Written by attorney R. Michael Bomberger

Overview of Skechers Shape-ups Injuries

Skechers Shape-ups have been the cause of injury for many wearers. How can a shoe cause an injury? Shape-ups have a rocker bottom sole, which can throw a wearer off balance and to the ground. The toning shoe’s rocker bottom sole can also distort a wearer’s gait and put unusual stress and strain on feet.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the reports of injuries caused by Shape-ups and other toning shoes are rampant. What types of injuries can be sustained in a fall caused by a Skechers Shape-ups? A person can sustain almost any type of injury in a fall, but broken bone injuries are one of the more common types of fall-related injuries. Head injuries, herniated discs, neck injuries, muscle strains, ankle injuries, spinal cord injuries, and cuts and bruises can also be sustained in a trip and fall accident.

Many Shape-ups wearers are also experiencing gait and alignment issues because of the shoe’s thick, rocker bottom sole. Individuals with pre-existing conditions, such as arthritis and osteoporosis can unknowingly worsen their condition by walking in or exercising in a pair of Skechers Shape-ups.

Failure to Warn

Skechers has failed to provide any evidence that they properly tested the safety of Shape-ups before placing on the market. Skechers also failed to adequately warn consumers of the dangers of wearing a shoe that is intentionally designed with an unstable sole. Skechers should be held accountable for their negligent actions and made to pay for the harm they have caused hundreds of consumers.

Full and Fair Compensation for a Skechers Shape-ups Injury

No matter what type of injury you sustained, if a Skechers Shape-ups caused your injury, do not hesitate to discuss your case with a Skechers Shape-ups injury attorney. With a competent attorney by your side, you can rest assured that every resource will be used to recover funds for the expenses related to your injury. You deserve full and fair compensation for diagnostic tests, doctor visits, surgery, hospital stays, lost wages from missed time at work, emotional anguish, occupational rehabilitation, and physical pain.

Do not wait to Contact an Attorney

Because of strict filing deadlines, it is imperative you do not wait to contact a skilled personal injury attorney. Waiting to contact an attorney could compromise your ability to hold Skechers accountable and pursue financial compensation. Almost all personal injury attorneys will gladly discuss your case for free. To share your story, please click here.

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