Does the label of mattresses mention the presence of fiberglass?

Yes, the label of Ashley and Nectar mattresses states that the products have 62% or more fiberglass. However, the outer cover has a zipper, which misleads the consumer to believe that it is alright to remove it.

answered by Gregory A. Cade

The zipper on the outer cover of mattresses is what makes the products defective

The majority of Ashley and Nectar mattresses have 62% fiberglass in their inner layer as a fire retardant. In 2007, a law requiring that every mattress sold in the United States must have a fire retardant came into effect.

While there are many safe alternatives to fiberglass, such as wool, latex, and rayon, numerous companies decide to use it, as it is cheap and widely available.

Nevertheless, the main issue of the mattresses, as well as what makes these products defective, is the presence of a zipper on the outer cover, which indicates to the consumer that they can remove it for laundering.

When someone takes off the outer cover of a mattress that contains fiberglass for washing, the inner layer of it, which is made of fiberglass, becomes exposed, and it can easily release dangerous particles and shards into the room. For this reason, property damage due to fiberglass contamination can occur, and people often experience mild to serious injuries as a result of fiberglass exposure. If you own a mattress and your home was damaged by the fiberglass in it, or your health was affected by this material, we advise you to reach out to our experienced attorneys, who will help you file a claim with Ashley or Nectar.

Quality legal assistance for consumers injured by the fiberglass in defective mattresses

The fiberglass in an Ashley or Nectar mattress can cause property damage, injuries to consumers, or, in the worst-case scenario, both.

Regardless of your situation, if you had a negative experience with the fiberglass released by your mattress, you have the right to recover financial compensation for your losses or injuries.

Our attorneys have over 25 years of experience in product liability cases and will provide you with the legal assistance you need. If you have a Nectar or Ashley mattress, they will file a claim with the companies.

All that is necessary from you is proof that you own a mattress with fiberglass, your medical records mentioning your injuries caused by fiberglass exposure, and evidence of property damage if applicable. The remaining documents will be efficiently handled by our skilled legal team. Eventually, you will receive the maximum financial compensation you deserve from the liable company if you decide to work with us.

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