Product Liability Case Summaries

Paraplegic – Handling, Stability and Defective Seat Belt

We obtained a substantial confidential settlement for a man who was paralyzed from the waist down after his sports utility vehicle hit some ice causing him to lose control of the vehicle, enter the median and roll over several times. During the accident, his seatbelt came undone, causing him to be thrown from the vehicle and to suffer severe injuries.

Tire De-Tread Injury

We obtained a substantial confidential settlement for two women who were severely injured when the SUV in which they were riding had a tire fail (de-tread) causing the driver of the vehicle to lose control and roll over several times. We pursued claims relating to the defective tire on behalf of both women.

Defective Motorcycle Helmet – Brain Injury

We negotiated a substantial confidential settlement for the family of a twelve year old boy who sustained a severe head injury that resulted from a fall off a motorcycle that was going less than 5 mph. The boy fell onto a dirt surface. The helmet the boy was wearing was defectively designed and, as a result, he will have significant mental problems and need care for the remainder of his life.

Tire De-Tread

We obtained a substantial confidential settlement for a family whose father and dad was killed and three (3) other family members were seriously injured when the truck in which they were riding had a tire fail (de-tread) causing the driver of the vehicle to lose control and roll over several times. We pursued claims relating to the defective tire on behalf of the family.

Hay Baler Accident

We negotiated a substantial confidential settlement on behalf of the wife and adult children of a man who was crushed to death when he was sucked into a round hay baler.

Claim Against Product Manufacturer and Gross Negligence Against Deceased’s Employer

We negotiated a substantial settlement for the wife and children of a man who was killed on the job while operating heavy machinery that rolled over and crushed him to death. The man’s employer paid the settlement based on a claim of gross negligence. We also obtained a confidential settlement from the manufacturer of the heavy machinery.