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Skechers Lawsuit filed by Wright & Schulte on Behalf of Woman Who Suffered Multiple Ankle Fractures Due to the Purportedly Unstable Rocker Bottom Design of Shape-Ups
Date:10/19/2013

gularly wearing her Shape-Ups, the plaintiff was walking when the unstable rocker bottom of one of her shoes turned inwards, causing her to left ankle to buckle and her to fall in excruciating pain. Immediately after her fall, the plaintiff sought medical care.

After getting x-rays, the plaintiff was told that she had sustained multiple fractures in her left ankle and that she would have to undergo surgery to repair these fractures. Following surgery, the plaintiff had to wear a wrap for six weeks, a cast for eight weeks and a walking boot for one year. After wearing the boot, the plaintiff also underwent extensive physical therapy. While such extensive medical treatments prevented the plaintiff from being able to earn a living for more than one year, they also have not fully restored the plaintiff’s strength in and use of her left ankle.

In addition to alleging that Shape-Ups’ defective design caused the plaintiff’s serious injuries, this Skechers lawsuit also contends that the plaintiff had originally purchased Shape-Ups due to the alleged health benefits touted in the various ads for these toning shoes. Specifically, while Skechers ads claimed that wearing these shoes could improve muscle tone in the legs, buttocks and abdominal muscles, these ads also alleged that regularly wearing Shape-Ups could help consumers improve their circulation and posture.

Class-Action Skechers Lawsuit Targets Misleading Ads

Skechers has come under fire for allegedly misleading consumers into thinking that Shape-Ups could provide health benefits to the wearers of these toning shoes. In fact, this Skechers lawsuit and many others, including a recently settled class-action Skechers lawsuit have alleged that Skechers’ claims about Shape-Ups’ health benefits have not been validated by reliable scientific research. This allegation has been supported by an independent study conducted by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) at the University of Wisconsin tha
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