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What Are The Most Common Defective Auto Parts?

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

While negligent drivers cause the majority of traffic accidents, defective auto parts contribute as well. The problem here is that when a necessary component fails in a moving vehicle, the consequences to the driver, passengers, and even other drivers on the road can be devastating. In this article, we’ll discuss some of the most… Read More »

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The One Billion Trucking Verdict

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A Jacksonville trucking company was tapped to the tune of $1 billion in a trucking accident lawsuit after the jury awarded the plaintiffs punitive damages. The plaintiff was the estate and family of an 18-year-old man who was stopped in traffic after being struck by a different truck when another truck struck him from… Read More »

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Grisly Crash In Alabama Kills Five Children

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Five children in a van were killed when a semi-truck plowed into the back of an SUV and then swerved into the next lane. The driver of the van survived, but two of her children did not. She has filed a lawsuit against the trucking company that she says is responsible for her children’s… Read More »

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GM Sued for $100 Million Over Defective Tire Pressure System

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

General Motors is facing three wrongful death lawsuits all connected to a defective tire pressure monitoring system and wheel issues. According to the plaintiffs, GM knew about the TPMS defect and failed to issue a recall. All three plaintiffs hail from Texas where the lawsuit has been filed. According to the lawsuit, the plaintiffs… Read More »

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Terrible Accidents Leads To Allegations Against FedEx Driver

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

FedEx and one of their drivers have been named in a lawsuit filed by the estates of 5 people who died in a terrible accident in Pennsylvania and several more who were seriously injured. Among the deaths was a child who was decapitated. Plaintiffs have filed lawsuits against the bus company that operated the… Read More »

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Experts Look At Oxidation As A Potential Tire Problem

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Can tires wear out with no visible sign of distress? Some experts are saying that they can and they blame the problem on oxidation. According to a recent lawsuit in which a truck driver was left with permanent disabilities after a tire blowout accident, expert witnesses are raising the alarm about a potential invisible… Read More »

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Truck Crash Occurs While Mom Is On The Phone With Daughter

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A couple was on their way back from a road trip when the young woman was on the phone with her mother. That’s when she heard her daughter scream and a loud crashing noise. The phone went dead. Both were killed in the accident along with their dog. The parents have since filed wrongful… Read More »

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Trial Begins Over Allegedly Defective Michelin Tire

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Michelin is facing a lawsuit after a motorcyclist was left paralyzed in a tire blowout accident. He and his wife were riding on the husband’s motorcycle when the motorcycle suffered a tire blowout. Both were thrown from the motorcycle and the husband was paralyzed in the accident. The accident report indicates that rear tire… Read More »

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Experts Weigh In On Increase In Semi-Truck Accidents

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

In 2020, there was a massive drop in the overall number of car accidents for reasons that ought to be clear. More folks were working from home, fewer vehicles on the road, which meant fewer traffic accidents. But what if I told you that of the accidents that did occur, a larger percentage of… Read More »

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Tire Blowout Accident Results In Wrongful Death Lawsuit

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

The family of a man who lost his life after a tire blew out on a commercial has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the driver and his company alleging negligence led to the motorist’s death. Among the allegations, the plaintiffs claim that the company has no proof that the vehicle was ever inspected… Read More »

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