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Louisville SluggerOneX Fastpitch Softball Bat

About 13,000 Louisville Slugger® OneX Fastpitch softball bat’s have recently been recalled.  According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, “the bat’s barrel can separate from the handle during use and strike people nearby.”  This can cause injury due to the breakage.

Product Information:

  • Product Name: Louisville Slugger® OneX Fastpitch softball bat
  • Importing Company: Hillerich & Bradsby Co. of Louisville, Ky.
  • Manufactured In: China
  • Units of Recalled Louisville Slugger® OneX Fastpitch softball bats: About 13,000
  • Places Sold: At sporting goods and retail stores nationwide.  They were also distributed to college amateur competitive softball teams.
  • Dates Sold: May 2012 through February 2013
  • Price of Product: About $350

Click to view pictures of the recalled Louisville Slugger® OneX Fastpitch softball bats.

Injuries To Date:

  • To date, there have been approximately 170 bat handle separations reported to the company.
  • To date, there has been one report of a barrel from a broken bat hitting a player in the shin that the company is aware of.

Free Replacement Bat:

If you or a loved one has purchased any of the aforementioned bats, you should stop using the bar immediately.  Furthermore, you should contact Hillerich & Bradsby for a free replacement bat and the choice of an additional free item.

Additional Information:

For additional information on the recall, consumers may also contact the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) by calling (800) 638-2772.  You may also contact Hillerich & Bradsby at (800) 282-2287.

What to Do if You or a Loved One Has Been Harmed by a Recalled Product?

If your child has become injured as a result of one of these recalled Louisville Slugger bats, you may be entitled to compensation.  Potential damages may include things such as medical bills, property damage, awards for pain and suffering.

Here at LawInfo.com, we have experienced attorneys specializing in products liability cases to help you if your child has been injured by a defective product or toy.

Most of the attorneys at LawInfo.com offer free initial consultations, so it would be advantageous to speak to a products liability attorney to discuss your potential legal claims.