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Kyle Farrar Honored with the Pound Civil Justice Institute’s Prestigious Appellate Advocacy Award

Trial Lawyer Kyle Farrar has earned the Pound Civil Justice Institute’s prestigious Appellate Advocacy Award for his leadership in automotive product liability litigation that resulted in a U.S. Supreme Court opinion hailed as a “stunning break” preserving the right of individuals to hold manufacturers accountable for defective products. Legal Battle All the Way to the U.S. Supreme

Houston-Area Man Hit with $70 Million Wrongful Death Verdict for Fatally Shooting Neighbor

Jury: Spring man fatally shot neighbor for helping his estranged wife leave abusive marriage HOUSTON – A Spring man who fatally shot his neighbor in what police say was an act of revenge for helping his estranged wife leave an abusive marriage has been hit with a $70 million wrongful death verdict.  “The family that

Product Defect Watchdogs Launch Website on Exactech Knee, Ankle Implant Recalls

Medical complications caused by devices explained, options for patients detailed  JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A nationally respected product defect watchdog team has launched a new website to shine a light on injuries and medical complications caused by recalled knee and ankle implants manufactured by Exactech Inc.  The website was created after an urgent new recall of

Louisiana Supreme Court Rejects Goodyear’s Appeal of $7.2M Tire Defect Verdict

Tiremaker reaches end of line in appeal of judgment in fatal tire explosion caused by defective Goodyear G182 tire NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal by Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., leaving in place a $7.2 million wrongful death verdict for the family of a Plaquemines Parish man

Transportation and Legal Media Shine Light on $3.08M Kumho Tire Defect Verdict

A $3.08 million tire defect verdict won by trial lawyers from Kaster, Lynch, Farrar & Ball has caught the attention of numerous transportation and legal publications. The Legal Intelligencer describes how the Pittsburgh jury’s unanimous verdict on September 29 hinged on the concept of “consumer expectation” – that products come with an expectation that they

Pittsburgh Jury Returns $3.08 Million Tire Tread Defect Verdict Against Kumho Tire USA

PITTSBURGH – An Allegheny County jury has returned a $3.08 million unanimous jury verdict for a truck driver who suffered severe injuries when a defective truck tire manufactured in Korea by Kumho Tire experienced a sudden tread failure causing his fully loaded dump truck to crash and roll over.  Kaster, Lynch, Farrar & Ball lawyers:

Trial Lawyers Wes Ball and Kyle Farrar Named to Lawdragon’s Top 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers of 2021

Trial Lawyers Wes Ball and Kyle Farrar have been recognized among Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers of 2021.   This marks the first year of Lawdragon recognition for the two experienced lawyers, who have built reputations based on high-profile verdicts and settlements on behalf of individuals harmed by defective tires and automotive products and general personal

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

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