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 […]

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 […]

Takata airbag recalls continue to expand

Takata airbag recalls continue to expand Safety while driving isn’t guaranteed, but we assume automakers attempt to make the vehicles as safe as possible to minimize risks. Last year, the massive amount of recalls proved that sometimes they fail causing fatal car accidents to occur. 2014 began with a staggering amount of General Motors recalls for a faulty ignition […]

Fatal truck accidents on the rise in fracking communities

Fatal truck accidents on the rise in fracking communities Hydraulic fracturing, more commonly known as fracking, is a booming industry around the United States, but the growth isn’t without criticism. Many believe the negative side effects, including property damage, water contamination and released gases, outweigh the benefits. New studies are regularly completed to highlight discoveries associated with fracking. For example, […]

GM recalls 3 million more vehicles for ignition switch defects

Groups ask Apple to end benzene use in production   In the first half of 2014, General Motors (GM) recalled more than 20 million vehicles, with approximately one third due to a dangerous ignition switch defect. The nation’s largest automaker announced Monday a 3.6 million-car recall for keys that slip out of the run position […]

GM to face all recall-related lawsuits in New York

GM to face all recall-related lawsuits in New York Days after the 325-page report detailing the recall failures was published, General Motors (GM) is holding the first shareholders meeting under Mary Barra’s leadership.  While not the only point of discussion, the shareholders will hear about the issues directly from Barra for the first time. Before the meeting, […]

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