In a report from the Washington Post, bicycles manufactured by Advanced Group, of Taiwan, and distributed by Specialized Bicycle Components Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif. have been recalled due to the risk of falling. If you’ve been injured by a defective product, seek legal counsel to help you file a claim. The report indicates that the brake component inside the carbon fork of the bicycle could separate from the fork. In the event of it separating, the brake assembly can be entangled in the spokes of the wheels while spinning. This poses the risk of a fall. There have been 2 reports of the brake component coming detached, with no injuries yet being reported.
The following bicycle models are affected:
- Sirrus Expert;
- Sirrus Comp;
- Sirrus Elite;
- Vita Expert;
- Vita Comp;
- Vita Elite;
- Vita Elite Step Thru;
- Tricross Sport;
- Tricross; and
- Tricross Comp.
Consumers should contact the distributor to learn what to do next. Contact Specialized at 877-808-8154 Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. EDT or visit the company’s website at www.specialized.com. If you were injured by a defective product, you could be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Speak to a New York defective product attorney to learn your legal options.
Contacting a New York Defective Product Attorney
When you have sustained a serious injury or lost a loved because of a defective product you are entitled to seek compensation for your damages and suffering. Consulting with a New York defective product attorney can help you better understand your rights, determine liability for your injuries, and decide if filing a defective product claim is right for you. At Gacovino Lake & Associates we have formed a dedicated network of defective product attorneys that serve clients nationwide. Our New York office serves residents of the 5 boroughs with their auto accident, medical malpractice, defective drug, premises liability, and Workers’ Compensation claims. For experienced help with your defective product claim, contact us today– 1-800-246-4878.