Ford Motor Co. has recalled 33,021 C-Max hybrid cars because they may not adequately protect occupants’ heads in a crash. Vehicles involved were made between Jan. 19, 2012, and June 25, 2013... Read more
Our firm recently settled another crashworthiness case involving a heavy truck or 18-wheeler cab. In this case, the driver for some unknown reason lost control of his rig and it overt... Read more
Our firm has settled three separate lawsuits against Ford Motor Company, each involving rollovers of Ford SUVs. In each case an occupant of an SUV died when they were either totally or parti... Read more
Because of its extreme significance from a safety perspective, I asked Greg Allen, the Senior Lawyer in our Product Liability Section, to write a piece on roof crush litigation. Greg has han... Read more
Our firm has been handling product liability cases for years. Because a product liability claim focuses on whether or not a product is defective, a product case can arise in all sorts of sit... Read more
Over the next few months, we will include a series of articles in the Report discussing product liability claims arising out of single vehicle accidents. As our lawyers in the firm’s Persona... Read more
The Bush Administration told Congress that it wouldn’t complete a rewrite of a 35-year-old regulation on vehicle roof strength requirements before leaving office. That came as no surpr... Read more
The issue of roof safety in American automobiles has been largely ignored by the federal government for years. As a result, we have seen unacceptably low roof crush standards, continual dela... Read more
Our firm recently reached a settlement with Ford Motor Company involving the rollover of a Ford F450 Super Duty truck in Clarke County, Alabama. We represented the family of a young man who... Read more
The primary purpose of the Center for Injury Research JRS tests is to compare the dynamic roof crush performance of ten vehicles with the performance of the same vehicles under NHTSA’s... Read more
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