Tire age and safety featured on ’12 News Defenders’

May 22, 2013 - The tire industry now recommends that consumers keep tires no longer than six years, due to concerns about wear and breakdown from environmental factors. Tire failure can result in a... Read More

California jury awards Ford Econoline crash victims $73 million

November 14, 2011 - SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A jury determined that Ford Motor Co. must pay $73 million in damages to a group of plaintiffs who sought damages from the auto giant after a 2004 crash left two... Read More

Verdict against Goodyear exposes dangerous RV tires

June 30, 2010 - Yesterday a Florida jury returned a $5.6 million verdict against Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, saying the company sold a tire for use on recreational vehicles (RVs) even though... Read More

The Firestone Tire Debacle

March 29, 2010 - As most Americans know,Ford and Firestone were involved in the world's largest tire recall in history a few years back. Firestone produced a specially designed 15-inch ATX tire in 1990... Read More

Firestone tire flap tops list of decade’s worst PR disasters

December 29, 2009 - The Firestone tire flap of 2000 topped The Business Insider's list of the 15 Biggest Public Relations Disasters of the Decade. The blog-style webzine likely gave Bridgestone, the... Read More

New Firestone tire recall announced

June 30, 2009 - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) just announced a major tire recall of over 127,183 Firestone FR380 tires, size P235/75R15. The tires were manufactured... Read More

Beasley Allen files wrongful death suit against Firestone, Ford

February 25, 2009 - MONTGOMERY, ALA. (February 26, 2009) - Beasley Allen filed suit in the Circuit Court for Mobile County, Ala., yesterday, Feb. 25, 2009, on behalf of the family of Michele Strother, who... Read More

Settlement of wrongful death action for death of infant

February 7, 2008 - Beasley Allen Law firm recently settled a wrongful death case against Continental Tire and Ford Motor Co. The lawsuit arose out of the death of an 8-month old girl in a vehicle rollover.... Read More

Proposed roof crush rule remains inadequate

February 1, 2008 - The Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking released last month by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration concedes that testing vehicles for roof crush on both sides of... Read More

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