In the past week, three off-road utility vehicles produced by three separate companies have been recalled due to various injury risks to consumers, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The Mobile, Alabama, product liability attorneys at Long & Long are proud to stand up for innocent consumers who suffered harm due to the negligence of those who design, manufacture and sell items we expect to be safe when used as intended. If you were hurt or a family member died as a result of a defective product, our experienced team of injury attorneys may be able to help you recover the financial security you need.
BRP has recalled approximately 3,400 Can-Am Commander side-by-side off-road vehicles because faulty assembly of the steering column to the rack and pinion can cause operators to lose steering control, posing a risk of injury or death to the users and bystanders. The recall affects a number of 2011 and 2012 Can-Am Commander models; please see the CPSC Can-Am Commander recall page for a complete list of model numbers.
John Deere has recalled about 4,650 Gator off-road utility vehicles due to the possibility of a fuel line separation that can pose a fire hazard to occupants. The recall affects three separate models of the Gator vehicles made between May 2012 and October 2012; for a complete list of model and serial numbers, please see the CPSC John Deere Gator recall page.
Polaris has recalled more than 300 Ranger 400 off-road vehicles because the throttles can fail to operate properly and cause riders to lose control, posing a crash and injury hazard. The recall affects 2013 Polaris Ranger 400 vehicles with the model number R13RH45AG; please see the CPSC Polaris Ranger recall page for a complete list of VIN numbers involved in the recall. Each of these vehicles was sold at dealers nationwide. If you or a loved one suffered injuries due to a defective consumer product, please contact Long & Long for your free case consultation. Our Mobile, Alabama, injury lawyers may be able to help you get the compensation you need for medical expenses and other damages.