All in Defective Products
In most instances, an aftermarket modification is not completed properly. Common acts of negligence include failing to comply with safety standards (which are often not required in the case of aftermarket vehicles to the same extent that they are in “original equipment” vehicles), inadequate quality testing and other poor service practices.
A deadly limousine crash in New York has again highlighted something I have been fighting for years – the complete lack of oversight and regulation of the limousine and “modified vehicle” industry. There has been a deadly limousine crash in the United States every year since 2000.
Defective guardrails installed on U.S. roadways are maiming and killing motorists. While the defects are well-established, the story behind them tells a much darker tale of deceit and corporate misconduct.
After two decades of increasing injuries and deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning caused by keyless-ignition vehicles, The New York Times has published an article that examines the risks of keyless cars and automakers’ failure to act.
The Takata airbag recall has placed a national spotlight on the dangers surrounding the faulty airbags. However, a critical safety issue is often missing from the discussion: the grave danger of abandoned or used airbags manufactured by Japan-based Takata.
Defective Goodyear tires installed on thousands of recreational vehicles (RVs) allegedly caused crashes that injured or killed nearly 100 people in the past two decades.
After an exhaustive study of the safety and efficacy of artificial hip implants, The New York Times has published an article that examines the risks of metal hips and other medical devices that go untested and largely unregulated.