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HTMLCar Fires and Fuel Tank Explosions Remain an Ongoing National Concern
Todd A. Walburg; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 15, 2014
According to the U.S. Fire Administration's National Fire Incident Reporting System, "from 2008 to 2010, an estimated 194,000 highway vehicle fires occurred in the United States each year resulting in an average of approximately 300 deaths, 1,250 injuries and $1.1 billion in property...

 

HTMLWill Self-Driving Cars be Accepted by Consumers?
Matthew J. Riopelle; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 21, 2014
As recently discussed on Dashboard Insights, 68% of global automotive industry executives expect self-driving cars to be on the market by 2025. While self-driving cars may be on the market within the next decade, will consumers, particularly American consumers, actually want to own one?

 

HTMLHighway Guardrail Lawsuits Charge Unsafe Design Maiming Drivers
Fabrice N. Vincent; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 20, 2014
This summer, automotive and product design safety company, Safety Research & Strategies, filed suit against the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), seeking the public release of documents in the case of United States ex rel. Harman v. Trinity Industries. The whistleblower lawsuit alleges...

 

HTMLGM Recall Update: Full GM Recall List
Todd A. Walburg; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 29, 2014, previously published on July 8, 2014
General Motors announced on June 30, 2014 the recall of another 8.4 million automobiles, bringing the total number of vehicles recalled by GM this year to over 29 million worldwide. Out of the total number of vehicles recalled, 8.2 million are linked to the faulty key ignition system that causes...

 

HTMLRound Three: California Appellate Courts Home in on Duty of Care in Household Asbestos Exposure
Eimi Watanabe; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 18, 2014, previously published on July 1, 2014
On June 3, 2014, Wilson Elser issued a Client Alert on the decision in Johnny Blaine Kesner Jr. v. Superior Court of Alameda County (2014) 226 Cal.App.4th 251, in which the First District Court of Appeal held that an employer owed a duty of care to a third party for exposure to asbestos through...

 

HTMLChina's Auto Industry Invests in Michigan
Chao Meng; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 7, 2014, previously published on June 26, 2014
With more than $1 billion invested in Michigan each year, Michigan is a top destination for Chinese investors. According to Jerry Xu, the President of the Detroit Chinese Business Association, Chinese investors are coming to Detroit and Southeastern Michigan to partner with American companies and...

 

HTMLChicago Innovation Hub Gets First Grant - Adaptive Vehicles
Jeffrey A. Soble; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 18, 2014, previously published on June 16, 2014
The Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation (DMDI) Institute has its first grant. That grant, $10 million, is from the Defense Advanced Research Agency (DARPA). DARPA develops new technologies for the United States military.

 

HTMLSouth Carolina Jury Verdict Against Automotive Manufacturer for Alleged Defective Speed Control Deactivation Switch Will Stand
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 14, 2014
After leaving a pick-up truck at a warehouse for the weekend only to return to find the warehouse essentially burnt down for a fire allegedly caused by the truck, a lawn maintenance and pressure washing company brought a products liability case against the pick-up truck manufacturer. The case...

 

HTMLAlabama Federal Court Has Personal Jurisdiction Over Canadian Car Manufacturer That Produced Cars Specifically for Distribution in U.S.
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 13, 2014, previously published on June 9, 2014
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama denied a Canadian car manufacturer’s motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction in a case brought by the estate of a woman killed in a car crash alleging liability under the Alabama Extended Manufacturer’s Liability...

 

HTMLOhio Federal Court Grants Summary Judgment to Tractor Manufacturer on Insurer’s Case Alleging Design Defects
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 13, 2014, previously published on June 9, 2014
Following a fire that entirely destroyed a commercial farming tractor, an insurer paid the tractor’s owner a significant sum under a casualty/property policy, and then brought suit against the tractor manufacturer and the manufacturer of the tractor’s turbocharger alleging defective...

 


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