Menu Contact
Warner Law Offices PLLC
LOCAL: 304-345-6789
TOLL FREE: 866-344-4460

Louis Garneau bicycle helmets recalled as defective product

West Virginia residents that are avid bicycle riders may be interested in learning of a recent recall. Bicycle helmets have recently been recalled by Louis Garneau. The helmets were manufactured at the beginning of 2014. The apparent defective product began selling online and in brick-and-mortar stores in January and were sold through September.

The P-09 aerodynamic helmet model is the culprit. It is in the shape of a tear drop. The front of the helmet is rounded, and the back tapers off into a tail of sorts. They were available in red, black and white. The helmets had white and silver designs.

Apparently, the recall is due to the fact that the helmets may be unable to protect the bicyclist from injury during cold weather. If a bicyclist were to get into an accident and strike their head, they may become injured from the impact. This is true even if they were wearing the helmet appropriately.

Luckily, no injuries or incidents have been reported at this time. However, this does not mean that no one has been injured because of the lack of protection that this helmet offers its users. The same can be said for other bicycle helmets that may have a design flaw in them. 

Bicycle helmets are supposed to be worn to protect one from harm when riding a bicycle. However, if those helmets are not designed or manufactured properly, then it could result in serious injury for the wearer. West Virginia bicyclists who have been injured while riding on a bicycle with one of these helmets on may be interested in learning if a product liability claim against the manufacturer of the defective product may be appropriate.

Source:, "Louis Garneau recalls P-09 bicycle helmets", Ashleigh Walters, Oct. 12, 2014

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
10 Best 2014 - 2016 | 3 Years Client Satisfaction | American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb | Top Attorney Personal Injury Lead Counsel Rated Rue Ratings | Best Attorneys of America | Lifetime Charter Member 2016 Sponsor Insight | Newsweek | Premier Law Firms 2016 Nations Premier | NAOPIA | Top Ten Attorney Personal Injury The National Trial Lawyers | Top 100 Trial Lawyers Young Guns | Class of 2014 America's Top 100 Attorneys Mass Tort Trial Lawyers | Top 25

Privacy Policy | Business Development Solutions by FindLaw, part of Thomson Reuters.