After initially fighting the request of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to recall its Tread+ and Tread treadmills, Peloton relented and recalled those treadmills. Following the death of one child and injuries suffered by 70 other children, the CPSC is advising consumers who have purchased either treadmill to immediately stop using them and to contact Peloton for a full refund or other qualified remedy. Consumers are advised to check the CPSC website for the remedies available to them.
There have been reports to the CPSC of children being sucked under the treadmill when it is in use along with “multiple reports of children becoming entrapped, pinned, and pulled under” the subject treadmills. Again, the CPSC urges consumers to immediately cease the use of the treadmills which are the subject of the recall.
The attorneys at Liever, Hyman & Potter, P.C., are concerned for the safety of families and consumers in Reading, Berks County, PA, Pottsville, Schuylkill County, PA, and throughout Central and Eastern, Pennsylvania, including Philadelphia. The lawyers at the firm handle injury claims, including claims for serious injuries and death caused by the negligence of others and by unsafe and dangerous products. The firm also handles auto accident cases, medical malpractice claims, workers’ compensation claims, and nursing home neglect cases.
From the desk of Adam K. Levin, Esquire