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Arkansas Jury Orders Hankook to Pay $1.2M for Tire Tread Defect Crash

Another win for Farrar & Ball against a global tire manufacturer MORRILTON, Ark. – An Arkansas jury late Thursday ordered South Korea-based Hankook Tire Co. LTD to pay $1.2 million to a severely injured dump truck driver over an accident caused by a tire tread defect. The verdict is the latest significant win against a

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GM to pay $900 million to settle criminal charges for flawed ignition switch deaths, injuries

As injuries and fatalities continue to rise in connection with defective ignition switches in millions of GM cars and trucks, General Motors has agreed to pay $900 million to settle criminal charges related to its poor response and botched handling of the grave product safety issue. At least 124 people have died and many more

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Houston’s Farrar & Ball Helps Injured Truck Driver Win $2.6M Faulty Maintenance Verdict

Jury award spotlights maintenance failures in trucking industry HOUSTON – A Houston federal jury has awarded a $2.6 million verdict on behalf of a truck driver who suffered serious injuries while working on a poorly maintained tandem trailer owned by Phoenix-based Swift Transportation Corp. (NYSE: SWFT), the largest motor carrier in North America with more

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Farrar & Ball Wins More Than $60 Million in Tire-Related Litigation

Tire companies rarely have to answer in court for the harm caused by their defective products. Few law firms have taken manufacturers to trial in the last three years. Only a handful of law firms focus on tire litigation against all manufacturers. Farrar & Ball, LLP is an elite firm in this area. Over the

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Farrar & Ball, LLP Wins $32.8 Million Verdict in Rollover Case Against Cooper Tire

DES MOINES, Iowa, March 23 /PRNewswire/ — A Polk County, Iowa, jury has issued a $32.8 million verdict against Findlay, Ohio-based Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE: CTB) in a lawsuit over a fatal 2007 vehicle rollover caused by tire tread separation. Jurors in Judge Carla T. Schemmel’s District Court found that Cooper Tire was

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Farrar & Ball reach settlement with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

CorpusChristiDaily.com Farrar & Ball successfully concluded litigation with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. The firm represented Maria San Juan and Disney San Juan, age3, in a tire failure incident wherein Miguel San Juan was killed. Mr. San Juan was a loving father and husband. The case was filed in Clark County, Nevada. On June 23,

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Ford Motor Company reaches settlement in multi-death case with Farrar & Ball, LLP

The families of three men, represented by Farrar & Ball, have reached a settlement with Ford Motor Company regarding an incident which took the lives of all three men in 2007. Ford has agreed to settle the case for a confidential amount only months before trial. The case was filed in Arizona state court. No

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$279,365.28 jury verdict obtained against scaffolding company

Farrar & Ball, LLP obtained a $279,325.28 verdict against Brand Scaffold Services, LLC and Brand Scaffold Builders, Inc. for negligently mixing scaffolding parts. On February 2, 2007, Plaintiff was erecting scaffolding equipment when the ledger, a piece of the scaffold, broke causing Plaintiff to fall approximately 20 feet. During litigation, Farrar & Ball, LLP learned

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Farrar & Ball obtain confidential settlement against Ford Motor Company

Farrar & Ball successfully concluded litigation against Ford Motor Company when a settlement was reached in Navarro v. Ford Motor Company et al., filed inMaricopa County, Arizona. The lawsuit steamed from a rollover incident occurring on June 17, 2007 near Hermosillo, Mexico. The Navarro family was traveling in their 1998 Ford Explorer when the right

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Cooper Tire settles multi-death case with Farrar & Ball

Farrar & Ball successfully concluded litigation against Cooper Tire and Rubber Company when a settlement was reached in Navarro v. Cooper Tire et al., filed in Maricopa County, Arizona. The lawsuit steamed from a rollover incident occurring on June 17, 2007 near Hermosillo, Mexico. The Navarro family was traveling in their Ford Explorer when the

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