GM Car Defect Costs Many Their Lives

It started with an exposé written in the late 1950s and early ’60s about the car industry and its willingness to produce dangerous vehicles.  At the time, in a book called Unsafe at Any Speed, Ralph Nader led an effort to alert consumers and lawmakers about dangerous car and truck models being sold in U.S. markets.  It was through this book and it’s focus on a car called the Corvair,  that U.S. consumers first learned that car manufacturers were willfully producing and selling defective cars and trucks.  That book, and the outcry that followed, led to the creation of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Another infamously defective car was the Ford Pinto.  It tended to burst into flames in rear-end collisions and was part of another gigantic auto maker scandal.  In that case, it was found that Ford had circulated a memo internally which callously calculated the cost of reinforcing the rear end ($121 million) versus the potential payout to victims ($50 million).  They opted not to fix the problem until it was too late for many motorists.

Fast forward from the story of the Corvair of the late 1950s/early ’60s and the Ford Pinto to GM products today.

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How To Avoid A Bike Accident on Connecticut’s Busy Roads

Few things are as much fun or as good for you as riding a bike.  The greatHow to avoid a bike accident on Connecticut's busy roads challenge isstaying safe and avoiding bike accidents on our busy roads.   Each year some 500,000 people are treated in Emergency Rooms in the U.S. for bike related injuries.

There are certain things you can do to keep yourself safe while riding.

How To Stay Safe While Cycling:

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What Your Personal Injury Lawyer Needs To Know…

When you are involved in a personal injury incident, whether you have bLearn what your personal injury lawyer needs to know about your medical treatments after an accidenteen injured in a car accident, by medical malpractice, by a defective product, an animal bite or in any other way, there are a lot of questions that you may want to ask.

We have prepared this blog post and many more to come to answer some common questions we hear from our clients. Please note that we have prepared this material for general use and it is not tailored to any particular case or type of case.


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