The second week of November, The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Gander Mountain Company, of St. Paul, Minn,recalled 13,000 Hang-On Fixed Position Treestands. The clasp may open unexpectedly if the strap is fastened incorrectly, causing the treestand and user to fall to the ground.
This recall involves he 2008 model GMT101 and 2008 model GMT103 Hang-On Fixed Position Treestands. The recalled treestands have wire mesh on the base of the platform to the top of the footrest and a Gander Mountain logo on the front of the seat. In addition, the seat has a camouflage pattern that is branded “AP” and “REALTREE”. Model GMT101 has “Steel Hang-On With Foot Rest” printed in large bold print on the exterior of the box and the GMT103 has “Large Steel Hang-On With Foot Rest” printed on the exterior of the box. This recall does not affect the 2009 year models GMT101 and GMT103 Hang-On Fixed Position Treestands manufactured by Rivers Edge..
The strollers were sold at Gander Mountain stores from July 2008 until July 2009. The GMT101 was sold for about $60 and the GMT103 was sold for about $80. The products were made in China.
Consumers should immediately stop using recalled treestands and return them to Gander Mountain for a refund, exchange for a 2009 model or a store credit. Consumers can contact Gander Mountain at (888)-542-6337 or visit the firm’s Web site at www.gandermountain.com.
If you or a family member is injured by a product, you need to get immediate medical care. If there is a significant affect or injury, you should contact an attorney concerning the problem. Early investigation can include the collection of product, checking recall alerts, and the proper notifying of those who caused the problem.
A founding partner with Bradshaw & Bryant, Mike Bryant has always fought to find justice for his clients—knowing that legal troubles, both personal injury and criminal, can be devastating for a family. Voted a Top 40 Personal Injury "Super Lawyer" multiple years, Mr. Bryant has also been voted one of the Top 100 Minnesota "Super Lawyers" four times.