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Toyota Settles Sudden Acceleration Case After Guilty Verdict

In 2007, Jean Bookout was at the wheel of her 2005 Camry with her friend Barbara Schwartz. The friends exited an Oklahoma highway before Ms. Bookout discovered she could not stop her car. The vehicle sped through an...more

Defective Auto Parts: When the Fault Is in Your Vehicle

A Philadelphia jury recently returned a verdict of $15 million in an automobile products liability case against Central City Toyota. The lawsuit alleged that the plaintiff, a physician, was injured when the ball joint of a...more

What Are My Rights if My Defective Car Caused the Accident?

Three of the largest automobile manufacturers had to issue a recall of more than three million vehicles this year after the airbags were found to be defective. Toyota Motor Corporation, Nissan Motor Company and Honda Motor...more

Types Of Automotive Defects

Auto accidents happen for a variety reasons, including speeding, tailgating, driver distraction and reckless driving. Yet what you might not realize is that car accidents are sometimes caused by vehicle manufacturers....more

Injured By The Airbag In Your Car

Chrysler recently issued a recall for 919,000 Jeep sport utility vehicles after there were reports of problems with the airbags. Apparently, 215 customers complained that airbags deployed even though no accident occurred....more

Product Liability Advisory - December 2012: 10th Circuit Reaffirms the Importance of Similarity in Testing Methodology for...

In a decision released on August 16, 2012, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the trial court’s Daubert ruling on an expert who was allowed to testify about an alleged seat belt defect in a rollover crash. The 10th...more

Product Liability Claims Based on Faulty Airbags in San Diego Collisions

An airbag can be a vital piece of vehicle safety equipment that prevents debilitating injuries or even wrongful death. When airbags malfunction because of a defect in the design or manufacturing process, they may fail to...more

The Difference Between An Accident And An Act Of Negligence

Car accidents seem to be a part of our life, but they do not need to be. Car accidents largely result from negligence or intentional acts that have devastating consequences. Each year 35,000 victims meet their death on roads...more

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