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Tire Blowout Precipitates Crash Between Box Truck and Tractor-Trailer

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A tractor-trailer suffered a tire blowout while making its way to its destination. The driver, sensing the tire had blown, attempted to pull the tractor-trailer over on the side of the road. Before that could happen, however, his vehicle was struck by a box truck that had failed to stop quickly enough after the… Read More »

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Kinsman Couple Sues After Trailer Dumps Load on Their Vehicle

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Do you know how folks tend to believe that one driver who rear-ends another driver is always responsible for the accident? Well, that’s not true. However, when a tractor-trailer dumps a load on your vehicle, it is true that the trucking company is always responsible for that accident. Why? Well, the trucking company is… Read More »

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Personal Injury Lawyer Faces RICO Charges After Staging Truck Accidents

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Yes, the livelihood of a personal injury lawyer is dependent on someone being injured by no fault of their own. However, we don’t go out and create accidents to build our practice. We build our practice by fighting passionately for our clients whose lives are forever changed because of a major traffic accident. One… Read More »

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Software Defects in Auto Vehicles

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As the technology gets better and better, and science fiction turns into reality, the complexity of auto parts and services grows and grows. This has led to a situation where a number of vehicles are being recalled due to software issues. The spike is worrisome for a number of reasons. In this article, we’ll… Read More »

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Daimler AG Hit With $30M Fine for Recall Failure

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Daimler AG, a German truck manufacturer, will be required to forfeit $30M to the U.S. Government over allegations that they failed to recall their trucks in a timely manner. This is the second investigation into Daimler AG vehicles within the last two years. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration says that Daimler failed to… Read More »

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First Grade Teacher Killed in Flying Tire Accident

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A Massachusetts woman died after a tire came loose from a passing vehicle and struck the windshield of her car. The victim, Mary Beth MacKay was a beloved area first-grade teacher at Forest Avenue Elementary School where she had worked for the past 12 years. She left behind a husband and two daughters. Police… Read More »

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Volkswagen Announces Recall of Beatles with Faulty Airbags

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

It seems like every week we’re talking about Takata airbags, even several years after it was discovered that their airbags had a faulty component that could cause the safety device to explode in the victim’s face. Several deaths occurred in the U.S., but even more have been reported worldwide. When it was discovered that… Read More »

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Armored Truck Company Faces Wrongful Death After Safety Lapses

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The armored truck company GardaWorld is under fire after accidents with Garda trucks resulted in 22 deaths across the U.S. over the past decade. The most recent lawsuit, a wrongful death filed by the family of a 73-year-old man, alleges that GardaWorld employed a driver with no CDL and a suspended driver’s license to… Read More »

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GM Issues Recall Related to Chevy Bolt Fire Hazard

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Electric vehicles have taken a beating recently. Tesla just announced the recall of Tesla Model S and Tesla Model X vehicles in China, and now GM has recently issued a recall related to their Chevy Bolt model, the electric vehicle that operates primarily on a lithium-ion battery. The Bolts were recalled amid concerns that… Read More »

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Ferrari Recalls 812 Superfast Over Window Problem

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Ferrari in concert with the NHTSA has recalled over 1,000 Ferrari 812 Superfast cars that apparently suffer from an “incorrect bonding” of the rear window. This can result in the rear window detaching from the vehicle. Ferrari has corrected the issue on the assembly line but will need to replace the windows on over… Read More »

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