Consumer Reports Pushes for Standard Safety Features – Lance Cooper
Consumer Reports Pushes for Standard Safety Features by Lance Cooper Consumer Reports recently announced a program entitled, “Speaking Up for Fairness.” This program highlights the role that Consumer Reports has played in making sure that automakers incorporate safety features standard in all their vehicles. I am sure many of you have heard of Consumer Reports. …Read More
How Do I Know If My Car Has A Recall?
How Do I Know If My Car Has A Recall? There’s a handful of ways to know if your car has a recall. The first, and really the most important, way that you need to know, is you can look at a government website called safercar.gov and they will tell you clearly if there is…Read More
How Do I Know If a Defective Tire Caused My Crash?
How Do I Know If a Defective Tire Caused My Crash? Over the past 26 years Lance Cooper has developed a particular expertise in tire defect cases. He handled his first tire defect case back in 1992 and has been passionate about this safety issue ever since. Defective tire cases are different because there is a lot that…Read More
How dangerous are Aging Tires?
The Danger of Aging Tires Even though the tire industry still spends thousands of dollars to defeat legislation that would require tires be inspected on the basis of age, there is plenty of evidence that proves the danger of tire aging. During the investigation that lead to the death of actor Paul Walker, the California…Read More
Tire Wise: Tire Safety
Tire Wise: Tire Safety Tire maintenance is crucial to safety in vehicles considering that everything rides on it. Ensuring tires are safe can prevent tire failure. Tire blowouts and failure can result in severe car crashes. Here are a few tips in order to extend the life of your tires and to keep you safe…Read More
Goodyear Runs Flat: Company Sanctioned For Hiding Tire Testing
Goodyear Runs Flat: Company Sanctioned For Hiding Tire Testing Discovery in litigation is the process through which people injured by a defective product can get information and documents from the product manufacturer. You can ask the company questions and request documents and things from the company files. This discovery process is the life’s blood of…Read More
Tire Industry Association and Safety Advocate Groups Team Up to Support Tire Recall and Recovery Reform
Tire Industry Association and Safety Advocate Groups Team Up to Support Tire Recall and Recovery Reform Safety advocates and the Tire Industry Association agree that technology which would allow electronic scanning of tires is the only way to reform tire recall procedures to guarantee full recovery of defective tires. The Tire Industry Association (TIA), The…Read More
Tips for Safe Road Trips
Tips for Safe Road Trips The warm weather has probably got you itching for a road trip. Before you load up the car, make sure that you review our summer travel safety tips. There are a few things that need to be done up front, that will prevent you from breakdowns or worse an accident.…Read More
Featured Case: Defective Tire/Severe Injuries
Featured Case: Defective Tire/Severe Injuries Our client was riding as a passenger in a vehicle that was involved in a single car accident in August 2011. As the vehicle was driving on a major highway, one of its tires failed and separated, and the driver lost control. The vehicle then went off the road, struck…Read More