The title you read is correct; at least one consumer did report whiplash when the wooden chair he purchased at J.C. Penney collapsed when he sat on it. Other consumers reported bruising and other injuries from similar accidents. J.C. Penny is offering a full refund.
For more information on this subject matter, please refer to the section on Defective and Dangerous Products.
Claude A. Wyle is a partner of Choulos Choulos, and Wyle, a San Francisco based law firm dedicated to representing clients who have been injured by the wrongful conduct of individuals, corporations, public entities, and businesses. Mr. Wyle also frequently sits as a Judge Pro Tem for the city and county of San Francisco.