Rollover and Auto Accident Case Results
Ford Explorer Rollover results in serious injury and confidential settlement
the roadway of I-95 in Palm Beach County, FL. She received extensive injuries to her body including broken ankles,
a dislocated hip, and multiple fractures. The client was unable to return to work for several months and was unable
to finish her studies to obtain her RN degree resulting in a loss of earning capacity and lost income and wages.
ire blowout caused by dealer's failure to put the correct size tires on an SUV results in the death of a local teen
A family lost their teen age son in a SUV roll over accident. It was determined that a tire dealership sold them the
wrong size tire for their SUV. One of the tires then had a blow out resulting in a loss of control. Experts hired by the
firm proved that with the proper size tire the vehicle would not have rolled over. Not only are Firestone tires
defective, we have found that other tires are capable of having tread separation and other problems as well. The
firm is now handling several cases that have settled.
Chevy pickup involved in accident results in head injury for driver
General Motors has agreed to a confidential settlement of a claim involving a 1997 Chevy S-b pickup truck that
rolled over resulting in roof crush. The Chevy truck was stopped for traffic on the interstate when another vehicle
rear-ended it at approximately 60 mph. Upon rolling over, the header deformed in a V-shape manner, resulting in
an impact to the driver’s head. The driver had a head injury, severe scarring, and partial loss of sight in one eye.
The plaintiff focused on the roof crush aspect although the vehicle had stability and handling problems as well. GM
claimed the plaintiff’s injury was caused by a tool box and drill that were loose inside the cab. Man v. GM. Raymond
Bodiford and Howard Butler represented the plaintiff.
Pickup truck accident results in head trauma to properly belted driver
In another case, client’s pick up truck rolls over after being hit by a negligent driver and the roof on the truck
collapses resulting in a severe head injury. We have discovered that the roof structure was not designed properly
and was not crashworthy. This case is still underway.
Rollover with Chevy Blazer results in severe injury when the driver is ejected
through the door after it unlatched due to defective parts
'Pilarte v. General Motors: General Motors has agreed to settle a case involving a 1986 Chevrolet Blazer rollover
that resulted in door latch failure. The Blazer rolled over in the grass median on the interstate and the driver was
ejected through the door. Plaintiff alleged that the RCF-67 restraint system suffered inertial unlatching as well. The
injury was paraplegia at lumbar level. Plaintiff was successful despite alcohol use and a positive cocaine lab report.
Raymond Bodiford and Todd Copeland represented the plaintiffs.
Chrysler settles defective seatbelt case after the seatbelt comes unlatched in an
DaimlerChrysler has agreed to settle a restraint case involving a 1994 Dodge Shadow. The Shadow was struck by
another vehicle when the plaintiff attempted to cross an intersection. As a result of the Gen III buckle inadvertently
unlatching, plaintiff sustained serious injuries. Raymond Bodiford represented the plaintiff.
Ford Ranger rollover resultes in death to belted passenger
passenger in, rolled over. Her seatbelt unlatched and she was ejected through the passenger window. She expired
at the scene of the accident as a result of the crash. The seat belt had a known defect that Ford failed to recall or
notify the public about. The parties settled at mediation held in Costa Mesa, CA in December 2006.
was involved in a rollover accident while driving her Chevrolet Trailblazer. Another car forced her off the Florida
Turnpike in Orange County, FL and she was ejected from the vehicle. As a result, she received head injuries.
Following the settlement and months of therapy, she was able to complete her college education at the University
of Central Florida.
Contact the Florida personal injury Lawyers at The Bodiford Law Group today for your free initial consultation. You
can contact us at 407-423-9728 or by using the online contact form.
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The Bodiford Law Group represents seriuously injured people throughout Florida and the nation, including people in Orlando, Winter Park, Lakeland,
Kissimmee Daytona Beach, Gainesville, Melbourne, Tampa, Tallahassee, Miami, Panama City, Orange County, Osceola County, Seminole County, Brevard
County, Volusia County, Flagler County, Alachua County and people injured on 1-95, I-75, and I-4.
Motor Vehicles Accidents
Car, Motorcycle and Bicycle
Accidents with Commercial
Air Bag Failure
Defective Fuel Systems
Child Safety Seats
Door Latch Design Defects
Auto Glass Defects
Conversion Van Accidents
Roof Crush Defects