Practices


Tire Recalls Show Flaws in the System

November 1, 2007 - Like many people, Carolyne Thorne once thought recalled tires got whisked off cars quickly in the name of highway safety. Read More


Jury Awards $15M in Personal Injury Case

October 25, 2007 - A federal jury in Illinois awarded a South Carolina woman $15 million recently after finding that a tire on the motorcycle she was riding on had a defect and caused an accident that left... Read More


NHTSA rules could inflate airbag sales

October 22, 2007 - New crash test regulations adopted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are expected to be a boon for airbag manufacturers, and will likely double the volume of airbag... Read More


Federal Tire Safety Rule is Not Good for Safety

October 16, 2007 - Consumer advocates contend that the new rules relating to tires contain language that protects tire manufacturers from lawsuits - language that wasn't included in the original... Read More


Alabama Attorney General Warns about Dangerous Tires

September 28, 2007 - Alabama Attorney General Troy King has alerted Alabama citizens to the fact that the federal government is warning drivers that they may have faulty tires that could be vulnerable to... Read More


255,000 Chinese Made Tires Recalled

September 28, 2007 - A tire importer is recalling 255,000 Chinese-made tires it claims were defective because they lack a safety feature that prevents tread separation. The recall involves half the... Read More


Jury Verdict Returned Against Ford in Aerostar Crash

September 17, 2007 - A jury in Florida ruled against Ford Motor Co. in a recent case. The verdict required Ford to pay $6 million to a Florida man who was paralyzed when the Ford Aerostar van he was in rolled... Read More


SUVs Show Improvements in Government Rollover Ratings

August 29, 2007 - Many new sport utility vehicles, equipped with anti-rollover technology, are less of a risk for rollover crashes than their predecessors, the government says. Read More


SUVs Improve Stability

August 28, 2007 - Many new sport utility vehicles, equipped with anti-rollover technology, are less of a risk for rollover crashes than their predecessors, the government says. Read More


Illinois Attorney General Alerts Consumers about Tire Safety

August 22, 2007 - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has issued a warning to consumers about defectively manufactured tires that may have been sold in Illinois and could create a potential safety hazard... Read More


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