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Guardrail Car Accident Lawsuit

Breaking: Brent Coon and Associates filed a First Wave of Guardrail Lawsuits Against Trinity Industries

On Tuesday October 27th, 2015, Brent Coon and Associates filed a multi-family lawsuit against Trinity Industries in Dallas County District Court over several separate and tragic wrecks involving these defective “Trinity Guardrails”. Three of these occurrences involved fatalities, and a fourth involved an individual who was seriously and permanently injured. The lawsuit accuses Trinity Industries of Strict Liability, Negligence, Gross Negligence, and Fraudulent Misrepresentation and seeks to recover compensatory damages and punitive damages.

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Trinity Guardrail LawsuitBrent Coon and Associates are now investigation lawsuits involving accidents in which drivers have been injured by faulty guardrails. Trinity Highway Products. Trinity Industries was found liable for fraud in Texas after it made changes to it's guardrails without informing the Federal Highway Administration as it was required to do so. The company reportedly changed the design of the guardrail as a cost cutting measure. It was reported that according to internal documents Trinity made this fatal design change to save $2 dollars on every rail head. Court documents show that Trinity told Vermont that the design was the same that the Federal Highway Administration previously approved when that was in fact not that case. Ultimately it is believed a patent dispute lead to the discovery of the fatal flaw.

Many states are now banning and or removing all faulty guardrails made by Trinity. There have already been at least 14 lawsuits against Trinity with 5 reported deaths. In North Carolina there is a reported accident that left a driver a double accident a double amputee after falling asleep and hitting a guardrail. On Oct 24, Trinity said they would halt sales of the guardrails effective immediately. Company spokesman said the following regarding mounting Guardrail lawsuits: "“The right thing to do is to stop shipping the product until the additional testing has been completed.” The irony is that the company failed to due the proper testing when they decided to narrow the guardrails channel behind from 5 inches to 4 inches and failed to alert federal authorities. See the info graphic of which states have now taken action to ban the Trinity guardrails from being in their state along with date they were banned. The amount of Guardrails in each state is massive. In Arizona alone it is estimated that over 3,000 of the guardrail systems are implemented across the state. The cost to taxpayers in the United States to replace these faulty and deadline cost cutting measures could reach the billions. Click here to view all known locations of defective Trinity Guardrails in Houston.

In 2015, new safety studies should be complete on Trinity Defective Guardrails. The government has allowed Trinity to conduct crash tests to determine how dangerous these potentially deadly guardrails are to the public. Numerous Trinity Guardrail lawsuits have been filed around the country from victims who have suffered serious injuries and deaths while involved in accidents with Trinity defective guardrails. Brent Coon and Associates have created a dedicated website to update our clients on the latest information regarding Trinity Guardrails Lawsuits and status of the Trinity Guardrail litigation, including any possible Trinity Guardrail Class Action Lawsuits.

If you have been injured as a result of a faulty guardrail, contact the Car Accident attorneys at Brent Coon and Associates. BCA prides itself on being a public policy law firm and continues it's fight against corporate greed. It is apparent that Trinity Industries put profits over people in deciding to reduce the quality of it's guardrails to save 2 bucks per rail. It's the type of corporate greed that Brent Coon has spent years fighting British Petroleum in the past in both the Texas City Explosion and in the Gulf Coast Oil Spill. Brent Coon reached a historic settlement with BP for his client Eva Rowe after reviewing 7 million pages of documents and fighting corporate greed to the very end. That settlement also generated at least $32 million dollars to charity. At the time of the settlement Brent Coon stated "“Our job in this case was not only justice for our client, but to make sure this kind of tragedy NEVER happens again”. BCA will fight this same type of corporate greed in the case of Trinity Industries and they will work tirelessly to ensure not only that you receive the compensation that you and your family deserve due to faulty guardrails but that this corporation is held accountable for their actions.

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Brent Coon and Associates has extensive experience in personal injury lawsuits including faulty guardrail litigation. We have represented numerous victims of negligence, as well as the families of those victims. Some of our clients have been awarded or settled for millions of dollars. If you have been a victim due to a defective guardrail, contact our Defective Guardrail Lawyers for a Free Claim Evaluation.

Trinity Guardrail Lawsuit News

Click below for the latest information on Trinity Guardrail lawsuit and litigation.

Team 10: Lawsuit blames defective guardrail amputated man's leg

Lawsuit Sparks Questions About Guardrail Safety

Trinity ET-Plus guardrail lawsuit: Adam's story

Did Trinity's Final Guardrail Crash Test Fail?

Senators Question Trinity Guardrail Testing Methods

Problems with Trinity Guardrail Testing Protocol

Texas Suspends Trinity Guardrail Installations

Government asks public for Trinity Guardrail Crash Data

More Trinity Guardrail Lawsuits filed around the United States

South Florida and Trinity Lawsuits

Virginia AG Files Trinity Defective Guardrail Lawsuit.

Pennsylvania halting Trinity Guardrail Installations

Nashville's Defective Guardrail Removal.

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