While plaintiff’s small foreign car was stalled on an interstate highway, it was struck from behind.


During the rear impact collision, the loading force of the passenger against the seat back caused an upward force on the seat bottom. The force was strong enough to cause the seat runner to separate from the tracks propelling the seat and passenger through the roof.

About the Author: James Swartz
Mr. Swartz, our Managing and Principal Attorney at Swartz & Swartz P.C., is a nationally recognized and respected trial attorney as well as consumer advocate. His practice focuses on cases involving negligence, torts, products liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other claims involving catastrophic injuries.

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