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Cosco recalling thousands of hand trucks with faulty wheel hubs

Posted on March 11, 2015 4:54 pm under Product Liability

Over 270,000 aluminum hand trucks with faulty wheel hubs were recalled in the U.S. after several complaints of injuries surfaced, an Eyewitness News article reported on February 26.

The recall affects the Cosco 3-in-1 hand trucks made of aluminum that are sold at various stores nationwide. Intended users reportedly are at risk of sustaining injuries if the wheel hub of the affected trolleys suddenly falls off. At least four incidents of injuries were received by Cosco before the recall. Owners of the recalled hand trucks are instructed to notify the company to receive a repair kit at no cost.

The Appleton product liability legal team of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® understands that defective products may result in undue injuries and medical costs. If you believe this happened to you, we may work on your behalf for financial compensation from negligent parties. Speak with us today at (414) 271-0900 to learn more about your legal options.