Filing a Lawsuit for Garage Door Injuries – More Inside
Not many people think about their garage doors and their potential for injury, especially if they are automatic. We assume that these convenient modern structures will work as they should, and work all the time. Life, however, isn’t as idyllic, and accidents happen. That said, accidents involving automatic garage doors cannot be blamed on bad luck or a fluke, and if you were to look closely, you would realize that someone else’s negligence is what caused your garage door to fail. In such instances, filing a lawsuit for a defective garage door is the right thing to do, as this will help you recover money damages, and we’re here to safeguard both your justice and compensation options.
Are you looking for a garage door injury attorney? The experienced garage door injury lawyers at McCready Law have over 90 YEARS of combined legal experience helping individuals such as yourself get the justice and compensation you deserve after becoming a victim to someone else’s negligent actions. We work on contingency fee basis, and what this means is that we don’t charge you a CENT as we work on your case, and only do so when we’ve successfully recovered compensation on your behalf. Please call us NOW at (773) 823-0298 to speak with a garage door injury lawsuit attorney to learn more about the legal process for seeking compensation as well as how to get started.
Garage door injuries can happen in the following manner:
- Lacerations or cuts due to garage door glass shattering
- Standing under a garage door and having it come crashing down on you
- Getting stuck under the door itself as it closes
Here are some of the most common injuries arising out of garage door accidents:
- Broken bones
- Dislocated joints
- Back injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Pinched nerves
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Severed fingers
When it comes to liability for garage door injuries, there may be various parties that could be held responsible depending on the negligent role that they played.
The following may be sued:
- Garage door designer
- Property owner
- Property manager
- Garage door installer
- Garage door manufacturer
- The individual that was controlling the garage door
Filing a Lawsuit for Garage Door Injuries – Call Us Today!
These kinds of injuries and accidents are filed under premises liability law, which holds certain groups of individuals responsible for providing a safe space for the resident or invitee to live or work in. once this duty of care is breached due to an act of negligence, you’re well within your rights to file a lawsuit to recover money damages.
For a garage door injury claim, you can file for things like cost of past and future medical care, lost wages, loss of earning capacity, pain and suffering, loss of consortium, wrongful death if your loved one died from their injuries, legal fees, and so much more. Need to learn about how to get started with your garage door injury lawsuit? Please give us a call NOW at (773) 823-0298 to learn more about your legal options for compensation. Thanks, and we look forward to helping you.