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Posted on July 24, 2012 by

Family Dollar Recalls Mini-light sets

On July 12 the retail chain Family Dollar Stores issued a recall of decorative lights sold between September 2011 and December 2011. They are decorative Christmas lights and may be in many homes right now packed away with other Holiday items. Hoffman & Gelfman advise anyone who has purchased these items to return them immediately.

The name of the product is “200 mini lights” and they have been known to heat up and the company believes they could create a fire hazard. They do not meet UL standards and may be a shock risk as well. You can visit the company’s help section on their web site for more information.

Products that cause injures and property damage may be unlawfully produced or just poorly made and companies that sell them must be held accountable. If you have been injured by a recalled product, or even a product that is currently considered to be safe, you should contact the St. Louis product liability attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman immediately. Improperly manufactured and unsafe items can cause millions of dollars in property damage and medical bills.  Our team of product liability experts can get you the compensation for you deserve for injuries or damage caused by a faulty product.