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Nestle Waters AccuPure Water Dispensers Fire Recall Lawsuit Attorney

Consumer Product Recall: Nestlé Waters North America’s AccuPure Water Dispensers –  Fire and Burn Hazards – Lawsuit Information

Product Name: AccurPure floor standing filtrations dispensers

Hazard: The water dispensers, when activated, can easily heat up due to a malfunction with the cooling system. The overheating can cause the dispensers to smoke, which can pose a fire threat and burn hazards.

Remedy: Replace

Recall Date: July 28, 2017

Recall Number: 17-760

Model Number(s)

HB215-3G (black)

HW213-3G (white)

Details of the Recall

The recall of water coolers involves Nestle Waters AccuPure floor standing water filtration system dispenser. They are exactly 44.6 inches in height and 12.5 inches in width. The AccuPure units connect to the owner’s plumbing system, draw and filter water from the local water system, and then dispenses a jet of water which can be either cool or heated. The front panels of the system have an “AccuPure” logo and a phosphorescent clock display. The model number can be found on the back of the dispenser scripted onto a white sticker.

Remedy
Owners of the AccuPure water dispenser should unplug the water dispenser immediately and cease any future use. Nestlé Waters is contacting all those with a unit in order to directly schedule the installation of the replacement unit, if the owner wants one. If you, the consumer of the AccuPure, have any questions, you should contact Nestlé Water.

Injuries/Incidents
Nestle Waters has thus received 15 reports of the units overheating, including seven reports of the AccuPure units smoking or combusting in flame. There have been no injuries reported.

Sold At
The units were sold and rented to businesses across the country from April 2011 through April 2017 in part with individual contracts made with Nestlé Waters. Nestlé does not provide these units in retail. The units that were dispensed were limited and purchased by customers for around $700 and $900.

Manufacturer(s)

Water Solutions Limited of Hong Kong

Importer(s)

Nestlé Water North America Inc., of Stamford, Conn. or MTN Products Inc., of La Verne, Calif.

Units

~12,300

Made in China

What the Normandie Law Firm Can Do for You
The Normandie Law Firm is here to assist you and provide you with legal representation if you have received bodily injury or property damage because of the AccuPure water dispensers. If you own an AccuPure dispenser, it is important that you contact Nestlé Waters, if they have already not contacted you, and schedule an appointment for a schedule and reinstallment of a new one. If you have received bodily injury or property damage, you may be entitled to certain damages to compensate you for your troubles.

 Damages Available to You
If the product which you purchased was defective and you received bodily injury or property damage, you are entitled to certain damages to best help compensate you for any issues that you may have incurred while you used the product. If you received any burns, or your property was victim to smoke or fire damage, you may have the right to file a defective products claim. The most important part of your defective products claim is determining how much compensation you may be qualified for.

  • Medical Expenses – The injuries you received because of the fire may have been enough to require medical attention. If you received medical attention, you could receive damages to cover the medical bills associated with your burn.
  • Loss of Wages – If the injury required that you miss work in order to receive medical attention, then you may be entitled to receive the pay for the hours you missed.
  • Property Damage – Smoke and fire damage can ruin property. You may be eligible to receive property damage compensation which can help rebuild or replace the property which was damaged.
  • Cost for Disability – If the injury you received caused a disability and change in lifestyle, then you can get the benefits to pay for that change in lifestyle.

Free Consultation
We at the Normandie Law Firm are here to represent you and pursue the maximum benefits to which you are entitled for using a defective brand which caused you bodily injury or property damage. If you have any questions or if you would like to find out how to file a lawsuit, you can contact us right now. We offer free consultation and the zero-fee guarantee.



 

 

 

 

 

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