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Explaining Fiberglass Contamination to Children

If fiberglass has contaminated your home, then you have a challenging cleaning process ahead of you. It can turn a family’s world upside down. Fiberglass contamination can negatively impact children in the home. 

Fiberglass is a common component in mattresses these days as it makes a good flame retardant. However, Zinus Mattresses have what we at Cueto Law believe to be a design flaw that releases fiberglass into many people’s homes. 

This causes financial, medical, and emotional hardship.

Fiberglass contamination is hard enough if you’re single and live alone. Professional cleaners need to be hired. HVAC systems might need to be replaced, and many of our clients have even had to get treatment for medical problems caused by fiberglass. 

The worst of all however is explaining fiberglass contamination to children. 

How can Fiberglass Contamination Affect Children?

Children can be affected by fiberglass contamination in two ways, emotionally and medically. 

The most important step to take is to ensure your children are healthy. Exposure to fiberglass can cause 

  • Rashes on skin
  • Eye irritation
  • Soreness of the nose and throat
  • Stomach irritation
  • Bronchitis and Asthma from long-term exposure

For more information on fiberglass from Illinois state please click here. 

If you are concerned about your child’s health contact your pediatrician.

What about Emotionally?

Many of our clients have reported their children struggling with what has happened to their homes. Children can become emotionally distressed due to having to move to temporary housing and having to throw away treasured items.

During the cleaning process families have to throw away all soft belongings. This includes items such as 

  • Toys 
  • Stuffed Animals
  • Baby Blankets
  • Upholstered Furniture
  • Carpets/Rugs
  • Clothes
  • Drapes/Curtains 
  • And much more

Many of our client’s children have lost sleep because they’ve loved a beloved stuffed animal or blanket. 

What do I tell my children?

The best way to handle this situation is, to be honest with your children. Don’t give them more details than they can understand but be clear and sympathetic about what happened.

Use child-friendly language to explain that small pieces of glass got all over their toys and that keeping them can be dangerous. 

Apologize and sympathize with them, but do not get upset and sad yourself. If children see you becoming emotional it might make them feel unsafe. Experts instead suggest that when children get upset, you be a safe calm place for them to come back to, a refugee from their emotions. 

If they continued to struggle with emotions beyond the norm in this situation seek professional help. Many of our adult clients struggle with fiberglass contamination, and it can be even harder for children.

What do I do about the cost?

We at Cueto Law do not believe you should be forced to pay for the mistakes of Zinus LLC. That is why we are working with many other affected families with getting financial compensation.

Keep receipts for all associate expenses such as,

  • Medical bills
  • Professional Cleaning
  • Replacing Soft Items 
    • Clothing
    • Bedding
    • Towels
    • Upholstered furniture 
    • Carpets and Rugs
    • Soft toys
    • And More
  • Temporary Housing
  • Vet Bills
  • And More

And if you have pets, don’t forget to contact your vet about fiberglass exposure. Click here to learn more!

To join our fight for justice, call Cueto Law at 618-277-1554 for a free consultation!

Help! I own a Zinus Mattress

Do you own a Zinus mattress or another fiberglass mattress? Then you could have brought a hazard into your home masquerading as a soft place to rest! 

Zinus mattresses are made with fiberglass. Fiberglass is sometimes used by manufacturers as a fire retardant, but Zinus LLC has created a mattress that we at Cueto Law believe is defectively designed.

The design of the mattress has caused many consumers’ homes to be contaminated by the fiberglass from their mattresses. 

When consumers removed the zippable mattress cover to wash it, fiberglass was released into their homes.

What is the problem with Fiberglass?

Fiberglass can cause health problems and the destruction of property. 

Families who have suffered from fiberglass contamination have to throw out anything they own that can be soft and have even had to pay to have their homes professionally cleaned. 

They have to pay large sums of money to replace these items, including medical bills.

Common health concerns include

  • Rashes on skin
  • Eye irritation
  • Soreness of the nose and throat
  • Stomach irritation
  • Bronchitis and Asthma from long-term exposure

For more information on fiberglass from Illinois state please click here.

What if I own a Zinus Mattress?

If you own a Zinus mattress that has not contaminated your home with fiberglass, we do not recommend throwing it away.

Disposing of the mattress could be throwing away evidence and could cost you the chance of getting compensated.

You can still be part of the lawsuit against Zinus, which is why we do not recommend throwing the mattress away. 

Do not remove the zippable cover!

Instead, you should cease using the mattress and wrap it with tape and heavy plastic. Plainly mark your Zinus Mattress as a hazard so no one accidentally uses it.

Additionally keep any proof of purchase, such as invoices and receipts.

And if it starts leaking?

Check the wrapping you put on the mattress regularly to make sure children or pets have not disturbed it. 

Be aware that even if you do not unzip the cover your home can still become contaminated. In the event that does happen, you can download our free checklist on how to deal with fiberglass contamination.

Click here to download.

Regardless of if your Zinus mattress has contaminated your home or not, make sure to call Cueto Law at 618-277-1554 to join our fight to hold mattress companies accountable for the damage they’ve caused! 

Glitter or Glass?

Have you noticed a strange glitter-like substance all over your home? Does your family’s skin itch or are you coughing? Well, we hate to be the ones to tell you this, but that’s not glitter. It’s glass! 

If your home is covered in tiny bits of glass that sparkle like glitter, that’s a clear sign that your home has been contaminated by fiberglass. 

Click here to download our free checklist for dealing with fiberglass contamination!

What is Fiberglass?

Fiberglass is small, almost microscopic, piece of glass that many manufacturers use as a fire retardant. It’s so small many people mistake the shards of glass for glitter.

How did it get into my home?

The most common source of fiberglass contamination we hear about here at Cueto Law is from fiberglass mattresses. 

Zinus is the most well-known mattress brand with fiberglass in it. Our clients experienced contamination when the zippable cover of their mattress was removed or damaged. 

However, any mattress with fiberglass poses a risk to your health. 

We are currently accepting clients who have been harmed by their Zinus mattress or any other brand.

Are there health concerns?

When you first discover that glass masquerading as glitter, you might be concerned about touching it or breathing it in. And you should be!

Prolonged exposure can lead to many many different medical problems, including 

  • Rashes on skin
  • Eye irritation
  • Soreness of the nose and throat
  • Stomach irritation
  • Bronchitis and Asthma from long term exposure

For more information on fiberglass from Illinois state please click here.

The only way to minimize the risks and make your home safe to live in again is to decontaminate it, which can involve hiring professional cleaners and replacing ventilation systems. 

Also, keep in mind that fiberglass can be hazardous to your pets as well. Make sure to call your vet!

Is it expensive to clean?

Yes, and just like glitter, fiberglass has a knack for getting everywhere. 

Professional cleaners are not cheap, and expenses can be burdensome. That is why we at Cueto Law are fighting to get our clients compensation for what we believe to be design flaws in these bed-in-the-box mattresses. 

Make sure to keep records of all your expenses and save receipts!

Common Expenses include

  • Medical bills
  • Professional Cleaning
  • Replacing Soft Items 
    • Clothing
    • Bedding
    • Towels
    • Upholstered furniture 
    • Carpets and Rugs
    • Soft toys
    • And More
  • Temporary Housing
  • Vet Bills
  • And More

Where do I start?

The process of decontaminating your home can be cumbersome and difficult. Many of our clients find it overwhelming. 

That is why we at Cueto Law made a free checklist that is available to anyone, not just our clients. 

Click here to get your copy!

While it downloads, isolate the mattress to prevent further leakage of glass into your home, and make sure to call us at 618-277-1554 to join the fight to get compensation!

Help! Fiberglass is in my Home

Have you just discovered small glitter-like pieces of glass all over your home? Is your family complaining of being itchy? Did you recently wash a mattress cover? Sadly, it sounds like your home has been contaminated with fiberglass, and your mattress might be the cause. 

Your bed is supposed to be a place of sanctuary, somewhere to rest and relax. However, if you purchased a Zinus mattress you might have purchased a bed of nightmares. 

Zinus mattresses contain a substance known as fiberglass. Many companies use fiberglass to meet fire retardant manufacturing standards. The fiberglass is never meant to be noticed by the consumer. However, due to what we at Cueto Law believe to be a serious design flaw, many Zinus mattresses contaminate people’s homes with fiberglass.

By simply unzipping a mattress cover to wash, our clients unknowingly unleash glass all over their homes, causing serious risks to their health.

Risks to Your Health

If your home is contaminated with fiberglass you need to contact your health care provider immediately. 

Prolonged exposure can lead to many many different medical problems, including 

  • Rashes on skin
  • Eye irritation
  • Soreness of the nose and throat
  • Stomach irritation
  • Bronchitis and Asthma from long term exposure

For more information on fiberglass from Illinois state please click here.

The only way to minimize the risks and make your home safe to live in again is to decontaminate it, which can involve hiring professional cleaners and replacing ventilation systems. 

Also, keep in mind that fiberglass can be hazardous to your pets as well. Make sure to call your vet!

Financial Cost

These small invisible pieces of glass can settle over everything you own, and look like tiny pieces of sparkling glitter. Many of these belongings cannot be cleaned.

A lot of our clients have had to throw away and replace everything soft, including upholstered furniture, bedding, towels, clothes, rugs, children’s toys, and pet beds. 

If your mattress has contaminated your home, make sure to keep track of all associated expenses. These can include:

  • Medical bills
  • Professional Cleaning
  • Replacing Soft Items 
    • Clothing
    • Bedding
    • Towels
    • Upholstered furniture 
    • Carpets and Rugs
    • Soft toys
    • And More
  • Temporary Housing
  • Vet Bills
  • And More

How do I handle this?

We at Cueto Law want to help you navigate the process of decontaminating your home. That is why we made this free checklist available to everyone, not just our clients.

Download it to learn the steps to decontaminate your home and what expenses and receipts you’ll need to save!

Click here to download.

While you wait for it to download, we recommend isolating your mattress to prevent more fiberglass from leaking out. 

Make sure to keep our checklist on hand as you go through the decontamination process, to make sure you don’t forget any vital steps. And call us at 618-277-1554 for a free consultation on your legal options!

Fiberglass and Your Health

Sleep is supposed to support your health. Some experts call it the most important part of a healthy life-style, but if your mattress contains fiberglass it can damage your health. 

Fiberglass is small, almost invisible pieces of glass. Many mattresses contain fiberglass these days, as manufacturers use it for its fire retardant properties. However, if it is released into your home, fiberglass can put you and your family’s health at risk. 

Zinus is the most well known mattress brand with fiberglass in it. If the zipable cover becomes removed or damaged, many of our client’s homes become contaminated.

However, any mattress with fiberglass poses a risk to your health.

Risks to Your Health

If fiberglass contaminates your home, you need to contact your health care provider immediately. 

Prolonged exposure can lead to many many different medical problems, including 

  • Rashes on skin
  • Eye irritation
  • Soreness of the nose and throat
  • Stomach irritation
  • Bronchitis and Asthma from long term exposure

For more information on fiberglass from Illinois state please click here.

The only way to minimize the risks and make your home safe to live in again, is to decontaminate it, which can involve hiring professional cleaners and replacing ventilation systems. 

Also keep in mind that fiberglass can be hazardous to your pets as well. Click here to learn more. 

Mental Health Nightmare

Fiberglass can also turn your mental health and entire home upside down. 

These small invisible pieces of glass can settle over everything you own, and look like tiny pieces of sparkling glitter. Many of these belongings cannot be cleaned.

A lot of our clients have had to throw away and replace everything soft, including upholstered furniture, bedding, towels, clothes, rugs, children’s toys, and pet beds. 

If your mattress has contaminated your home, make sure to keep track of all associated expenses. These can include:

  • Medical bills
  • Professional Cleaning
  • Replacing Soft Items 
    • Clothing
    • Bedding
    • Towels
    • Upholstered furniture 
    • Carpets and Rugs
    • Soft toys
    • And More
  • Temporary Housing
  • Vet Bills
  • And More

How can Cueto Law Help?

Cueto Law wants to help you get justice. We believe these mattresses have design flaws that have caused you damage and upset your life. You do not deserve to be left paying for their mistakes. 

We want to help you regardless of what mattress brand contaminated your home. Our firm has received complaints from clients about many different kinds of mattresses, and are currently seeking ways to help all of them.

We would love to have you as a client. Please visit our website for more information or call us at 618-277-1554.

Your Mattress Can Ruin Precious Belongings

Does your child have a special toy that means the world to them? Is it soft? Can they not sleep without it? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you need to go check the components of your mattress because fiberglass could contaminate your home ruining precious belongings.

Fiberglass is a common component in mattresses these days, due to its fire-retardant properties. However, many consumers’ homes become contaminated with fiberglass, due to what we believe to be design flaws. 

Fiberglass is small pieces of glass that are almost invisible to the naked eye. It might look like glitter covering your home and belongings, including your child’s favorite toys.

What are the health concerns?

Exposure to fiberglass can be hazardous to your health.

Common damage Fiberglass causes include:

  • Rashes on skin
  • Eye irritation
  • Soreness of the nose and throat
  • Stomach irritation
  • Bronchitis and Asthma from long term exposure

For more information on fiberglass from Illinois state please click here

If fiberglass has been released into your home, contact your doctor immediately.

How Do I Get Rid of It?

Once fiberglass is in your home, it is very difficult to get rid of. Expensive professional cleaners have to be hired, belongings have to be thrown out, and sometimes HVAC systems even need to be replaced.

If your home becomes contaminated, keep records of all your expenses. Common expenses include things like,

  • Medical bills
  • Professional Cleaning
  • Replacing Soft Items 
    • Clothing
    • Bedding
    • Towels
    • Upholstered furniture 
    • Carpets and Rugs
    • Soft toys
    • And More
  • Replacing HVAC Systems
  • Temporary Housing
  • Vet Bills
  • And More

Sadly many of our clients have had to throw out their precious belongings, including toys and blankets loved by children, uprooting their lives and causing great distress, all because of their mattresses.

How Can I get Justice for my Family?

If your home has been contaminated with fiberglass from your mattress, you have several legal options.

The most well-known mattress made with fiberglass is from Zinus, Inc. Cueto Law is currently accepting clients who have been impacted by fiberglass mattresses from any company.

We are here to help you explore your legal options, regardless of the mattress brand. 

Cueto Law is accepting clients who have been harmed by Zinus mattresses or a mattress of any brand. Call our offices at 618-277-1554 and visit our website for more information.

Fiberglass and Your Home

Your home probably makes you feel safe and comfortable. It is your sanctuary and where you like to relax to at the end of the day. For most of us, it’s the only place we can feel safe. Sadly, your mattress can upset that wonderful paradise you’ve built. If fiberglass gets in your home it can turn your world upside down.

Fiberglass is small, almost invisible pieces of glass. There has been a recent trend of manufacturers using it as a fire retardant in mattresses. However, due to what we at Cueto Law believe to be design flaws, these mattresses are contaminating consumers’ homes. 

The most well-known case is Zinus mattresses made by Zinus LLC. Zinus mattresses have covers with zippers.  When consumers remove the cover it releases fiberglass into their homes.

While this is the most well-known case, Cueto Law has gotten reports of mattresses from many different brands contaminating our client’s homes. 

Regardless of what mattress brand brought fiberglass into your home, the results are the same.

What Happens if Fiberglass Contaminates My Home?

If fiberglass contaminates your home, it can turn your world upside down. Many of our clients have had to move out of their houses and find temporary living quarters.

Fiberglass will settle everywhere. Many people report that it looks like a layer of glitter on all their belongings. Couches, beds, and chairs are no longer restful places. It can even get into your HVAC system and circulate through your air. Click here to learn more.

In addition to being expensive, this can be a great challenge for families emotionally, as having to leave your home suddenly can cause a lot of stress and frustration in your life. It is never a good time to lose your relaxing sanctuary.

As if having to find another place to stay wasn’t enough, there are many costs associated with fiberglass contamination. Families have had to throw out or replace all soft belongings.

If your mattress has contaminated your home, make sure to keep track of all associated expenses. These can include:

  • Medical bills
  • Professional Cleaning
  • Replacing Soft Items 
    • Clothing
    • Bedding
    • Towels
    • Upholstered furniture 
    • Carpets and Rugs
    • Soft toys
    • And More
  • Temporary Housing
  • Vet Bills
  • And More

What are the Medical Concerns?

On top of the professional cleaners, you will also need to contact your doctor immediately after you’ve come into contact with fiberglass.

Prolonged exposure can lead to many many different medical problems, including 

  • Rashes on skin
  • Eye irritation
  • Soreness of the nose and throat
  • Stomach irritation
  • Bronchitis and Asthma from long term exposure

For more information on fiberglass from Illinois state please click here.

Make sure your HVAC system is fiberglass-free to prevent further exposure.

After everything your family has been through, you deserve to seek justice.

At Cueto Law, we have been helping those whose homes were contaminated by fiberglass from mattresses from many different companies. We want to help you too.

It is too early to know what the outcome of these talks will be. However, in the meantime, we are still accepting clients. Make sure to visit our website for more information or call us at 618-277-1554 for a free consultation. 

HVAC and Fiberglass

Do you enjoy being cool in the summer? Warm in the winter? Having proper ventilation? If that’s the case then your HVAC system is very important to you. Sadly, if your HVAC system becomes contaminated with fiberglass it might need to be replaced. 

There has been a recent trend in mattress manufacturing towards using fiberglass as a flame retardant. Fiberglass is small pieces of glass, which when released into the air, can look like little bits of glitter on everything you own.

Many consumers have been injured by what we at Cueto Law believe to be design flaws in these mattresses. The most well-known brand is Zinus, which our clients have complained contaminated their homes with fiberglass when they unzipped to wash it. 

However, we have also received complaints about many different mattress brands.

How does Fiberglass get in the HVAC?

Once it is released into someone’s home, the fiberglass becomes airborne and gets on all surfaces. It can wind up in your vents, getting pulled into your system.

This is highly problematic, as once the fiberglass is in your ventilation system, it can continue to circulate fiberglass into the air you and your family breathe. 

What Can I Do about it?

After their HVAC becomes contaminated, many of our clients have had to pay to have their HVACs cleaned or even replaced.

The cost of replacing the system averages $7,000 nationally, which is a burdensome expense. 

As if that wasn’t enough our clients have also experienced other bills associated with fiberglass including

  • Medical bills
  • Professional Cleaning
  • Replacing Soft Items 
    • Clothing
    • Bedding
    • Towels
    • Upholstered furniture 
    • Carpets and Rugs
    • Soft toys
    • And More
  • Temporary Housing
  • Vet Bills
  • And More

Keep records of all your expenses, if fiberglass contaminated your home.

What about health concerns?

Fiberglass can cause many medical problems. If you have come in contact with fiberglass, contact your doctor right away. 

For humans, common consequences can include:

  • Rashes on skin
  • Eye irritation
  • Soreness of the nose and throat
  • Stomach irritation
  • Bronchitis and Asthma from long term exposure

For more information on fiberglass from Illinois state please click here

Make sure to also contact a professional to guarantee your HVAC system does not contain fiberglass, to reduce prolonged exposure.

At Cueto Law, we help clients, whose mattresses contaminated their homes. We want to help you too.

However, we also want to help you if a mattress from a different brand has injured you or your family. Please visit our website or call us at 618-277-1554 for a free consultation.

Fiberglass and Your Health

Sleep is supposed to support your health. Some experts call it the most important part of a healthy lifestyle, but if your mattress contains fiberglass it can damage your health. 

Fiberglass is small, almost invisible pieces of glass. Many mattresses contain fiberglass these days, as manufacturers use it for its fire-retardant properties. However, if it is released into your home, fiberglass can put you and your family’s health at risk. 

Zinus is the most well-known mattress brand with fiberglass in it. Our clients experienced contamination when the zippable cover of their mattress was removed or damaged. 

However, any mattress with fiberglass poses a risk to your health.

Risks to Your Health

If your home is contaminated with fiberglass you need to contact your health care provider immediately. 

Prolonged exposure can lead to many many different medical problems, including 

  • Rashes on skin
  • Eye irritation
  • Soreness of the nose and throat
  • Stomach irritation
  • Bronchitis and Asthma from long term exposure

For more information on fiberglass from Illinois state please click here.

The only way to minimize the risks and make your home safe to live in again is to decontaminate it, which can involve hiring professional cleaners and replacing ventilation systems. 

Also, keep in mind that fiberglass can be hazardous to your pets as well. Make sure to call your vet!

Mental Health Nightmare

Fiberglass can also turn your mental health and entire home upside down. 

These small invisible pieces of glass can settle over everything you own, and look like tiny pieces of sparkling glitter. Our clients have found it impossible to clean these belongings.

A lot of our clients have had to throw away and replace everything soft, including upholstered furniture, bedding, towels, clothes, rugs, children’s toys, and pet beds. 

If your mattress has contaminated your home, make sure to keep track of all associated expenses. These can include:

  • Medical bills
  • Professional Cleaning
  • Replacing Soft Items 
    • Clothing
    • Bedding
    • Towels
    • Upholstered furniture 
    • Carpets and Rugs
    • Soft toys
    • And More
  • Temporary Housing
  • Vet Bills
  • And More

How can Cueto Law Help?

Cueto Law wants to help you get justice. We believe these mattresses have design flaws that have caused you damage and upset your life. You do not deserve to pay for their mistakes. 

We want to help you regardless of what mattress brand contaminated your home. Cueto Law has received complaints from clients about many different kinds of mattresses, and are currently seeking ways to help all of them.

We would love to have you as a client. Please visit our website for more information or call us at 618-277-1554.

Facts about Fiberglass in Mattresses

Mattresses are supposed to be a place to rest and relax. Sadly, many families have had their lives upended after their Zinus mattress leaked fiberglass and contaminated their home. Read on to learn more facts about fiberglass in mattresses.

Fiberglass is a common component of many mattresses and acts as a needed fire retardant. However, Zinus LLC, a common bed-in-a-box mattress manufacturer, did not adequately warn their customers of the fiberglass inside their mattress and its problems with leaking and contamination. Additionally, we believe Zinus mattresses are defectively designed which resulted in fiberglass contamination. 

When consumers removed the zippable mattress cover to wash it, fiberglass was released into their homes. Sometimes fiberglass contamination occurred even if consumers did not remove the cover.

What to be aware of about Fiberglass

Fiberglass consists of small, almost invisible, pieces of glass, and when released in the air of a family home, can cause damage to the occupants of the home, their pets, and their property.

Common damage Fiberglass causes include

  • Rashes on skin
  • Eye irritation
  • Stomach problems
  • Soreness of the nose and throat
  • Stomach irritation
  • Bronchitis and Asthma from long term exposure

For more information on fiberglass from Illinois state please click here. 

In addition to the medical concerns, families have also been burdened with expensive cleaning procedures, including replacing HVAC systems and throwing away all soft materials in their homes.

Expenses include

  • Medical bills
  • Professional Cleaning
  • Replacing Soft Items 
    • Clothing
    • Bedding
    • Towels
    • Upholstered furniture 
    • Carpets and Rugs
    • Soft toys
    • And More
  • Replacing HVAC Systems
  • Temporary Housing
  • Vet Bills
  • And More

If you have experienced fiberglass contamination

If fiberglass has been released into your home from any mattress, as companies other than Zinus have had these same problems, contact your doctor if you feel ill, save all invoices and receipts of your expenses and contact Cueto Law at 618-227-1554