I-81 rollover left two dead and one injured

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 at 4:23 pm    

A single vehicle rollover accident that happened in Preble town of Cortland County claimed the lives of two teenagers, Andrea Czimmer and Alexis Porter, WBNG Binghamton reported on May 23.

According to the report, 17-year-old Czimmer was driving along I-81 at 7:32 p.m. when she lost control of the car. The vehicle hit center median, causing it to roll over several times. The driver suffered from head and neck trauma and died on the scene. The other occupant, 17-year-old Porter, was rushed to the hospital after being ejected from the vehicle, but was later pronounced dead.

Meanwhile, a third occupant, 18-year-old Michael Conlon, was brought to a hospital after sustaining rib and other internal injuries. He is listed in stable condition.

Authorities are still investigating the incident.

The legal team at the Auto Defects extends their deepest thoughts to the friends and family who have lost their loved ones in this tragic accident.

Kia Sorento recalled due to faulty accelerator assembly

Monday, April 6th, 2015 at 12:01 am    

12,361 Kia Sorento vehicles are being recalled by Kia after learning about a defective accelerator assembly that might cause the vehicle to accelerate improperly, a report by The Washington Post revealed on Wednesday, March 25.

According to a document issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Kia Motors America has issued the recall due to a capacitor on an accelerator pedal circuit board that has not been soldered properly by the component manufacturer, Canadian-based KSR International. According to the Kia, the faulty accelerator assembly component may force the car into a decelerated state which could increase the chance of a rear-end collision. Vehicles manufactured between October 27, 2014 and January 29, 2015 are affected by the recall.

The automotive giant began sending recall letters to affected consumers in February.

To learn more about taking legal action after being hurt in an accident caused by a defectively-manufactured vehicle, our team of personal injury lawyers at Auto Defects can answer any questions you may have about filing a claim against the manufacturer involved. Call us at today to set up a free consultation.

U.S. 95 rollover left four women injured

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 at 5:28 pm    

On June 13, a single car rollover on northbound U.S. Highway 95 and Ann Road sent four female occupants to the hospital, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported.

At 8:45 a.m., the Nevada Highway Patrol received a report about a van that had overturned on northbound U.S. 95 Highway and Ann Road. The four females inside were temporarily trapped inside and then rushed to the University Medical Center. None of the injuries sustained were life-threatening.

Wreckage from the accident caused the on-ramp from Ann Road to U.S. 95 to be temporarily closed. Authorities are still investigating the details surrounding the accident.

Rollover incidents like this can be a result of driver’s negligence, a defective road, or a mechanical defect. Whatever caused it, the effects of a rollover can be physically, emotionally, and financially distressing. At Auto Defects, our qualified lawyers can help you pursue justice and the compensation you believe you deserve. Call us at  today if you plan to hold the responsible party accountable for your losses.

Lomira man critically injured in a rollover accident

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 at 3:56 pm    

A single-vehicle rollover crash in Fond du Lac on June 16 left one man struggling for his life in critical condition, thenorthwestern.com reported.

At 7:07 a.m., the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office and the Oakfield Fire Department received a call about a traffic accident that occurred on U.S. Highway 41 south just near the County Trunk B overpass. According to the authorities, a vehicle driven by 22-year-old Jeffrey Thill of Lomira rolled over several times before plunging into a median ditch. He was rushed to Theda Clark Regional Medical Center in Neenah in critical condition. His passenger, 21-year-old Katelyn Freund of North Fond du Lac, suffered from minor injuries and was treated in St. Agnes Hospital.

A vehicle rollover accident causes physical and emotional trauma in its victims. Additionally, individuals involved may suffer from lost income, long recovery periods, and huge medical bills. At Willis Law Firm, attorneys may help you hold the responsible party accountable for your losses. Consult with our legal team by calling (800) 883-9858 today.

Two injured in Iowa rollover

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 8:48 pm    

The local police reported two people were injured following a single vehicle rollover crash in Grimes, Iowa on May 12, The Des Moines Register wrote.

At around 1:45 p.m., the Polk County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a rollover occurrence on Highway 141, north of the Highway 44 intersection. According to the authorities, the car was heading north when the driver lost control, causing the vehicle to roll over and fall into the ditch running parallel to the highway’s northbound road. The two occupants were rushed to county hospitals for serious injuries. An investigation of the incident is still underway, and the police have yet to release the identities of the two involved.

At the Willis Law Firm, we help victims of rollover incidents in Texas and New York seek financial compensation from the party responsible for the crash, and may also fight for you. Call us at (800) 883-9858 to explore your eligibility to seek financial compensation through a legal claim.

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