The GM ignition key switch case took an unexpected turn last week when the lead plaintiff, Robert Schuer, withdrew his case. The decision comes on the eve of trial after accusations that Mr. Schuer and his wife had lied in Court.
Hopefully this weekend you're able to stay inside, stay dry, and avoid having to drive anywhere. However, if you are on the roads this weekend, and get involved in a car accident, it's important you do the following:
The U.S. government and a group of auto manufacturers will be unveiling a voluntary agreement at the Detroit auto show today in an attempt to improve auto safety standards and create changes within auto companies to ensure safety remains a top priority in the manufacturing of vehicles. The agreement comes after a record year in 2015 of safety fines, recalls, and investigations into malfunctioning vehicles made by major automakers including General Motors Co., Honda Motor Co., and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
The Law Office of Louis Grandelli recently litigated a case where a plaintiff was injured due to an unsafe worksite, and we were able to prove that the plaintiff had a viable third-party claim against his employer. The injured worker was performing his normal duties at his worksite, when he fell head first into a hole that had been improperly excavated in his work area by a construction company, causing him to sustain a brain injury.