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Products Liability – Automotive

Vehicle Roof

An automobile equipped with a T-top rolled over and the a-pillar collapsed, resulting in the detachment of one of the bayonet rods holding the T-top.   The T-top then impacted with the neck of the woman driving the vehicle, causing an injury to the fifth

Vehicle Roof2021-04-16T13:57:47-04:00

Fuel Storage System

Father was operating a motor vehicle, when he ran over a tree branch. There were five passengers in the vehicle, including Father's three young children.   After running over the branch, Father smelled gasoline and pulled over to the side of the road. Gasoline was

Fuel Storage System2021-04-16T07:45:50-04:00

Door Latch

Woman was a passenger in a car when she was ejected from the vehicle when the car door opened during a collision.   As a result of the accident, the woman sustained injury to her cervical spine. The woman brought suit against the car manufacturer

Door Latch2021-04-16T12:49:11-04:00

Hydraulic Lift

Worker suffered traumatic and permanent disabling injuries when his right ankle and foot were trapped and crushed while using the defendants' hydraulic lift gate. Plaintiff was standing on the lift gate and controlling the upward movement of the lift with the accessible control bar.  

Hydraulic Lift2021-04-16T13:18:28-04:00

Rollover

Driver and passengers in Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) sustained serious injury when their SUV rolled over several times after a side-impact collision.

Rollover2021-04-16T05:40:51-04:00

Steering Mechanism; Station Wagon – Automotive

The plaintiff was driving a 1967 station wagon down a major highway. Her husband and small daughter were asleep.   The plaintiff accelerated the car to pass another car. She suddenly lost control of the steering and the rear of the car began to swerve

Steering Mechanism; Station Wagon – Automotive2021-04-16T12:55:11-04:00

Steering Mechanism; Station Wagon

The plaintiff was driving a 1967 station wagon down a major highway. Her husband and small daughter were asleep. The plaintiff accelerated the car to pass another car.   She suddenly lost control of the steering and the rear of the car began to swerve

Steering Mechanism; Station Wagon2021-04-15T17:25:38-04:00

Steering Mechanism; Sports Car

A girl had noticed for several days that her sports car had a tendency to veer suddenly to the left as the car was shifted into high gear.   Before embarking on a trip of several miles, she apprised her regular service station mechanic of

Steering Mechanism; Sports Car2021-04-15T14:47:21-04:00

Tire Explosion: Injury to Service Station Employee

Plaintiff, a Service Station Employee, age 49, sustained an injury while in the process of mounting a tire on a wheel rim purchased more than six years before the date of the accident.   The injuries were sustained as the tire exploded when it was

Tire Explosion: Injury to Service Station Employee2021-04-15T14:08:12-04:00

Tire Explosion; Injury to Service Station Customer

A service station customer was blinded and paralyzed when struck by a tire blown off a mechanical tire changer as it was being inflated and mounted on a wheel rim.   Expert reconstruction established that the air compressor feeding air to the tire was dangerously

Tire Explosion; Injury to Service Station Customer2021-04-16T12:37:13-04:00

Gears; Flywheel

As a truckdriver downshifted his gears, suddenly the flywheel came smashing through the floorboard of the truck and struck him.   As a result of this, he lost control of his vehicle, crashed, and suffered severe personal injuries. Two days after the accident, the driver

Gears; Flywheel2021-04-15T15:21:46-04:00

Gas Tank Explosion

The plaintiff was a 22-year-old high school graduate. He had enlisted in the Navy and hoped to become a printer.   He was a passenger in an automobile which was struck in the rear by another vehicle, causing the gas tanks of both vehicles to

Gas Tank Explosion2021-04-15T14:43:05-04:00
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