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unassembled swivel stool
Furniture, Furnishings & Decorations
Furniture
Stools, Other or Not Specified (4080)
Harbor Freight Tools    
Pittsburgh Automotive
91200
 
 
Harbor Freight
Oregon
6/1/2016
(07/28/2016) The consumer stated that he was sitting on the stool. He moved forward on the stool and suddenly the seat assembly collapsed under him. The consumer had his feet on the stool's footrest. The consumer was thrown sideways but did fall.

The consumer stated that his right arm hit the edge of the work bench that was near the stool. There was a bruise on his arm.

The consumer looked at the seat and saw that the plate that mounts the seat had torn.

(07/28/2016) The consumer contacted the firm's customer service to advised them of what happened. The consumer was advised that the product would be replaced. When the consumer stated that it was design flaw, he was advised that the information would be passed on to quality control. The consumer was also advised that the firm had only received one negative complaint about the quality of the stool.

(08/01/2016) The consumer also complained at the place of purchase.

Injury information: Nerve damage, right hand 9/12/16
7/28/2016
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Injury→Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
Self
Male
Unspecified
Yes
No
No
Yes
N/A

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