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Farrar & Ball Co-Founder Wes Ball Interviewed by Washington Post After Peloton Buckles, Agrees to Treadmill Recall

Washington Post reporter Todd Frankel turned to veteran product defect trial lawyer Wes Ball for analysis of the legal challenges facing Peloton after the company switched course and agreed to a voluntary recall of its popular Peloton Tread Plus treadmill. In the article, “How Peloton backed down and agreed to recall treadmills tied to one

Faced with Urgent Safety Warning About Peloton Treadmill Injuries, Peloton Throws Loyal Customers Under the Treadmill

You can learn a lot about a company in how it responds to a crisis. In the case of A-list exercise equipment maker Peloton, consider the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s recent “urgent warning” about Peloton treadmill injuries and advice for owners to immediately stop using the Tread+ treadmill after one child died and numerous reports

KLFB Trial Lawyers Win Important U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in Ford Product Defect Lawsuit

Closely watched ruling protects access to courts for consumers in injury lawsuits against manufacturers WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kaster, Lynch, Farrar & Ball trial lawyers have won an important U.S. Supreme Court victory, securing a unanimous opinion that Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) cannot limit the ability of injured individuals to hold manufacturers accountable for defective products by restricting where

Kaster, Lynch, Farrar & Ball Trial Lawyers Earn National Honors

Veteran tire defect litigators make 2020 Super Lawyers lists in Texas, Florida HOUSTON and OCALA, Fla. – Three veteran trial lawyers from Kaster, Lynch, Farrar & Ball have been singled out by peer-review guide Super Lawyers for their litigation success at holding tire manufacturers accountable for defective and dangerous tires. Attorneys Bruce Kaster, Wes Ball

KLF&B Trial Lawyers Take Ford Defect Case to U.S. Supreme Court

Trial lawyers from Kaster, Lynch, Farrar & Ball played a leading role in arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court this week on behalf of a Minnesota man who suffered life-changing injuries blamed on a defective passenger-side airbag in a Ford Crown Victoria. At stake in Bandemer v Ford and companion case arising from a similar

Global Tire Manufacturing Ramps Up Amid Concern About Quality Control, Dangerous Tread Defects

Tire defect experts call for product safety vigilance HOUSTON and OCALA, Florida – As global tire manufacturing ramps back up after  COVID-19 pandemic closings, trial lawyers at Kaster, Lynch, Farrar & Ball (KLF&B) are calling on the industry to be vigilant about quality control and urging regulators and consumers to be on the lookout for

Arkansas Court of Appeals Upholds $1.2M Verdict for Driver Injured Because of Hankook Tire Tread Defect

Win is latest by Kaster, Lynch, Farrar & Ball trial team in large commercial tire cases HOUSTON and OCALA, Florida – Trial lawyers at Kaster, Lynch, Farrar & Ball (KLF&B) won an important Arkansas Court of Appeals ruling, upholding a $1.2 million product defect verdict against Hankook Tire Company and its U.S. subsidiary, as well

Pandemic Delays U.S. Supreme Court Arguments Over Effort by Ford to Limit Legal Scrutiny for Defective Products

Kaster, Lynch, Farrar & Ball trial lawyers: Case has broad consumer safety implications HOUSTON – A COVID-19-related delay in the U.S. Supreme Court’s spring docket includes an important automotive defect case in which Ford Motor Co. is attempting to limit the ability of injured individuals to hold manufacturers accountable for defective products. Trial lawyers from

Kaster, Lynch, Farrar & Ball Among National Law Journal’s Elite Trial Lawyers Finalists

Firm achieves major verdicts, settlements in product defect lawsuits HOUSTON AND OCALA, Florida – Trial lawyers at Kaster, Lynch, Farrar & Ball are named among the finalists for the National Law Journal’s Elite Trial Lawyers “Law Firm of the Year” for products liability litigation based on a string of recent legal victories that include large jury verdicts and numerous major

Louisiana Judge Awards $7.2M Tire Defect Verdict Against Goodyear

Tire company failed to warn of sidewall zipper explosions while inflating PLAQUEMINES PARISH, La. – The law firm of Kaster Lynch Farrar & Ball, LLP, has again obtained a significant verdict against a multinational tire company, this one against Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. A Louisiana district court has awarded a $7.2 million verdict for

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