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A defective product can easily cause unintended harm to a consumer in West Virginia. Parents of young children in West Virginia may be interested to learn about high chairs that have recently been recalled due to a defect. The defective products are manufactured by Moon.

These high chairs are a three-in-one model that adjusts to accommodate a newborn as well as an older child. According to the company, the seat of the high chair can easily loosen and then dislodge. This allows the seat to fall, which could subsequently cause a young person to fall and become injured. The chair may also topple onto a baby who is crawling beneath the seat, thus posing a hazard to other children.

So far, there have been 14 reports involving the loosening of the chair’s seat. Injuries have not reportedly resulted from these incidents. Nearly 1,470 high chairs may feature the defect.

Watching a child become hurt or personally suffering an injury as a result of a defective product can cause a consumer in West Virginia to feel frustrated and even violated. This is because buyers expect the products they pay for to be in good condition and not cause harm to themselves or their loved ones — especially vulnerable members of the population, such as children. Those who suffer physical harm after using defective products have the right to file civil court claims, demanding financial damages. If they win their cases, a financial award may help them to cover the cost of treating their injuries and other losses stemming from use of the products.

Source: krqe.com, “Toy car sets, space heaters recalled“, Laura McElveen, Feb. 4, 2015