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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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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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

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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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