerous or defective equipment. In the above incident, not only was the worker forced into a dangerous and unsafe situation, but he also fell victim to a faulty product. It is incidents such as these that often times could have been avoided if proper safety procedures were followed.
If you or someone you love has been involved in a contruction site accident or has been injured by a defective product, please contact the experienced Springfield construction site attorneys and Springfield product liability attorneys of Strong-Garner-Bauer, P.C. at 417-887-4300.
An 11-year-old girl died Friday after falling from a Ferris wheel while on a class trip to an amusement park in New Jersey, police said.
Abiah Jones fell at Morley Piers Mariner’s Landing Pier about 12:30 p.m., according to the Wildwood Police Department.
First responders gave her first aid and took her to Cape Regional Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead about 1:15 p.m., according to police.
The girl was riding one of the park’s main attractions, “The Great Wheel.” At 156 feet, it’s one of the tallest wheels on the East Coast, according to Morley Piers spokeswoman Lindsey Young.
The cause of the girl’s fall was unknown and the Wildwood police and the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office continue to investigate.
The Carnival Amusement Inspectors of New Jersey were also on the scene Friday afternoon conducting their own investigation, police said.
It is the first time someone has fallen from the ride since it opened in 1985 and the park has suffered no other guest fatality, Young said.
The ride was inspected by the state in March and passed, Young said.
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a serious fall accident, please contact the experienced catastrophic injury attorneys at Strong-Garner-Bauer at 417-887-4300.