Conyers, GA asked in Personal Injury for Georgia

Q: broken hip, sue for badly designed rollator walker. 4 wheels, but, only 2 have brakes, walker moves, a person falls

husband has rollator walker, it has 4 wheels, only 2 have brakes on them. the design causes the walker to move even when brake is on. he broke hip when the walker moved on him when he went to sit down on the seat, he hit the kitchen floor.

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Georgia attorney could advise best here, but your post remains open for two weeks. I'm very sorry this happened to your husband. In the brief description, you mention something about design. It sounds like you could be talking about a product liability-based matter. Product liability cases involve someone being injured as a result of a defective product. This could include something that is defectively manufactured, defectively designed, or fails to carry warnings about inherent hazards.

Although a question is not included, it's fairly clear you are inquiring about your husband's rights here. The best way to answer that would be to reach out to injury/product liability attorneys to discuss. Given your husband's current hip injury, it's likely you could arrange a virtual consult with Georgia attorneys. Most law firms that handle such cases offer free initial consults. I hope your husband experiences a healthy recovery with this difficult injury. Good luck

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