Plaintiff was standing on a stool, the stool collapsed, and plaintiff fell backward, suffering severe head injuries.


She continues to suffer from headaches and dizziness. She has lost 3-1/2 months of work and has continuing disability. Plaintiff has recently developed more serious neurological complaints, nose bleeds, severe headaches, and feelings of pressure. The stool had been newly purchased at a local department store. The stool was defective and dangerous in that the legs were not securely anchored onto the base.

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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