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Indesit recall gas cookers over safety concerns

Over 800 injuries or fatalities were caused by faulty appliances in 2013/4

Gas cooker leaks can cause a fire risk

18 February 2015

White goods manufacturer Indesit has issued a safety notice in respect of a number of gas cookers sold in the United Kingdom between October and November 2013.

The notice warns of a potential component failure which may lead to a gas leak causing a potential fire hazard.

Whilst a large proportion of the affected cookers have been identified, the whereabouts of a number of these still remains unknown.

If you think you may own one of the affected cookers, you can check the list of model numbers affected on the Indesit website. If your model is affected, the advice is to avoid using the cooker while you wait for an engineer’s visit.

Fire-stats-graphic.jpgSpecialist product liability lawyers at Leigh Day represent a number of clients who have suffered loss as a result of faulty appliances. Whilst the number of fire related incidents linked to faulty appliances is declining, the statistics are still worryingly high.

When you speak to a product liability solicitor at Leigh Day you can be reassured that you are dealing with a team that has been consistently ranked as the UK’s top firm for  advising claimants on defective product cases.

If you have been injured because you had an unsafe consumer product such as a dishwasher, cooker or freezer in your home please contact Jill Paterson on 020 7650 1219 for compensation advice and support.

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