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Bernzomatic Gas Torch Defect Class Action

Merchant Law Group LLP is investigating a potential class action litigation against Newell Rubbermaid Inc. and Worthington Industries on behalf of Canadians who have sustained any injuries as a result of an explosion or fire caused by a leakage due to a manufacturing defect of a Map-Pro, Proplylene or Mapp cylinders after the torch or other device disconnects from the cylinder.

The cylinders were sold as replacement fuel and in torch kits under brand names including Worthington, Rothenberger, TurboTorch, Magna, Lenox, Ace BernzOmatic, Uniweld, Craftsman and Goss. These specific brands of Newell Rubbermaid Inc. and Worthington Industries cylinders may be unsafe and may suffer from quality issues with the valve in which there may be some leakage from the cylinder that, upon the ignition of the torch or other device attached to the cylinder, may cause a fire or may cause it to explode.



Merchant Law Group LLP has 10 offices across Canada, with lawyers practising law in six provinces. Merchant Law Group LLP and Tony Merchant, Q.C. are well known for pursuing class action lawsuits in Canada including litigation regarding Winners/HomeSense, Various Cellular Phone Fees, BCE Dividends, GM Gasket Manifolds, Hip Implants, Lead Paint in Toys (and similar consumer products), Maple Leaf, Celebrex/Bextra, Vioxx, Sony, Residential Schools and various other cases. Tony Merchant, Q.C. is known to be one of Canada’s most active litigators with more than 600 reported cases in leading Caselaw Journals, having argued thousands of cases before the Canadian and American Courts, in Trial and Administrative Courts, and the Courts of Appeal of various American and Canadian jurisdictions, the Federal Court of Canada, and the Supreme Court of Canada. Tony Merchant, Q.C., has a long history in pursuing public policy cases and is a former Member of the Legislative Assembly (M.L.A.)

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