On September 21, 2023, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall of DR Power Chipper Shredders due to a laceration hazard. The recall occurred after the manufacturer, Generac Power Systems Inc., of Waukesha, Wisconsin, received 79 reports of parts coming loose inside the housing of the chipper shredder or pieces of metal ejecting, including two reports of injuries. The firm also received three reports of hoppers unexpectedly detaching from the chipper shredder, including a report of one minor abrasion injury.
The recalled shredders involve about 5,900 units sold nationwide and online at drpower.com. The manufacturer is asking consumers to immediately stop using the recalled chipper shredders and contact DR Power Equipment to receive a full refund or a free repair including shipping.
To correctly identify the affected DR Power Equipment Shredders, consumers must look into the model number of the object. The affected chipper shredders include the following model numbers:
If you or a loved one has been injured by one of these chipper shredders, call Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner today. It is imperative that you find a law firm to manage your claim as soon as possible following an incident of this nature. Further, it is important to find a skilled law firm with experience handling these cases to ensure that companies are held fully accountable.
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