One cold winter morning a friend of plaintiff asked him if he could help him jump-start his car.


Plaintiff pulled his car alongside his friend’s. He attached the booster cable to his friend’s battery and then attached one end of the cable to the negative conductor on his battery. As he was about to attach the cable to the positive conductor the battery exploded, and plaintiff was struck in the eye by pieces of the battery. He lost his eye as a result.

About the Author: James Swartz
Mr. Swartz, our Managing and Principal Attorney at Swartz & Swartz P.C., is a nationally recognized and respected trial attorney as well as consumer advocate. His practice focuses on cases involving negligence, torts, products liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other claims involving catastrophic injuries.

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