I bought a husky ladder about 2 years hardly used it never used it outside ,Igot on the ladder steppedon the 3rd step from the bottom.Ireached for the smoke detector with both arms up. the next thing the ladder shifted to the right the legs from the 3rd step broke off down i went i fell on ladder face first . I BROKE off 4 teeth Iwere dentures. The husky mfg. said it was my fault. do i have case.? THANK YOU RANDY XXX@XXXXXX.XXX
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many lawers are to busy to take my case.
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I bought a husky ladder about 2 years hardly used it never used it outside ,Igot on the ladder steppedon the 3rd step from the bottom.Ireached for the smoke detector with both arms up. the next thing the ladder shifted to the right the legs from the 3rd step broke off Oh, no!
down i went i fell on ladder face first . I BROKE off 4 teeth Iwere dentures. The husky mfg. said it was my fault. Why did they say it was YOUR fault? Did they explain?
do i have case.? THANK YOU RANDY XXX@XXXXXX.XXX I think you MAY! If that ladder was defective, you can have a products liability claim (defective product). You will want to have proof of the defect - which we usually get by having the appropriately credentialled expert start with a written report explaining his findings of defect upon examination of the ladder and your statement as to what occurred. In this case, perhaps an engineer who designed ladders or is well studying on how strong one must be - he can examine the ladder and see what exactly made it defective. Be sure to KEEP the ladder, as it will also be your strongest evidence.
I don't know why a lawyer will not take your case, perhaps they don't believe the $$ damages are enough to make their contigent 1/3 fee enough to cover all the work that need be done. However, if you continue to be unable, you CAN file a complaint on your own if you are willing to study up your local court procedure - people do it frequently, so don't hesitate if you find your statutue of limitations getting close and you don't want to lose the chance to sue forever.
Let me know if you need follow up! And I wish you your justice
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