A sport utility vehicle or suburban utility vehicle (SUV) is a vehicle similar to a station wagon or estate car, usually equipped with four-wheel drive for on- or off-road ability. Some SUVs include the towing capacity of a pickup truck with the passenger-carrying space of a minivan or large sedan.Popular in the late-1990s and early–mid-2000s, SUVs sales temporarily declined due to high oil prices and a declining economy. The traditional truck-based SUV is gradually being supplanted by the crossover SUV, which uses an automobile platform for lighter weight and better fuel efficiency, as a response to much of the criticism of sport utility vehicles.
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  • Car Accidents Caused by Tire Blowouts

    … of a tire, but when manufacturers fail in their duty to provide a safe tire and someone if injured or killed as a result, the company can be held liable via a product liability claim. These types of claims can be quite complex, which is why we strongly recommend discussing your potential case with an experienced attorney. Luckily, the lawyers…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 17 readers -
  • Are Golf Carts Safe on Streets?

    … the Staver Law Group at . Current Illinois Law Under Illinois statute 625 ILCS 5/11-1426.1, golf carts are considered non-highway vehicles and their use is restricted. Generally, it is unlawful for you to operate a nonhighway vehicle on any street, roadway or highway in the state. However, there is a major exception to this law. Illinois allows…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 22 readers -
  • Twice as Many Pedestrian and Cyclist Fatalities in 2015

    …, and in another where no citation was issued a 58 year old female was hit by an SUV and killed. In February a man was hit by one car and then run over again by a second vehicle. In early March a 41 year old man was killed by a driver with PCP, cocaine, and marijuana in his system. A day later, a woman and her two children ages four and nine suffered…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 34 readers -
  • Famous Automotive Recalls in History

    … by the decreased tire pressure exacerbated the problem. This is usually followed by complete tire disintegration. At high speeds, if tread separation occurred on an SUV like the Explorer which has a high center of gravity, the vehicle could roll over violently. This is exactly what happened to 240 Explorer owners who were killed by tread separation. While…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 51 readers -
  • Tobalina-Gonzalez, Domicilio Killed in Bus Crash in Weimar, TX

    …, Texas to North Carolina. The DPS stated that the driver the commercial bus, Tobalina-Gonzalez, failed to pay attention when traffic slowed down in a construction zone. The bus rear-ended a flatbed truck, causing the 18-wheeler to then hit a Cadillac SUV. According to Sgt. William Kennard, Miguel Angel Tobalina-Gonzalez was killed in the crash…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 36 readers -
  • Medicare Fraud Plea in Detroit Pill Mill Case

    … by a DEA agent, Dr. Awada ran a clinic in Detroit called Midwest Family Practice. Over many months, DEA agents sent a number of undercover people into the clinic to obtain prescription pain killers. One operative told Dr. Awada that he was already buying street drugs but wanted a prescription. Awada gave the operative prescriptions for Vicodin…

    Due Diligence- 16 readers -
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