Vehicle Accident Victims May Have A Crashworthiness Lawsuit Against The Carmaker for Traumatic Injuries or Death Caused by a Safety Defect. Do you?
2014 Emerging issues in Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation conference is going to be held April 2-4 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Arizona. It is sponsored by Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section Products Liability Committee and Automotive Law Committee. This conference is very helpful for lawyers whose practice includes motor vehicle related […]
Vehicle Defects, Crashworthiness, Accidents and Personal Injury AS LONG AS MACHINES FAIL AND HUMAN BEINGS MAKE mistakes, there will be vehicle accidents. This has been true since the very first automobile was built by Mercedes-Benz. But since there are always going to be accidents, why can’t vehicles be safer?
Convertible Vehicles For years, vehicle crashworthiness attorneys and experts refused to handle roof crush cases involving convertible vehicles. Their rationale was simple; There were no alternative designs available that would have prevented or minimized the crush into the survival space.
Seat belt cases are the most frequent crashworthiness cases you will see because of mandatory use laws. Besides, as a society, we are told by talking anthropomorphic dummies to “Buckle up, don’t be a dummy.” Unfortunately, seatbelts do not work properly 100% of the time.