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Monthly Archives: July 2021

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Do Tractor-Trailer Accidents Increase During Summer?

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

The period from Memorial Day to Labor Day is known by highway traffic patrol, personal injury lawyers, and insurance companies as the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer. Of course, the first 100 days of last summer were not nearly as deadly, largely because there was so little traffic on the road. Traditionally, however, the… Read More »

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Honda Recalls Faulty Tires Linked To Pilot And Passport

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Honda recently announced the recall of over 1,000 vehicles related to faulty tires on their Honda Pilot and Passport models. Models built in 2019 and 2020 appear to have the problem. Honda believes that the tires could rupture while in motion. For those of you who have read our blog posts in the past,… Read More »

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As RV Season Nears, Remember To Check Your Tires

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Are you planning on purchasing a new RV this year as camping season nears? If so, be careful. While there’s plenty of reason to scrutinize the performance of the engine, brakes, and be on the lookout for bad noises coming from the engine, one thing that most folks fail to check is the tires…. Read More »

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Texas’ Push To Protect Trucking Companies Leaves Drivers On The Hook

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A new bill proposed in the Texas Senate would reduce jury awards in lawsuits against the trucking industry. The bill is being hailed by business-first activists as a way to reduce costs related to logistics. On the other side of the debate are personal injury attorneys, truck drivers, and those who are injured by… Read More »

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Driver On Trial After Fatal Trucking Accident

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

After the president of a local grocery chain and a seven-year-old boy lost their lives, the driver of the truck involved in the accident is now facing criminal charges in New Jersey. Prosecutors say that the truck driver made no attempt to swerve out of the way of oncoming traffic. The driver is charged… Read More »

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VW Atlas Tires Recalled on 2,900 SUVs

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Volkswagen has announced the recall of 2,900 SUVs for a possible tire defect. VW says that the tires could fail while driving their 2018 – 2019 Atlas models. In this case, there is a risk of sidewall failure. There is also a risk with the belts failing which could cause tread separation. Volkswagen said… Read More »

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Will Insurance Cover a Tire Blowout Accident Claim?

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Florida currently works on a no-fault system, but all that can change soon as legislatures weigh the pros and cons of going back to a tort system. Under Florida’s no-fault system, there are two types of damages that are covered. Those are medical expenses and lost wages. In some cases, you can sue for… Read More »

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