Worker was properly using a knuckle puller while conducting a brake job on an automobile, when the hook portion of the knuckle puller came free of the ball joint hold, striking the worker’s right eye.


The knuckle puller was defective in that the hook portion of the tool was susceptible to coming free of the ball joint hole. Worker suffered, among other injuries, a severe eye injury.

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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