Samsung Recalls Top-Load Washing Machines Due to Risk of Impact Injuries

The top of Samsung top-load washing machines can unexpectedly detach from the washing machine chassis during use, posing a risk of injury from impact.

This recall involves about 2.8 million Samsung top-load washing machines.  The washing machines have mid-controls or rear-controls. Model numbers and serial information can be found on two labels affixed to the back of the machine. The following model numbers are included in the recall depending on the serial number: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Samsung-Recalls-Top-Load-Washing-Machines

Samsung has received 733 reports of washing machines experiencing excessive vibration or the top detaching from the washing machine chassis.  There are nine related reports of injuries, including a broken jaw, injured shoulder, and other impact or fall-related injuries.

The machines were sold at Best Buy, The Home Depot, Lowes, Sears and other home appliance stores nationwide from March 2011 to November 2016 for between $450 and $1,500.

If you have been injured by one of these washing machines contact one of our experienced product liability attorneys today.