NHTSA EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Defective Airbag Fails to Deploy During Crash NHTSA Expert Case

Defective Airbag Fails to Deploy During Crash

This case involves a man who was involved in a high-speed automotive accident in North Carolina. At the time of the incident, the man was driving a late-model american sports car on the highway near his home. The man rear-ended a disabled tractor trailer w …

Plaintiff Claims Lack of Seat Belts Led to Injuries in School Bus Crash NHTSA Expert Case

This case takes place in New York and involves a school bus involved in an accident that resulted in serious injuries to several students. The school bus was traveling with members of a high school basketball team who were returning from a game at the ti …

Defective Steering Causes Fatal Accident NHTSA Expert Case

Defective Steering Causes Fatal Accident

This case takes place in California and involves a woman who died as a result of a car accident. The plaintiff was driving on a highway that she was very familiar with. While plaintiff was driving at approximately 45 MPH on dry and clear conditions, the c …

Automotive Design Expert Evaluates Safety of Pickup Truck NHTSA Expert Case

Automotive Design Expert Evaluates Safety of Pickup Truck

In this case, an automotive design expert was brought in by the plaintiff to examine the safety of the pickup truck he was driving during a severe accident. The plaintiff was driving a 1993 pickup heavy duty truck when he was involved in a three-vehicle ac …

Unintentional Acceleration Leads to Serious Car Accident NHTSA Expert Case

Unintentional Acceleration Leads to Serious Car Accident

This case involves an automobile that unintentionally accelerated, causing the vehicle to strike a tree and injure the driver, causing the driver to sue the car dealership and manufacturer under state-defined Lemon Laws. The plaintiff, a forty-three-year-o …