Category Archives: Auto Defects

Watch our videos regarding auto defects if you suspect a car part was the cause of an accident, or if your car was recalled and you were in an accident.

Who is at Fault for a Van Accident with a Car?

Our law firm has represented a number of people injured in a van accident with a car. Who is at fault for such an accident would depend on many factors, and driving a van is not quite the same as driving a regular passenger car. Therefore, van drivers must be trained and have experience driving the larger vehicle, as a great number of adults and/or children are in their hands. The vans themselves are also susceptible to defective design, as its center of gravity will be higher than a typical passenger car, making it prone to rollover accidents. In this video, car accident lawyer Fred Eisenberg describes common causes of van accidents with cars. Video Transcription: I’ve been involved in many van accident cases, which leave our clients either dead or catastrophically injured, like paralysis. Van accidents can occur for a number of reasons. The companies responsible in van accidents…
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Meet Philadelphia Car Defect Attorney Stewart Eisenberg

After an accident and injury, victims of car accidents where a defective auto part has caused or contributed to an accident only have one chance to hold the manufacturer responsible. This is a tremendous responsibility that our attorneys and law firm do not take lightly. In this video, Philadelphia car defect attorney Stewart Eisenberg introduces himself and explains how every case he handles has its own unique challenges. Video Transcription: It’s a tremendous responsibility to work with people who’ve had catastrophic injuries. It’s important to be aggressive, it’s important to be strong, it’s important to be persuasive and successful for your clients, no matter how experienced you are, no matter how many cases you’ve handled. Each one is different and each one has an aspect that you have to learn and put the time and the effort into so that you can be successful. It’s heartwarming and it’s also something…
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What is an SUV Rollover Accident?

What is an SUV rollover accident? When sport utility vehicles first hit he market, their centers of gravity were designed to be too high. Although the problem has gotten somewhat better over the years as a result of lawsuits forcing SUV manufacturers to revisit their designs, rollover accidents continue to be a problem. In this video, car accident attorney Stewart Eisenberg explains what is an SUV rollover accident, the problems with sport utility vehicles and how they can cause single car accidents if a motorist must react to an unexpected hazard in a road. Video Transcription: SUVs came out in the 1990s, and there were there were a number of problems with the SUV’s that caused them to roll over. And they were, an SUV is a sport utility vehicle and it stands or it sits very high up, so that if an SUV is too high off the ground…
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Does Seatbelt Failure Occur with Child Car Seats or Booster Seats?

At our law firm, we have represented a number of children and their parents after a child was injured due to a defective car seat or seatbelt. Additionally, numerous child car seats have been recalled over the past few years for manufacturing and design defects that put children’s lives at risk in the event of a car accident. In this video, car defect attorney Stewart Eisenberg explains what can happen when a seatbelt is not designed to properly accommodate child seats or booster seats. Video Transcription: We represented children a lot in car crashes when their seatbelts or car seats don’t work. And car seats are a very big issue, obviously for children whether you’re talking about a rear-facing car seat, or you’re talking about a regular front facing car seat, whether you’re talking about a booster or whether you’re talking about a regular seatbelt for a child, and a…
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What are Examples of Seatbelt Failure During a Car Accident?

In the case of seatbelt failure during a car accident, people can suffer serious injuries from what might have otherwise only been a minor wreck. In this video, car defect lawyer Stewart Eisenberg explains some of the ways seatbelt failure during a car accident can cause catastrophic consequences to people involved in such situations. Video Transcription: Well, the seatbelt is put in a car so that in an accident you are restrained and remain in your seat. A seatbelt case can involve someone who is either thrown out of their car because their seatbelt unlatches when it shouldn’t, or a seatbelt doesn’t hold them in for whatever reason, there’s too much slack in the seatbelt. Slack meaning when the belt spools out and there’s too much room in a seatbelt and it allows them to move in the car where they shouldn’t be moving, thrown out of the car when…
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What is Crashworthiness in a Car Accident Case?

Crashworthiness refers to an automobile’s ability to keep a driver and passenger safe in the aftermath of an accident. Car manufacturers have a duty to keep people safe inside their vehicles, even in the event of a crash that is another driver’s fault. In this video, car defect attorney Daniel Jeck explains what crashworthiness means and offers some examples that would make a car manufacturer liable after an auto accident. Video Transcription One of the types of cases we handle here at our firm are what’s called crashworthiness cases. Or sometimes there are certain types of automobile defect cases, where crashworthiness cases whether it’s been a, most of the time where there’s been a horrible auto accident, and where some part of a system, a safety system in a car that could prevent tragic injuries from occurring during that accident fails. So, if there’s an accident where someone loses control…
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What Do I Do After a Serious Car Accident?

When someone is killed in a fatal accident or is left with a brain injury or spinal cord injury, regular insurance is usually not enough. Our attorneys investigate every aspect of the case, including whether a car defect or auto part caused or contributed to the accident. We have had a great deal of success holding the car manufacturers accountable when defective auto parts cause serious personal injury to our clients. If you have been in a serious car accident, or your loved one died in a fatal accident, you need to uncover the truth about what exactly happened and why. Video Transcription When someone’s involved in a car accident and there’s a catastrophic injury, someone is killed or paralyzed, they need to look at all aspects of the accident, because generally the drivers of those automobiles will have very little insurance to cover the damages that are suffered, the…
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