Last week, the Consumer Product Safety Commission and a motorcycle manufacturer/importer recalled 260 Husqvarna closed course or competition motorcycles. These motorcycles are red, white and black, two-wheeled and designed for off-road riding. They were manufactured in Italy and sold throughout the U.S. from October 2012 through June 2013.
The recall was issued due to a risk of malfunction of the throttle cable, potentially causing a rider to lose control and crash. Roughly 260 motorcycles were recalled. The models involved in the recall include:
- WR250, and
While no injuries have been reported thus far, it is crucial for anyone who owns one of the recalled bikes to contact the manufacturer to obtain a free repair. Doing so can prevent a motorcycle crash and perhaps save a life. Owners and riders can call Husqvarna Motorcycles at 888.985.6090.
Motorcycle Accidents & Product Liability Claims
While most motorcycle accident cases do not involve product liability claims, there are many instances when a such a claim will be valid and also necessary to ensure the rider receives fair compensation for his or her injuries. Whether it is due to a defective part or a manufacturing defect, motorcycle accident product liability cases are very complex and will require investigation and analysis by an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer.
If you or a loved one was injured in a motorcycle accident you believe was caused by a defect, please call our motorcycle accident lawyers for a free consultation. 215.925.4451