Product Liability

Product Liability

Jeff Peraldo represented a middle aged woman who was part of a tag team driver cross country tractor trailer route. While she was sleeping in the berth of the truck, the drag link on the truck failed and her team driver lost steering control. He slammed on the brakes and she was ejected from the sleeping berth and sustained back injuries, The truck’s manufacturer denied liability and further alleged the client to have been negligent because she had failed to use a restraint device in the berth. A lawsuit was filed and the case settled soon before trial for a significant confidential amount.

Jeff Peraldo represented a young man who was severely injured on a one car accident after he lost control of his car and struck a tree. The airbags failed to deploy and he sustained serious head injuries. The vehicle manufacturer denied liability and claimed the airbags were not supposed to deploy in this particular collision. A lawsuit was filed and expert opinions later proved that the airbags should have deployed. The case then settled privately at mediation for a significant sum.

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