Sketchers Shape-Up Shoes Injury Lawyers
Sketchers Shape-Up shoes injury lawyers at our firm are familiar with a number of cases where consumers suffered serious and painful injuries after falling while wearing these shoes. Shape-Ups are designed to create a sense of imbalance for the wearer, prompting them to use more and different muscles to walk. This is supposed to help tone the wearer’s legs with no additional effort. Unfortunately, not only is there no evidence that these shoes work, many wearers have fallen while wearing them and suffered serious injury.
If you have suffered injury while wearing Sketchers Shape-Ups, you could be entitled to compensation in a dangerous product liability lawsuit. Contact us at (800) 849-8072 or by filling out the form to the right to learn about Sketchers lawsuits. We work on a contingency fee basis, which means that our clients never pay us until we have helped them recover compensation for their damages.
Problems with Sketchers Shape-Ups
By changing the way a person walks, Sketchers Shape-Ups are meant to help wearers tone their legs without a traditional workout. Unfortunately, the convex sole of these shoes creates a sensation akin to walking on sand, which can cause instability and falls. Hundreds of Sketchers Shape-Ups wearers have fallen and suffered injury as a result of wearing these shoes for which there is no scientific evidence to prove efficacy.
The Sketchers shoes injury lawyers at our firm are familiar with cases where Shape-Ups wearers suffered the following painful injuries:
- Head injuries
- Knee injuries
- Ankle injuries
- Hip injuries
- Achilles tendon injuries
- Muscle tears or strains
- Stress fractures
- Ligament damage
- Hamstring injuries
What to do after a Sketchers Shape-Ups Injury
If you have fallen and been injured while wearing Sketchers Shape-Ups, you could be entitled to substantial compensation for your damages but you need to act wisely in order to preserve your rights and build a strong case. After a Sketchers Shape-Ups injury, it is a good idea to take the following steps:
- Seek immediate medical attention and maintain all medical records related to this incident
- Stop wearing Shape-Ups right away
- Save the shoes in question – they could be valuable evidence in a Sketchers lawsuit
- Contact an experienced personal injury lawyer to review your claim
Contact a Sketchers Injury Lawyer
While Sketchers did pay a $40 million settlement in a false advertising lawsuit brought by the Federal Trade Commission in August 2012, this lawsuit did not address the hundreds of consumers injured while wearing these unsafe shoes and these victims may still be able to collect substantial compensation for their damages. If you were injured because of Sketchers Shape-Ups, learn more about Sketchers lawsuits and your legal rights: contact us today for a free consultation with a Sketchers shoes lawyer.