<"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liability">Parachute hammocks are being recalled by Travel Hammock Inc., dba Grand Trunk, of Skokie, Ill. Consumers should stop using the recalled hammocks immediately and contact the firm for a free repair kit.
This recall involves 2,500 Single and Double â€œParachuteâ€ Hammocks he recalled hammocks were sold in single and double versions and packaged in a nylon sack. The Grand Trunk logo is printed on the sack. They were sold at outdoor retailers nationwide from July 2008 through June 2009 for between $50 and $60.
The following models and colors are included in the recall:
* SH-01 (Single Olive/Khaki), SH-02 (Single Blue/Navy Blue)
* SH-06 (Single Royal/Khaki), DH-01 (Double Olive/Khaki), DH-02 (Double Lt. Blue/Yellow)
* DH-03(Double Navy/Silver)
* DH-04 (Double Navy/Red)
The model number can be located on the productâ€™s hang tag.
According to the recall notice, the hammockâ€™s supporting hooks can fail, causing occupants to fall and suffer injuries. The firm has received nine incidents of hooks failing, resulting in bumps, bruises and/or scrapes.
For additional information, consumers contact Grand Trunk toll-free at (877) 365-2965 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firmâ€™s Web site at www.grandtrunkgoods.com.