Seatback Safety: Stuck in the 1960s

adult buckling child into car safety seat

Cars and trucks are, for the most part, safer than 50 years ago.  Seat belts have made them safer.  Airbags have made them safer.  Electronic stability control has made them safer.  Other advances in technology continue to make them safer.  There is, however, a gaping hole in automotive safety in 2022.  That gaping hole is…

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Press Release: Melton Case Settles After Exposing GM Cover-up

PRESS RELEASE - The Cooper Firm Personal Injury Lawyer

News Release  Melton Case Settles After Exposing GM Cover-up WHAT: News conference call to address the Melton v. GM case WHO: Lance Cooper, The Cooper FirmBeasley Allen Founding Shareholder Jere L. Beasley WHEN: Monday, March 16, 2015 10:00 a.m. CST / 11:00 a.m. EST WHERE: Ready Access Number: 866-365-44067-Diget Access Code: 4275588 WHY: The Cooper…

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Switched Off – Trial Magazine

Switched Off – Trial Magazine By Lance Cooper and Pat Dawson The Story of how GM’s ignition switch defects came to light can be instructive for other products liability litigation against automakers. Kenneth and Beth Melton suffered a painful loss when their daughter, Brooke, died in a car wreck in 2010. But when they first…

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Lance Cooper Finalist for Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2014

Lance Cooper Finalist for Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2014 Every year, the Public Justice Foundation presents the Trial Lawyer of the Year Award to the trial attorney or legal team who has made the greatest contribution to the public interest in the past year. Lance Cooper was nominated for Melton v. General Motors.…

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