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  • What Effect Will Self-Driving Cars Have on Product Liability?

    With self-driving cars likely to hit the market in the next few years, many are wondering what effect they will have on product liability cases. As Attorney James Stengel points out in a recent article for Entrepreneur , Waymo is just the latest company to be involved in a self-driving car crash, following incidents involving Uber and Tesla. Although self-driving car technology is supposed to make ...
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  • How to Stay Safe This Holiday Season

    While the holidays are a time to gather around in good cheer with family and friends, they also come with many potential dangers. It’s best to avoid certain hazards this, and every, holiday season, so as not to get hurt in the midst of all the celebrating. At The Gilbert Law Group®, we want to make sure you and your loved ones stay safe in these final weeks of the year. Follow the 3 holiday safety ...
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  • Who Is Responsible for Faulty Playground Equipment?

    When children go to the local playground or on the play equipment at school, you would assume that they would be safe from accidental injuries caused by unsafe structures. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Poorly designed or inadequately maintained playgrounds can cause serious injuries to children. There may be action parents can take, however, to receive compensation for their child’s ...
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  • How to Prevent Swimming Pool Accidents

    Summer weather is quickly approaching, which means more families will be flocking to pools to escape the heat. Before you jump in, however, it’s time to brush up on swimming pool safety. Here are our tips to help your family stay safe this summer and prevent dangerous swimming pool accidents . Secure Your Pool If your family has a pool at your home, it’s important to keep it protected all year ...
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  • FAQ: Product Liability Claims

    As a consumer, you purchase, use, and interact with many products each day. If one of these products has a flaw that causes you to be injured by it, you should be able to file a claim for compensation. Product liability law is the legal area that handles injury cases involving a product or other object which causes injury. If you believe you may have a case, but still have some questions, we’re ...
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  • FCA Recalls Thousands of Vehicles, Accused of Concealing Automobile Defect

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has recently come under fire amid allegations that the automaker concealed a defect in at least 3 of their vehicle models. A class-action lawsuit, filed in June of 2016, alleges that the auto company failed to address a known defect in a monostable transmission shifter which has been linked to driverless rollaway accidents. Unlike a traditional gear selector, the ...
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  • FAST Act to Increase Accountability of Auto Safety Officials

    One single word found within President Obama’s recently passed Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act has auto executives on edge. The new rule, which is expected to go into effect by the end of 2016, replaces the word “may” with “shall” into the process requiring senior officials responsible for auto safety to sign their name to information regarding all defects reported to the ...
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  • More Vehicles Affected in Takata Air Bag Recall

    German automakers BMW, Volkswagen, and Daimler are set to recall more than 2.5 million vehicles in the United States fitted with defective air bag inflators manufactured by Japanese automotive supplier Taketa Corp. The air bags, which Taketa declared defective in January 2016, have been known to shoot metal fragments into vehicle occupants in the event of a collision. This brings the total number ...
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  • AUTO SAFETY AND ACCIDENT CLAIMS

    By Jim Gilbert and Rick Friedman (Jim Gilbert and Rick Friedman are long-time friends and fellow members of the Inner Circle of Advocates, a select group comprised of 100 of the most elite plaintiffs’ attorneys in the nation. Jim conducts a nationwide products liability and personal injury practice from Arvada, Colorado (http://www.thegilbertlawgroup.com), while Rick conducts a nationwide trial ...
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