If I try a product like a skateboard in a store and fall and break my arm, can I sue? 13 Answers as of March 07, 2014

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Law Offices of Ronald A. Steinberg & Associates | Ronald A. Steinberg, BA, MA, JD
Yes. You sue yourself because you assumed the risk of harm.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 3/7/2014
The Law Offices of Russell Gregory, P.C.
The Law Offices of Russell Gregory, P.C. | Russell Gregory
Possibly. The facts would have to be discussed in detail, to determine whether suit would be advisable.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 3/6/2014
Lombardi Law Firm
Lombardi Law Firm | Steve Lombardi
It all depends on what caused you to fall. Describe what made you fall and it will be easier to answer your question.
Answer Applies to: Iowa
Replied: 3/5/2014
Paul Whitfield and Associates P.A.
Paul Whitfield and Associates P.A. | Paul L. Whitfield
I doubt it. you have to prove negligence of the owner and no negligence on your part. Why do you think someone owes you for your own error?
Answer Applies to: North Carolina
Replied: 3/5/2014
Andrew T. Velonis, P.C.
Andrew T. Velonis, P.C. | Andrew Velonis
No, this is called "assumption of the risk". Anybody who gets on a skateboard knows there is a risk of falling off. Knowing that there is a risk of falling off, you know that there is a chance you could injury yourself. Knowing that, if you go ahead and do it anyway, it is your responsibility if you hurt yourself.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 3/4/2014
    Kirby G. Moss PC | Kirby G. Moss
    If you can prove the store personnel was negligent.
    Answer Applies to: Indiana
    Replied: 3/4/2014
    James E. Hasser, Jr. P.C.
    James E. Hasser, Jr. P.C. | Jim Hasser
    You can sue, but it is not likely you would win unless you could prove the store was somehow at fault and you weren't.
    Answer Applies to: Alabama
    Replied: 3/4/2014
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