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Truck Accidents and Tire Failure

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Sometimes, when an accident happens, it isn’t always clear who the negligent party is. It is also likely that defendants to a claim will point the finger at one another and exploit this uncertainty. For that reason, attorneys often find themselves in the position of naming multiple parties to an action in the lawsuit,… Read More »

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Tire Blowout Accident Leads to One Death

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A tire blowout accident turned fatal in Oklahoma. One passenger was killed after the driver’s side rear tire blew out on the highway. The passenger, 74-year-old Gonzalo Arrendondo was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was flown to a nearby hospital in good condition. An investigation is still underway as to the cause… Read More »

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Factors Contributing to Large Truck Tire Blowouts

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Large trucking companies are required by law to conduct inspections of their tires on a routine basis, conduct inspections of their tires before leaving on a delivery, and conduct inspections of their tires while their trucks are out on the road after each day. It is largely because they fail to conduct these inspections… Read More »

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Tire Blowout Accident Proves Fatal

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Three people died recently after a tire blowout resulted in a head-on collision. The blowout caused the vehicle to veer off course into oncoming traffic and collide with an SUV in Sumter County. The Florida Highway Patrol said that a 48-year-old woman driving a Chevy Blazer had her front left tire blowout on State… Read More »

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Blown Tire Blamed in Fatal Crash

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The 35-year-old driver of a dump truck was killed after the tire of his truck blew out resulting in a fatal crash. Sherrod Percell was driving on I-65 in Tennessee. The blowout caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle. He ended up veering off the road and his truck rolled over several… Read More »

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