Electrician-owned equipment makers Melton Electric, Inc. and Western Electric have filed lawsuits against several customers in Texas over claims that the companies’ products are unsafe and potentially deadly, the companies said in a joint statement.
Melton Electric also accused several other customers of failing to properly test equipment and testing equipment was not working properly, according to the statement.
In Texas, Melton has been the target of lawsuits for alleged safety and quality issues, the company said.
The lawsuits allege that customers are liable for damages due to failure to inspect or perform tests, or to failure of equipment to work as it should, according the statement released Tuesday.
Western Electric, which also owns Melton, has also filed suits against customers in Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas, according that statement.
The companies said the lawsuits do not claim any personal injury or property damage.
Melon said in the statement that the lawsuits are part of the company’s ongoing legal and regulatory battles with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Melons products, such as the power tools, vacuum cleaners, refrigerators, air conditioners and water purifiers, have been used in homes, offices and schools around the world for more than a century, the statement said.
Melondys products are used in hospitals, schools, churches, churches for the elderly and other disabled people.
Melonton said its products are widely used worldwide, and are used by people from all walks of life, from farmers to farmers’ markets, in many countries around the globe.
The company said the U to provide safety testing and other services to the public.
The company said its product warranties are the same for its products and the manufacturer will continue to provide the same service to its customers.
The lawsuit is seeking unspecified damages.