Patent Number: 8,024,824

Title: Person lifting apparatus and method

Abstract: The present disclosure provides for individuals who may otherwise have trouble lifting themselves from the floor after a fall. Using the teachings of the present disclosure, such individuals may autonomously regain their footing, without the necessity of calling paramedics or others for help. An individual may crawl onto the seat of the device and then, using either a handcrank or an electric motor, lift himself to a sitting/standing position.

Inventors: Westermann; Karl (Round Rock, TX)

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International Classification: A61G 7/10 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-09-27 0:00:00