What Do I Do If My Seatback Failed and Injured Me?

I previously wrote about the dangers of seatback failure and how safety experts believe the current design standards are too lax and severely outdated. Now the pressing question for some people is, "What are my options if I was seriously injured or lost a loved one due to seatback failure?" Manufacturers Have a Duty to...

3 Types of Rollover Crashes and Why They Matter to Victims

Rollover crashes are frightening and often fatal. Most people know a rollover accident when they see one, but part of our government's work to prevent these crashes involves defining and classifying what a rollover is. The National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), defines a rollover as any crash where a vehicle impacts the ground on its...

Are Automakers Liable if a Roof Collapses in a Rollover Crash?

Rollover crashes account for less than 3% of all passenger vehicle accidents, but are responsible for almost 35% of all highway fatalities, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Of course, automakers cannot create vehicles that will never be in a rollover crash; however, most people assume that rollover crashes will be deadly...

Who are the Best Commercial Truck Accident Lawyers in Dallas?

For anyone who is injured in a vehicle accident, it's a good idea to speak with an attorney. But for folks involved in a collision with a commercial 18-wheeler – or for the family of someone killed in such an accident – choosing the right truck accident attorney is a matter of grave importance. Commercial...

Are Vehicle Fires Always Product Liability Cases?

In July 2018, the United States Fire Administration (USFA) published a Fire Report Series that found that the US averages 345 deaths and 1,300 injuries due to vehicle fires every year. Additionally, the report found that 80 percent of these fires occur in our everyday passenger vehicles. What is most startling though, is that "unintentional actions...

Am I Eligible to File a Lawsuit Under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022?

It's a confusing time for those injured by their exposure to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. law firms across the country have flooded practically every website, television station, and radio station with advertisements instructing those injured to contact their firm to pursue compensation against the government. You're being blanketed with ads because Congress...

Is My Vehicle Defective if it Doesn’t Have Crash Avoidance Technology?

Technology can save lives, especially in the auto industry. In today's day and age, many in the vehicle safety community believe there’s really no excuse for vehicles not to include Crash Avoidance Technology (CAT) as a standard feature. According to these experts, it is irresponsible and harmful for automakers to exclude the software and hardware...

What Is the Government Doing to Prevent Vehicle Seatback Failures? Not Much.

For years automakers and vehicle safety organizations have gone back and forth about vehicle seat design and seatback failure. Automakers maintain that “yielding seats” limit injuries in low-speed rear impacts, and that if vehicle seats were stiffer, those low-speed rear accidents would result in more severe injuries. The problem is, that this argument originated in...

6 of the Best Personal Lawyers in Dallas

When you search the web for something like best personal injury lawyers in Dallas you’ll get a bunch of websites that claim to "rank" law firms and attorneys. The truth is, these rankings are basically meaningless. The companies who publish them have no idea about the skill set of any of the attorneys they recommend....