Highland Open Ridge Trailers Recalled - How Safe Is Your Recreational Trailer?

Fall has finally arrived and cooled things off a bit. Sure, it is still hot outside on some days, but everything is comfortable for the most part. As such, many people can't wait to go camping in southwest Florida. They want to fish, hike and just enjoy the great outdoors all around. Some folks attempt these endeavors while roughing it. They set up tents, make fires, and sometimes even only eat what they gather or catch.

There's certainly nothing wrong with taking on Mother Nature in these ways. However, some people simply aren't about that lifestyle. Instead, they like to bring the comforts of home with them when they camp. In turn, these individuals buy or rent recreational vehicles/trailers for their adventures, and, by the way, there's nothing wrong with that either. To each their own, we always say.

But, if you use an RV or recreational camper when camping, you're going to want to pay attention. We have learned that some particular models on the market could be dangerous. So, if your interest is piqued, don't go away. Rather, stick around and read on to learn more.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V764000


Highland Ridge RV, or Highland Ridge for short, is responsible for making 2021 Highland Ridge Open Range recreational trailers. Do you own one of these products, or have you leased one for an upcoming camping trip? If so, you should probably get it checked by a dealer before taking it out on a venture. Approximately 48 of these trailers have cooktops installed in cabinets that might not be sealed off from the furnaces. This may not seem like a big deal, but it can be.

When the furnace is in operation, the interior range cooktop flame could invert. If that happens, it can increase the risk of a fire. Then, if flames erupt, you and other people in your party might get hurt or die. Some of the issues that present themselves with fires include:

• First, second, or third-degree burns
• Smoke inhalation
• Suffocation/asphyxiation

Contact A Personal Injury Lawyer


Manufacturers and sellers are liable for the harm that their products cause. Hence, if an issue like this one leaves you seriously injured, why should you have to spend your hard-earned cash to get better? To put it simply, you shouldn't. So, if a defective product turns your life upside down, hold the manufacturer accountable with a personal injury lawyer. The professional can seek compensation for your damages to cover medical bills, lost wages, and more.

A southwest Florida personal injury attorney can help families who lose loved ones in tragic events as well. Surviving relatives can use the winnings to pay for funeral costs or other final expenses. To give you an idea of why this is so crucial, let's look at this example. According to The Annuity Expert, the average funeral cost in Florida is $7,600. Meanwhile, as for other final expenses, they typically run families $13,445. That's a total of $21,045 that loved ones may have to spend out of pocket after wrongful deaths.

So, if you get seriously hurt by a defective product or a family member passes away because of one, please, don't hesitate to contact Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh. Our experienced lawyers have recovered millions for clients in southwest Florida, and they will gladly do the same for you. Give the office a call to schedule your free case evaluation today.

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