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What is a Smart Tire?

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

The era of smart tires is upon us. While they aren’t ready to hit the market just yet and are still in the preliminary stages of securing capital, companies are hoping to cash in on an era where just about everything is wired into the internet. Smart refrigerators, smart locks, smart thermostats and more… Read More »

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National Guardsman Discovers Defect in Tires Leading to Improved Safety

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

When you hear about multi-million dollar verdicts in the paper, that is very bad news. Someone lost their life or was paralyzed or otherwise sustained injuries that they will have to endure for the rest of their lives. That’s what a very high verdict means. It cannot, in earnest, be celebrated. Last spring, CW2… Read More »

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Tennessee Family Speaks Out After Fatal Bus Accident

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

In 2013, a young man was coming back from a fishing trip with his father, brother, and friends. In the opposite direction, a North Carolina church bus was heading home after a music festival. The front rear tire on the bus blew causing the driver to lose control, careen across the median, and slam… Read More »

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Everything You Need to Know About Tire Liability Claims

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Tire defect lawsuits are filed under a theory of product liability. Product liability has several unique features that are different from other kinds of tort or injury lawsuits. For instance, it is presumed that when a company manufactures a product for public consumption, they have an implied duty to ensure that product is safe… Read More »

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How We Can Win Your Defective Tire Lawsuit

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

The attorneys at Halpern, Santos & Pinkert, P.A. have successfully litigated hundreds of tire liability lawsuits recovering millions of dollars for our clients. The process of litigating a defective tire lawsuit is unique. While ostensibly, it falls under the category of product liability, there are unique challenges to tire lawsuits that those who litigate… Read More »

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Court Overturns Dismissal of Les Schwab Tire Explosion

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

An Oregon Court of Appeals ruled that a lawsuit involving an exploding tire can move forward. The case was originally dismissed by a Circuit Court judge. The Appeals Court ruled that dismissal was based on an erroneous interpretation of federal law. Those who are on active duty in the military have some leeway when… Read More »

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit against Canyon Tires Reaches Settlement

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Leslie, the wife of Steven Wayne Jackson, filed a lawsuit against Canyon Tire Sales after the tread on the cement truck that her husband was driving separated. Steven, who worked for a landscaping company, was driving the cement mixer as part of his job when the treads on one of the tires separated causing… Read More »

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Bridgestone L315 Blamed for Tragic Accident

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A tragic accident in which one man lost his arm and his infant daughter had to have her leg amputated resulted in a lawsuit that targeted multiple defendants. In this case, the tire in question was a Bridgestone L315 which was reportedly a retread. Bridgestone settled the lawsuit independently claiming that their tire is… Read More »

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Goodyear Settles Lawsuit Alleging Motorcycle Tire Failure

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Goodyear recently settled a lawsuit after a man died on his Harley Davidson motorcycle. According to the lawsuit, the rear tire of his motorcycle suffered a catastrophic failure which caused the man to lose control of the bike. The wife, Judith McAllister-Lewis, was riding on the bike when the accident occurred. The lawsuit began… Read More »

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What is So Wrong about the G159?

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Goodyear’s G159 seems to be one of the most often targeted consumer products for major lawsuits. Indeed, the G159 has a failure rate higher than Takata’s airbags and has been named in more lawsuits as well. Allegations that the tire inexplicably loses its tread continue to mount as Goodyear claims suit-after-suit that RV owners… Read More »

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