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What Is the Cost of Removing the Fiberglass Released in Your House by a Zinus Mattress?

Posted on 23rd December, 2021

by Legal Staff

By now, more and more people are becoming aware of the danger of fiberglass in the Zinus mattresses.

However, in the unfortunate event that your home was contaminated with fiberglass released by your Zinus mattress, you may wonder how much it costs to have it professionally removed from your house.

The fiberglass contamination a Zinus mattress whose outer cover was removed can cause may be extreme, as fiberglass is made of tiny particles that can easily attach themselves to belongings such as furniture, bedding, and clothes. Unfortunately, because Zinus mattresses are defective in that they have a zipper on their outer cover that indicates to consumers that it is safe to take it off, numerous people had the misfortune of experiencing fiberglass contamination in their homes. If you are also in this dire situation, you may wonder what the cost of fiberglass cleanup is.

While the sum of money you will have to pay for fiberglass removal depends on many factors, you can find important information about it below. Another essential aspect you should keep in mind is that if your property was damaged by fiberglass, the attorneys we collaborate with can help you join the lawsuit that is currently pending against the company so that you can obtain financial compensation that will cover the cost of fiberglass removal.

What Is the Cost of Having the Fiberglass Professionally Removed from Your Home?

Firstly, if you experienced property damage as a result of a Zinus mattress releasing fiberglass in your house, you must not attempt to clean up your home on your own under any circumstances, as you may actually worsen the extent of the contamination. Instead, you should hire a licensed, professional team to carry out this job for you. Depending on the extent of the damage and the size of your house, the cost of the cleanup ranges between $2,000 and $10,000. For many families, this means a fortune.

The damage the fiberglass in Zinus mattresses may cause to your house can be tremendous, and the fact that some families ended up homeless due to the uninhabitable condition of their homes is a sad reality. Many of the clients whose cases we have evaluated so far involve homelessness and the family being needed to get rid of most if not all of their belongings. While the idea of giving up everything you own because of fiberglass contamination may sound far-fetched, sometimes, if the extent of contamination is extreme, you have no other option left. We cannot stress enough the importance of joining the lawsuit to recover at least a part of your financial resources.

If you decide to be a plaintiff in the lawsuit against Zinus, you will recover compensation for the following:

  • injuries: usually, if fiberglass was released in your bedroom by a Zinus mattress, you will most likely suffer one or more injuries, such as shards of glass becoming embedded in your skin, allergic reactions, or skin rashes
  • property damage: the ability of fiberglass to contaminate your living space should not be underestimated, as for numerous families, it resulted in homelessness, which is why, if the mattress released fiberglass in one or more rooms of your home, you will also receive compensation to cover up the cleanup costs

The company will also be held accountable for the following:

  • product defect: while Zinus mattresses have a label that advises consumers against removing the outer cover of the product, the outer cover of the mattress still has a zipper, which indicates that it is not dangerous to remove it for laundering
  • failure to warn: the company had been aware of the issue of fiberglass contamination approximately 8 months prior to releasing a warning when a consumer asked on their website, "Can I wash my Zinus mattress cover?" and the manufacturer replied, "Our mattresses are self-contained wonder delivery systems! Removing the mattress cover could jeopardize that system. The mattress cover isn't washable, and removing it could inhibit the fire safety barrier, so please always leave the cover on."

Atraxia Law Will Help You File a Claim with Zinus

For over 25 years, our expert team has been assessing personal injury and product liability claims and is ready to evaluate your case if you were injured by the fiberglass in a Zinus mattress or if it contaminated your home. To initiate the process, all you have to do is reach out to us, describe your situation in detail, answer our questions, and send us proof that you own a Zinus mattress.

After a careful review, our experts will be able to tell you with certainty whether you are eligible to file a claim with Zinus. If you are, we will promptly guide you toward an attorney who specializes in these cases to help you continue the legal process. Eventually, you will benefit from the largest sum of money available for your circumstances if you decide to work with our skilled team.