Ford Settles Explorer SUV Rollover Lawsuits
The Ford Motor Company has agreed to settle several class action lawsuits against it for advertising that their Ford Explorer SUV (sport utility vehicle) was safe - even though they knew that the vehicle had a tendency to rollover. As a result, hundreds
Ford Explorer SUV Rollover Victim Awarded $6.5M
A Texas jury awarded a disabled oil field worker $6.5 million for injuries he sustained in 2004 when the tread on his 1993 Ford Explorer separated, causing the vehicle to roll over. The 41 year old was ejected from the vehicle and suffered severe brain d
SUV Rollover Cases: What You Need To Know
SUVs, or sport utility vehicles, have become incredibly popular in this country. While they generally offer drivers and passengers more overall space, their tendency to roll over and cause injury or death has become a major concern. In this article, att
SUV Makers Responsibilities in Making Vehicles Safe
Sport Utility Vehicles, or SUVs, have a history of rolling over and causing severe injury and even death. SUV manufacturers have certain responsibilities to make sure that their vehicle is safe for consumer use. But what are they? In this article, Alab
SUV Rollover Accidents: How Much Do You Really Know?
SUVs, or sport utility vehicles, have a greater chance of rolling over than other vehicles. In fact, statistics show that rollover crashes account for nearly 33 percent of all passenger vehicle fatalities and that more than 10,000 people a year are kille
Hiring the Right SUV Rollover Accident Attorney
Injuries and damages that result from SUV, or sport utility vehicle, accidents can be severe. SUV litigation is very specialized and hiring an attorney whose practice focuses on SUV rollovers can save you time, money and a lot of hassle.
SUV Rollover Damages: Defined
When you've been involved in an SUV, or sports utility vehicle, rollover accident, your damages are likely to be serious. Although damages will vary in general, from state to state and are dependant upon a person's injuries, SUV rollover damages can ofte
Florida Couple Awarded $11M in Mitsubishi Rollover Case
A Florida couple has been awarded $11 million for the death of their son after their Mitsubishi Montero SUV (sports utility vehicle) rolled over. Their son, who was wearing his seatbelt, was thrown through the rear window and died within hours.
Study Shows Weak Roofs Are Major Cause of SUV Rollover Injuries
A new study released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) shows conclusive proof that the strength of sport utility vehicle (SUV) roof is a major cause of injury and death in SUV rollovers.
NHTSA Postpones Roof Crush Standards until October 2008
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has postponed a ruling on raising roof crush standards until October of this year after being inundated with comments saying that the proposed rules simply aren't tough enough.
NJ Appeals Court Says $8M Explorer Rollover Verdict Against Ford Will Stand
A New Jersey Appeals Court has ruled that an $8 million product liability design defect verdict against Ford Motor Company and Freehold Ford which alleged that the throttle of a 22 year old's Explorer SUV became stuck, rolled over and left her without use of most of her right arm, will stand.
Toyota Accused Of Illegally Withholding Information In SUV Rollover Lawsuits
A former Toyota Motor Sales lawyer has filed a California lawsuit against the auto manufacturer alleging that it illegally withheld information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and concealed evidence from opposing product liability lawyers who were defending injured and wrongful death victims of sport utility vehicle, or SUV rollover lawsuits. He says that Toyota destroyed data in more than 300 accidents which proved that Toyota's vehicle roofs were substandard - which may result in those cases being re-opened.
Toyota SUV Rollover Accident Cases Reopened Due To Allegations Of Fraud
Product liability lawyers across the nation are seeking to reopen many Toyota SUV rollover lawsuits after a former Toyota Motor Company attorney accused the automaker of fraud and racketeering - specifically for withholding or deleting electronic documents and crash safety data in up to 300 product liability lawsuits.