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Truck Rolled Over 2.5 Times in Roof Crush Wreck, Expert Concludes in Wrongful Death Trial Against Ford

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 5, 2018 9:30:57 AM

An image from the computer animation that defense accident reconstruction expert Geoffrey Germane used to explain his theory that Melvin and Voncile Hills' Ford truck rolled over more than twice in their fatal wreck.


Lawrenceville, GA—An accident reconstruction expert testified that a catastrophic tire blowout sent a Ford truck violently out of control and led to a multiple-revolution rollover that killed a Georgia couple, as Ford mounted its defense Tuesday over claims the company was responsible for the fatal wreck. Hill v. Ford Motor Co., 16-C-04179-S2.

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Topics: Products Liability, Georgia, Transportation, Hill v. Ford Motor Co.

Georgia Supreme Court Upholds $40M Award Against Chrysler in Fuel Tank Explosion Case, While Applying Key Admissibility Test Under State's Evidence Code 

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 4, 2018 11:00:18 PM

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Atlanta—The Georgia Supreme Court last month upheld a $40 million award against Chrysler for the death of a toddler in a Jeep fuel tank explosion, and in doing so outlined key elements in the state’s five-year-old Evidence Code.

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Topics: Georgia, Transportation, Walden v. Chrysler Group LLC

RJR Prevails at Trial Over Florida Woman's Death, As Jury Rejects Link Between Its Cigs and Her COPD

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Mar 30, 2018 3:38:28 PM

 

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Tampa, FL--R.J. Reynolds was cleared of liability Wednesday for the death of a Florida woman when jurors rejected a claimed link between the company's cigarettes and her respiratory disease.  Gay v. R.J. Reynolds, 07-CA-014649.

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Topics: tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Gay v. R.J. Reynolds

Ford's Rejection of Engineers' Advice Caused Deadly Roof Collapse, Attorney Claims as Trial Begins

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Mar 27, 2018 7:09:01 PM

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Lawrenceville, GA—Ford ignored clear safety issues in the roof design of many of its F-series pickup trucks, leading to the 2014 death of a Georgia couple in a rollover crash, an attorney for the couple’s family said as trial opened against the auto giant last week. Hill v. Ford Motor Co., 16-C-04179-S2. 

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Topics: Georgia, Transportation, Hill v. Ford Motor Co.

Bus Manufacturer Hit With $18.7M Verdict Over Cyclist’s Death

Posted by David Siegel on Mar 26, 2018 2:51:44 PM

CVN screenshot of plaintiff attorney William Kemp delivering his closing argument

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