Wheelchair Fire Case

Can you imagine sitting in your battery-powered wheelchair and having it catch on fire?

That’s what the plaintiff alleged happened to her late father in this California case.  It settled on the courthouse steps; the settlement is, of course, confidential.

The article reports that "in 2006, said court records, the company released a new product manual warning of the potential for hydrogen fire during recharging of the wheelchair’s battery."

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