Car Accidents

Takata Agrees To Billion Dollar Settlement, But Who Knew What?

Takata Agrees To Billion Dollar Settlement, But Who Knew What? Earlier this month Japanese automotive supplier Takata pled guilty and agreed to a $1 billion settlement for its part in the largest automotive recall in United States history. The company’s malfunctioning airbags injured over 100 people and killed 16 worldwide since this crisis began in […]

Takata Airbag Crisis Continues to Expand

Takata Airbag Crisis Continues to Expand We are in the midst of one of the largest recalls in automotive history, affecting up to 34 million vehicles just in the United States alone. The Japanese supplier Tataka has been continually announcing recalls by the millions due to their faulty airbags placed in at least 20 different makes […]

What to Include in Your Wrongful Death ClaimWhat to Include in Your Wrongful Death Claim

What to Include in Your Wrongful Death Claim When someone dies because of the legal fault of another person, the deceased’s estate can file a wrongful death claim. This is a kind of lawsuit that seeks compensation for the loss such as medical expenses, lost wages that would have been earned by the deceased, funeral […]

Pedestrian Rights in Auto Accidents

Pedestrian Rights in Auto Accidents Car accidents are always scary occurrences, but they are especially frightening when pedestrians are involved. Hitting a pedestrian with an automobile at speeds over 30 miles per hour usually result in severe injuries or a fatality, but even speeds as slow as 10 miles per hour are enough to case […]

Trouble still surrounds GM as ignition switch trials begin

Trouble still surrounds GM as ignition switch trials begin [UPDATE: The first trial against GM was dismissed after the plaintiff was found to be untrustworthy with altered documents and accounts about his injuries following his accident] After two years of recalls, investigations and settlements, General Motors (GM) is entering the trial phase of the ignition switch fallout. For more […]

Staying Safe on the Roads This Winter

Staying Safe on the Roads This Winter Winter is officially here, which means driving is about to get much more difficult. If you’re planning on spending any amount of time on the road between now and spring, here are some tips to keep in mind if you want to stay safe. Be Prepared The winter […]

Safety agency meets with automakers to discuss future recall agreement

Safety agency meets with automakers to discuss future recall agreement News broke in the late fall of 2013 that General Motors (GM) had covered up an ignition switch defect for more than a decade and was responsible for approximately 10 deaths. The investigation into GM began as Toyota’s record settlement of $1.2 billion with the […]

GPW to relocate after nearly three decades on Fifth Avenue

GPW to relocate after nearly three decades on Fifth Avenue After almost three decades, the principle office of Goldberg, Persky & White, P.C. is relocating. Effective Friday, Oct. 2, the firm will move from its 1030 Fifth Avenue location across from Consol Energy Center to 11 Stanwix Street in the Key Bank Building. “After looking at […]

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