Product Safety Suits Lead to Safer Products – Buckle unlatching

We have previously written about how Auto Safety lawsuits helped to improve the rollover resistance of Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) design – with manufacturers adopting some of the design and testing techniques advocated in lawsuits for decades, to produce safer, more rollover resistant SUVs. In other areas as well, auto safety suits and the publicity [...]

Product Safety Suits Motivate Car Safety Progress – SUV Rollover

Over the years, we have been fortunate enough to see our efforts pay off in terms of auto safety. We think it is clear that certain safety improvements have resulted directly from the information brought to light by auto safety lawsuits which are often covered by the media, from imposing the costs of particularly dangerous [...]

The Good News: Traffic Deaths Decrease and Injuries Decrease

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has finished its count of 2007 crash fatalities in the United States, and the news is good. Traffic deaths are down nearly 4%. Injuries also declined, by over 3%. We still have a long way to go. Over 41,000 people died on the nation’s highways –3,000 more than [...]