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Monthly Archives: April 2020

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Toyota Facing Defective Brakes Lawsuit

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A class-action lawsuit was filed on behalf of Toyota owners who claim a brake defect is affecting thousands of Avalon, Camry, and Prius models. The defect is present on Prius cars built from 2010 to 2015 and Prius PHV models 2012 to 2015. It also impacts Camry Hybrids built from 2013 to 2015 and… Read More »

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The Danger of Potholes to Your Suspension

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We have it a bit easier than Canada when it comes to our roads. Every year, as the snow melts and winter gives way to spring, it becomes what is known as “pothole season”. Millions of Canadians and Northern Americans will experience pothole season and the type of damage it can do to their… Read More »

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Mechanical Failure Claims Life of Mother & Unborn Child

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against Bolingbrook Truck Center after a broken brake drum unlatched from a tractor-trailer and crashed into the windshield of Melinda Cortez-Cullen (38) killing her and her unborn child. The crash occurred in Joliet, Indiana in March of 2018. The plaintiff’s attorney maintains that Bolingbrook Truck Center made… Read More »

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Judge Allows Motorcycle Fatality Lawsuit to Move Forward

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Albert Mazza, Jr., the president of the Jarheads Motorcycle Club was killed when pickup truck driver Volodymyr Zhukovskyy slammed his Ford F-250 into Mazza’s motorcycle. The lawsuit has been filed by Mazza’s common-law wife, Mary Lou Welch. The company that employed Zhukovskyy has since closed, but attorneys for Westfield Transport filed a motion to… Read More »

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Investigators Reveal Tire Failure Caused Dump Truck Driver’s Death

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A dump truck driver operating a 1981 Chevrolet C-70 dump truck tragically lost his life traveling along a Kentucky interstate. Investigators believe that the truck was traveling around 70 mph when the crash occurred. The driver was heading back to his place of business when the truck experienced a catastrophic tire failure. The vehicle,… Read More »

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Truck Loses Cinder Blocks After Tire Blowout

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A commercial truck hauling cinder blocks lost some of its cargo after a tire blowout accident on the U.S. 119 forcing a section of the highway to shut down for a short period of time. First responders were able to take care of the problem and all four lanes of the highway were back… Read More »

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I-10 Closed for 8 Hours After Semi Suffers Tire Blowout

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

The I-10 in Monticello outside of El Paso had to be closed down for nearly 8 hours after a tractor-trailer suffered a tire blowout. The driver lost control of the trailer after the tire blowout causing the vehicle to collide with a barrier that caused the vehicle to go up in flames. Police said… Read More »

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Lawsuit Against Porsche Alleges Coolant Pipe Endangers Tires

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A recent lawsuit alleges Porsche’s defective coolant pipe leaks epoxy onto the tires among other hazards that create serious dangers to those driving the vehicle, passengers within the vehicle, and other drivers out on the road. The affected cars are 2010 to 2016 Panamera and the 2011 to 2019 Cayenne vehicles equipped with V8… Read More »

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