Tuesday, July 6, 2010

2009 Felt Recalls B12, B16 and S32 Road Bikes

The Consumer Products Safety Commission has announced a recall of approximately 2,100 Felt road bikes. The subject bikes are 2009 models B12, B16 and S32. The steer tube on the bikes may break and this could lead to the bicyclist falling and getting injured. To date, there have been 7 reported instances that resulted in minor injuries.

Any company that manufacturers a product that is "unreasonably dangerous when put to a foreseeable use" may be strictly liable under Illinois law for any injuries that stem from the use of the defective product. If you have been injured while riding and think it was due to a defective product, please contact Mike Keating at MKeating@KeatingLegal.com or 312-208-7702.