Rollover/Seatback Failure – 7-Figure settlement
In the case of a rollover/seatback failure, a confidential seven-figure settlement was obtained by Howard G. Butler. The case involved a young military man ejected from SUV following a foreseeable rear-end collision. Experts in vehicle design safety, vehicle handling, occupant restraints, forensic investigation, warnings, and life care planning were utilized to overcome various defenses.
Airbag’s Failure to Deploy Resulting in Wrongful Death – $750,000 Settlement
Obtained by Howard G. Butler and Raymond Bodiford against a major manufacturer, following a survival frontal impact with the back of another vehicle resulting in the death of a 78-year-old married man.
Airbag Inadvertent Deployment – High 6-Figure Confidential Settlement
A settlement was reached against a major auto manufacturer for a neck and shoulder injury caused by an airbag deploying after car hit a piece of tire scrap on the roadway. The confidential (high six-figure) settlement against a major auto manufacturer for a young male who suffered a serious orbital eye injury when the roof of his pickup truck collapsed during a foreseeable collision and rollover.