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John Deere

Deere & Company One John Deere Place Moline, IL 61265-8098 Telephone: 309-765-8000 Website: www.deere.com Email: webmaster@deere.com NMIR Feature: Reverse Implement Option (RIO) Safety Feature

Lawn Mower Races

Examples of irresponsible advertising can be found throughout the media. Here is an example: Lawn mower races bring in competitors By Dustin Monke Special to The Herald Pat Beauchemin isn’t bothered by driving nearly 600 miles to New England from his hometown of Wakaw, Saskatchewan, the epitome of the “Great White North.” He says he […]

American Academy of Pediatrics critical of NMIR with override

As a consequence, the risk of injury and possible death to children from these vehicles is high but almost entirely preventable.

American Academy of Pediatrics calls for upgrade of industry standards

An examination of the characteristics of children with traumatic amputations treated in hospital emergency departments and the products associated with these injuries, 1990-2002.

No Mow In Reverse

Since 1997, our law firm has successfully brought claims against the manufacturers and sellers of riding lawnmowers sold without an NMIR safety feature. In this regard, we have forced the manufacturers and sellers of these riding lawnmowers to pay money damages for the catastrophic injuries resulting from backover blade contact with a child.

Snapper

NMIR Feature: No Mow In Reverse 535 Macon Street McDonough, GA 30253 Customer Service: 1-800-935-2967 Website: www.snapper.com Email: info@snapper.com

NMIR Safety Standard Proposed in 2002

The following NMIR safety standard was proposed in 2002. This proposed safety standard affords children greater protection than the standard which was adopted and published in September, 2003 because it only allows an override of the NMIR safety feature for a reverse mowing cycle in reverse. The existing standard allows an override of the NMIR […]

Trial Results

In October 2012, Mr. Chandler completed a successful 10-day product liability trial in Dallas, Texas.  The case involved a Freedom Arms 454/Casull caliber revolver which fired when it fell out of a backpack onto the ground during a hunting trip in New Mexico.  The bullet struck the client in the left hip causing life-threatening injuries […]

Husqvarna

9006 Perimeter Woods Drive Charlotte, NC 28216 Nearest Dealer 1-800-HUSKY-62 Website: www.husqvarna.com

Lawn mower backover injuries

Each year, hundreds of small children are tragically maimed by riding lawnmowers backing up with the cutting blades turning.