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Monthly Archives: June 2021

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Nascar Fan Killed by Flying Tire

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Let’s say you go to a baseball game and end up getting struck by a foul ball. Can you then sue the club for your injuries? As it turns out, the answer is no. Each fan in the stands is aware of the foul ball risk and can avoid injury by simply paying attention… Read More »

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Ford Must Face Product Liability Suits, Court Rules

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

The Supreme Court recently ruled that Ford will be obligated to defend itself against two product liability lawsuits in Montana and Minnesota. Ford was hoping to move the causes of action out of state court, but a unanimous decision prevented that from happening. The court ruled that Ford would have to face the lawsuits… Read More »

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“Bad Timing” Causes Chain of Events That Lead to Pedestrian Death

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Have you ever heard the term “chain hex”? It refers to a curse placed upon someone in a horror story that causes one unfortunate sequence of events after another that eventually results in severe injury or death. Each unfortunate event becomes the foundation for an even more unfortunate event. So, for example, you’re walking… Read More »

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GM Faces $100 Million Tire Pressure Lawsuit in Texas

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

GM is facing a $100 million lawsuit over a defective tire pressure monitoring system that allowed a tire to blow out. The resulting accident cost a grandmother and two of her grandchildren their lives. Now, the family wants to recover damages from the automaker under the theory of product liability and negligence. They say… Read More »

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