Matco Tools Wireless Charger Burn
On April 3, 2019, Matco chargers were recalled because the wireless chargers can overheat, posing a burn hazard. Professional Tool Products has received at least six reports of the chargers overheating, including two reports of burns to consumers’ fingers.
The product liability lawyers at the Law Offices of Jason Turchin take consumer safety seriously. If you were injured as a result of a Matco wireless charger, call us for a free consultation at (800) 337-7755.
According to the recall warning, the recalled chargers are round and have “MATCO TOOLS” and the Matco logo printed on a black background in the center. They measure about 4 inches in diameter and ½ an inch in height and were sold with a USB connector cable.Florida Product Liability Lawyers
Florida product liability law may hold the manufacturer and seller of a dangerous or defective product legally responsible for any injury or death caused by the product. In the case of burn injuries, any consumer burned as a result of the defective product may be entitled to recover money for their pain and suffering, as well as payment for their medical care.What To Do If Burned By A Matco Charger
If you were injured by a Matco charger, you should stop using the product. You should also preserve the product and hold it in a safe place until your case is resolved.
If you were injured, you should seek medical care as soon as possible. Caring for your injuries can help prevent long term problems or scars from developing.Replacement Chargers
You may be entitled to a replacement if you have a Matco charger for free. Contact Matco to see what your options are. If you were hurt, you can report that to Matco as well.Burn Injury Claim
If you were injured as a result of your use of the Matco charger, you may have a product liability claim. A Florida product liability claim may entitle you to:
- Medical expenses – A company whose product causes you injuries may entitle you to have your medical expenses paid for by the company. Like a pressure cooker claim, you could have significant expenses for your burns.
- Lost wages – If you lost work because of your injuries, the company who made or sold the product may be responsible to pay you for your lost wages.
- Pain and suffering – If you were burned by a defective product, you may be entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering. This includes everything you went through during your burn treatment like skin grafting or debridement, and any future suffering you might have because of scars or discoloration.
The Florida product liability lawyers at the Law Offices of Jason Turchin have handled hundreds of product defect claims. We handle product defect cases on a contingency fee basis which means you only pay us if you recover money for your claim. We waive all fees and costs if there is no recovery. Call us today at (800) 337-7755 for a free consultation.