Any car you own that is driven regularly needs to be insured against accidents. Each state sets its own minimums. In Illinois, the minimum liability […]
According to the Center for Disease Control, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for children in the U.S. The key to preventing […]
“So much is riding on” something that can often be defective.
Our firm has held some of the world’s largest manufacturers of autos responsible for defective seats. Here’s a brief look at how.
Keyless ignition has been a topic in the news a lot lately. This blog post looks at an under-reported issue with keyless car technology.
This blog post looks at ways that consumers can protect themselves in matters of car insurance and minimum requirements.
This blog post by attorney Michael Serra looks at rear seat alarm systems, and recent examples about how when manufacturers don’t avail themselves of the latest technology and consumers pay the price.
Seatbelts are arguably one of the easiest safety devices that we can use in today’s cars; this video produced by Rome Reports is still one of the best ones that address the issue.
Every vehicle accident resulting in catastrophic injury or death should be screened for tire defects as a potential cause of the accident or source of recovery. Defects that can cause a tire to fail may not always be apparent.
This week, two major automakers recalled nearly 2.7 million vehicles equipped with the deadly airbags, adding to what was already the largest automotive recall in U.S. history.
On July 1, 2016, our law firm’s client was driving a 2004 Mercury Mountaineer in Benton County, Missouri. The vehicle traveled through an intersection and off the roadway, overturning once before coming to rest on its wheels. During the rollover, the roof over the driver’s occupant compartment area crushed inward and struck our client, causing a severe spinal cord injury and rendering her a quadriplegic.
In most instances, an aftermarket modification is not completed properly. Common acts of negligence include failing to comply with safety standards (which are often not required in the case of aftermarket vehicles to the same extent that they are in “original equipment” vehicles), inadequate quality testing and other poor service practices.