Acorn Superglide 120 Stairlift Recalled After Two DeathsJuly 21, 2015 — Acorn Stairlifts has recalled about 34,500 motorized stair lifts after receiving two reports of people who died after falling when the seat broke.

The Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) warns that the seat post can separate from the main seat support, posing a fall hazard. Two deaths were reported in the United Kingdom. No deaths or injuries have been reported in the United States.

The recall involves the Acorn Superglide 120, a mechanical chair that is installed on residential staircases to transport people with reduced mobility up and down stairs.

Acorn asks consumers to immediately contact the company for a free in-home repair:

“Until the stair lift is repaired, consumers should consider whether to continue using the stair lift based on their ability to safely use the stairs unaided. If a consumer is able to use the stairs safely, then he or she should not use the lift until it is repaired.”

Versions of the Acorn Superglide 120 being recalled:

  • Acorn 120 Stairlift
  • Acorn 120 Outdoor Stairlift
  • Acorn 120 Superglide Stairlift
  • Acorn Outdoor Stairlift
  • Acorn Slimline Stairlift

The recalled stair lifts were manufactured between March 2007 and March 2011 for about $3,400. They are marked with have serial numbers between 110101209781 and 110202352678.

Need a Texas Product Liability Lawyer?

Collen A. Clark is a true advocate for his clients and is passionate about helping Texans that have been injured or wronged.

Collen’s amazing success in the courtroom and well known dedication to his clients has earned him the recognition of his peers as one of The Top Trial Lawyers in Texas.”

The Clark Firm has assembled a team of trial lawyers with more than 100 years experience, participation in over 600 jury trials and $260 million in verdicts and/or settlements. Please use the form below to contact our Texas product liability lawyers for a free lawsuit review.