Category: Car Accidents

Dozens of Parked BMWs Mysteriously Caught on Fire

May 12, 2017 — An investigative report by ABC News has uncovered at least 40 reports of parked BMWs catching on fire without explanation. All of the so-called "BMW mystery fires" occurred in vehicles that were parked with the engine...

Car Accident Lawsuit

Texas Jury Awards $6M to Pregnant Mom Paralyzed in Car Crash

A jury awarded $6 million to a pregnant woman who was paralyzed in a car accident.

Car Accident Lawsuit

Ford F-150 Brake Failures Reported on 2015-2016 Models

October 7, 2016 — The government has opened a safety investigation into 25 reports of sudden brake failure on Ford F-150 trucks (2015-2016) with 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engines. All of the reports describe "sudden and complete brake loss." Some specifically...

Car Accident Lawsuit

Texas Ford F-150 Brake Failure Lawyer

At least 58 reports of total brake failure have been reported in new Ford F150 trucks from the 2013-2016 model-years. A limited recall was issued in May 2016. The government is investigating 25 reports of brake failures on 2015 and...

Polaris Ranger ROVs Recalled for Fire Hazard

June 29, 2016 — Polaris has issued a recall for about 43,000 Ranger 570 ROVs because they can can catch on fire. The recreational off-road vehicles (ROVs) can overheat during heavy engine loading, slow-speed intermittent use, or high outdoor temperatures....

Ohio Man Awarded $16 Million in Goodyear Tire Lawsuit

October 6, 2015 — An Ohio man who was paralyzed in a car accident has been awarded $16 million by a jury that blamed his injuries on a defective Goodyear tire, according to the Herald Palladium. The plaintiff, Harry Patel,...

Highway Guardrail

Criminal Probe Widens Into Texas Guardrail-Maker

A report by the New York Times has provided more information about the Justice Department’s criminal investigation into highway guardrails that can potentially jam up in head-on crashes.

Highway Guardrail

Feds Open Criminal Investigation into Trinity ET-Plus Guardrails

The Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into the Trinity ET-Plus guardrail, according to Bloomberg Business.

Highway Guardrail

Trinity Guardrail May Have Failed 8th Crash-Test

The New York Times has reported that the eighth and final crash test involving a potentially defective guardrail showed extensive damage to the car.

Highway Guardrail

1st Round of Guardrail Safety Tests Completed in Texas

13News Now reports that researchers in San Antonio, Texas have completed the first round of safety tests involving a controversial guardrail manufactured by Trinity Industries, Inc.