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Product Recalls And Products Liability Lawsuits When Injury Occurs

This past October, Toyota announced the recall of 870,000 Camry, Venza and Avalon vehicles from model years 2012 and 2013. The reason for the recall was malfunctions caused by spiders. Apparently spider webs block the air conditioning condenser’s drainage tube, causing water to leak into the airbag controls. A short circuit of the airbag control… Read More »

When A Car Accident Becomes A Wrongful Death Tragedy

On Saturday November 9, 2013, a young student and tennis player at Roxana High School was tragically killed in a car accident — just days before her 17th birthday. Samantha Owsley from East Alton was one of five students in a car that lost control and hit a tree on Buchta Road in Bethalto. The… Read More »

Big Trucks Can Mean Big Trouble For St. Louis Motorists

On November 8, 2013, Highway 61, south of Moscow Mills in Lincoln County, was littered with corn. The corn fell off a semi-truck after it collided with another semi-truck, causing the closure of the roadway’s northbound lanes. There were no reports of injuries or clues as to what caused the truck accident. The frequency of… Read More »