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Griffin Left-Arm Sitting Reclining Chaise
Style Number: 596

Product Dimensions as shown:
Overall : 41.00" H x 37.50" W x 66.00" D
Seat : 20.50" H x 28.00" W x 51.00" D
Furniture, Furnishings & Decorations
Recliner Chair (670)
La-Z-Boy Incorporated    
Griffin Left-Arm Sitting Reclining Style Number: 596
I have a Brown fabric Chaise Recliner from Lazy Boy furniture. My daughter , who is 6 years old, got her foot wedged under a piece of wood when her foot slipped into the
space where the chaise back meets the seat portion.

She was unable to free herself and her foot was trapped under an unfinished piece of wood. With great difficulty I was able to free her foot. She sustained severe bruising and a foot sprain and required pain relievers for over a week. This piece of wood should be padded or blocked so that a foot or arm cannot get trapped. This happened again today.
Injury→Injury, Seen by Medical Professional
My Child
6 years
I will be contacting La-Z-Boy about this
Comment from La-Z-Boy Incorporated 2/14/2013
We are sorry to learn of this family’s experience and know that this incident was upsetting to both the child and the parent. We can report, however, that the product does not pose a danger when used as intended. From the consumer’s report, we assume that the back of the furniture was reclined, her daughter was standing up against the back, and her daughter’s leg slipped down between the reclined back and the seat. All reclining furniture has a gap between the back and seat when the back is reclined, which is necessary for the reclining function. Every reclining product we sell comes with safety instructions in which we advise consumers that they should always bring the back upright before exiting and they should keep body parts away from the opening between the back and the seat. We have sold millions of reclining products and know that this consumer’s experience is a very rare occurrence, even though it happened twice to this family. We urge the consumer to keep the back upright except when an adult is seated and to discourage her daughter from standing in the product. We hope that her daughter is better now and that they will both enjoy using this product for years to come.
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