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Future Motion Recalls Footpads on Onewheel Electric Skateboard

Over 20,000 Units Recalled Due to Potential Injury Hazard to Bystanders

Future Motion Inc., the manufacturer of Onewheel GT self-balancing electric skateboards, has announced a recall of the product’s footpad. According to their website, there hadve been hundreds of reports of the board operating after dismount, presenting a potential injury to bystanders.

At Bailey Cowan Heckaman PLLC, we provide dedicated representation for individuals who have been injured in Onewheel accidents. We have filed multiple wrongful death and personal injury lawsuits on behalf of individuals who have suffered harm due to this product. If you have been injured while riding a Onewheel electric skateboard, contact our office at (888) 367-7160 for a free, no-obligation consultation. 

Footpads for Onewheel GT Electric Skateboard Recalled

As reported by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, the manufacturer of Onewheel GT Electric Skateboards, Future Motion, Inc.,  has recalled the front footpads on the device. The recall applies to approximately 20,500 units and includes footpads sold with the skateboard or independently as replacements. 

A safety notice issued by the company notes that it has “received 813 reports of board operation after dismount, including 11 injuries.” Injuries ranged in severity but included “bruises, friction burns, and a twisted ankle.” Furthermore, Future Motion admitted that the footpads on the Onewheel GT electric skateboard could “fail to disengage after the rider has dismounted.” The continued operation of the board presenteds an injury risk to bystanders. 

Previous Injuries and Deaths Related to Onewheel Electric Skateboards

This is not the first time that the company has received reports that its product may contain a dangerous defect. At Bailey Cowan Heckaman PLLC, we have filed multiple lawsuits against Future Motion alleging that the Onewheel mobility device contains design and manufacturing defects. 

We have also presented arguments that the product was defectively marketed and that the company failed to adequately warn consumers and misled consumers about the potential risks associated with using the device. Currently, we have several pending lawsuits on behalf of individuals who were injured or killed in Onewheel nosedive and pushback accidents. Multiple people have lost their lives or been seriously injured while riding this device.

What to Do If You Are Injured Riding a Onewheel

If you sustain an injury while riding a Onewheel electric skateboard, you might be entitled to compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. It is important to act quickly as you only have a limited amount of time to file a claim for damages against the company. 

If you have been injured or lost a loved one after riding on one of these devices, you need an experienced Onewheel accident lawyer to help you understand your rights and pursue the compensation you deserve. At Bailey Cowan Heckaman PLLC, we are continuing to investigate and litigate Onewheel accident cases.

Injured in a Onewheel Accident? Contact Our Office.

Were you injured in a Onewheel accident? Contact our office at (888) 367-7160 to schedule a free consultation. All Onewheel accident case evaluations are provided free of charge and without obligation to retain our services. We represent injury victims nationwide. Call now to discuss your right to recovery.

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